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This Years Big Shave Location: Chandler, Arizona! Free Admission - April 27th -10am-6pm 

Go S'west Young Man!

Join us for one heck of a Traditional Shaving Bash, The Big Shave Southwest! That's right folks, we decided to bring The Big Shave HOME for year 5! Not only is it a no brainer for us, the organizers but it really is the perfect vacation destination offering something for everyone! Seriously, Hiking, Casinos, Theme Parks, Water Parks, History, Ghost Towns, Restaurants, Tubing, TOMBSTONE, and oh so much more. Go S'west Young Man! All that said, please join our freshly created Official Big Shave S'west Facebook group to also stay updated - Click HERE!

Location, Location, Location...

I am so excited to announce that we will be holding this years event at the glorious, historical Crowne Plaza Golf Resort, located in historic downtown Chandler, Arizona this April 27th! A cool 20 minutes away from Sky Harbor International Airport but also in the heart of charming, historic Chandler. 

Location: Crowne Plaza Resort 1 N San Marcos Pl, Chandler, AZ 85225

Seriously, this place has everything you could possibly need, pubs, pizza, breakfast, salons,'s epic and super family friendly! One could easily spend a few hours at the event step out the door and jump in the pool! 

So yeah, that's that. Check location off the list! Please book asap however. Below you will find not only info on the Crowne Plaza but other options as well...Do it!

Golf Anyone? 

The Crowne Plaza Resort is known for its most excellent course. If golf is your game, you may never want to leave! So be sure to bring those clubs!!!

Tombstone, Arizona Day Trip | Thursday 4/25

Join Douglas Smythe for an exciting Wild West adventure! That's right folks, we're packing up and heading South for a day trip to Tombstone, Arizona.

This will be an all day trip to the historic town and site of the shoot out at the OK Corral as well as well as a pit stop by historic Boot Hill Cemetery! We will check out the reenactments, museum, saloons, Birdhouse Theater and more! 

The van will leave the hotel a little after 7am. Donuts and Coffee will be included!

Seating is Limited so sign up today!  

Catch Some Baseball? | Friday 4/26

Looking to catch a game? Friday night it's The Cubs vs The D-Backs here in Phoenix at Chase Field! A few attendees have already shown interest in this little outing, if interested in joining them, grab some tickets below! 

Cubs Vs D-Backs Tickets =====> HERE!

Note: before grabbing tix, participate in the post on our Official Facebook Page to learn where other attendees will be sitting...if you want to roll with our shave gang! :)

NEW Pipe & Cigar Mixer | Friday Night 4/26 - 8:30 Pm

Our latest excursion led by Jordan Crowder of The Gentleman Scofflaw Podcast & Marty Pape of past Wet Shaver's Round Table fame!

Educational & Fun

Whether Pipes & Cigars are your thing or you are interested in learning more, this will be a fun & informative event for all! Both Jordan & Marty will walk you thru the steps on how to enjoy a good smoke.

Event begins at 8:30 and is within 5 minutes walking distance of the hotel at the local smoke shop.

Get On The Mailing List!

If you are interested in attending please get on our mailing list, if you are an artisan, vendor, industry or Youtube personality or anything else shaving or male grooming related, CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY!

What to expect at a Big Shave Event?

  • Live Artisan Demos
  • New Releases & Debuts
  • Live I'd Lather Be Shaving
  • Live Gentleman Scofflaw Podcast
  • The Razor Emporium Vintage Collection
  • Industry Insider Panel Discussions
  • Caricatures by Former Marvel Comic Artist! 
  • Your Favorite Vendors & Artisans
  • Like-Minded Traditional Shave Folk
  • Free Barber Straight Razor Shaves
  • The Big Shave Best Competition
  • and oh sooooooo much more!

If you have never attended a Big Shave Event, Look out! Not only will we have your favorite artisans, vendors and online personalities on the scene, we will also have live demos going throughout the day. This is one thing that really sets our event apart from most meet ups...a real peek behind the curtain!

We will also have live panel discussions and different forms of wet shaving entertainment happening throughout the day. The panel discussions are always lively and interesting to watch and participate in as audience, educational and highly entertaining!

This coming year is sure to be memorable and something you're not gonna want to miss, please hit us up with the contact form if you have any questions. If you are planning to attend, please check out our hotel deal below!

Get Proactive!

If you'd like to help, reach out to your favorite vendor or artisan and tell them you'd like to see them there! While we did compile a list of about 200 artisans and vendors I am certain we missed a few...and that's where you come in. Be sure to give them this website so that they may get in direct contact with us!

For a more intimate look at what the Big Shave is like, please check out our documentary from BSW 2 below.....Shave On!

Hotels & Other Accommodations 

This years event will be hosted by The Historic Crowne Plaza Golf Resort! We encourage you to stay onsite and close to the action but there is a slew of other nearby options too. Check it out...

This Years Live Demos

A Behind The Scene Look

I like nothing more than knowing how something is made and that's why we always offer Live Demos done by your favorite artisans!

If You are an Artisan and would like to possibly demo your art contact us ASAP!

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