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Fri, Apr 13


Downtown Des Moines - East Village

Bear Necessities 2018

Bears Invade Des Moines! Please join us in Des Moines for a weekend of fun.

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Bear Necessities 2018

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2018, 7:00 PM – Apr 15, 2018, 2:00 PM

Downtown Des Moines - East Village, Des Moines, IA, USA


About The Event

*Please Note - Registration is NOT Required, but helps us plan appropriately for the number of people.

Friday, April 13, 2018

7:00PM - A Bear-y Welcome to Des Moines! - The Blazing Saddle - 416 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309

9:00PM - 1:00AM - Bear Bartenders - The Blazing Saddle

Food: BBQ - Suggested Donation - Parking Lot Behind The Blazing Saddle

11:00PM - Saddle Girl Show, featuring some Capital Bears! - The Blazing Saddle

Party the night away at The Blazing Saddle or The Garden Nightclub until clost at 2AM.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

9:00-11:00AM - Coffee with the Bears - Meet and Greet - Ritual Cafe - 1301 Locust Street, Suite D - Des Moines

11:30AM - 1:30PM - Bears Lunching - We will provide a few spots you can go and eat locally with some Capital Bears - You can also decide to eat on your own. See Facebook Event Details Closer to the date or email us at

2:00PM - 4:30PM - Bearlympics and Games - The Pride Center Downtown Des Moines - 1620 Pleasant St #244, Des Moines, IA 50314

6:00PM - Capital Bears Night - Social - The Garden Nightclub

6:30PM - Dinner - Price $10 - Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwiches and Sides - The Garden Nightclub - 112 SE 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 -

After 8PM - $5.00 Cover.

After 8PM - $5.00 Cover.

8:00PM - Capital Bears Variety Show - Various talented bears throughout the group will perform for you - The Garden Nightclub

10:00PM - GLOW Party - Wear your best blacklight attire and Glow with us - The Garden Nightclub

Party the night away at The Blazing Saddle or The Garden Nightclub until clost at 2AM.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

11:00AM - 2:00 PM - Farewell Bear Brunch & Free BINGO! - The Blazing Saddle - Brunch Includes: Eggs, Hasbrowns, Sausage, Bagels, and Donuts - Suggested Donation.

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