Welcome to Bikini Week 2009! This first annual event is billed as the sexiest lifestyle event in San Diego and is already living up to it's name. Everywhere you look this week you'll see bikinis, bikinis, bikinis!
Below is the schedule of events for the week. Enjoy!
DAY 1: Wednesday, July 1 -- The party starts! -- Celebrate summer and the beginning of Bikini Week at the Se Hotel. As the sun sets, sip on cocktails and mingle as you watch designers and models strut their stuff. The event, exclusively for Bikini Week VIPs and Invite Only Guests, starts at 8 p.m. Oh, and don' t forget to show off your tan line in the Sexiest Tan Line photo booth.
DAY 2: Thursday, July 2 -- The night that rocks -- Next stop is Stingaree, where models will be showcasing the latest designs on a specially-designed sky-way runway. DJs will be spinning on all three levels, Illusionist Nick Ivory will fascinate you and one of San Diego's top chefs will be serving up savory bites. It all begins at 8 p.m.
DAY 3: Friday, July 3 -- The night for paparazzi -- The Ivy Hotel is where it's at for the third night of summer bikini fashions. Of course, models will be previewing some of the fashions, but you have the chance to be a model too. A Style Concierge will be doing hair and makeup for party-goers, so get done-up and see what it feels like to be in front of a photographers lens. All areas of the Ivy will be open for the party, from the Quarter Kitchen to Club Envy to the rooftop.
DAY 4: Saturday, July 4 -- Independence Day -- The Hard Rock Hotel is the perfect place to celebrate all the rock hard bikini bodies. This event will be the main stage and runway for Bikini Week 2009. Watch all the runway designs, then head over to the Designer Retail Lounge to purchase your favorite(s). You can expect a star-studded crowd filling up the rooftop lounge, Float. The winner of the "All American Bikini Girl" contest will also be announced (vote for your favorite here!). The party starts at noon.
DAY 5: Sunday, July 5 -- The day for San Diego -- Local designers will show off their designs in full force. The W Hotel will host the final day with music, models and, you guessed it, more bikinis! This is your last chance to head over to the Designer Retail Lounge to pick out your favorite beach bikini.
TICKETS: Prices range from $25 to $100. Click here to purchase your tickets.
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