When: October 3, 2019 – October 6, 2019

Where: Various Locations (Bayside Betsy’s, Atlantic House, Full Kit Gear, Crown & Anchor, Club Purgatory, Boatslip)

About: A kick-back, have a good time, meet some hot new friends weekend for those who want to hang out, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in leather, rubber and uniforms. Mates Leather Weekend is brought to you by Rick Conley, longtime Provincetown resident and leatherman.


  • Thursday, Oct. 3
    • Prime the Pump, 8pm-10pm at Bayside Betsy’s. For those in town early, come on by Bayside Betsy’s as we “Prime The Pump” before the weekend begins. Hors d’oeuvres provided by Rick of Mates Leather Weekend.
    • Boot Camp, 10pm-1am at the Atlantic House. Break out your boots and check out this first night event.  Dance to the beats of Billboard DJ David LaSalle inside, fire up a stogie on the back patio, or get your boots shined by MLW Resident BootBlack Jay Falcon.
  • Friday, Oct. 4:
    • Waterfront cocktails, 12:30pm-3pm at Harbor Lounge. Join Liam and Cass for an afternoon cocktail overlooking beautiful Provincetown Harbor. Check out their delightful & delicious menu of creative cocktails.
    • Free health screenings/testings, 1pm to 1am at the ASGCC drop-in center.
    • Welcome reception, 4pm to 8:30pm at Club Purgatory. Start your Friday night right at this meet and greet event and pick up or purchase your Event Pass. Earl’s famous buffet will be served from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.  Vegetarian and gluten-free items available.
    • Dessert & coffee from 8pm to 10pm at Full Kit Gear. Following the Opening Reception, come eat some sweets and check out the latest in leather & fetish gear.
    • Uniforms & Cigars, 9:30pm-1am at the Crown & Anchor. Military, firefighter, police… What’s your fantasy? Fire up your stogie under the stars or under the tent at this sub-event for the cigar fetishist.  Dance to the beats of DJ Chris Racine.  Also, Northeast Community Bootblack 2011/2012 & MLW Resident Bootblack Jay Falcon will be on hand to shine up your boots.
  • Saturday, Oct. 5
    • Leather market, raffle, & contest registration, 11am to 3pm at the Boatslip. Shop for the finest in leather & Fetish goods, or sell and trade your own gear. Get your tickets for the MLW Raffle to benefit ASGCC.  ALWAYS a big list of great donations to win from local and visiting merchants & restaurants.  Tickets are $2 each, 3 for $5, or $20 for an inseams length. Raffle will be called at 2:15 by First Mate 2001 David Oravez with prizes awarded by Jeff Arnold.  You must be present to win. Danny Pantaleo  and Billie Jean Beetam from SNIP Salon will fix you up so you look your best.  There is no charge for this service but Danny & Billie Jean donate all of their tips to ASGCC (suggested donation $20+). This is the last MLW event of the weekend to have your boots shined up from award-winning MLW Resident Bootblack Jay Falcon
    • Free health screenings/testings, 1pm to 1am at the ASGCC drop-in center.
    • Leather Tea & Meet the Meat, 6pm to 9pm at the Atlantic House. Not your mother’s tea…  Dance to the beats of DJ Wayne Michael.  This your chance to “Meet-the-Meat”, hosted by First Mate Contest emcee Dominic Donahue, who will introduce and number your 2019 First Mate Contestants and Judging Panel.  Choose your favorite contestant and let him know what it will take to get your vote. 
    • First Mate contest, 9:30pm to 1am at the Crown & Anchor. Contest at 11PM sharp. $10 cover without registration.  After the contest…booze, cruise, and dance to the beats of DJ Chris Racine.
  • Sunday, Oct. 6
    • Cookout & Tattoo Contest, 11:30am to 2pm, poolside at the Crown & Anchor. Join us for hot dogs, hamburgers and salads (vegetarian and gluten-free items available) Poolside at Crown & Anchor. It’s the Annual Tattoo Contest at 1:00 PM Hosted by David Oravez. Categories include Best Tattoo, Best Furry Chest, Best Nipples, Best Butt & more.  Sign up with David, show us your stuff & the crowd decides. Each category’s winner gets a Free Pass to next year’s MLW!
    • Free health screenings/testings, 1pm to 1am at the ASGCC drop-in center.
    • Fetish party, 4pm to 8pm at the Crown & Anchor. The best party of the year! Pull off your pants at this sticky, steamy annual favorite. Jockstraps encouraged and clothing check available.  Nudity prohibited.
    • Rubber Ball & Closing party, 10:30pm to 1am, Club Purgatory. Shine up your rubber and roll, bounce or slide up to Purgatory for this final MLW event.

For more information, visit the Mates site.