Brace yourselves, bear enthusiasts, as Provincetown Brewing Co., the queer brewery behind "the taste of Provincetown," is thrilled to announce an exhilarating transformation that will take your Bear Week experience to new heights. Get ready to unleash your inner bear and embrace the wild frontier as they unveil "The Bear Back Saloon" – a one-of-a-kind immersive tap room experience that will leave you roaring for more!
The Bear Back Saloon invites you to stroll through their swinging saloon doors and into a world where “It goes down easy!” Embodying the spirit of the Old West, The Bear Back Saloon has curated an array of exhilarating offerings that are bound to tantalize travelers’ senses and create lifelong memories.
Key Highlights of The Bear Back Saloon:
Hold on Tight: Get ready to test your cowboy skills as The Bear Back Saloon introduces a thrilling mechanical riding bull right in the heart of the tap room. Channel your inner rodeo star and experience the exhilaration as you hang on for the ride of a lifetime.
Capture the Moment: Immerse yourself in sepia-toned thrills as The Bear Back Saloon brings you an Old Western photo "booth." Strike a pose, don your cowboy hats and boots, (or corset and dress) if you’re more of a refined Western sage hen.
Wear Your Pride: Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Bear Week history with The Bear Back Saloon’s limited edition shirts, designed by Provincetown artist Eric Lesch and exclusively available for purchase at the saloon.
Dance to the Beat: Get ready to two-step, boot scoot, and line dance the night away with The Bear Back Saloon’s special leather line dancing night. Provincetown Brewing Co. welcomes you to don your harness and boots and showcase your moves and revel in the infectious energy of an unforgettable evening.
Cheers to Bears and Beers: Join The Bear Back Saloon for their annual Tuesday bear beer blast in collaboration with Dorchester Brewing Co.
Banjo Bliss: Experience the enchanting melodies of live banjo music during "Picking and Grinning" on Saturday, featuring the phenomenal local bluegrass legend Rodney Vaughan. Let the soul-stirring tunes transport you to a place where the joy of music intertwines with the warmth of community.
Legendary Appearances: Prepare to be captivated as Miss Bearded Mistress 2023 graces The Bear Back Saloon with her presence throughout the week. Bask in her charisma, revel in her charm, and experience the magic that only she can bring to Provincetown Bear Week.
Country Extravaganza: Indulge in the best of country music with The Bear Back Saloon’s weekly Fag Out Friday video show tunes night on 7/14, infused with a country twist. Hosted by Provincetown Brewing Co.'s very own country diva Chris Spaulding, this lively evening promises to be an unforgettable celebration of all things queer and country.
Post-Bear Boat Cruise Party: Keep the beat going on Sunday 7/9 at The Bear Back Saloon’s post-Bear Boat Cruise Party, where DJ Alex Dropo will keep you grooving from 7-10 p.m. You know you need somewhere to wet your whistle after that ship docks. $5 cover.
So, set your travel plans to Provincetown this summer and enjoy what Provincetown Brewing Co. created for July. It’s The Bear Back Saloon all week long at Provincetown Brewing Co., where “it goes down easy!”