Northwest Leather Celebration

May 3-6, 2018

Sacramento, CA

Northwest Leather Celebration is a gathering place for all the leather tribes and offers a full weekend of education, fellowship, fun and the Northwest Bootblack and Northwest Master slave Contests.

Ms. Kelly Chance and slave boiDi

Ms. Kelly Chance
and slave boiDi

Northwest Master slave 2017


photo by Rich Stadtmiller

Northwest Leather Celebration 2018

Northwest Leather Celebration is the host for the Northwest regional Master slave and Northwest Bootblack Contests! You can be a part of this important selection! Attend the Friday Formal Leather Dinner and Opening Ceremonies and meet the contestants. Saturday morning and afternoon, get your boots done, watch the contestant interviews, and the sample class presentation. Saturday evening is the big show, including the stage portion of the contest and announcement of the winners of both contests. Come and cheer for your favorites!


Our educational focus is on building healthy relationships and communities as well as practical hands on technique. There will be over 50 workshops on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday taught by leading presenters. We focus on meeting the education needs of our vast community by offering both beginner and advanced classes.

Social Opportunities

Social opportunities abound at NWLC. It all starts with the Boots and Cigars Party at the Bolt Bar Thursday evening. In our private hotel area is Northwest Lounge, a casual space to meet up with friends and relax in comfy chairs. There is also an outside patio with tables, chairs, and lots of fresh air. Don't miss the hospitality parties held all weekend hosted by various clubs - always a great time. Enjoy a beverage and linger before or after the Formal Leather Dinner on Friday and the contests Saturday evening.


YES! We will have on-site playspace on Friday and Saturday evenings. Tickets are sold separately during the registration process and will NOT be sold onsite.


Visit our on-site bootblacks and get your leathers spiffed up for the fabulous weekend. Support, cheer on and root for your favorite Bootblack throughout the weekend. Be there to witness the first Bootblack contest held at Northwest Leather Celebration and the awarding of the next Northwest Bootblack title on Saturday evening. Remember…always tip your bootblack!

vending and silent auction

We made sure you will have plenty of shopping opportunities with an exciting selection of vendors. Vending will be open Friday afternoon through Sunday afternoon. Also located in Vending will be the NWLC Silent Auction. All proceeds are donated to the Northwest Master slave and Northwest Bootblack Travel Funds.
CLICK HERE to donate items to the silent auction.

Keynote Brunch

Join us for a fabulous brunch as you wind-down your weekend Sunday morning. Following our meal, please sit back and enjoy listening to an inspirational speech from a leader in our community. If you have not shopped enough by Sunday morning, Brunch is your chance. Auctioneer Extraordinare Erich will run the infamous Speed Round Auction, with ample opportunities for bargains!

Host Hotel

The Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento is our host hotel and is an amazing property with a wonderful staff. It offers a private event space, free parking, room rate of $117/night and is 15 minutes from Sacramento International Airport.