- Special Events 2012

All the LGBT special events in Florida 2012

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- Special Events 2014

All the LGBT special events in Florida 2014

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- Special Events 2015

All the LGBT special events in Florida 2015

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2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride

All the photos from the 2015 MBGP, including the pride parade, festival, and parties around Miami.


2015 Winter Party

Miami’s most anticipated LGBT throw down – Winter Party Festival 2015. Over 10,000 international hotties gathered for an extended weekend of mayhem, hook-ups, and standing, posing, dancing, drinking and living out quintessential South Beach hedonism. Best of all, this circuit scene is a party with a cause, with ticket proceeds benefiting the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.).



WILTON MANORS - Alibi is located in the heart of the gay community of Wilton Manors and is centrally located to all the other businesses on the drive.


Angel's Cafe

WILTON MANORS - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Hidden gem in Wilton Manors located next door to Village Pub



MIAMI - Great Miami club, hot club located near Coral Gables a must when in Miami. 


B. Bar & Grill

Presents Trannie Palace Photos by Stephen R. Lang


Bailo Nightclub

Bailo Nightclub - The Miami Nightclub Experience


Banana's Diner

ORLANDO - Not your grandmothers diner, fun campy place with great food!


BarCodes Orlando

ORLANDO - Friendly gay bar with pool table and nightly events including karaoke, underwear, beer bust, and leather.


Baxter's Lounge

Baxter's daily happy hour specials are popular with Tampa locals. The friendly bartenders here host a variety of specials, from movie nights to karaoke.


Bill's Filling Station

WILTON MANORS - Great Bar Wilton Manors, leather nights, karaoke nights, Tranny Palace on Sundays a must!

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FORT LAUDERDALE - The world famous Boardwalk Bar is known for attracting a few adult movie stars. Boardwalk hosts different events every night of the week--but male exotic dancers are a fixture every night, so you'll always find something (or someone) you like!



WILTON MANORS - Great Dance bar located in the shops of Wilton Manors, amazing DJ's and drink specials all week

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Bourbon Street Pub

Popular Gay Bar in Key West. Featuring Music Videos, Male Dancers, Drink Specials, Garden & Pool Bar.


Bradley's on 7th

TAMPA - Drinks, divas and dance: this Ybor City establishment has a neighborhood bar feel and a hopping club atmosphere.



The Brink Orlando, Live. Enjoy. Dance. 4 rooms, lounge, dance room, two patios.


Broward House

SOUTH FLORIDA - South Florida's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS Community Service Organziations providing a myriad of services up to and including medical care & housing to over 6,000 women, children, men and families living with, or at risk for the disease

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Cabaret South Beach

MIAMI BEACH - The Cabaret is a new live music venue in South Beach. The performers are also the servers and bartenders. Owned by veteran nightlife promoter Edison Farrow and his biz partner Ed de Caso, The Cabaret South Beach is a modern reinterpretation of famous cabarets such as the Tropicana in Havana and the Moulin Rouge in Paris


Castle Lounge

HOLLYWOOD - Transexual, Bi-Sexual, all lifestyles welcome in this diverse Hollywood favorite


Chic Optique

WILTON MANORS - Long time Wilton business , eye exams, designer frames, great people


Chill Wine Lounge

FORT LAUDERDALE - The newest happen chic Wine Bar just off the drive, fun upscale crowd. Amazing wine and bubbly.  


City Side Bar and Lounge

An established bar and lounge located in south Tampa, FL that provides a fun, warm, and relaxing atmosphere for locals and tourists alike.

Club Boi

MIAMI - Hot all-male exotic dancers


Coral Reef Guest House

FORT LAUDERDALE - The Coral Reef is a beautiful property Welcoming All and seeking to provide the perfect destination for travelers from all around the world.

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Corner Pub

WILTON MANORS - Shannon and Antknee's Corner Pub is now open for business every day! (Yes, Corner Pub has NEW OWNERS!) Stop on by, belly up, and say hello to all your friends! 

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Cubby Hole

FORT LAUDERDALE - Neighborhood Butch bar for bears and bear lovers 


Curiosities Auction House

Curiosities Auction House is a cutting edge auction experience. Housed in a loft-like warehouse on Thirteenth Street, Curiosities is a contemporary and entertaining place to get out on a Wednesday night and see some amazing items.


Dapur Asian Tapas and Lounge

FORT LAUDERDALE -  Dapur is the most recent & highly anticipated creation by renewed designer, chef Edi Mulyanto, Asian and Thai.



MIAMI - Amazing dance bar in Miami, dance into the wee morning hours in this hotspot 

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Divas Dinner Theatre

Grand Opening. Photos by Billy Mack


Dunedin Lanes

DUNEDIN - Whether you are looking to host a party, enjoy a night out with family and friends, or join a league, Dunedin Lanes in Dunedin is THE PLACE TO BE!



Ember is reminiscent of the easy-going social taverns seen all over Europe and the Mediterranean. Open air seating and Sunday T Dances.


Dance club and upscale bar in St. Pete


Equality Florida

Securing equality and justice for Florida's LGBT community


Eros Lounge

MIAMI - Local Community Lounge that welcomes everyone to enjoy our ambiance.

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Flamingo Resort

ST. PETERSBURG - Bars, restaurants, hotels and retail stores are all available for your convenience on the same property in St. Petersburg.


Flip Flops Dockside

FORT LAUDERDALE - Key West feel, relax on our dock and enjoy listening to the sounds of the islands while sipping on a specialty cocktail or eating their fresh food.


Floppy Rooster

All nude male lounge in Miami. Huge main stage. Brand new facility. Four VIP rooms and semi - private area, full kitchen.


G Bar

TAMPA - Ybor City nightclub whose signature events almost always include well-known DJs.



Benefit for Compass. Photos by Stephen R. Lang


Gaspar's Grotto

TAMPA - A gay-friendly party stop that shouldn't be missed during your next Ybor City visit.


Gay Days 2014

Yearly event in Orlando that is one of the world's most popular gay and lesbian celebrations.


Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA - The Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida was formed in September of 2010 with a new vision and a new mission… bring high quality performances to our diverse audience, focused on the music and the message.



TAMPA - The budding "gay neighborhood" in Tampa, covering part of Ybor City. Half of Tampa's gay bars/clubs are located here.


George's Alibi St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG - Have a bite to eat or share a drink with friends in St. Petersburg's Historic Kenwood.

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The Greater Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce was founded in 2011. Their mission is to promote business and economic opportunities for the LGBT and LGBT-friendly community.



GLAAD amplifies the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.



FORT LAUDERDALE - The Gay & Lesbian Business Exchange (GLBX) is a Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.


Grand Resort and Spa

Photos courtesy of Mark's List


Gregarious Drinkery

Gregarious Drinkery is a mainstream bar and restaurant featuring music video's, patio and pool table. Located in Wilton Manors.


Hamburger Mary's Tampa

TAMPA - Eat, drink and be Mary right in the heart of Central Ybor.


Hamburger Mary's Clearwater

CLEARWATER - Eat, drink and be Mary at the first Hamburger Mary's location on the west side of Tampa Bay.


Hamburger Mary's Orlando

ORLANDO - Eat, drink, and be Mary right in the heart of downtown Orlando at Church Street Station.


HG Roosters

31st Birthday Celebration: Photos courtesy of JR Davis


Honey Pot

The Honey Pot is one of Ybor's hottest clubs.


Human Rights Campaign

Human Rights Campaign - Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights

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There are usually about five pies on hand at Humpy's Pizza in the Shoppes of Wilton Manors to choose from, usually a Margherita (cheese), a chicken, vegetarian, and about two Pies of the Day.



The Owners of the Iconic HUNTERS Palm Springs & HUNTERS Chicago are thrilled to launch HUNTERS Fort Lauderdale. Formerly known as Boom nightclub and featuring world-class DJs, Hunters Ft. Lauderdale is located in the Shoppes of Wilton Manors.


IceBar Orlando

The largest permanent ice bar in the world


Infinity Lounge

Infinity Lounge is a casually sophisticated cocktail lounge located in Wilton Manors. Intimate setting to create ambiance, custom white seating areas and twinkling chandeliers.


J. Mark's

FORT LAUDERDALE - This is a locally owned dining establishment with a welcoming, energetic atmosphere that will keep you coming back. Expect the best of everything at J. Mark's.

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MIAMI - The place to be 7 days a week.

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James Hotel

The James Royal Palm in Miami is a hospitality brand synonymous with the seamless blend of modern, residentially styled spaces and guest-centric service.


Johnny's Fort Lauderdale

Johnny's features the hottest dancers and entertainment in South Florida, along with Multiple Pool Tables and Arcade Games



Grand Opening! Photos by Stephen R. Lang



FORT LAUDERDALE - The Ultimate in Drag Dining.

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Liquid Tampa

TAMPA - A fun bar in the heart of GaYBOR with very creative theme nights and lots of special guests.


Mack Mixer

Fort Lauderdale's Most Popular Gay/Straight Friendly Professional Cocktail Social

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MACK Power Lunch & Socials

Power Lunch - 30 minutes to introduce yourself and chat with fellow attendees in a social setting. There may be a very brief presentation by an event sponsor to share insights and industry information. Then the rest of our time is enjoying lunch and breaking the ice to develop professional friendships with everyone around you.

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY - Miami-Dade Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Promoting gay, lesbian and gay-friendly tourism.

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MIAMI - Five nightclubs, one destination. Party til' tomorrow, right now. Mekka. Discotekka. Goddess. Forbidden. OMG.

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MGLFF 2015

All the photos albums for the 2015 Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. This year that made a change and the next festival, including the Fort Lauderdale, will be called MiFo.

Miami Beach Gay Pride:Angels Soiree at Hotel Victor.

Miami Beach Gay Pride brings together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBT community. Photos by Stephen Lang


Miami Beach Pride 2014

Miami Beach Pride 2014 Miami Beach's largest LGBT two-day event with more than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, exciting celebrities, musical performances, refreshments, food and a family-friendly play area for over 80,000 people from all walks of life, all parts of the country, and all age groups. Information about the parade, events and the festival information itself.

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Michele's Dining Lounge

FORT LAUDERDALE - Michele's is a Tasteful Dining Experience featuring American, Italian, Seafood and Steak.

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Modern Homes 2 Go

Modern Homes 2 Go offers stunning modern furniture in Miami and Fort Lauderdale



MIAMI - Mova strives to create the most enjoyable nightlife experience for everyone. They focus on making hand-crafted, quality cocktails prepared by professional mixologists and provide excellent music and entertainment in an upscale venue.

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My Tropixxx

FORT LAUDERDALE - The ultimate sportswear, clubwear, erotic playwear, footwear, and fantasy wear shopping experience.

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Off The Hookah

FORT LAUDERDALE - Unique blend of International Cuisine in a lively 14,000 sq ft Hookah Lounge, nightly live entertainment

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One Magical Weekend 2014

Riptide at Typhoon Lagoon on Friday night WE Party on Saturday night at Epcot E-Tea Dance on Sunday afternoon at Epcot



MIAMI - Because every Queen needs a Palace, located in South Beach. Now in its 25th year, the Palace is the first and only gay restaurant/bar on Ocean Drive. Located at 1200 Ocean Drive in the heart of the Art Deco District, Palace has entertained countless men and women for decades.

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Parliament House

ORLANDO - Orlando nightclub and hotel complex, serving Central Florida for 38 years.


Pier 66

FORT LAUDERDALE - Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, a vibrant luxury hotel in Fort Lauderdale renowned for dazzling views, resort-style amenities and numerous on-site activities. Set amid 22 acres of mature landscaping and royal palms at a world-class marina, our landmark hotel provides the ideal getaway in the yachting capital of the world.

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WILTON MANORS - For over 25 years, Poverello has provided life-saving food and basic life essentials to almost 2500 youth, women and men living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses living at or below poverty level.

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Pride Center at Equality Park

WILTON MANORS - The Pride Center provides a welcoming, safe space — an inclusive home that celebrates, nurtures and empowers the LGBTQ communities


Pride Factory

FORT LAUDERDALE - For 17 years, Pride Factory has been a staple of the Gay South Florida scene. The community landmark business has provided gay residents and gay travelers with a unique outlet for swimwear, underwear, and trendy apparel from popular fashion designers, as well as jewelry, gifts, cards and a variety of adult items and lubricants.

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Pride Wind Ensemble

SOUTH FLORIDA - Entertaining audiences in South Florida and supporting the community through our various performances.

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Pulse Orlando

ORLANDO - Hot nightclub with theme nights nearly every night. If a national entertainer is coming to Orlando, chances are you'll see them at Pulse.


Quench Lounge

Employee Turnabout: Quench Lounge is is a trendy, fun, all welcoming Gay and lesbian bar in Largo, a suburb of Saint Petersburg, Florida. The bar serves up two-for-one Happy Hour 7 days a week and offer something different every night. Photos by Mike Halterman



WILTON MANORS - A bar that caters to people in the leather community and also the Levi and uniform fetish groups.

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RBARR Discotek & Cocktail Boutique - Located in Orlando, this is a Night Club · Dance Club · Gay Bar. The Southern Night Theater brings entertainment spanning 35 years of the greatest entertainers of Female Illusionists in the GLBTQ community.



ORLANDO - An Orlando nightclub with three separate rooms, each with their own chill, unique mood.


Rosie's Bar and Grill

WILTON MANORS - Rosie's Bar and Grill has an excellent wait staff, a legendary patio and a delicious menu.

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Royal Palms

FORT LAUDERDALE - A hip trendy destination,The Royal Palms has been the global leader in the gay accommodations industry since opening in 1991.

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WILTON MANORS - From Shawn & Nick (Courtyard Cafe) comes another awesome bar on the drive. Rumors offers a full bar and your favorite food with great specials.



Holiday Party at Bacardi Headquarters. Photos by Stephen R. Lang


Savoy Orlando

ORLANDO - Hot men and cool drinks greet you at this Orlando mainstay.


Sawmill Campground

DADE CITY - Have fun among friends in a secluded, private area of Pasco County. Clothing-optional pool, restaurant, bars, and accommodations on-site.



WILTON MANORS - A country/western bar that celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013. Known for its line dancing classes and theme nights.

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MIAMI BEACH - Unspeakably beautiful, this South Beach staple hosts many circuit parties and brings in DJs and other entertainment regularly from all over the world.

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Sidelines Sports and Video Bar

WILTON MANORS - A bar for people who love sports. Watch your favorite game on one of 24 different HD big-screen TVs.

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FORT LAUDERDALE - You'll be sure to find a lot of hot men at this popular club. Great for cruising.

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Smart Ride 2013

The two-day, 165-mile bike ride from Miami to Key West raised over $1 million for HIV/AIDS-related service organizations.

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Smarty Pants

FORT LAUDERDALE - This bar offers something for everyone, like trivia nights, drag shows, competitive karaoke, and even a bowling league!

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SoBe Social Club

MIAMI BEACH - Gay events around South Beach promoted and organized by Edison Farrow.

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Solare Coliseum

DORAL - A Latin nightclub with sexy dancers and bartenders. Known for its "Fever Saturdays" drag night.

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South Florida Mustangs

WILTON MANORS - The first LGBT square dance club in the world, the Mustangs welcome all who are interested in learning.

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Stonewall Bar Orlando

ORLANDO - A friendly neighborhood bar just blocks from downtown Orlando that welcomes all types of men.


Stonewall National Library & Archives

FORT LAUDERDALE - The museum promotes understanding through preserving and sharing the proud culture of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their significant role in American society.

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SunServe is a model 501(c)(3) nonprofit social service agency serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community in South Florida.

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Sunshine Cathedral

FORT LAUDERDALE - A congregation of the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC).

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Swinging Richards

POMPANO BEACH - Swinging Richards has been the destination of choice for gay men seeking the best in adult entertainment.


Tampa Bay Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

17th Annual Diamond Awards Dinner honoring top LGBTA people and businesses of the year. Photos by Mike Halterman


Tee Jay Thai Sushi

FORT LAUDERDALE - A pan-Asian restaurant well-known for their Thai and Japanese dishes. They have a wide variety of sushi and sashimi and it's one of the few places in south Florida that serves yakisoba.

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Tequila Bar

TAMPA - A new Mexican restaurant from the owners of Bernini, Green Iguana and Carne's Chop House, all four of which are situated near Centro Ybor.

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The Dome Restaurant Bar and Lounge

CORAL GABLES - This Latin restaurant combines fusion and caviar to create a dining experience that can't be easily duplicated.

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The Drive

WILTON MANORS - A bar and tapas restaurant that has fabulous patio seating and features local DJs.

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The Edge District of St. Petersburg

Third Thursday Event. Visit the EDGE District (Entertainment, Dining, Galleries, Etc) on Central Ave and 1st Avenues North and South between 9th and 16th streets. Photos by Mike Halterman


The Honey Pot

TAMPA - Pulsating music and drag queens are the hallmarks of this Ybor City club.


The Manor

WILTON MANORS - A large, one-stop gay party venue that has two floors, various dance areas, and truly something for everyone.


The Palace

MIAMI BEACH - A bar, restaurant, and show bar combine into one fun business where you can wine, dine and watch some fierce queens work what they have.

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The Stable

FORT LAUDERDALE - A gay country bar known for its Levis-and-leather-wearing clientele.

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The Standard

MIAMI BEACH - A boutique hotel and a holistic and hydrotherapy-oriented spa.

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The Standard

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is a holistic and hydrotherapy spa hotel inspired by global bathing cultures, self-teaching, community and healing.



MIAMI - A nightclub well-known for its male cabaret shows.

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SARASOTA - The full luxurious gay nightclub experience comes to Sarasota.



HOLLYWOOD - Drag shows featuring the beautiful transgender women of south Florida.

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WILTON MANORS - A restaurant and piano bar where you can enjoy fine dining, cocktails and live music.

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MIAMI BEACH - One of the two largest gay entertainment complexes in Miami Beach. Celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2013.

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Urge Miami

MIAMI - A massive dance venue that hosts well-known DJs from across the country and the world.

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Vibe Las Olas - Feel It Tuesdays

Vibe Las Olas - Feel It Tuesdays Photography by: Mark's List


Village Pub

WILTON MANORS - This neighborhood bar with a hot dance floor was voted "best neighborhood bar" in one south Florida media poll.


W Hotel

Sand, sun and W sophistication. Get WET(SM) at one of two infinity edge pools overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal


Wet Bar

MIAMI - A hot nighclub in Little Havana known for its drag shows featuring Mary Trini.

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Ybor City Social Club

TAMPA - Come for the rock bottom drink specials, stay for the wonderful talent and drag shows.


Ybor City Wine Bar

TAMPA - A gay-friendly charming wine bar on the ground floor in Centro Ybor, Tampa.


Ybor Resort & Spa

TAMPA - Tampa Bay's only gay-owned and gay-operated private resort and bathhouse.



FORT LAUDERDALE - An Italian restaurant with delicious food, noted for its "early bird" menu specials.

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