Iowa Leather Weekend 2017 coming up next week

DES MOINES — Save the date! Iowa Leather Weekend returns Oct 13-15, 2017.

ILW2017 SCHEDULE

Friday, October 13th, 2017

12pm

Box Office opens – The Blazing Saddle (closes at 10pm)

6pm

**Bootblack stands open – The Blazing Saddle & The Garden Nightclub (Saddle stand closes at 10pm)
**Vendor Market Opens – The Garden Nightclub (closes at 2am)
**Smoke Out / Grill Out – Hosted by The Cornhaulers – The Garden Nightclub Patio
**Super Gear’d – Superhero Happy Hour – The Garden Nightclub Dance bar
**Yappy Hour – Puppy Happy Hour – The Blazing Saddle

10:00pm

**Open Ceremonies – 29th Annual Iowa Leather Contest (Mr., Ms, Bear & Puppy)

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

10:00am

**Contestant Interviews – The Garden Nightclub (closed to public)

12pm

**Box Office Opens – The Blazing Saddle (closes at 4:30pm)
**Kink U – The Garden & The Blazing Saddle
**Vendor Mart Opens – The Garden Night Club (closes at 5pm)
**Bootblack Stands open – The Blazing Saddle & The Garden Night club (closes at 4:30pm)

5pm

**Bear’tails – Bear Happy Hour and Cookout – The Blazing Saddle Dancebar
**Titans of the Midwest 5th Anniversary Party — Wooly’s (Free for members/$10 for non-members)

6:30pm

**Box Office Opens – Wooly’s DSM (closes at 10pm)

8pm

**Final Night – 29th Annual Iowa Leather Contest (Mr., Ms, Bear & Puppy) Doors open at 7pm Wooly’s DSM

10pm

**Vendor Mart opens – The Garden Nightclub (closes at 2am)
**Bearracuda Dance Party – The Garden Nightclub

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

12pm

**Victory Brunch & Beer Bust – The Blazing Saddle
**Bootblack Stand opens – The Blazing Saddle (closes at 5pm)

7pm –

**Closing Party – Hosted by Leslie Jordan – The Garden Nightclub
**Vendor Mart opens (closes at 10pm)

The schedule subject to change. Be sure to check the Iowa Leather Weekend website for updates.