Year-round, gay tourists from all over the world come to Florida to enjoy everything from parades to film festivals to rodeo events catering to the LGBTQ community. Here are some of the most well-known gay events held in winter, spring, summer and fall at gay-friendly destinations in Florida. Held for nearly for decades running, this is a well-run and well-attended some regard it as the largest pride event in the state week-long event held in both indoor and outdoor spaces around at the War Memorial Auditorium and Holiday Park.
Pete Pride brings parties, art shows, a street festival and a free concert by Lisa Loeb. The deep meaning is bringing people out in droves. Pete Pride executive director Luke Blankenship.
Experience Pride with an open bar, a plethora of food and private bathrooms. Get your VIP Experience tickets here. The St Pete Pride TransPride March hope is to inspire all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where we are safe, loved, and empowered.
Whether you live in Florida, another southern state or anywhere else in the country, you won't want to miss all the excitement of the Orlando Pride festivities. Finding information on this event is sometimes hard because the soccer team in the city uses the same name, but once you learn about all the fun you can have at Orlando Pride, you'll want to add the date to your calendar. COWP as a nonprofit group that would offer opportunities for gays and lesbians in the area. The group chose the first weekend in October because it was close to National Coming Out Day, and would encourage recent additions to the community to come out and have fun too.
This has become a historical and annual spring event when Florida weather is most enjoyable! Once again the parade will wind its way east from the corner of Nuccio Parkway and E 7th Avenue, down E 7th Avenue to N 20th Street where it will turn north to disperse. Parade Check-In.
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A mix of various bands and local singers will warm up the crowd as attendees cool down with their choice of Bud Lite and Absolut Vodka beverages. Be Courteous No outside beverages or alcohol may be brought to the Concert. Water and other beverages will be sold throughout the festival.
Depending on the country or city where the event is being held, the marches and parades often campaign for recognition and acceptance of same-sex marriage, legal protections for couples and families, anti-discrimination laws or trans rights. As the years went on, additional cities in North America and Europe began to hold their own public demonstrations or pride day, eventually leading to what we know today as a gay pride parade, march, celebration or festival. This event calendar includes more than listings, but you can sort and filter the list by region and date to determine where you want to go or when to plan your trip.
A contemporary sculpture exhibition that has taken place every winter since on the tropical island of Key West. InPark employee and sculptor Jim Racchi initiated the exhibition of contemporary outdoor sculpture that has been held at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. Over the years it has grown from a handful of renowned Key West artists to a nationally recognized exhibition showcasing international and word-class artists.
Miami Beach Pride is a week long celebration featuring special events, social mixers, dance events, a VIP galaan incredible two-day festival and Pride Parade. For more than 11 years, Miami Beach Pride has brought together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, along with friends, allies and supporters, in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBTQ community. At Miami Beach PrideEmily Estefan took thousands of us out of this world as one of our headliners! Our two-day festival took all of us out of this world last year!