Welcome to the Golden State Bears, Fresno's (and the Central Valley's) bear club!

We offer a social outlet for gay men who identify as a "bear", who like "bears", or who just like hanging out without all the attitude.

Since forming in September 1994, the Club has provided social activities for bears, cubs, their friends, and everybody else who loves them. Through activities like camping, hiking, boating, and other outdoor activities, we've “gotten away from it all” with like-minded men.

Each month, we host a number of regular and special events throughout the year. During the summer months, we host popular pool parties. And, don't forget our year-round monthly beer busts (which include a whole lot more than just beer).

Why not join us for some of our upcoming events below?


Please join us for one or more of our next events:

Saturday, September 6
Beer Bust at The Phoenix

Join us for our monthly beer bust at The Phoenix! Buy in is only $3 for members and $4 for non-members! If your birthday falls during this month, your buy-in is free! If you bring a friend who signs up as a new member, you both get the buy-in for free! 8:00pm
Sunday, September 7
General Meeting
Monthly meeting at the Phoenix at 1pm. Come with your ideas ;)
Friday, September 12
Bear Frenzy
Come to our Meet & Greet with your fellow bears. Meet at The Phoenix starting at 7pm.
Saturday, September 13
Bear Frenzy Contest
Contest starts @ 8pm at The Phoenix
Saturday, September 13
Pool party
Pool Party from 1pm-5pm