This article was published on March 17th, 2016
Anticipation is growing in the Pacific Northwest as Ruff gets ready to celebrate its fifth anniversary on Friday, March 25 at The Pint (455 Abbot Street, Vancouver). Since its inception, executive producer, Michel Nadeau has stayed true to the mission of providing the community and allies an affordable, competitive, and memorable events. Over the years, the events have grown in popularity, expanding into four signature events throughout the year.
The 5th anniversary Ruff party kicks off with the annual Mr Ruff competition. Four hot and sexy men are competing for the title. Following the competition the anniversary party will begin. Doors for the Mr Ruff competition open at 8:00pm wit the competition scheduled from 9:00pm-10:00pm.
The anniversary party will include music by GingerBear Todd (Vancouver), Del Stamp (Vancouver), and Bret Law (Seattle). Throughout the night there will be performances by Colin, who is Mr Ruff 2015, and the newly inducted Mr Ruff 2016. The anniversary party will continue until 3:00am.
Following the 5th Anniversary party will be RUFFplay at Steamworks Bathhouse, the official event after party. Entry will be $5 for those with a Ruff wristband or ticket.
Tickets for the Ruff 5th Anniversary event are $15 in advance either online or at Topdrawers (809 Davie Street, Vancouver). Limited tickets will be available at the door for $20.