The Largest Gay Dance Music Festival in the World Celebrates its Landmark 25th Anniversary, April 25-28, 2014
PALM SPRINGS, CA – Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party Palm Springs celebrates its landmark 25th anniversary by upping the ante with an event line-up of ICONIC proportions April 25-28, 2014. The Largest Gay Dance Music Festival in the World, White Party will electrify the desert as never before with the hottest array of men, music, DJs and superstar talent ever witnessed.
“What began as a gathering for 300 of my closest friends celebrating the rites of spring 25 years ago, has evolved into 30,000 men from across the world coming together and re-defining the meaning of “DESERT HEAT!’” said Jeffrey Sanker, founder and producer.
An international showcase, White Party Palm Springs has become synonymous with setting the trends that other events follow. In honor of the 25th anniversary, Sanker has planned a non-stop cavalcade of indoor and outdoor parties that will be nothing short of electrifying. Superstars like Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, and Icona Pop have launched their careers at White Party. Keeping ahead of the curve, Sanker will again present the best, new cutting-edge talent, along with an iconic, superstar headlining performer.
This year’s White Party main event marks the worldwide debut of DJ/Producers Danny Verde & Steven Redant - performing together as BENT COLLECTIVE for the very first time. Stay tuned for more performer announcements coming soon!
To commemorate this landmark anniversary weekend celebration, Sanker will unleash some of the most ambitious and mind blowing audiovisual engineering ever conceived. Combining light, sound and state-of-the-art technology together like never before, through eight mind expanding parties over three amazing days! Venues will be transformed with cutting edge design and spectacular décor. Performances will ignite the stage boasting the most elaborate and innovative production values in White Party history.
The White Party experience is enhanced by the splendor and beauty of Palm Springs, which provides a truly unforgettable desert backdrop at the foot of the mountains. Offering unparalleled convenience, all White Party events are located within easy walking distance of each other - just steps away from all major hotels in the heart of beautiful downtown Palm Springs.
We are proud to announce that this year’s Title Sponsors are:
- Flex Spas - “Your Club, Your Way!” The Revolution in “Pure Indulgence” has begun at Flex Spas! Now with four premium spa / gym / resort locations: Atlanta, Los Angeles Phoenix and Cleveland.
- ES Collection Direct from Barcelona to Palm Springs! Red-hot fashion leader ES Collection’s bold and innovate premium underwear, swimwear and apparel designs have made it Europe’s top selling brand! Now available in 40 countries, ES Collection is taking White Party and the world by storm!
Stay at the center of the action at the host hotel: The Renaissance Palm Springs Resort – exclusively ours - where you will experience the world-famous daytime pool parties.
Rooms have also been added for White Party attendees at the newly renovated Hard Rock Hotel and remodeled Hilton Hotel. These specially-priced rooms can only be booked online at www.jeffreysanker.com where attendees can find EVERYTHING White Party related. Weekend Passes and VIP Express passes are on sale now! Weekend Passes include entry to the four main events. VIP Express Passes include entry to ALL weekend events, plus a variety of extras and conveniences.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY SPLASH POOL PARTY: Noon - 6 p.m.
- Kick off the weekend pool side at the Renaissance Hotel the first “official” pool party, as DJ Shane Stiel spins the sounds to get things started on the right note
“ADDICTED to White” FRIDAY UNDERWEAR PARTY: 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.
- Presented by Title Sponsor ES COLLECTION - undress to impress! Leave behind your inhibitions and clothes and experience the ultimate underwear party. The night will feature DJ/Producer/Remixer Chris Cox & Grammy-Nominated DJ/Producer Tony Moran with special live performances. Our newly added lobby boudoir will entertain the sounds of DJ Chi Chi LaRue.
SATURDAY SPLASH POOL PARTY: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- A wall-to-wall mash up of men in swimwear, this event will be unlike anything you have ever encountered. Spend the day poolside, catch some rays and mix and mingle in a sea of hard-earned abs. Saturday’s event is all about location. A brief elevator ride is the only obstacle between the pool party and guests staying at Renaissance host hotel; appropriately presented by Title Sponsor FLEX SPAS and featuring music from DJ Joshua D and Superstar DJ Manny Lehman. FLEX SPAS an integral part of Jeffrey Sanker’s White Party experience, will be drenching Saturday’s pool in “Pure Indulgence.” Don’t miss the Flex fun, including celebrity model and adult video star appearances, an interactive photo booth, along with non-stop giveaways – from luxurious towels & beach balls to sundry necessities like lip balm & sunscreen. LIVE performances happen throughout the day. VIP Cabanas are available.
WHITE PARTY 25 ICON: Saturday 9 p.m. - 5 a.m.
- Truly decades in the making, Saturday night’s main event WHITE PARTY 25 ICON will secure its place in history as the reigning party by which all others are judged. Celebrate this anniversary dancing with thousands of men from around the planet – all dressed in white. The Palm Springs Convention Center will be transformed into an iconic alternate universe beyond anything your mind & body could imagine. Join the sea of men moving their bodies across a gargantuan dance floor while massive sound and spectacular state-of-the-art productions, with elaborate décor & visuals push the boundaries of what you never thought was possible. The beat and excitement will move into overdrive as we bring you the debut of BENT COLLECTIVE featuring DJ/Producers Danny Verde & Steven Redant (performing together as a duo for first time) and special live stage performances whose memories will live on long after the music has ended.
Arrive early as the excitement builds outside under the stars, in the ICONIC Dance Lounge….featuring the music of DJ Gustavo Scorpio. Be there as the anticipation reaches its peak and the inner convention center doors are finally thrown open, unveiling the unforgettable surprises that wait inside.
CLIMAX Afterhours: Saturday late 4 a.m. - 9 a.m.
- Without skipping a beat, your experience evolves deep into night and past dawn. Located steps away in the Renaissance Hotel Ballroom. “After the White Party,” features the debut performance of DJ’s Alex Acosta and Ivan Gomez, serving as your night navigators. Let them chart the course of your musical journey ahead and give in to your primal urges.
SUNDAY SPLASH POOL PARTY: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Relax and refresh while you bask in the sun and splash in the pool. Sunday will definitely be a FUNday as the temperatures soar and the clothes come off. Get your groove on because it’s all about the music poolside at the Renaissance Hotel featuring the sizzling sounds of DJ Dani Toro. VIP Cabanas are available.
SUNDAY CIRCUS ICON T DANCE: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- It’s a celebration unlike any other. Some call it “breathtaking!” Others call it “magical.” But everyone agrees Sunday T Dance is “absolutely unforgettable!” Under spectacular desert skies, and amidst warm afternoon breezes, experience the largest outdoor T Dance in the world. Revel in the music of DJ’s GRIND, Wayne G. & Ralphi Rosario. Feel your senses come alive aboard the White Party Ferris Wheel – elevating riders to the highest point in the city - offering jaw dropping vistas of the party below. Witness performances live on stage from the greatest line-up of entertainers Jeffrey Sanker has ever assembled for a T Dance. Finally, when day turns to dusk, the journey culminates with the largest fireworks display in White Party history, choreographed to a special musical remix by Wayne G.
Spend your Sunday in style! Special VIP Bottle Service Cabanas are available at three price levels: “Silver,” “Gold” & “Iconic.” Visit www.jeffreysanker.com for more details and to make reservations.
CLOSING PARTY: Sunday late 10 p.m. - 8 a.m.
- Finally, as the weekend nears its conclusion, feel the energy one final time, fueled by the music of DJ Guy Scheiman (making his White Party debut) along with legendary White Party DJ/Producer Abel. From the moment the doors open, this party will be pumping full throttle -- from the action packed dance floor, to the electrified stage, to the outdoor patios – a dramatic close to the weekend spectacle as you gather together one final time for a memorable last dance.