This informal get-together has grown into the mother of all gay theme-park parties, an action-packed week-long fete that includes parties not only inside the Magic Kingdom but at Epcot as well as a number of area hotels and nightclubs. Fantasy Fest is like Comic Con meets gay pride, with a different theme for each year — superheroes, anime characters, cartoons. Miami Gay and Lesbian Film FestivalMiami late April-early May While the focus of this festival is the dozens of documentaries and short films chronicling the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transsexual people, some come just for the fancy soirees. Start typing to Search Search. Pridefest, Key West On this two- by four-mile island, the community comes together each June and throws a week's worth of events.
South Florida's premier gay vacation getawayFort Lauderdale hosts a vibrant Pride weekend each spring.
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Learn More Watch Video. Start typing to Search Search. A contemporary sculpture exhibition that has taken place every winter since on the tropical island of Key West. Pridefest, Key West On this two- by four-mile island, the community comes together each June and throws a week's worth of events. Gay Days, Orlando Ina relatively small group of gays and lesbians dressed in red and spent a day enjoying themselves at Walt Disney World. Gay Spring Break, Key West Just as your cold weather is giving much of the world the blues by late winter, charming Key West kicks off its Gay Spring Break period - it's aimed at students and consists of laid-back beach parties, high-energy dance events and all sorts of recreational activities, from snorkeling excursions to jet-skiing. 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.
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. Not for the timid! Winter Party FestivalSouth Beach South Beach's glamorous Deco District pulls out all the stops to welcome more than 10, gay and lesbian visitors for six days of parties and gatherings, with proceeds benefiting both local and national LGBT organizations. Starting at 12pm on April 7,the length of Ocean Drive along the Art Deco district will be closed to traffic and open wide to our proud South Florida LGBTQ families, our friends, co-workers and allies — along with Pride sponsor organizations, groups and businesses. Duval Street converts to a mile-long parade and street festival of fantasy and frivolity, and prizes are awarded to the most convincing characters. All events are male-oriented and most are clothing optional, including the morning yoga, the pool parties, the happy hours and the charity fundraiser parties.