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KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’

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Lumber Exchange Event Center

10 South 5th Street


Minneapolis, MN 55402

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KiSS Events, by KinqueSocialSociety.com is pleased to return to the kink scene presenting the highly anticipated KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’ Friday, March 29, 2019, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the exquisite Lumber Exchange in downtown Minneapolis.

KiSS ‘Gothic Dream Gala‘ is a highly anticipated ‘Taste of Kink‘ adult lifestyle and combined charity event supporting the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Make a Wish Foundation, with a focus on bringing together all lifestyles and kinks over one amazing night bi-annually; embracing diversity, expanding awareness in the performing arts and BDSM community from bondage to burlesque, as well as, providing opportunities for lifestyle members to discover new experiences and preferences in the world of kink.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please read purchase agreement and rules of conduct language below before ticket purchase.

Hotel packages are stillavailable and may be purchased while they last up to 3/8/19 per hotel policy.

Save Now! February Promo rates good thru 2/28!

* 2 tickets $69 and single tickets $45


* Get 2 tickets, plus 2 main stage reserved seats $135.30 at check out! This rate includes eventbrite credit card fee.

March 1st thru March 28th:

* 2 or more tickets are $39 and single ticket $45.

Starting on March 29th (day of event)

* All guest tickets $49 per person.

Online ticket purchases only, no at the door sales.

RESERVED SEATING: See package above or seating that is still available can be purchased at check in pending availability; Cash or credit accepted.


Guests also have 3 onsite overnight hotel package options to choose from, just steps from the action.

Must be 21 and over and provide credit card at check in for incidentals, i.e. parking, etc. for both hotel and event access.

Currently king rooms are available and selling fast. The current promo pricing for all hotel packages below are subject to availability and demand.


* Package 1: $249 now thru 3/8/19.

This package includes a hotel room, plus 2 tickets into event.

* Package 2: $279 now thru 3/8/19.

This package includes a hotel room, plus 2 tickets & VIP main stage seating rows 2, 3 or 4 assigned at time of arrival.

* Package 3: $319 thru 3/8/19. * Limited number remain

This package includes a hotel room, plus 2 tickets & VIP ‘front row‘ reserved main stage seating with bistro table.

Come Taste Kink, Find Your Flavour at the KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’


From 7 pm to 2am guests experience an exquisite industrial loft takeover with onsite hotel accommodations just steps from the action; includes edgy performances from bondage to burlesque, by well known top performers, including live demos, and unique market of specialized vendors showcasing their work.

The event presents 2 plus bars, professional DJ and dance floor, professional photo booth, hands on experiences and live demos; rope bondage and suspension performances, hot wax, fire massage, tattoo and body painting, the electro stim experience, with newly added exhibits for the exibitionist and vouyer.

KiSS is thrilled to announce this amazingly talented spring line up of well known performers!


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

The tantalizing and multi-talented Madame Sweetpea and Mistress Mara with Kinky Friday at the Gay 90’s is leading the combined charity event and performing during the event Intermission and the charity prize drawing just before midnight.

Angela Higgins and Justice Draconis with Forbidden Bazaar showcasing both fire and aerial performances;

Nocturna Lee Mission, we welcome to our stage as top drag performer;

Robert Dante four time world record holder bull whip artist showcases his work for the first time on our main stage;

Black Ryver rope suspension performances;

Ava Larentia and Ms. Mnpls return with another jaw dropping 30 min performance;

Angela Higgins conducts her skillfully mastered aerial performance;

Winter NightMoon returns to stage with two personally selected performers;

The evening includes dancing the night away to our professional DJ Seven along with our tandem pole dancers with Minnsky Theatre and go-go dancers with the Gay 90’s!

Guests can also experience opportunities via flogging or a nice spank session with trained experts, bondage art, body painting and tattoo stations, neon wax, electrical stim, fire massage, and a stroll down our newly added must see exhibition and vouyer areas.

Reminder: KiSS strives to keep event tickets at affordable pricing to allow 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 KiSS guests 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 vendors that are sure to jump start your creativity, along with a “cocktail mixer” meet and greet until 9 p.m. 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 will be 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!

First on our main stage we showcase and welcome 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; and guest Robert Dante four time world record holder bull whip artist;

At 10 pm guests enjoy an event filled intermission with ample opportunity to socialize over complimentary appetizers in the cocktail lounge, purchase tickets for your favorite charity prize drawing, take in the eye candy by Madam Sweetpea and Mistress Mara on main stage co-hosting the combined charity event supporting the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and Make a Wish foundation; Maybe they will fit in some time for a few birthday spankings! Will it be you? Be sure and visit the professional photo booth in the expansive industrial loft where you can’t miss all the live demos, and vendor market area!

We suggest coming early when doors open to experience all the event has to offer! (note: charity prize drawing winners are drawn just before 12 midnight by Madame Sweetpea and Mistress Mara on our main stage; this is a DO NOT MISS performance and must be present to win).

The evening continues following intermission performances with the must see Ava Larentia and Ms. Mnpls, Angela Higgins and WinterNightMoon! Yes ~ a true trifecta!

Guests will conclude the event at 2 am, but not before we dance to music presented by Seven our professional DJ along with amazingly talented tandem pole dancers, go-go dancers, etc.

Come Taste Kink, Find Your Flavour!


By purchasing a ticket to the KiSS Equinox ‘Gothic Dream Gala’ you are agreeing to these terms and conditions below.


Your ticket purchase confirms you have read and agree to these rules of conduct to attend the event. Please read all the rules of conduct below.

The Security team at the Lumber Exchange, hotel venue, KiSS Event organizers and assigned Dungeon Masters (DMs) will enforce the rules at their discretion. Breaking any rule of conduct may result in dismissal with no refund.

Please ask Event Staff (identified at check in) should any of the rules be unclear. We work hard to ensure a safe event environment, it is important to note each guest has a role and responsibility to know who the event security staff are and how to access them; or report immediately anything that appears unsafe or suspicious while at the event.

If you feel that you are just embarking on your journey please try to connect with those who appear to be more seasoned and are doing the types of performances and scenes that interest you most. Make sure you use discretion as to when you approach them. It is a good practice to wait until they begin socializing again after their scene and aftercare has ended.

Sexual acts: Sexual acts such as intercourse, oral sex, and genital manipulation are prohibited on the main floor and balcony levels. This rule does not apply to organizer-approved, scheduled and moderated demonstration scenes that may include genital exposure and manipulation.
Consent: Means we subscribe to an active consent rule where only yes means yes.Touching: No touching of any part of the body of others without their expressed consent. This also includes items that may be attached to someone's body (such as hair, clothes, collars etc.) and toys or any other objects.

Derogatory language: Derogatory language is not tolerated, including comments about people’s bodies, appearance, nudity, gender presentation and orientation.

Harassment: Only interact with people who seem to want to continue interacting with you. The “only yes means yes rule” applies to social interactions as well.

Solicitation: Solicitation or pay scenes are not permitted.
Default safeword: If top and bottom have not negotiated their own, the default safewords are “yellow” (to pause the scene) and “red” (to immediately end the scene). If you are a bottom and find yourself in a predicament where your pre-negotiated safeword is not being honored, then please use "Red" to have your scene terminated by staff on your behalf.

Scene interruption: Please do not interrupt or disrupt any scene in which you are not a participant. Often times even ongoing chatter or loud voices next to a scene can be very disruptive. Please socialize in the social areas.
Safety around backswing areas: Be mindful of straying into areas where someone is playing with a long toy (whip/flogger etc). These folks cannot see behind them, they are concentrating on a target, not who might have just walked up behind.

Alcohol: We strongly discourage the irresponsible use of alcohol at our event. Drunkenness will not be tolerated. If you are intoxicated, you will be refused entry or asked to leave. DMs reserve rights to refuse the participation of anyone they believe is intoxicated or disruptive.
Drugs/illegal substances: Drugs and illegal substances are not permitted.

Guns and weapons: Guns and weapons are not permitted (excluding knives approved by event staff for BDSM scenes).

Photography: Photography is restricted to the designated photo location. An event photographer is assigned to take discreet photos strictly of main-stage performers only, while maintaining the privacy of event patrons.

Aftercare areas: The aftercare area is the private recovery space of scene participants – not for patron socializing. Nudity: Total nudity is only permitted for event performances. Please wear clothing covering genitals.

Refund policy: There is no refund after entry, or after being ejected for rule violation.

The KiSS Event organizers nor any of the volunteers, performers, hotel or venue security staff are responsible for any injury, lost, stolen or belongings coming to, during or after the event.


Additional notes:

Attire is dress to impress, fetish wear, or guests can explore the many realms of the steampunk genres. We ask guests to tap into their creative side to get the most of this event. No ball caps, jeans, tennis shoes.

Security is on site throughout the event. Guests are encouraged to contact security and report any uncomfortable situation or notice anything suspicious.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend and present a current state issued picture ID at check-in.

No refunds are accepted. If you have a hotel stay we can help if an unusual situation should arise just contact KiSS Events.

Printed tickets will have an express lane for prompt entry.

Hotel package rates are based on availability and will increase closer to the date of event.

A coat area is available for all guests upon entering the event.

Please see webpage for more information and subscribe to the webpage to learn about all upcoming KiSS events: www.kinquesocialsociety.com

Questions about this event or about lodging accommodations please contact KiSS Events at: kinquesocialsociety@gmail.com

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