Current BOTOP Charities




La Fiesta Presents: The Tucson Bear Crawl, a new-for-this-year event taking place from January 16-18th, 2015. Click HERE for more information.

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Click HERE for an important announcement about LA FIESTA DE LOS OSOS 2015…

La Fiesta De Los Osos is the annual Tucson-based bear run put on by the Bears of the Old Pueblo (BOTOP). With 65+ degree temps, beautiful sunshine, and heated pool parties, Fiesta offers a pleasant winter getaway at a budget-conscious cost. Unfortunately, the event for 2015 has been delayed until 2016. For more information, click HERE.

Regular Occurring Events:

Bear Coffee at Crave - Every Wednesday evening at 7 PM join us at Crave Coffee Bar, 4530 E Broadway Blvd, for great java and warm guys. It's a great way to meet and socialize with local bears. Everyone is welcome! Coffee drinks, fresh pastries, sandwiches, salads, and teas. For more information:

Bear Happy Hour -2nd Friday evening of every month at the Venture-N is from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Start off your weekend right with a tasty beverage and friendly bruins. We'll be there throwing darts, playing pool, or enjoying the spacious patio.

Monthly Potluck & Meeting: Check the calendar for this month's meeting date, time and location. Most meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month. Locations will vary. The meeting will usually have a potluck and social gathering, followed by the monthly meeting for the club. At times the meeting date, time or location may be changed, and may be at a restaurant for lunch or dinner or at a park for a picnic

Monthly Beer Bust: On the 4th Saturday of each month join the Bears at our home bar, the Venture-N, for an afternoon of socializing and beer (soda is available, too) at special beer bust prices. Homemade chili or other snacks are usually available. All proceeds benefit BOTOP's charities, Wingspan EON program for homeless youth and SAAF. Times vary, so check our calendar.

Bear Burgers: Come on back to the Venture-N on the last Sunday of the month for Bear Burgers when we'll be grilling up burgers with all the fixings starting at 5 PM.