A feel-good event for sure; even the Mayor of Lake Worth typically gets involved by raising the Pride flag at City Hall each year. Tickets are going FAST! Gay bars and edgy new cocktail establishments abound in Orlando. It provides a safe place for LGBTQ people, as well as programs and services to help strengthen personal well-being. And of course, there are always the bustling beach parties that happen nonstop throughout the weekend.
Not for the timid!
Local and national bands entertain those at the outdoor market featuring hundreds of vendors, an array of food and cocktail booths and a large dance floor. 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. Gay bars and edgy new cocktail establishments abound in Orlando. Fantasy FestKey West late October Fantasy Fest is like Comic Con meets gay pride, with a different theme for each year — superheroes, anime characters, cartoons.
However, together we will ensure that the 49 angels who tragically lost their lives 11 months ago are never forgotten, the first responders and emergency workers who showed true courage and compassion on June 12th, are forever hailed as heroes, and that the families and survivors affected know that we will never let hate win.