This outrageous five-day celebration includes costume competitions, street fairs and a grand parade featuring marching groups and lavish floats. As an added bonus this year, the parade has been moved to nighttime rather than its usual mid-day launch, giving attendees a relief from the heat and giving visitors more time to relax at BBQs, tailgates and parties during the dayl. Leave blank to submit. Bars and guesthouses are within walking distance on this charming island. On this two- by four-mile island, the community comes together each June and throws a week's worth of events. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting craft breweries, watching football, visiting Walt Disney World and spending time with friends.
As an added bonus this year, the parade has been moved to nighttime rather than its usual mid-day launch, giving attendees a relief from the heat and giving visitors more time to relax at BBQs, tailgates and parties during the dayl. Winter Party FestivalMiami Beach late February-early March The prettiest people seem to turn up for this glamorous six-day party, which takes place during the cooler months in Florida but gets fairly steamy at night. This humongous festival draws aroundmarchers to the parade in downtown St. OUR MISSION To provide the citizenry of Southwest Florida with a positive image of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and to create functions and events throughout the year promoting educational, civic, and cultural activities that further this goal and enrich the lives of our members and the entire Southwest Florida community. Held in the thick of summer, this event is possibly the hottest — both figuratively and literally — event in Florida. Expect to see a lot of bearded, burly men and hairy chests filling the beaches, riding shuttles to and fro and taking advantage of special discounts at area bars and businesses. Between the special theme parties for both men and women, the drag bingo, the beach parties, the daytime food vendors and the late-night dancing, this is a memorable experience that draws people of all races and ages to the Florida Panhandle — a refreshing change of scenery from the more popular South Florida.
Petersburg What began as a modest gay pride celebration in has rapidly grown to become one of the largest such events in Florida, drawing more than 80, marchers to the parade in downtown St. Bars and guesthouses are within walking distance on this charming island. Galen began his reign as the ferocious queen he is in Fredericksburg Virginia. She believes passionately in providing a safe and fun environment for all LGBTQA to come together and celebrate their individuality as a community. This is an eclectic party with something to suit every taste, from circuit and beach parties to comedy and music concerts to sporting and recreational events. Tropical HeatKey West mid-August Held in the thick of summer, this event is possibly the hottest — both figuratively and literally — event in Florida. This week of fun includes watersports, hot tub parties, dancing, comedy shows, happy hours, trolley tours and other outings.