The Kinky “Up Your Alley” Fair | SoMa
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Dore Alley | Dore Alley at Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA
This isn’t an indie fair with hand-knit scarves or a baked goods; the 2013 Up Your Alley Fair is full of vendors to satisfy your needs–so long as it’s bondage, animal roleplay, kink, leather straps, whips, paddles, latex outfits or suspension.
>> Want something a little less hard core? Try the Folsom Street Fair on September 29, 2013.
Up Your Alley Fair
Sunday, July 28, 2013 | 11 am to 6 pm
- Dore Alley (btwn Howard & Folsom)
- Folsom Street (9th to Juniper)
FREE, but a $7 donation requested (get $2 off drinks with a donation)
Who goes to the Up Your Alley Fair? Usually, around 12,000 leather folk attend, making it a smaller, but more local event (read: fewer tourists) than the Folsom Street Fair. Attendees of Up Your Alley are almost exclusively male, mostly gay, into hardcore and BDSM, while Folsom is the more pansexual, gender-diverse fair.