Get ready to dive into the ultimate tropical bear experience as Lauderdale Tropical Bear Week takes over Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors from March 5 through March 10. Partnering with Gay Ocho, this six-day extravaganza guarantees non-stop fun with a lineup of thrilling events. From the high-energy Bears In The Park party featuring special guest Big Dipper to three epic pool parties and a VIP Bear Cruise on the iconic Jungle Queen Riverboat, there’s excitement at every turn. You will get to groove to the beats of Crystal Waters, Varla Jean Merman, Drew Sebastian, and other top DJs throughout Bear Week. Weekend passes start at $119, with VIP access at $319. Individual party tickets are also up for sale. The festivities kick off with a splash at the VIP Welcome Pool Party at Solstice at Wilton and conclude with the Tsunami Pool Party hosted by SCRUFF at Ed Lugo Resort. Don’t miss fun events like Tropical Splash with FlockFest and the Bare With Me Harness Party with DJ Chi Chi LaRue at Eagle Wilton Manors on March 7. Mark your calendars for the Camo Beach Party at Birch State Park, featuring a VIP Bar with Atian Rose Gin the following day. With a jam-packed schedule, Lauderdale Tropical Bear Week promises six days of unforgettable memories in the vibrant city of Wilton Manors. Visit for event details. The BEAR-est party in the city is finally around the corner!