KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’

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Date(s) - 29/03/2019 - 30/03/2019
7:00 pm - 2:00 am

Lumber Exchange venue


Friday, March 29, 2019 · 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM 

Lumber Exchange
10 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402

4 new hotel packages added! $55 at door night of event 7 pm to 10 pm; or best deal use promo code KINKY or FORBIDDEN online for 2 tickets $79!
Dress Code: Fetish or dress to impress; encourage a gothic steampunk twist

Important note: KiSS is sending an email update to all guests attending the KiSS Gala on March 29. 2019 regarding hotel location and hotel package information. Guests will be checking into the AC Marriott attached to the Lumber Exchange Event venue.Guests will receive address to the hotel along with check in process and parking information.

Hello! We hope you plan to join us at the KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’! It is through these bi-annual events KiSS looks forward to introducing you to the world of kink!

KiSS caters to the newly exploring to the seasoned expert in kink, across all community groups (LGBTQ, BDSM, Alternative Lifestyles, etc.)

A selected charity is paired with each KiSS event. The KiSS Gala on 3/29/19 is supporting the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom (NCSF) and Make a Wish Foundation via a charity raffle and awesome prize drawings just before midnight. Must be present to win.

KiSS invites you to come Taste Kink, Find Your Flavour at the upcoming highly anticipated KiSS ‘Gothic Dream Gala’ on Friday, March 29, 2019 at the Lumber Exchange, Minneapolis MN from 7 pm to 2am. Why leave town or stay home, when this amazing bi-annual event is right at your door in downtown Minneapolis!

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Ticket information:

Guests with hotel packages will receive an email by 3/9/19 with detailed instructions regarding the check in process.

Fet and online friends receive 2 admission tickets for $79! Click tickets button on ticket site and enter into the blue promo code area KINKY or FORBIDDEN and scroll to the displayed ticket field. These codes showcase our amazing performers with Kinky Friday and Forbidden Bazaar!

**Single admission tickets will remain at $45 thru 3/29 until 6 pm on Eventbrite;

Guests can also purchase tickets at the door Friday, 3/29 for $55 per person day of event 7 pm until 10 pm

Main stage seating option while available: $40 for a pair of two seats in rows 2, 3 or 4 assigned at time of arrival. If available on day of event, seating can be purchased by guests upon arrival.

Hotel packages and front row main stage VIP seating with shared cocktail table for four- Sold Out

What guests can anticipate!

We suggest guests arrive early when doors open to have ample time to explore your full kink experience:

Begin with a kink focused vendor’s market place (all vendors to be announced soon): guests can kick off the night interacting with our vendors, well known from Chicago to Minnesota for their exceptional handmade leather items from floggers, collars, leads, etc. to a fine selection of handmade lingerie and corsets; full array of adult toys from top well known vendors (Pure Romance, Sex World, Downtown Intimates, etc.)

*Visit Kretat Productions serving as the KiSS Gala photo booth capturing the event with photos available for purchase just $5 onsite and options online!

This event is a proven ‘Taste of Kink’ event for a reason! No more are the days of hosting a bar and DJ and calling it a party! We at KiSS raise the bar in adult lifestyle events. We cater to the newly exploring to the the seasoned guest bringing diverse hands on kink experiences to you by top well known experts in kink!

Guests can view a variety of rope and suspension performances, while also experiencing fire massage, diverse electro stim wands, hot wax, henna tattoo art and body painting, with newly added experiences perfect for the exhibitionist and voyeur!

Note: Live interactive demos start at 7 pm and break at times during live performances on main stage and re-open from 12 midnight to 2 am.**

KiSS is proud and honored to offer guests this awe inspiring line up of top performers during this highly anticipated KiSS Gala!

Please welcome Dotty Staccato returning to our main stage by popular demand as event F’emcee;

KiSS is also honored to welcome to our main stage for the first time, Mistress Mara and the internationally known burlesque icon Sweetpea also known in the kink world as Queen Pea** both with Kinky Friday at the Gay 90’s scheduled to lead the combined charity event and are hosting the ‘do not miss’ prize raffle drawings and performance!

We are excited to bring to the KiSS main stage, the amazingly talented Angela Higgins and Justice Draconis with Forbidden Bazaar showcasing both fire and aerial performances! Watch her also throughout the event you may catch her with precious Cleo!

Eye catching jaw dropping Nocturna Lee Mission joins main stage as KiSS Gala’s top drag performer;

Robert Dante four time world record holder bull whip artist showcases his work on the main stage and available to showcase his work in the demo and vendor area! Ask him about his new movie!

Dottie Staccato showcases an amazing burlesque performance;

Black Ryver and his amazing rope and suspension performances;

Ava Larentia and Ms.Mpls return for another heart pounding can’t stop watching performance on our main stage;

Aster and Edgar providing for the first time on KiSS main stage, a dynamically powerful yet sensual couple’s performance.

Winter Night Moon also takes the KiSS main stage in a new provocative performance!

Emerald Eve returns to the main stage bringing her dual orchestrated burlesque performance.

Red Rider joins KiSS returning as our expert pole dancer join her in the cocktail lounge!

We conclude dancing the night away with Angela Higgins via a finale aerial performance, while our professional DJ Seven kicks off the dance music with our go go dancers Jess and Stella!

Reminder to guests: KiSS strives to keep event tickets at affordable pricing to provide opportunities for guests to fully engage in the event. We like to express up front, we are tip friendly, please share your support and feel free to tip your favorite performers during the event; cash on hand is recommended for the vendor areas as well. Many take credit cards, but to fully enjoy the event cash is recommended.


The suggested dress for this event is dress to impress or fetish wear; it is also an event with a Gothic steampunk twist across any and all steampunk genres. Note: costumes are not required. Please no tennis shoes, ball caps or jeans please.


The KiSS Gala also includes a combined charity event with prize raffle drawings at midnight; portions of the proceeds are going to the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Make a Wish Foundation. A description of NCSF is shared below:

NCSF Mission Statement
The NCSF is committed to creating a political, legal and social environment in the US that advances equal rights for consenting adults who engage in alternative sexual and relationship expressions. The NCSF aims to advance the rights of, and advocate for consenting adults in the BDSM-Leather-Fetish, Swing, and Polyamory Communities.


This amazing venue at the downtown Minneapolis Lumber Exchange provides three expansive modern industrial loft areas which can host up to one thousand guests; the space includes the impressive vaulted Fountain room, cocktail lounge area to socialize and a separate vendor area to shop, all for your mingling pleasure and just steps and elevator away from guest hotel accommodations. A parking ramp is attached to both the onsite hotel and industrial loft just above the Pourhouse.

If you missed the fall KiSS Equinox ‘Taste of Kink’ event in September, now is your chance to experience this “all lifestyle, all kink” bi-annual event! Over 90 percent of survey responses from the Sept. KISS Ball recommended another KiSS Event!


Doors open to all guests at 7 p.m. allowing time to experience the many diverse and unique kink vendors that are sure to jump start your creativity, along with a “cocktail mixer” with complimentary appetizers until 8:45 pm. Live ‘hands on‘ demos are open to guests during the pre-party mixer; perfect for the voyeur and exhibitionist to kick off the night.

At 8:45 p.m. guests are drawn into a full array of progressive and edgy top performers on our main stage with live performances hosted by no other than our back by popular demand, amazing F’emcee, Dotty Staccato! Performances run from 9 pm to10 pm showcasing on main stage Angela Higgins and Justice Draconis with Forbidden Bazaar and their superbly orchestrated expert fire performance; hold on for our new to main stage mind blowing drag performer Nocturna Lee Mission; guest Robert Dante four time world record holder bull whip artist; and burlesque by superbly talented Dottie Staccato!

At 10 pm guests enjoy an event filled intermission: perfect time to purchase raffle tickets for your favorite charity prize drawing, take in the eye candy provided on main the main stage by Mistress Mara and internationally known burlesque icon Sweetpea, also known as Queen Pea in the kink world leading the combined charity event supporting the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Make a Wish foundation; Maybe they will fit in a few birthday spankings! Will it be you? Intermission is a perfect time to also visit the professional photo booth by Kretat Productions and make a unique kink item purchase in the marketplace.

We suggest coming early when doors open to experience all the event has to offer!

From 10:30 pm to midnight the second half of the evening continues following intermission performances with the must see Ava Larentia and Ms. Mnpls., Aster and Edgar, and WinterNightMoon! Yes ~ a true trifecta!

Del and Emerald Eve present a finale duo performance no guest should miss!

Just before 12 midnight the KiSS charity raffle is presented via stunning performance by both Mistress Mara and Queen Pea on the main stage! A truly do not miss segment! Winners of the prize drawings must be present to win.

From 12:30 am to 2 am guests can continue to explore the many interactive demos in the vendor loft space and dance to music by Seven our professional DJ along with amazingly talented Gay 90’s go-go dancers Jessica and Stella, and our Forbidden Bazaar’s Angela Higgins amazing aerial performance of the night!

Come Taste Kink, Find Your Flavour!

Tickets are live on the KiSS webpage:

By subscribing to the Kinque Social Society (KiSS Events) webpage you can stay informed of promo pricing, upcoming events and travel plans! Scroll to the end of the webpage to subscribe.

Also, over 90 percent of survey responses shared they would recommend another KiSS event! Here are some of those much appreciated comments from friends of KiSS:

We at KiSS appreciate all of the comments shared about the KiSS Equinox Ball held on 9.21.2018! We include a few here below:

”Thank you all for coordinating such a wonderful event. I have never been to a private event on this scale before! It was a marvelous and unforgettable time!”

”Fantastic event! So many great demonstrations and opportunities to meet others across the kink scene!”

”This was my type of event and much better than most I attended in the past. Sensual and erotic, not stilted and uncomfortable. A welcome addition to the kink scene in town.”

”In a simple sentence, that night, I lost virginity to a Kinky world! That says it all! What a great event it was, kudos to organizers and performers. It was an amazing experience I had, it opened the doors to an entire new world altogether. In regular life I have seen and done mild things, but what the event showed me, is the resilience, the toughness and pain is pleasure. Being new, as a single man, I was a bit nervous. However, the greatness of the event and bold and open minded people made it easy. I have not made a connection yet, but I am sure with time and new events will be promising and I am more optimistic. I am happy and grateful that I attended this awesome event, which is a lifetime experience for sure.Thank you so much for organizing this beautiful event and opening a new avenue of life for me.”

KiSS also plans monthly social opportunities in the twin cities (Sunday Brunch meet up, Karaoke nights, etc.); local over night retreats and group travel opportunities for large and small groups. Travel plans are currently in the planning process with updates to be announced on the webpage.

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