Awaiting dates for 2020
Bear hibernation is over in February at Palm Springs IBC.
This desert oasis of Palm Springs turns into a winter den Weekend for thousands of frisky, furry bears, their friends & their fans.The four-day event includes four themed pool parties and so much more…..
The International Bear Convergence or IBC event will come to life with DJs, live entertainment and thousands of bears from around the globe. After the sun sets, evenings will heat up with three themed dance parties. Saturday’s main dance event Bear Heat and IBC’s pool parties & dance events will highlight several top DJs from California and around the globe. Add in a beer-bust tour, dinners, fashion shows and T Dances, you have all the ingredients for a great bear escape!
IBC is the first winter event capable of hosting 4,000+ bears, muscle bears, cubs, chasers, chubs and admirers in Palm Springs. This premier gay destination offers travelers top-notch nightlife, casino action, award-winning restaurants, world-class golf and an aerial tram experience 6,000 feet above sea level. Known for its crystal blue skies and year-round sunshine, Palm Springs is the perfect holiday weekend destination and one of the only US cities that boasts an average temperature of 70 degrees (22 Celsius) in February.
Here are the hotels we recommend that have good reviews and keep you close to all the action,
Gay Map of Palm Springs
Palm Springs has a number of gay bars and clubs most of which are located around Canyon Drive in down town area.
Palm Springs International Bear Convergence
Highlights from the IBC Event in Palm Springs.
Recommended Hotels in Palm Springs
Most of the gay bars in Palm Springs are located in and around Arenas Road, on the corner of the Hard Rock Hotel. Busy Club hunters is for those who like to dance while Street bar offers a more relaxed alternative with a large terrace. In the centre its easy to walk from bar to bar, but temperatures can be quite high. Most people will rent a car and explore the greater Cochella valley.
Andreas Hotel & Spa
3 Star, Great Location
Set in the heart of central Palm Springs, California, this adults only hotel and spa offers a free continental breakfast every morning and a landscaped courtyard with a swimming pool. Free on-site parking