San Diego Leather Pride guide for the rest of this week

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San Diego Leather Pride is an exciting event which celebrates that little kink in us all.

The week has already been been rife with parties and events around San Diego, but there is still more to see and participate in through Sunday, March, 18. 2017. 

Here are the events happening around town for the remaining days of San Diego Leather Pride. 

Friday, March 17, 2017:

4 pm - Leather Pride Flag Raising at the Hillcrest Pride Flag, At the Corner of University Avenue & Normal Street (Free event).

Then, at the World Beat Center,  doors open at 6 pm with opening ceremonies at 7 pm, and a blessing by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at 8 pm. San Bootblack Contestants will be doing Judges' shines from 6 pm-7 pm, and shines for the public from 6 pm on!

6 pm –  8:30 pm - Meet & Greet and Opening Ceremonies for SDLP at  World Beat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Cost: $5 donation (INCLUDED IN THE SDLP WEEKEND PASS)

ASL Interpretation Provided.

9 pm doors open for Rodman Productions’ Fourth Annual Leather Fetish Ball 2017 with special guest Hostess Glitz Glam, special guest appearances by sexy erotic Boylesque Mykul Valentine, Bebe Gunn, erotic demos by local Leatherfolk, choice music and of course, love for leather.

This is a pansexual event where everyone can celebrate all genders and sexualities, leather and fetish gear, and honor our deeply diverse tribes of San Diego, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and surrounding cities.

Join us for a night that will leave you wanting more!

9 pm - 1 am - 4th Annual Leather Fetish Ball at World Beat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92101

Cost: $20 General Admission (INCLUDED IN THE SDLP STANDARD WEEKEND PASS)

or $40 VIP Admission (INCLUDED IN THE SDLP VIP WEEKEND PASS)

Saturday, March 18, 2017:

On Saturday during the day, we are offering workshops at Pleasures and Treasures (but we give you breaks to shop and get some food).    

10 am - 4 pm: Workshops at Pleasures and Treasures (Upstairs classroom area)  2525 University Ave, San Diego, 92104.

Cost: Donations accepted.

ASL Interpretation Provided.

10 am -11:30 am: CBT: The Wonderful Torment and Tease of a Male’s Genitalia (Presented by Goddess Fae Black)

12:30 pm - 2pm: Erotic Electricity (Presented by Officer Wes)

2:30pm - 4 pm: Basic Medical Play (Presented by Sir Rob)

Contestant interviews at the World Beat Center are also open for observation from 10 am to noon with Bootblack Technical following.

10 am – 1 pm: Contestant Interviews and Bootblack Technical at World Beat Cultural Center, 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92101.

Cost: Free event, concessions will be on sale.

Saturday Night, March 18:

Saturday night, we host San Diego Leather and Bootblack Contests with co-emcees Mike Russell (International LeatherSir 2003) and Fabrique (Long Beach Empress 41 and 44).

Bootblacks and servers will attend to your desires while you enjoy the exhibits, cigars, incredible contestants who have LOTS to show you, TRUE High Leather cocktails and a sexy genderqueer fashion show by Mankind.

Contestants have been prepping for weeks to see who will be chosen as the third 2017 San Diego Bootblack and the 23rd and 35th Ms and Mr San Diego Leather, respectively!

Our distinguished judging panel includes David “Tigger” Bailey (IML 2016), Lascivious Jane (IMsL 2016), Ali Mushtaq (Mr Long Beach Leather 2016), GRRRGeous Annette (Ms San Diego Leather 2015).

Go-Go Eddie Hibbs (aka Sister Erotica Psychotica), Duff Roberts (SoCal Leatherwoman Producer),  Erick Joseph (IMrBB 2016), Meghan (IMsBB 2016).

And Mark Bellenger (Mr. Long Beach Leather 2013), and our Sunday Keynote speaker Patrick Smith (International Mr Leather 2015). 

6 pm – 10:30 pm: San Diego Leather 2017 Contests at World Beat Cultural Center 2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92101.

Cost: $25 (Included in SDLP Weekend Pass)

ASL Interpretation Provided.

6 pm: Doors open to public 

7 pm - 9 pm:  The Mr and Ms San Diego Leather and San Diego Bootblack Contests

9 pm: Afterglow Party with High Leather Cocktail Service and Cigar Social begins

9:15 pm: Mama’s Family Photograph on Stage

9:30 pm: San Diego Bootblack 2016, Eric, does his Final Shine as SDBB

9:45 pm: Sexy Gear/Fashion show by Mankind

10 pm: Announcement of winners and photographs

Saturday LATE Night Bar Options, March 18:

Leather/Gear After Party at the San Diego Eagle ("Where men cruise!!")* 3040 North Park Way, San Diego, 92104.

Leather After Party at Numbers with DJ Rick Betta and DJ Ryno* 3811 Park Boulevard, San Diego, 92103.

$10 Cover ($5 off with San Diego Leather Pride Ticket)

PECS Bar (Pool, darts, huge patio, fun crowd)*

2046 University Ave, San Diego, 92104.

The Loft (Neighborhood bar with pool table)*

3610 Fifth Ave, San Diego, 92103.

Sunday, March 19, 2017:

Sunday we have a collection of vendors from the southwest region, come check out the fun variety and get yourself some new toys, gear, and accessories. 

While you are there, come on in for Sunday’s keynote brunch by Patrick Smith (IML 2015), catered by by Baja Betty’s and Gossip Grill.

10 am – 2 pm: Leather Vendor Faire at World Beat Cultural Center  2100 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92103

Cost: $10 (Included in SDLP Weekend Pass and Victory Brunch Day Ticket)

11:30 am – 1 pm: Victory Brunch with keynote speaker Patrick Smith, International Mr Leather 2015 at World Beat Cultural Center

Cost: $20 (Included in SDLP Weekend Pass and grants entry to Vendor Fair)

ASL Interpretation Provided.

We’re thrilled to have confirmed DJ Candy for our final event Sunday afternoon, the Leather Tea Dance and Volunteer Appreciation Party with DJ Candy at The Rail in the heart of Hillcrest. Join us for some old school music, cruising, and COMMUNITY!

4 pm – 6 pm: Leather Tea Dance with DJ Candy at The Rail in Hillcrest (Free entry.) 3796 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, 92103.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to San Diego Leather Pride. We’d rather not do it without you.   #SDLP2017 

 Purchase your individual tickets and weekend passes HERE! 

Thank you from San Diego Leather Pride! (Check out our full schedule here and stay tuned for updates, also check us out on The Facebook! And on Fetlife, too!)

Community...Be A Part Of It.  

For more information, email INFO@SDLP5.com