For an unscripted weekend in Las Vegas, go for LuckyBear 2014, Sept. 26-29. This weekend is for bears and friends from across the U.S. and beyond. LuckyBearWeekend is complete with poolside parties and BBQs at Blue Moon Hotel for Men. The fun continues at several local LGBT bars, including The Fun Hog Ranch, Charlie’s and The Garage.
Love softball? The Amateur Sports Alliance of North America (ASANA) kicks off the annual ASANA 2014 Series softball tournament, Oct. 12-19. ASANA was formed to encourage the participation of lesbians in organized softball competitions. The Tuscany Hotel & Casino is hosting this year’s tournament with events taking place at various locations in Las Vegas, including Desert Breeze Park, Shadow Rock Park and Hollywood Park.
Count down to midnight with gay men from around the world at Evolve Vegas NYE, Dec. 30-Jan. 1 at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Evolve Vegas NYE is a three-day New Year’s Eve event complete with world-class entertainment, private VIP events, shopping experiences, parties, and more.
The largest annual LGBT sports event in the world, the Sin City Shootout, returns to Las Vegas Jan. 15-19. The four-day festival brings more than 7,500 LGBT athletes to the destination each year. Sin City Shootout sports include softball, tennis, wrestling, body building, ice hockey, soccer, golf, football, and much more. The official host hotel is The New Tropicana Las Vegas with various parties scheduled at Piranha Nightclub, Share Nightclub, Charlie’s and more.