From: Friday, May 17, 2024
To: Sunday, May 19, 2024
Fire Island Leather Weekend 2024
Fire Island Leather Weekend takes place each year in May and is organised by Exelsior M.C, a social and charitable Club for Gay men celebrating leather.
- Fire Island Villas and hotels fill up almost a year in advance. Search for one now and reserve!
- The Leather Weekend is the party to start your Summer.
- The event is one of New York City‘s best leather parties benefiting Fire Island organisations.
- Events take place over the entire weekend.
- Highlights include a Social hour at the Ice Palace nightclub at the Grove Hotel, followed by a Master and Slave auction!
- On the Saturday events include a leather breakfast, a cocktail hour, a Sirs and Cigar afternoon.
- The evening continues with a cocktail hour and a dinner followed by the Mr Fire Island Leather contest.
- Sunday finishes the event with a Leather Brunch and a closing ceremony.
- Discover the best places to stay and play with our gay guide to Fire Island.
- Island Breeze Restaurant – a classic American restaurant with great water views.
- Floyd’s – restaurant in Cherry Grove and a must for breakfast. Try their famous egg sandwiches and fresh muffins.
- Belvedere Guest House – Hosts several parties and events, located on the bay front at Cherry Grove.
- Stay in a Classic Fire Island home, 400ft, with direct beach access.
Getting to Fire Island
- Take the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
- From Penn Station in Manhattan, take the LIRR to either Bay Shore, Sayville, or Patchogue stations, depending on which part of Fire Island you’re visiting.
- Bay Shore: Access to Ocean Beach, Seaview, and other communities.
- Sayville: Access to Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, and Sailors Haven/Sunken Forest.
- Patchogue: Access to Davis Park and Watch Hill.
- Connect to the Ferry
- Once at the LIRR station, you can take a taxi or shuttle to the respective ferry terminal.
- Ferries will take you directly to your desired Fire Island community.
Gay Map of Fire Island
You wont find may hotels on the Island and most people share houses over the Summer season or rent poolside villas during the peak events! Planning a trip to fire island requires advance planning and be prepared to spend a lot during popular holidays and festivals. Fire Island is approximately 2 hours journey from New York city.
Vacation Rentals on Fire Island
Check out the top homes in Fire Island. Book well in advance – we mean months if not a year in advance, especially for signature events and high season.
Sunset on the Bay
- Unique Property
- 4600-square foot
- 5 spacious B.R ensuite
- 3 w/ private decks
- Deck overlooks bay
Windows on Sea
- 5 Bedroom property
- 3 bathrooms
- Complete with Pool
- Wraparound deck
- 1 minute walk to the beach
Pines Sea View
- Great views and an epic deck
- Three bedrooms, sleeps 6 guests
- Two bathrooms with shower
- With an epic hot tub
- 4 minutes walk to the beach
Pines Beach View
- Oceanfront House, stunning views.
- Massive ocean deck
- 3 bedrooms, sleeps 8 guests
- Beachfront Pool
- Stunning interior design