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Updated July 6, 2024

August 16 - 18, 2024

Cincinnati Leather Weekend is a three-day leather and kink event revolving around the contest for the coveted Cincinnati Leather title!

IMPORTANT - Cincinnati Leather is a gender neutral contest. Winners serve their community for a year and can then petition the producers to be sponsored to the next level contest of their choice.

Cincinnati Leather Weekend 2024 Details

Cincinnati Leather Weekend is not your ordinary event in Cincinnati; it's a full-blown extravaganza that unleashes the wild and adventurous spirit within. As the sun sets on a typical Friday evening, the city comes alive with an electrifying atmosphere that can only mean one thing: it's time for Cincinnati Leather to take center stage.


The weekend kicks off in style, blending the fabulous worlds of drag and burlesque into a sizzling show that will leave you breathless and begging for more. Prepare to be mesmerized as glamorous performers grace the stage, leaving trails of glitter and feathers in their wake. Oh, and did we mention the contestants? This is your chance to mingle and get up close and personal with the daring individuals who are ready to showcase their leather prowess.

Saturday embraces the kinkier side of life, offering a smorgasbord of daytime classes that will have your curiosity tingling and your imagination running wild. From beginner-friendly introductions to the art of bondage to advanced workshops on tantalizing techniques, there's something for everyone to explore. These educational endeavors are also a golden opportunity to connect with fellow leather enthusiasts, forming bonds that will last far beyond the weekend.

The main event of the evening unfolds with a grandeur that is unparalleled. The air crackles with anticipation as the contestants take the stage, their leather-clad bodies oozing confidence and dominance. Prepare to be amazed as they compete for the ultimate title, pushing boundaries and leaving you in awe of their skills and charisma. And don't worry, the excitement doesn't end there. Once the victor is crowned, a wild victory dance party ensues, where inhibitions are shed and freedom reigns supreme.

Sunday dawns with a delicious brunch, a time to relax and reflect on the whirlwind of the contest weekend. Here, you'll have the chance to mingle with the newly crowned champion, along with the captivating contestants who shared their journeys. It's a chance to bask in the warm embrace of the local and visiting leatherfolk and fetish lovers, forming connections that transcend the leather scene and dive deep into the essence of community.

Cincinnati Leather Weekend is an invitation to embrace your passions, explore the depths of your desires, and revel in the uninhibited celebration of self-expression. So gather your leather, unleash your inner adventurer, and prepare for a weekend of exhilaration, education, and unforgettable memories. Let Cincinnati Leather Weekend be the catalyst for your most extraordinary journey yet.

Popular Gay Bars & LGBTQ+ Venues

Bloom OTR, Home Base Tavern, The Birdcage, and The Flock.

Other Queer & Gay Events in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Leather, Cincinnati Black Pride, Cincinnati Critter Weekend, and Cincinnati Pride.


Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St
Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202
United States


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Dates & Hours

August 16 - 18, 2024

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