The Floating World of 17th-century Japan was a pleasure district. Its visitors enjoyed an unprecedented level of sexual freedom, unbound by gender or class. Our 21st-century Floating World aims to create a similar space — a space of safety and freedom, the ideal environment in which to explore.
The Floating World is three full days of classes, workshops, and panel discussions, alongside a marketplace brimming with toys and clothes to excite and entice. At night, our playspace opens to its full capacity, including special events hosted by our diverse participating groups.
The Floating World assembles several of the finest organizations in the alt-sex realm, each with its unique experience, and encourages all comers to build bridges, create friendships and share knowledge; we make each other stronger by strengthening our common ground.
We invite you to explore who you are, and who you can be. Experience pleasure in a playspace roomy enough to accommodate the strongest passion and the wildest idea. Learn from the country’s top educators — and from each other.
When: July 29 – 31, 2011
Where: NJ Expo and Convention Center, Edison, NJ
Fetlife RSVP: http://fetlife.com/events/33419
Facebook RSVP: http://on.fb.me/jWmEAS
View the schedule (subject to change) http://bit.ly/tfw11sch
Visit our website: http://www.thefloatingworld.org
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NEW THIS YEAR
Official 2011 Cell Phone Policy
Announcing the $99 Floating World 2011 Saturday Day pass!
A FEW OF OUR PRESENTERS
-Acclaimed author, educator and artist, Midori
-Author of the well known Marketplace novels, Laura Antoniou
-Award-winning author, columnist, editor, and sex educator, Tristan Taormino
-2010 International Ms Leather and well-known educator, Mollena
-Spiritual and erotic educator/author, Lee Harrington
-Professional rigger, evil genius and educator, Sir C
-Sexuality & relationship educator, Sarah Sloane
-Author and award-winning educator, Lolita Wolf
-Fetish porn star and kink educator Princess Kali
-Master piercer, teacher, and body modification artist, Sharrin Spector
For the full list of presenters, please visit:
SPECIAL EVENTS (confirmed so far)
-AfterCare Pool Party – Hosted by the NYC Fetish Tribe
-All-Age Ageplay Meet & Greet – Hosted by Team Taboo
-Animal Romp and Pet-Petting Party
-Big/Little Social – Hosted by Team Taboo
-Bootblacking – Hosted by Jim Deuder
-Equestrian Event – Hosted by The Dragonfly Stables of the Aerie
-FemDom Meet and Greet – Hosted by LIFE in Nassau
-FetFest WarmUp Party – Hosted by British Lucky Paul
-FloatingWreck! A Drag Show and Cabaret – Hosted by Heywood Wakefield
-Fucking Machines Workshop/Lounge – Hosted by British Lucky Paul
-Kinky Karaoke – Hosted by Sisco Kid Entertainment
-Midnight Buffet – Hosted by Lady Shimla
-Pony Extravaganza Practice – The Dragonfly Stables of the Aerie
-Pony Play 101 – The Dragonfly Stables of the Aer
-Pony Play Workshop – The Dragonfly Stables of the Aerie
-Pool Party – Hosted by Team Taboo
-Pretend Time – Hosted by Team Taboo
-Queer Meet and Greet hosted by SWITCH!
-Rope Lounge – Co-Hosted by Delano, Dov, Jack ElFrink, Lolita Wolf, RopeBoi and YOU!
-Scavenger Hunt – Hosted by Team Taboo
-Stories & Snuggles – Hosted by Team Taboo
-TNG Meet and Greet – Hosted by NYC TNG
-Wonderland Tea Party – Hosted by Team Taboo
For the regularly updated list of special events, visit:
We have 100,000 square feet dedicated to play alone – one of the biggest playspaces in the world. You’ll find almost a hundred pieces of gear, 28’ ceilings for our multiple suspension frames, 10,000 square feet dedicated just to pony play, plenty of space to swing an 8’ whip…space for the biggest of your heart’s desires. Yes: there is space to wrestle, special space for fire and wax play, to roll around in a puppy cage, get out your coloring books, or stage a gang bang…the list goes on and on.
An event of this kind needs an exceptional vending area, a place where you can explore, try out or try on toys, clothing and fetish items from all over the world. Online is fine – but there’s nothing like holding a first class flogger and meeting the person who made it, or getting your leatherware custom fit by one of the country’s leading experts.
For a list of vendors confirmed so far, visit:
REGISTRATION (Closes July 15th)
$99 Saturday Day Pass (9:30 AM Sat – 4:00 AM Sunday) NEW THIS YEAR
$225 for members of participating groups
(If your group is interested in becoming a participating group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org).
Register now: https://www.regonline.com/tfw2011
See you in July!