Hello, leather enthusiasts! If you thought the Leather Pride Fest was the pinnacle of your leather-themed adventures in San Francisco, think again. The Fest is just the beginning of an entire week of leather-centric events, collectively known as LeatherWeek. As we build up to the grand finale, the Folsom Street Fair on September 25th, here’s your guide to making the most of LeatherWeek.
1. Leather Pride Fest – September 17th
Kick off LeatherWeek at the Leather Pride Fest hosted by the SF Eagle Bar at Eagle Plaza. Expect a day filled with performances, workshops, and a celebration of leather culture.
2. Leather History Tours – September 18th-24th
Immerse yourself in the rich history of the leather scene in San Francisco with guided tours around the SoMa district. Learn about the origins, the key figures, and the evolution of the leather community in the city.
3. Leather Art Exhibitions – September 18th-24th
Visit local galleries featuring art exhibitions that celebrate and explore themes related to leather culture. From photography to mixed media, these exhibitions offer a unique perspective on the leather community.
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4. Leather Workshops – September 18th-24th
Expand your knowledge and skills with a variety of workshops throughout the week. Whether you’re interested in leather crafting, care, or fashion, there’s a workshop for you.
Every night during LeatherWeek, local bars and clubs will host themed parties. Dance the night away, meet fellow leather enthusiasts, and enjoy the vibrant nightlife of SoMa.
6. Folsom Street Fair – September 25th
The grand finale of LeatherWeek is the Folsom Street Fair, the world’s biggest leather event. Expect a day of live music, performances, vendors, and a celebration of the diversity and vibrancy of the leather community.
Remember, LeatherWeek is not just about the events; it’s about the community. It’s a time to celebrate, learn, and connect with others who share a passion for leather culture. So, mark your calendars, prepare your outfits, and get ready for an unforgettable week!
The LeatherPrideFEST ’23 celebrates its fourth year with special events, live entertainment, vendors and lots of fun during the run-up to the Folsom Street Fair. Make your LeatherWeek a festival of Leather Pride!