Reoccurring Events

Monthly Events

1st Monday – Board of Directors Meeting
The SML Board of Directors meets on the first Monday of the month at the Cuff Complex dance bar. Members are welcome to attend. Contact president to RSVP.
3rd Thursday – Leather Social
Diesel Seattle – 1413 14th Ave Seattle WA 98122, 7:00-10:00 pm
Come socialize with Seattle Men in Leather. Gear highly encouraged but not required for this event. The sign in sheets are always on the corner of the beer rail just to the right as you enter the bar.
Open to everyone over 21 regardless of gender or SML membership.
4th Wednesday – Dress Code Leather Social
Cuff Complex (1533 13th Ave. @ Pine, Seattle), 7:00–10:00 pm
All members of the leather community over 21 are welcome, in appropriate dress code
* As a guideline: LURE (Leather Uniform Rubber Etc.)
* As another guideline: “What would the Village People wear?”
* In general, dress with intent and present yourself as someone who should be at a leather social.
(No open-toed shoes or sandals, unless you’re dressed like a gladiator!)
(on hiatus)
Monthly Brunch
Tribal Instinct education forums

Annual Events

March, Second Saturday – Annual Dinner, Meeting, and Elections
Seattle Men in Leather’s anniversary is in mid-March.  SML holds a sit-down dinner for the anniversary, including the club’s monthly general meeting, the installation of directors, the announcement of award recipients and beneficiary, and awarding club colors.
March, Wednesday of Leather Pride Week – Daddy’s Leather Tag Sale
In conjunction with Washington State Leather Pride Week, the past Seattle Leather Daddy titleholders and Washington State Mr. & Ms. Leather Association host a Leather Tag Sale, with the proceeds benefiting the Leather Archives & Museum.
held in conjunction with a Community-Wide Leather Social
May, Armed Forces Day – Boots ’n’ Buzzcuts
Seattle Men in Leather fundraiser at the Cuff Complex. Barbers and Bootblacks will be available to trim your hair to a regulation length and spit shine your boots, for a recommended donation of $15 per service (benefiting our club charity)
Please donate more for flat tops, tall boots, and other large tasks.
June, Father’s Day – Chili Feed
Seattle Men in Leather hosts a Chili Feed on the Cuff Complex’s patio on the afternoon of Father’s Day (3rd Sunday of June.)
June, last Sunday – Pride Parade Leather Contingent
Seattle Men in Leather typically participates in the Leather Contingent in the Seattle Pride Parade the last weekend of June.
October, Columbus Day Weekend – Seattle Leather Daddy and Daddy’s Boy Contest
The Seattle Leather Daddy and Daddy’s Boy Contest occurs during Columbus Day weekend each year. The contest weekend includes a Friday night Meet-n-Greet, the contest on Saturday night, and a Sunday Victory Brunch.
November, Veteran’s Day – Boots ’n’ Buzzcuts
Seattle Men in Leather fundraiser at the Cuff Complex. Barbers and Bootblacks will be available to trim your hair to a regulation length and spit shine your boots, for a recommended donation of $15 per service (benefiting our club charity)
Please donate more for flat tops, tall boots, and other large tasks.
December, First Weekend – Holiday Social
SML hosts a Holiday Social at a private home. Dress Code (if any) and attendance by non-SML members is up to the event host. About 60 people attended each year.
Want to volunteer to host the Holiday Social?
December, Second Weekend – Pictures with Santa
SML holds its annual Pictures with Santa fundraiser. For $10, get you pictures taken on the lap of a hunky Santa.
Hot and Hunky Santas on Friday and Saturday Night! Naughty Elves and other guests both nights.
Photos are $10 each, benefiting our charity beneficiary for the year.
Varying – SML Dines Out
Seattle Men in Leather periodically (more or less quarterly) has an evening dinner outing to a local restaurant. These are “no reservation” events. Attendees are encouraged to wear leather (etc.) attire.
Varying – Leather Invasion
Seattle Men in Leather periodically “invades” a place where Seattle leather men don’t typically go (at least in gear), such as an out-of-town leather club anniversary weekend, a comedy Christmas show, or a museum.
…plus other special events throughout the year
(on hiatus)
Equinox Leathermen’s Weekend