Monday, July 15, 2024

Bearsurrection: Plan Your Burly Easter Getaway to Fort Lauderdale

Bearsurrection is putting the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors back on the map as premier destinations for the traveling (and local) Bears and their admirers! 

This Easter, Bearsurrection Fort Lauderdale is the home for bears from around the USA and beyond, featuring a series of beach parties, bear events, dinners, and shopping expeditions planned to keep you entertained for 4 days and nights!

Check out this recap video of last year’s event to see what’s in store! 

The Events and Parties

Bearsurrection Fort Lauderdale will be absolutely packed with events, parties, and things to do. Some of the events will include: 

  • Thursday, April 6th – Hunter’s Fashion Bear, 7:00 pm until late – The Official kick-off party for Bearsurrection with the sexiest bear models wearing the latest Urs WearBear collection.
  • Friday, April, 7th 3X Bearmex Leather and Fetish Pool Party – An evening pool party at the Ed Lugo resort from 7.30 pm presented by Bearmex, Mexico city’s leading bear weekend, followed by the Leather Party at The Eagle Wilton Manors.
  • Saturday, April 8thBunk3r by Mad Bear – The leading gay bear party from Europe takes over The Eagle Wilton Manors from 8:00 pm until late.
  • Sunday, April 9thMad Bear returns with an afternoon closing pool party from 1 pm. Stay goodbye to bear friends, old and new!

Recommended Hotels in Fort Lauderdale

If you plan on attending Bearsurrection Fort Lauderdale, then you will want to check out these recommended hotels, all conveniently located near the hot parties and even hotter men!

The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Lauderdale 

Ideally located in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the newly opened Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Downtown is less than three miles from Fort Lauderdale Beach and within walking distance of the F.A.T. Village Arts District. Bask in the Florida sunshine from their rooftop pool and bar after eating a delicious breakfast at the lobby restaurant, Quantum Kitchen. 

Maintain your exercise routine at their 24-hour fitness center, featuring cardio machines and free weights. Relax in spacious rooms and suites with a balcony, plush bedding, sleek work desks, flat-screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy a mix of comfort and convenience at our pet-friendly Fort Lauderdale hotel.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Lauderdale (Photo Credit: Courtyard by Marriott)

The Grand Resort and Spa
Poolside at The Grand Resort and Spa (Photo Credit: Grand Resort and Spa)

The Grand Resort and Spa is Fort Lauderdale Beach’s premier all-male spa resort. It is located just steps from the beach and convenient to all of Fort Lauderdale’s attractions and nightlife. As Fort Lauderdale’s first gay resort with its own full-service day spa, they offer guests an experience that is unique and wonderfully indulgent. 

Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Located on a private beach, the Pelican Grand Beach Resort – A Noble House Resort is in nearby East Fort Lauderdale. Shoppers can check out Las Olas Boulevard, while everyone else can enjoy the natural beauty of Fort Lauderdale Beach and Las Olas Beach.

Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale (Photo Credit: Pelican Grand Beach Resort)

The Atlantic Hotel and Spa

Easygoing meets elegance at this AAA Four Diamond property. A timeless attraction for families and couples alike, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa delivers the ultimate oceanfront experience. From spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens and uncompromised service to an onsite restaurant and luxurious spa, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa has everything you need for a perfect beach getaway.

Poolside at The Atlantic Hotel and Spa (Photo Credit: Atlantic Hotel and Spa)

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale

The sun. The surf. The soft, sandy beach—all just steps away from the laid-back sophistication of Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach. Stay close to the Galleria Mall, Port Everglades, Las Olas Boulevard, and more. Find stylish guest rooms and suites with spectacular ocean views at their beach resort. Enjoy generous amenities including a full-service beachfront restaurant, 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space, business and fitness facilities, and an outdoor pool.

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale (Photo Credit: Sonesta Fort Lauderdale)

Alcazar Resort 

The Alcazar resort is centrally located to all Gay Fort Lauderdale Nightlife. It is within walking distance of the popular Sebastian Street Gay Beach, and it’s only two blocks away from the W Hotel, which has fine dining and breathtaking views from its bars. All rooms at the Alcazar have undergone renovations that started in early 2009.

Outside seating at the Alcazar Resort (Photo Credit: Alcazar Resort)

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This article was originally published on our sister site, Bear World Magazine.

Kyle Jackson

Kyle Jackson is an educator, writer and actor currently spending the bulk of his time between New York, New York and London, England. He is an active member of both the bear and leather communities and is a proud member of the MidAtlantic Chapter of ONYX.

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