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Urban Bear NYC celebrates Pride with a BEARS AHOY! party cruise and Beer Blast!

Get Ready for another TON OF FURRY FUN as Bears from all over the world celebrate Pride with Urban Bear NYC‘s BEARS AHOY! PRIDE Sunset Party Cruise and PRIDE MEGA BEAR BLAST!

Urban Bear NYC will present BEARS AHOY! PRIDE Sunset Party Cruise on the Hudson River aboard The Circle Line. The event kicks off Pride weekend, Friday, June 23, with boarding at 7PM and sailing from 8PM to Midnight! 

With music by DJ Chauncey D, sexy go-go Bears, cash bar, VIP deck, and special performances by MX. RockBar Harriet Tugsmen, Justice LaBrave, Athena, Lanye AND Olympia, this event is not to be missed! 

General Admission is $45 (until 6/19), $60 during the week of 6/20 and at the pier (subject to availability /pier tickets cash only), and $100 for VIP admission (Limited to 50 guests), which includes the private VIP Deck with bartender, food and a complimentary drink. This event is HUGE and sells out annually, so get your tickets TODAY

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Then, on Sunday, June 25, get ready for the world famous URBAN BEAR PRIDE MEGA BEAR BLAST at The Brass Monkey, Little West 12th Street (Enter at Washington Street) in the heart of NYC’s Meatpacking District from 1PM to 10PM. Join hundreds of the WORLD’S HOTTEST MEN in NYC’s Meatpacking District at the most anticipated Pride event of 2023! Hosted by Urban Bear’s Robert Valin, this event will feature Go-Go Bears, Cubs, Chunks and Daddies Galore plus NYC’s Best Pub-Grub with a selection of over 50 Beers from around the world.

With special performances by Temple Grande, Ari Kiki, Alotta McGriddles AND Mx. Rockbar 2023 Harriet Tugsman, this event is also not to be missed! (Food & alcohol not included in admission). Get your tickets TODAY!

Both events sell out annually, and will happen RAIN OR SHINE!

Along with the BEARS AHOY! PRIDE Sunset Party Cruise and the URBAN BEAR PRIDE MEGA BEAR BLAST, The Urban Bear NYC hosts tons of other events throughout the year, including Beer Blasts, Cruises, Parties and more! See the full schedule of events here

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Kyle Jackson

Kyle Jackson (He/Him) is Senior Staff Writer at Gray Jones Media, and additionally works as a writer, editor and theatre artist/actor. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, he studied at Dillard University, received a BA in Theatre from Morgan State University, an MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University, and completed the British American Drama Academy’s Midsummer in Oxford Programme in 2017. Having lived in Baltimore, the Washington, DC area, Philadelphia and New York City, he now resides and works in London, United Kingdom.