Hottest Event Pics of 2014

As we get ready to mark one complete revolution around the sun with fantastic, fanciful, incredible black-tie parties we thought we’d compile a list of 2014’s hottest, eye-popping, jaw-dropping parties that did not require a tie.

Use this as a good reminder to plan your travels early as there is a trip-worthy event every month.

January: Mid-Atlantic Leather, Washington, DC

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Photo by Denis Largeron Photographie

February: International Bear Convergence, Palm Springs, CA

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March: Winter Party Festival, Miami, FL

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April: White Party, Palm Springs, CA

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Photo by Phil Lobel, Lobeline Communications

May: Matinee Festival, Las Vegas, NV

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Photo by @alfredo_luciano on instagram

June: Gay Pride, Key West, FL

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Photo by @mr1saac on instagram

July: Independence at the Crown & Anchor, Provincetown, MA

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Photo by @justjoshingnyc on instagram

August: Southern Decadence, New Orleans, LA

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Photo by Claire Bangser

September: Splash Days, Austin, TX

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Photo by @rickyrich87 on instagram

October: Fred & Jason’s 9th Annual Halloweenie presented by Brian & Chad, Los Angeles, CA

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Photo by @gaymenschorusla on instagram

November: Gay Days, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Photo by twitter user @GayDayS

December: Santa Speedo Run, Boston, MA

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Photo by bosguy.com