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PLAN

What's Being Planned

Special events, parties, happy hours, shows and even our own mini gaybourhood will add a big scoop of glitter to what makes going to Bisbee fun already --- soaking up the turn-of-century atmosphere, hitting the dive bars and taking in the many different
restaurants, art galleries and shops.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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THE GAYBOURHOOD

We're creating our own little Castro District with a gay cruise bar and gay show lounge

 
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THE
PIT

The Cruise Bar

Tom of Finland in Bisbee? Yep, THE PIT is our own little basement cruise bar for the weekend with guest DJs spinning deep sultry house. Dark and below street level, you'll swear you could be in Amsterdam.

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THE
GRAND

The Show Lounge

Non-stop entertainment is on tap at THE GRAND, our Mineshaft Show Bar with Drag Brunches in the morning, live entertainment in the afternoon, evening shows and nightly dance parties.

 

THE EVENTS

Three jam packed days and nights of events.

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FRIDAY

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HeatWave
Tucson's Big Dipper
Copper Queen Hotel

Dive in for the start of Mineshaft Weekend with our early arrivals pool party at The Copper Queen Hotel. Poolside bar and BBQ, guest DJ,  towel and bag check service.
 

NOON-6PM

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G3 Gay Happy Hour
TGIF Mixer
Copper Queen Hotel

Mineshaft gets going with Welcome to Bisbee social hosted by G3, Tucson's most popular monthly cocktail party. See who's in town and enjoy a drink on us!
 

5-9PM

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Copper Camp Follies
Variety Show
The Grand

THE GRAND, our Mineshaft Show Lounge, brings us Bisbee's best variety show featuring a mix of vocalists, burlesque and drag

8PM

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Lounge Lizard
Concert
The Pit

We are adding a new live music act to the schedule. A little more chill than the show next door. Artist TBA 

8PM

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Man Cave
Cruise Party
The Pit

We invite you to go down deep in to "The Pit," a european-style basement cruise bar we're creating just for Mineshaft Weekend. 

TIL-2AM

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80s Dance Party
The Grand

Adjust your package and strike a pose! It's the best of the 80's with Madonna, Cher, Erasure, Whitney, and Culture Club . . . 

STARTS AFTER THE SHOW

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 SATURDAY

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Drag Brunch
Breakfast with a Side of Attitude
The Grand

 

"Whore d'ouvres" and pre-show mingling followed by the most dazzling queens this side of the Mule Mountain Tunnel.

DOORS OPEN 9AM

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Splash Bash
The Phoenix Pool Party
Copper Queen Hotel

 

ION ARIZONA brings the big fun and big sound, giveaways and hot men in speedos down to Bisbee for the first time!

NOON-6PM

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Queen(s) of the Copper Camps
A Dragstravaganza
The Grand

 

It's a rooting tootin sashay-slinging gender bender tonight with a cast of queens plucked fresh from the bordellos of Tombstone

NOON-6PM

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Lounge Lizard
Concert
The Pit

We are adding a new live music act to the schedule. A little more chill than the show next door. Artist TBA 

8PM

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Gay 90s
Retro Dance Party
The Grand

C'mon barbie lets go party, it's the 90s! New Wave, a little Britney and a lot of really bad hair.

AFTER THE SHOW TIL CLOSE

SUNDAY

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Champagne Toast
Brunch
The Grand
 

Live Music and bottomless mimosas!

TBD

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Hard Hat
Closing Night Party
The Pit

The mine is closing and it's the last shift. Let's make it a good one!

TIL 2AM

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Camp Flamingo
Trailer Park Party
The Shady Dell
 

What could be gayer  than a party in a trailer park? The boys from Phoenix Takeover host this daytime boozer at The Shady Dell where even the bar in an old airstream!

NOON-6PM

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The I-Beam
Classic Tea Dance
The Grand

 

Inspired by the legendary San Francisco club when Sylvester, Donna Summer and the Village People ruled the dance floor

6PM