Tag: Bear Pride

Bear Pride 2013 Schedule

CHICAGO – Ready for furry debauchery? Want flannel instead of cowhide? Well, while IML is going on, the Great Lakes Bears are holding the 19th Bear Pride this weekend! Registration and a lot of stuff happens at the host hotel, the Crown Plaza Chicago Metro in Chicago’s West Loop. But stuff happens all over the…

Bear Pride 2002

CHICAGO – Despite the rumors earlier this year, the mighty has not fallen. Bear Pride was the mightiest of bear runs on the circuit. Bears know that Memorial Day weekend meant being in Chicago. However, years of operating losses and issues with host hotels allowed the Great Lakes Bears to reinvent the community’s premier run.…

Hot weekend in the Windy City

CHICAGO – The Windy City again will host the two biggest events in both the bear and leather worlds – Bear Pride and International Mr. Leather. Both events take place during the Memorial Day weekend and fill the city with bears and leathermen. Things start off early with the Thursday events for IML. Registration begins…