Member Information

VicBears holds more than 40+ events each year ranging from monthly social gatherings at The Laird, lazy lunches, dance parties, to the southern hemisphere’s largest bear event, Southern Hibearnation in June each year.

Join now, and you’ll instantly reap the rewards of Club membership.

PLEASE NOTE: All VicBears Memberships run for the calendar year; from 1 January to 31 December. Your 2018 Membership will expire on 31 December 2018 regardless of when you join. So join now to get the most bang for your membership buck! Memberships are available to any gay man 18yo or over who identifies with the bear community. Members can live anywhere in the world and join VicBears - you don't have to live in Victoria, Australia to be a proud VicBear!


  2018 Membership Keyring It's your membership ID and practical too! Keep it with you to get your member benefits
  Exclusive Members Only Discounts Our Members Benefits Program opens the door to tons of local businesses, offering you exclusive discounts throughout the year!
  1st Drink FREE @ UNION Event Your first drink at UNION events @ The Laird is on us! Grab your voucher from the Club Desk.
  10% discount at Mannhaus Get all the toys, equipment & bear-ware you've always wanted at our discounted rate.
Huge savings on Premium events Imagine the money you will save at every ticketed event we organise. Just one event can repay your membership fee!
VicBears BUZZ Member Newsletter Monthly edition of VicBears BUZZ will be emailed to you, loaded with news, photos, club happenings and more!
  More than 40+ reasons to join VicBears holds more than 40+ events each year, we're just waiting to invite you.
  Great opportunity to meet new people With events from bbq's to dance parties, you're sure to make a few grrreat friends.

How to Join

There are two ways to become a VicBears member:
  1. 1. Buy Online You can buy a membership right now online.
  2. 2. Buy In Person You can also buy or renew your membership in person at the Club Desk at our UNION events, held the 4th Saturday of every month at the Laird Hotel, 149 Gipps St Abbotsford. Vic.

Current 2018 Membership Fees;

  • Regular Member: $35
  • Couple Membership: $60
  • Concession Single: $25*
  • Concession Couple: $45*
  • International Membership: $30
*Concession Membership application must be made in person at any VicBears UNION event held on the 4th Saturday of every month at the Laird Hotel, 149 Gipps St, Abbotsford, VIC 3067.

REMEMBER: All VicBears Memberships run for the full calendar year, from 1 January to 31 December, regardless of when you join. So join early to enjoy all the benefits of membership until the end of 2018!