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Furball Dunes Bear Weekend 2022
Calling all bears, cubs, otters, and more! It’s time to make the fur fly. Get a little wild at Furball Weekend at the Dunes.
The Dunes Resort transforms into a weekend mecca for beautiful bears and their admirers. The events, presented by Joe Fiore, kick off Friday with an Underbear Party, complete with meet and greets, drink specials and go-go boys galore.
The fun continues Saturday with an afternoon barbecue and the FurBall event that evening; followed on Sunday by the Drag Brunch and the famous Dunes Tea Dance from 4-9 pm.
Furball Dunes Bear Weekend is the brainchild of Joe Fiore, the promoter and organizer of the very popular Furball in NYC.
Owners of The Dunes Resort, Mike Jones, Danny Esterline and Greg Trzybinski, who purchased the Douglas Resort almost two decades ago, have created an inviting atmosphere that beckons visitors to come to the resort and the surrounding Saugatuck-Douglas lakefront area year after year.
About the Dunes
- The Dunes is the area’s primary hub for the hottest LGBTQ entertainment, with themed parties, a live DJ, karaoke, and drag queen bingo. Between The Club, The Main Bar, The Show Bar, The Deck and pool, there is always something happening all summer long at The Dunes.
Gay Sugatuk and Douglas
- Saugatuck and Douglas are harbor villages that celebrate diversity—small-town America at its best! Here LGBT visitors can turn back the pages of time to enjoy a simpler life where no one hurries, and no one hurries you; a place where everyone is special and everyone is welcome.
The Gay Beach
- Saugatuck is home to one of the best gay Michigan beaches and destinations for gay and lesbian vacations in the United States: Oval Beach in Saugatuck. With the right combination of stunning sand dunes, seclusion and services, Oval Beach has earned Saugatuck the nickname “Provincetown of the Midwest.” Hugging the mostly undeveloped dunes of Lake Michigan’s eastern shore, Oval Beach is perfect for sunbathing! Beaches like these in Saugatuck are a rare gem: the clean, unspoiled, and pristine beauty of the place takes your breath away. Oval Beach is one of Saugatuck’s true treasures.
Here are the Hotels we recommend that keep you close to all the action,
Recommended Apartments in Saugatuck
Chateau d’Vine is located in Douglas and is ready to welcome up to 24 guests. This charming and historical home, built in the 1870’s by shipbuilder James Tisdale, is newly renovated and is the perfect getaway location for a large group of family and friends and includes 3 guest cottages & the main house
Lazy Daze provides air-conditioned accommodations with a patio and free WiFi. Featuring a DVD player, a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 3 bedrooms, and 2 bathrooms with a shower and a bath. A TV with cable channels is provided.
Rise n Shine
The holiday home features 2 bedrooms, a TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 2 bathrooms with a shower. With a fenced-in backyard and all of the necessary amenities the perfect vacation destination for you and your pooch.
The holiday home features 2 bedrooms, a TV with cable channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Settle into this quaint and cozy cottage located one mile from downtown Saugatuck. Surrounded by greenery and woods on two sides,
Recommended Hotels in Saugatuck
Hampton Inn Holland
3 Star – Central Location
Every room comes with a coffee maker. A work desk is included in every guestroom. Other amenities in each room include cable TV. On-site at the hotel are a basketball court and a fitness room. Anand a tennis table, a video arcade and a pool table.
The Belvedere Inn
Treat your Self Cozy
Accommodations with a bar, a garden and a terrace. A restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, free WiFi. The rooms at the hotel are fitted with a seating area. At The Belvedere Inn & Restaurant, rooms have air conditioning and a private bathroom.
3 Star – Great Amenities
Providing free WiFi throughout the property, Home2 Suites By Hilton Holland is located in Holland, within 1.6 mi of Nelis’ Dutch Village. The hotel features an indoor pool, fitness center and a 24-hour front desk. A buffet breakfast is available daily at the hotel.
Blue Star Motel
Blue Star Motel has been completed renovated and is the most comfortable, peaceful little place for a getaway. The owners are super friendly and the new beds and pillows are super soft and comfortable. WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge