All the furry parties and hot DJs to expect at IBC 2023!

One of the best things about International Bear Convergence (IBC) is all of the parties!

At IBC, you will have the chance to meet, dance and party with some of the sexiest Bears from all over the world, while also enjoying the sounds of some of the hottest DJs from all over the world! This year, IBC is bringing you over six HUGE parties with six HOT DJs from party cities such as Miami, Barcelona, Las Vegas and, of course, Palm Springs!

This year’s IBC will take place in Palm Springs from February 23rd – 27th, 2023. Check out the list of IBC parties below!


Hunters Nightclub Presents “Early Bear Welcome Party” – @Hunters Nightclub, 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Get your weekend started right! Have a drink, have a dance, have a Bear!


Plunge 2.0 Pool Party, featuring DJ Matt Effect (San Diego) – @Hotel Zoso Pool, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
DJ Matt Effect

$25 (included with Run Pass) – Grab a cocktail and head to the pool! Relax and unwind while catching some rays – and possibly a Bear! Sponsored by GROWLr and Blackbook Bar.


FURROCIOUS XXX, featuring DJ Marcos Moreno (Barcelona) – @Hotel Zoso, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
DJ Marcos Moreno

$30 (included in Run Pass) – This is the dirtiest way to start the weekend! Hot, sexy, sweaty and furry…


Retro Splash Pool Party, featuring DJ Chub Jim (Las Vegas) – @Hotel Zoso Pool, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DJ Chub Jim

$25 (included with Run Pass) – Soak up the sun, have a beverage, and spalsh around with hot, furry men! Sponsored by Hunters Nightclub.


Bear Heat: The Main Event, featuring DJ Alex Ferbeyre (Miami) – @Hotel Zoso, 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
DJ Alex Ferbeyre

$30 (included with Run Pass) – Live performance from the sensational CeCe Peniston! This party will feature anthems, anthems and MORE ANTHEMS! Dance to the music we all know and love! Sponsored by Russell Harris Event Group.


Redemption in Paradise Pool Party, featuring DJ Galaxy (Palm Springs) – @Hotel Zoso, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
DJ Galaxy

$25 (included with Run Pass) – After Saturday night, you’re going to need to redeem yourself of all your sins — so do it by the pool! Sponsored by KGAY, Cybersocket and Bear World Magazine.


For more information about IBC 2023, including parties and events, check out www.ibc-ps.com/schedule.html!

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