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.

CELE-BEAR-ATION Weekend (Nov. 9th-12th, 2018)





This November, BEAR ALBANY turns 13!  Call it a birthday, call it an anniversary – we’re calling it an all-out party where size matters!  We’ve added more events to Sunday Fun-Day so be sure to book an extra night at the host hotel using the BEAR ALBANY discount.  Don’t forget it is a holiday weekend so join us for an extended Annibirthaversary blast! 

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

Meet and mingle with friends old & new. ROCKS Models in the Pub, Bearaoke in the Club.  If socializing is your thing, then the pub is for you, otherwise show us your vocal talents in the club at Bearaoke.   Daytime happy hour extended to 10pm so get your butts out early.  Keep an eye out for some other fun activities throughout the night.

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


SATURDAY DAY 

Lots to do in and around the city. Enjoy lunch at one of the local breweries or restaurants, walk the downtown and Empire State Plaza or make your own fun.   Today is the Albany Veteran’s Day parade so come out and show your support for our active duty military and veterans.  Parade starts at 11am at Central and Quail and goes east on Central towards downtown.


SATURDAY NIGHT ROCKS, 77 Central Av - Cele-bear-ation Dance Party

At the dance party, the hot and handsome DJ Jonny Mack is our guest DJ for the night who’s bringing along his filthy furry men from NYC to keep you entertained.  Don’t miss these hot furry men! 

Club opens at 9p, 21+, $5 cover (donated to local LGBTQ programs).  See who's going...


SUNDAY - ROCKS Sunday Tea

Sleep late, dust off the cob webs and grab some brunch then get back to ROCKS for Sunday T.  Doors open at 2 with $4 HUGE Ice Teas, $10 Buckets of Bud & Bud Light.  ROCKS famous Chili Cook-Off Contest is today!  Sample savory chili recipes from local participants and have the chance to be a judge! Chili sampling and contest at 5p,  followed by a FREE buffet.... then its 2 Bears & a Mic Karaoke at 7p to finish out the night.

Don’t miss this fun, action packed Annibirthaversary weekend! 


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.