SCHEDULE

This is a Tentative Schedule.  Times & events are subject to change.  More items will be added throughout the year.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2020

01:00pm-12:00am….. Registration & Cash Raffle Sales
01:00pm-06:00pm….. Vendor Market
04:00pm-06:30pm….. Karaoke Contest
04:00pm-05:00pm….. Newbie Orientation
05:00pm-06:00pm….. VIP Cocktail Party
05:00pm-07:00pm….. Dinner Outing (Optional) — See Yapp
07:00pm-08:00pm….. World Bear/Pet Contest, Part 1
08:30pm-10:00pm….. Singles/Newbie Mixer
09:00pm-03:00am….. The “Cage” is Open
10:00pm-12:00am….. Contestants Cash Raffle
11:00pm-02:00am….. Themed Dance Party On-Site at Hotel

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020

09:00am-12:00am….. Registration
10:00am-06:00pm….. Vendor Market
10:00am-11:00am….. Newbie Orientation
11:00am-01:00pm….. Lunch (Provided w/Pass)
11:00am-06:00pm….. Miscellaneous Workshops all Afternoon
12:00pm-01:00pm….. On-Site Wine Tastings ($15)
01:00pm-02:30pm….. Puppy/Pet Mosh
01:00pm-03:00pm….. The Dating Game
01:00pm-05:00pm….. Excursion to Steamworks Bathhouse (included w/pass)
03:00pm-05:00pm….. Cigar Social
03:00pm-05:30pm….. Karaoke Contest
03:00pm-05:00pm….. Cocktail Party (sponsored by the Vendors)
03:00pm-06:00pm….. Free HIV Screening
03:30pm-05:30pm….. Poker Tournament
05:00pm-07:00pm….. Dinner Outing (Optional) — See Yapp
06:00pm-07:00pm….. VIP Cocktail Party
07:00pm-08:00pm….. World Bear/Pet Contest, Part 2
08:30pm-10:00pm….. Comedy Show by Brad Loekle
09:00pm-03:00am….. The “Cage” is Open!
10:00pm-03:00am….. Bar Crawl Sponsored Gay Bars
11:00pm-02:00am….. Themed Dance Party On-Site at Hotel

 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2020

09:00am-12:00am….. Registration
10:00am-06:00pm….. Vendor Market
10:00am-06:00pm….. Miscellaneous Workshops all Afternoon
11:00am-04:00pm….. Excursion to Lincoln Park Zoo
01:00pm-05:00pm….. Excursion to Steamworks Bathhouse (included w/pass)
03:00pm-04:30pm….. Puppy/Pet Mosh
03:00pm-04:00pm….. Karaoke Contest
03:00pm-05:00pm….. Amazing Race Game: Animal Crackers
03:00pm-06:00pm….. Free HIV Screening
05:00pm-07:00pm….. Dinner Buffet (Provided w/Pass)
07:00pm-09:00pm….. World Bear/Pet Contest, Finale
09:00pm-03:00am….. The “Cage” is Open!
10:00pm-03:00am….. Bar Crawl Sponsored Gay Bars
10:00pm-02:30am….. Themed Dance Party On-Site at Hotel

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2020

09:00am-01:00pm….. Vendor Market
09:00am-01:00pm….. Early Bird Registration for 2021!

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • Raffle Basket winning tickets will be drawn and displayed on the screens.  You will have until Sunday at Noon to pick-up your prize.  After that, the basket will remain the possession of World Bear Weekend to auction off at a later time.
  • The Cash Raffle ticket winner will be drawn just before the beginning of the contest on Saturday evening.  Sometime NEAR 7:45pm.  You MUST be present to win.