Harbour City Bears

Harbour City Bears is Sydney’s only community group for bears – hairy gay men – our admirers and friends. We hold over 140 events each year – with weekly socials, dance parties, dinners and other outings through the year.

  • two annual festivals – Bear Essentials during Mardi Gras, and Bear Pride during August, which also attracts visitors from interstate and overseas to participate in Sydney’s vibrant bear culture.
  • quarterly dance party Bear Pit and the iconic Underbear during Mardi Gras
  • socials every Friday night at The Oxford Hotel in Darlinghurst and Sunday afternoon at The Town Hall Hotel in Newtown
  • Press Paws, a monthly gaymer event
  • community health & well-being events
  • fundraising for community charities

The proceeds from our events and fundraising are all invested back into the club, or donated to the community charities that we support.

Find more information on Harbour City Bears in our Canberra travel guide written in collaboration with HCB member Luka Musicki.

PO Box 1532, Darlinghurst, 1300, New South Wales, Australia

Email Info@hcbears.com.au



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