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Schedule of Events

We have a jam-packed weekend planned for you this year! Please visit our Registration page to purchase Full Weekend Pass for only $115.   À la carte event tickets go on sale August 21, 2017. 


Thursday, September 21:

4:00pm – 9:00pmRegistration  at the Atlantic Sands

7:00pm – 9:00pmMeet & Greet Cocktail Reception1 at CAMP Rehoboth

9:30pm – 1:00amGuys, Games and Gimmies2 at The Pond Bar & Grill


Friday, September 22:

10:00am – 2:00pmBears on Baltimore Beach Day3

12:00pm – 9:00pmRegistration at the Atlantic Sands

3:00pm – 6:00pm – Bear Happy Hour at Aqua Grill4

4:00pm – 10:00pmVendor Mall at the Atlantic Sands

7:00pm – 10:30pmA BEAR-able Prom5

10:00pm – 1:00amAfter Prom Party/Late Night Bar Crawl at Cooter Brown’s Twisted Southern Kitchen & Bourbon Bar6


Saturday, September 23:

9:00am – 12:00pmRegistration at the Atlantic Sands

9:00am – 11:00amBuild-a-Bear Seminar7

9:30am – 4:00pm – Beach Bus Hours

10:00am – 3:00pmBears at Gordon’s Pond8

12:00pm – 8:00pmVendor Mall at the Atlantic Sands

3:00pm – 6:00pm – Bears in the Garten Happy Hour at the Purple Parrot9

7:00pm & 9:00pmComedian, Matteo Lane10 at CAMP Rehoboth

10:00pm – 1:00amLate Night Bar Crawl at Aqua Grill11


Sunday, September 24:

10:00am – 1:00pmBear Art Show12 with VIP mimosa bar

10:00am – 2:00pmVendor Mall at the Atlantic Sands

1:00pm – 5:00pmClosing Party13 in the Bier Garten at the Purple Parrot with a drawing at 4pm for prizes

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  1. Decompress after your travels or jump start your evening starting at 7:00pm on Thursday and meet this year’s attendees at CAMP Rehoboth in a relaxed setting.  Get acquainted with this year’s Master of Ceremonies, Joe Thomas, comedian and author of Fasten Your Seatbelts and Eat Your F*cking Nuts. Two complimentary drinks and light hors d’oeuvres will be offered.  This event is included with your Full Weekend Pass or $25 through à la carte online registration or $30 at the door.
  2. Join us for Bear Bingo (free to play) at The Pond, the home Rehoboth Beach Bears monthly FURst Friday with a chance to win some great prizes. The fun starts at 9:30pm Thursday night with everyone’s favorite flight attendant, Joe Thomas.  Then stick around for tunes by DJ Sharon and shake your groove thing till the early morn. This is an open invitation event.
  3.  Beginning at 10:00am on Friday meet us in front of the Atlantic Sands on Rehoboth Beach.  Nothing fancy. Put your toes in the sand and swim in the ocean.  Look for the bear flags. This is an open invitation event. 


4. After the sun and sand head to Aqua Grill for Happy Hour beginning at 3:00pm! Sip your cocktails or grab a snack and hang out on Aqua’s bear-sized outdoor patio.  Jumbo umbrellas provide needed shade from the afternoon sun or cover in the event of a sprinkle. 
  5.  Starting at 7:00pm on Friday night join us for a BEAR-able Prom themed dance party complete with snacks, spiked-punch and the crowning of the Prom King & Queen.  Saturdays comedian headliner, Matteo Lane will be your host featuring Rehoboth’s own Annarexia.  We welcome back Philly’s premiere DJ, Carl Michaels to keep your feet moving.  This event is included with your Full Weekend Pass or $25 through à la carte online registration or $30 at the door.
6. As the music stops and the house lights come up at Friday’s dance party its not yet time to say goodbye to your virginity (HA!) after this prom.  The Party is just starting at Rehoboth’s newest and most twisted roof top restaurant and bar, Cooter Brown’s!  Enjoy their delicious craft cocktails or a late night bite from one of their southern dishes, while overlooking Rehoboth Avenue. The location can’t be beat and you do not want to miss the good times we’re going to have at Friday’s Bear Bar of the night beginning at 10pm.

7. Work your kinks out with Stiff Man Yoga at 9:00am.  Reber Whitner, a certified Yoga instructor will teach Yoga techniques for the bigger guy who may not be able to get into the “official” yoga positions.  Some yoga mats are limited.  If you have a yoga mat, please bring one with you.

Then at 10:00am join us for Foot Care for the Larger Male with Dr. Jacob Hanion, Delaware’s premier Podiatrist who practices Advanced Foot and Ankle Reconstructive surgery. 

  8.  Its back by overwhelming demand!  Starting at 10:00am on Saturday, join us at Gordon’s Pond @ Cape Henlopen State Park for a beach party.  Transportation, lunch, refreshments and beach games are provided. Get on the bus on Maryland Avenue adjacent to the Atlantic Sands beginning at 9:30am. This event is included with your Full Weekend Pass or $25 through à la carte online registration. Sorry, tickets for this event cannot be purchased at the door.
9. You’ll be thirsty after a day at the beach so join us in the Bier Garten at the Purple Parrot from 3:00pm-6:00pm.  Enjoy a relaxed setting with friends or sit back in an Adirondack chair and just soak in the moment with your toes in sand (just in case you didn’t have enough at Gordon’s Pond).  Have a drink or a bite before freshening up for the rest of evening’s festivities.
  10. The hilarious Matteo Lane performs his standup comedy routine at CAMP Rehoboth.  Show times are 7:00pm and 9:00pm Saturday night.  Matteo is based in New York.  He has performed in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, on Comedy Central and is a current cast member on MTV’s Girlcode, MTV2’s Guy Code and MTV2’s Joking Off. Opening for Matteo we welcome back everyone’s favorite flight attendant, Joe Thomas. Get ready to laugh your ass off. This event is included with your Full Weekend Pass and may not become available for à la carte online registration as seating is limited.


11. Mosey on down the street just a few steps after watching Matteo and Joe to the Aqua Grill. The laughs and fun continue at 10:00pm for Bear Weekend’s final late night bar of the night! Unwind after a long day with new and old friends alike. 
  12. For one final time of the weekend join us at CAMP Rehoboth Community Center for a feast for the eyes and for the belly! Sal Seeley has curated an exhibit of bear-friendly art for your viewing pleasure. In the Great Room, you will find a selection of bagels, doughnuts and fruit salad. Behind the bar, some friendly bears will be serving up mimosas and Bloody Marys. The Art Show and Brunch are free to all. Drinks will be available for sale, except for our Full Weekend Pass holders. For them, the drinks are on the house!
13. For the third straight year, Rehoboth Beach Bear Weekend ends in the Bier Garten at the Purple Parrot. Per your requests we are starting the closing party a little earlier this year beginning at 1:00pm on Sunday.  Order a snack and/or a drink and bid your new friends adieu till the next time.  At 4:00 we’ll draw the winners for the door prizes and the Bear Weekend’s 50/50 raffle. This event is included with your Full Weekend Pass or $5 in advance or at the door.


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