For a list of public accommodations in the area visit the. Folks can stay in local lodges, campgrounds and cabins, or any number of options in nearby towns and cities. The River: The Russian River is clean and safe for swimming. Check out more photos from the site. Lazy Bear Weekend is run by a small army of volunteers. A boycott organized by bears on LiveJournal ensued. Started by Harry Lit in 1996, the organization is currently steered by David Barker, John Jacob, Steve Adams, Trey Sheldon and Fred Bothe.
In addition to four resorts' pool areas, there were nightly dances, the nightly bonfire at the Campground, evening entertainment, the riotous Sisters' Shirtless Bingo, beer busts and barbecues and more. Again, I attribute the mellow atmosphere in part to good organization by designating the daily 'hot' and 'mild' sites and the opening of new venues which helped spread out the crowds. Drink world-class wine near the vineyards that produce it. Started by Harry Lit in 1996, the organization is currently steered by David Barker, John Jacob, Steve Adams, Trey Sheldon and Fred Bothe. Please be sure to bring your printed ticket to guarantee boarding on the shuttle.
Click on an image for a larger view. Eat at gourmet restaurants, local diners, cookouts and unique pop-ups. Check this space and our Facebook page starting in May 2019 for more details. We are also providing forum to exchange housing needs and wants for Lazy Bear attendees. The Lazy Bear Fund events benefit from the help and hard work of many friends, merchants, and long-time supporters. Lazy Bear Weekend 2006: Page 1 of 16 By the Water in the Sun By the Water in the Sun in a Grassy Field Surrounded by Redwoods in the Sun by the Water: And that is what the next 16 pages are all about.
The truly awesome atmosphere among the 5,500 or so Bears was as usual relaxed, friendly and festive. August 1-6th is our annual, signature event. The Lazy Bear fund puts on one of the largest and most successful bear gatherings in the world. The water is tested frequently to ensure its integrity. Check out their and join the to keep up with the latest news.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Attendees are responsible for acquiring their own lodging. As requests to delete profiles are seldom serviced, this artificially increases the number of users by a large number of inactive or abandoned profiles. This year, August 1-6, 2018, was a beautiful and heartfelt event. Accommodations: Lazy Bear Weekend visitors stay at the nearby resorts or at one of the many area houses, apartments or rooms available for short-term rental. McGillivray also complained that Greg lied to a Bear411 member about Lazy Bear Weekend.
All events are ages 21 and over. We do host a where to look for or share available rooms. Overview Welcome to Lazy Bear Week The Lazy Bear fund puts on one of the largest and most successful bear gatherings in the world. Cellular and WiFi service are notoriously poor during Lazy Bear Weekend. What can I bring into the event? Lazy Bear Weekend is run by a small army of volunteers. We highly recommend you secure lodging prior to purchasing your ticket as tickets are nonrefundable. Stay in local lodges, campgrounds and cabins, or avail yourself of any number of options in nearby towns and cities.
You can use public transportation, but it's not easy or convenient. Your Lazy Bear Tag purchase is a tax-deductable donation to the Lazy Bear Fund. August 1st to 6th, 2018 Keep up to date with schedules and information at. There are also numerous and options in Guerneville and vicinity. If you would like to volunteer, send an email to. Transportation: To get to Guerneville, having a car is important.
We give all of our profits to causes like clinics and schools and food banks. Stay in local lodges, campgrounds and cabins, or any number of options in nearby towns and cities. Many of the people who are serving you a beverage or cleaning up after a party are affiliated with the organizations we give to. We couldn't find a place to stay in Guerneville again, so we stayed in Santa Rosa and drove over to Guerneville for the pool party with dj, Rotten Robbie. We plan to bring back shuttles for Lazy Bear 2019. Harry Lit, organizer of charity fundraising event , had various complaints about Greg and Bear411 including that several websites had been threatened that if they featured LazyBearWeekend.
He was playing a lot of 70's disco on Saturday which made it difficult to stop dancing. This is the third Lazy Bear that Milton and I have attended in Guerneville at Russian River. Later that night, we went to the bonfire and then came back for another pool party with Rotten Robbie on Sunday. The is also a good resource for finding lodging. I missed the games and the nightlife, the bonfires and dances.
Please be aware that lodging is extremely limited in Guerneville during Lazy Bear Weekend and Lazy Bear Inc, will not be responsible for providing or acquiring lodging for any attendees utilizing this transportation service. The Lazy Bear Fund events benefit from the help and hard work of many friends, merchants and long-time supporters. All events and the shuttle bus are for guests 21 years of age or older. Directions:, take 101 North for approximately 72 miles, take exit 494 River Road and turn left. Tent cities provided their own entertainment; canoeing was popular; wine tasting opportunities abounded; and even beachcombing attracted as the Pacific Ocean is just 12 miles away. Bear411 has also been criticized for making it difficult, if not impossible, to delete a profile.