Posted on March 18th, 2013 by .

The bears are emerging from their winter hibernation, and they’re hungry for something sweet! Enter Sugarbear Weekend (March 21-24, 2013) at Stud Bar in Montreal’s Gay Village with a trip to one of Quebec’s historic Sugar Shacks!…

Sugarbear Weekend gets a head start on Thursday, with a welcome evening at Bar Le Stud located in the east end of the Gay Village. Next on the Friday, a Bear Beach Party at a local sauna for those who are interested, followed by a BBQ Evening ($12) which includes all you can eat hamburgers and music.

Saturday, March 23, is the main event with all the bears traveling by bus to brunch at a sugar shack ($49). They’ll be served the traditional Québecois spread of hearty lumberjack food, finished with some delicious maple toffee in the snow. The brunch includes a live show with Canadian country singer Drake Jensen, with a bunch of fun door prizes. Once back in Montréal, there will be the official reception and “Maple Syrup Night” at Stud Bar.

Sunday will include an exclusive pre-sale at Priape, a farewell brunch at La Planète and a 5 à 7 at Stud Bar. There are a few partner Bed & Breakfast’s that are offering up some sweet deals on accommodations for Sugarbear Weekend, stay three nights but only pay for two! Check them all out: La Conciergerie Guest House, Auberge L’Un et L’Autre, Sir Montcalm, Maison des Jardins, and Ruta Bagage.

The VIP Package ($59) includes both the BBQ Evening and the Sugar Shack Brunch, and tickets are available online through Priape here.



Sugarbear Weekend, March 21-24, 2013

Bar Le Stud, 1812 St Catherine East, (514) 598-8243

Priape, 1311 St Catherine East, (514) 521-8451

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