Arrive early and join us for the South Plains Leatherfest Opening Ceremonies. Hear about all of the exciting things ahead of you for the weekend, meet the IMs Contest Contestants and Judges, mix and mingle, say hello to old friends and meet new ones. It’s a great way to get your South Plains weekend started.
NLA Dallas has been the host of our SPLF Welcome Party on Thursday night for many years! Please join NLA Dallas again this year as they open the Hospitality Suite with the SPLF Welcome Party! Catch up with old friends, meet new one's and enjoy the view with our friends from NLA Dallas!
SPLF kicks off with a dance party featuring DJ “Daddy” Zulu, Thursday 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm! Join us as he takes us on a journey of dance classics heard at Leather Bars throughout the past few decades. Shake your tail feathers and start this celebration off right!
Introducing Debauchery – Dinner and Show on Friday evening! If you like dressing up, come in your best. If you don’t, wear whatever you are comfortable in. We’ll begin the evening with a fabulous meal and entertainment. After dinner, we’ll serve up more than dessert. Grab a drink and sit back for a hot sexy show with drag, burlesque, and plenty to make you squirm in your seat. We’ll warm you up for the Play Party!
Share a meal with your SPLF friends and family on Saturday afternoon while watching an interview of our keynote speaker, Mollena Williams-Haas. We promise to dish the dirt as Mollena takes the Hot Seat! This event is also a fundraiser for the IM/s Travel Fund. The Hot Seat Café tables are available for sponsorships and the money raised through the sponsored tables goes directly into the IM/s Travel Fund. Café table sponsorship information may be found on our Sponsors page.
Begin your wind-down on Sunday morning by joining us for a lovely brunch followed by a Keynote Speech given by the one and only Mollena Williams-Haas! Come for the inspiration, come to enjoy a meal with your people or come for the coffee – but don’t miss this opportunity to be together before we start thinking about heading home with memories of our amazing weekend.
South Plains Leatherfest is the home of the International Master/slave Contest. During the day on Saturday, watch the contestants in the interview and presentation categories. Then Saturday evening, don’t miss the contest finale where you’ll find out who will be the new International Master/slave titleholders!
"The Staff” is honored to offer a complimentary coffee and pastry bar open to all the South Plains’ family in the fourth floor Governor’s Suite each morning. A selection of regular and decaffeinated coffees, tea and hot cocoa with condiments as well as a variety of pastries and small breakfast snacks will be available. The Coffee House is being donated by “The Staff “as a service to the greater community during South Plains Leatherfest. Gratuities will be gratefully accepted.
Thank you Team Dungeon
Play Parties are a highlight of the South Plains weekend, so make your plans – and play dates – now! All parties require the purchase of an add-on weekend play party ticket. Parties are inclusive of trans, cis, genderfluid, non-binary, and are focused on where people based on their own self-identification, feel most comfortable in that space.
Open party for all. Everyone is welcome!!
Kaleidoscope hosted by LSC
Dedicated space for BIPOC-identifying individuals and their allies.
This party is a dedicated space for our queer, transgender, nonbinary, gender fluid, genderqueer, agender attendees (as well as other gender anarchists) and their invited play partners.
This party is a dedicated space for people who are most comfortable in a space that centers men.
This party is a dedicated space for people who are most comfortable in a space that centers women.
What do you come to Leather Events for? Community, friendship, hot hookups – to see your people! The South Plains Living Room is open all weekend to meet people, spend time with your friends, sit back and watch the leather go by, and gaze at the bootblacks! Chairs and tables will be setup right in the middle of it all next to the Bootblack Lounge, Registration, Vending and Education in a room with plenty of space to lounge around. Be comfortable, relax, and catch up with your people.
Join us at the pool with your favorite cigar and a drink from the bar for Cigar Socials Friday and Saturday evenings hosted by the Underground Cigar Social and LHC Austin.
South Plains welcomes MAsT-International’s General Membership Meeting. You don’t have to be a member of MAsT to attend. Everyone is invited.
Join the SPLF Bootblacks for a great time at the pool Sunday afternoon!
Can you even imagine the shenanigans?
Are you an artist who's like to share or sell your work?
How about an author with writing to talk about or books to sell?
Or an activist with a message to share?
Reserve a slot at the Artist, Author, Activist Table at South Plains Leatherfest and share your passion!