The event featured a series of KINK U workshops in the afternoon, sponsored by Titans of the Midwest. Iowa Puppy 2018, Pup Paddles, also hosted a pup mosh and “yappy hour” at Studio 13 in downtown Iowa City. Educational workshops included classes addressing leather/kink on a budget and a demonstration on cupping.
Saturday evening things heated up with a Dual Level Party at Studio 13, featuring the Kink Masquerade and Krampus costume contest, as well as a raffle and auction of items donated from International Mister Leather, Iowa Leather Weekend, CLAW, IPAHW, Papa Bear Presents: SASH BASH WEEKEND, Studio 13, The Legendary Blazing Saddle, Velvet Lotus Tattoo, Iowa City Tattoo, Zombie Burger, Dumpling Darling, Pizza Pit, Fong’s Pizza, Headley & Crawford Salon & Day Spa (Ryan Headley co-owner), Pup Paddles/AJ Woolson, Fort Troff, Lion’s Den, LV Campground, Geek City, Illuminations, and Mayhem Comics. The auction was hosted by current Ms. Gay USofA Newcomer 2017, Domita DeBaun Sanchez
Krampus: A Kink Masquerade was coordinated by MAL Orion as a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland. The raffle, auction, and specialty shot sales raised over $850 for the local organization. Thanks to all those that participated in the event, as well as the generous donors.