PJs & and the Bear (Mar. 22nd-24th, 2019)





BEAR Albany and ROCKS are heating up March with a weekend long pajama party! 


FRIDAY NIGHT  ROCKS, 77 Central Av - Tops & Bottoms Party

Wear your favorite pajama bottoms or tops to the Meat & Great.  Always a sexy way to start a bear weekend.  Bearaoke on the club side, ROCKS models in the pub – there’s something for everyone.   Either space is great to socialize with friends old and new - don’t be shy!

Club opens at 9p, 21+, NO COVER!   See who's going...


SATURDAY DAY – River Street Club, River Street, Troy – BEAR STEAM

BEAR ALBANY heats things up at the River Street Men’s Club. Enjoy private lockers, sauna, steam room, hot tub, dark room, “changing rooms”, and group shower. Oh and, there’s even a gym if you’re into that sort of thing. Proceeds from your day pass membership cost goes to BEAR ALBANY’s favorite LGBT charities.  The hot fun starts at 1pm, don’t miss this steamy event!  www.riverstreetclub.com for rates.


SATURDAY NIGHT  ROCKS, 77 Central Av - PJs & the Bear Dance Party

Guest DJ Kurt Jo from Boston puts on a hot music and light show for the Saturday dance party.  Wear your favorite union suit, onesie or pajamas and don’t forget your teddy bear. Watch for our guest Go-Go Bears to keep you in the mood.  It’s gonna be a hot party of dancing, great music and hot guys all night long!  Don’t forget about the midnight pizza party! 

Club opens at 9p, 21+, $5 cover donation for local HIV/AIDS charities.  See who's going...


SUNDAY – ROCKS Sunday -Day

The party continues with Sunday Tea at 2p and a free buffet at 6p.

NO COVER - $4 HUGE Teas, $10 Bud & Bud Light bucket specials.


HOST HOTEL

You can request your reservation for studios, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom suites by calling the hotel directly at 518-860-1500. Please be sure to book your room in advance to receive the following special BEAR ALBANY rates:

$95 per night for studios
$99 per night for one-bedroom suite
$189 per night for two-bedroom suites

Be sure to mention you're part of the “BEAR ALBANY group” to get the discounted rate and book early as the discounted room block almost always sell out. Once you're out at the bar event, ask one of the BEAR ALBANY folks about the hospitality suite for complimentary refreshments and fun when the bar party is over.

TRANSPORTATION

BEAR Albany recommends Uber, Lyft or one of the local cab companies for a safe ride to and from the event venue. 

Winter Break (Jan. 18th-21st, 2019)



The big Holidays will be behind us, so let’s take a much-needed break and come out of hibernation! BEAR ALBANY kicks off 2019 with Winter Break – a weekend full of extra events to keep you busy. 

FRIDAY NIGHT - ROCKS, 77 Central Av - BEARAOKE Meat & Greet

Carmie & JstaBear are your hosts for Bearaoke in the club.  Don’t be shy - get up and sing your favorite songs! Furry ROCKS models and juke box in the pub – there’s something for everyone. Either space is great to socialize with friends old and new.

NO COVER!  Club opens at 9p, 21+.   See who's going...


SATURDAY DAY – Take in a Movie OR Go Out on Your Own!

FREE screening of Bear City 1 & 2 at ROCKS – Doors open at 1:30p, first showing is at 2p.    Complimentary popcorn, happy hour drink prices and a preview of some festivities for the night time party.  OR…

Take some time to explore New York’s Capital City and see what Albany has to offer.  Check out the NYS Museum, Empire State Plaza and be sure to enjoy one of the fine eateries downtown has to offer. Whatever you decide to do, be sure to rest up for the main event.


SATURDAY NIGHT ROCKS, 77 Central Av - Winter Break Dance Party

Guest DJ Prephab will keep you moving during the Winter Break Dance Party, so show him what you got.  It’s gonna be a hot party of dancing, great music and hot guys all night long!  Don’t forget about the midnight pizza party & be sure to ask about BEAR ALBANY Underground. 

Club opens at 9p, 21+, $5 cover donation for local HIV/AIDS charities.  See who's going...


SUNDAY - ROCKS Sunday Tea

The party continues with Sunday Tea at 2p, free buffet at 6p, followed by a special edition of 2 Bears & a Mic karaoke at 7p, then a late-night show with London Jae Precise.  

NO COVER - $4 HUGE Teas, $10 Bud bucket specials.

Be sure to book the host hotel through Monday using the BEAR ALBANY discounted rate! 


HOST HOTEL

You can request your reservation for studios, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom suites by calling the hotel directly at 518-860-1500. Please be sure to book your room in advance to receive the following special BEAR ALBANY rates:

$95 per night for studios
$99 per night for one-bedroom suite
$189 per night for two-bedroom suites

Be sure to mention you're part of the “BEAR ALBANY group” to get the discounted rate and book early as the discounted room block almost always sell out. Once you're out at the bar event, ask one of the BEAR ALBANY folks about the hospitality suite for complimentary refreshments and fun when the bar party is over.

TRANSPORTATION

Take advantage of ride sharing by getting an Uber or a Lyft or use one of the local taxi companies. The hotel is also on the local bus line. Check out www.cdta.org or download the app.