Santa Saturday®

Santa Saturday® 2023 is Confirmed! 

We are excited to announce that we will be returning for our 50th Santa Saturday at The Empress and Paradise to celebrate the community and raise resources for our charities. 


This year we will not be requiring attendees to show proof of COVID Vaccinations. It is highly recommended that all attendees are according to the CDC guidelines. Face masks are strongly recommended for all attendees in indoor settings but also not required at this time. While only recommended at this time, it is subject to change pending changes in the CDC guidelines.

Friday, November 24, 2023 Holiday Meet and Greet                                                                                             8:30pm – 10:30pm @Paradise 101 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Saturday, November 25, 2023                                                                                                                                                         12pm-6pm Auction and shows @1-6pm                                                                                                                @Paradise 101 Asbury Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712                                                                                                    $25 door donation (all proceeds go to charity)


History of Santa Saturday®

Santa Saturday® originated in New Hope, Pennsylvania and is one of the oldest and largest East Coast Leather charity events still to this day.  The Buck’s Motorcycle Club originated and has been hosting this event since 1973, celebrating 50 years of services to the LGBTQIA community and its charities.  All proceeds raised are donated to charity, and we would love the opportunity to share more about these wonderful charities so please visit below for information.  Santa Saturday® is a sanctioned event by the Atlantic Motorcycle Coordinating Council.


Santa Saturday® is a charitable event with a combination of the following:

  • Entertainment by performers associated with the Bucks MC and Paradise of Asbury Park, NJ
  • Service Awards for worthy individuals
  • Photos with the Bucks MC’s Santa
  • Vendors for goods and services including bootblacks and leather goods
  • 50-50 raffle 
  • Food and Refreshments


Past Santa Saturday® Photos


2022 Charity Organizations Assisted