Wednesdays, 5:30-8pm, Stonewall Museum/Wilton Manors. Weekly Wednesday writing group to share your work, gain valuable feedback and share the challenges and joys of writing with others in an LGBT affirming space. All genres and walk-ins welcome. Currently a mixed group of individuals meets to read a maximum of 5 pages each week.
Third Saturdays, 8pm at Clubhouse II, 2650 E. Oakland Park Blvd - indoor/ outdoor play areas, glory holes, slings, heated pool, Jacuzzi, lockers, clothes check, showers. Also: first Saturdays, 2-7pm at Inn Leather Guest House & Resort, 610 SE 19th St - with heated pool, hot tub, 2 sun decks, rest areas, outdoor showers, lockers. International Sex party for gay and bi-sexual men.
January 31 - February 1, 2020, 9pm-9am. Friday night Meet and Greet starting at 9pm. Judges will do Saturday daytime interviews, and the contest will be at 7pm on Saturday.
February 1, 2020, 9:30pm-12:30am. Support Onyx Deep South by buying Jello shots or donating to the cause. A portion of the proceeds will go to a local charity.
February 9-16, 2020. an extraordinary ship in every way - with an innovative theater concept, gorgeous/larger two-story Queen's Lounge, new restaurants, expanded pool, and a fresh modern design. New itinerary combines old favorites with new destinations: a day in Key West; unspoiled shores of Roatan; powder white sands of Grand Cayman; and thrilling Cozumel.
February 14, 2020, 9pm-3am. Hosted by World AIDS Museum and Educational Center + Eagle Wilton Manors - a Valentine's Day RED PARTY. Your $10 Donation at the door will help Florida AIDS Walk Efforts and will be matched by AHF South at the end of the walk season. Come with a loved one or solo. Music by DJ Daniel Kristopher + body painting. Wear Red!
February 15, 2020, 9pm-3am. The Hottest "Jock Party" in the country returns to Hunter's Nightclub! Featuring THE PERRY TWINS of Los Angeles. A night of HOT MUSIC, HOT MEN and DANCING in your SINGLET/JOCK/UNDERWEAR! Clothes check available.
February 16, 2020, 11am-10pm on Calle Ocho. A FREE Latino LGBT art, music and food street festival in Miami. The 4th annual one-day festival blends all of South Florida’s delights into one gigantic party in the heart of Miami’s historic Little Havana - see updates:
February 21 - May 24, 2020. Feb 21, 7-9pm opening w/ curators’ talk. Exhibition: 45 restored images dating from late 1940s to early 1960s. Gay men and women began finding community in the small Cherry Grove hamlet in the late 1940s and early 1950s - one of the most homophobic times in American history when people were persecuted and ostracized both at work and home.
February 29, 2020, 10pm-3am. Amazing Leap Day Birthday Bash with DJs Guy DeGiacinto and Shane Stiel! Five hot dancers including Emilio Minto, the sexy Italian from Phoenix, Arizona! Testosterone! 100% underground house music to get your juices flowing. "It's All about the Music..and the Men." - "Pour l'Amour de la Musique.....et des Hommes."
March 26 - April 4, 2020. Mrs Venable is determined to lobotomize her niece, Catharine, to keep mysterious circumstances of her son’s death quiet. Scandal and greed lurk around every corner in the play Williams considered his most poetic: We all use each other and think it's love. Hypocrisy, greed, sexual repression, a secret journal, and cannibalism, packed into a pot boiler.
April 3-5, 2020. The FOURTH annual Beach Bash. FRI: 6:30pm Meet & Greet; 9pm-12am LeatherWerks Dungeon Party. SAT: 12-6pm BEACH BASH at Haulover Nude Beach (Collins Ave, Miami Beach) annual pilgrimage. SUN 1-6pm close-out PRIVATE POOL PARTY in Wilton Manors. See more details at:
April 4, 2020, 10pm-3am. The famous New York City Underground RAM Gear Party w/ Music by DJ Michel Mizrahi (London) with his sick beats/ NYC underground style in Fort Lauderdale! A party full of testosterone w/ men in gear, Stud Dancers, Daddies, Bears, Bearded Boys, Pups, Leatherman, Musclemen and Circuit Boys. Any type of gear encouraged!
April 6-12, 2020. World-class bear events to promote Fort Lauderdale, The Beaches and Wilton Manors Florida. April 12th pool party with heated pool, and secluded courtyard Jacuzzi. Reserve rooms 10% off - Promo Code: BEAR. Four night minimum stay. Men’s beachwear runway show by Designer Chris Lopez. More TBA at:
April 9, 2020, 7-10:30pm. We want you! And we want you to be part of the election of Mr. Bearsurrection 2020. The stage at the Eagle Wilton Manors will be hosting the contestants and judges in the hottest “pageant” in town.
April 11, 2020, 5pm-2am. All “animal” species come together at The Zoo party at The Eagle Wilton Manors. Let your animal instincts go as basic as you want and know your own limits. Keywords: leather, animal print, scents.
April 21-26, 2020. More than 350,000 visitors from Alaska to Argentina are expected in Greater Fort Lauderdale to celebrate the very first Pride of the Americas. See events to include: FRI Night on the Drive in Wilton Manors; SAT Parade + Beach Festival/ Concert + Afterparty.
June 11-18, 2020, 8pm (SUN 5pm). The play captures the aimless, yet sexually-focused swagger of twenty-somethings, as well as the guarded, practiced veneer of their parents. We will find that they all carry secrets and resentments that affect the others. Answers they are led to eventually reveal that the path forward is not always the one directly ahead.
Mid-June, 2020 (TBC), 12-5pm. Annual Daddy’s Day Private Pool Party - a charity event centered around the leather community. An afternoon of music food and pool activities with a sea of red hot Daddies and the boys that love them, at Inn Leather.
June 16-23, 2020, 8pm (SUN 5pm). Angelic voices, sinfully spectacular dancing and pointed parody: as the five-member group finally hit the big time with their latest concert, the boys worry that their pious pop act, with songs like "Girl You Make Me Wanna Wait" and "Jesus Called Me On My Cell Phone", might not go over so well with big city folk.
June 19-20, 2020, FRI 7pm. SAT 3-11pm Street Festival and 4pm parade usually from the South end of Wilton Drive at Ft. Lauderdale High School, continuing up Wilton Drive to Five Points at Dixie Hwy. Festival includes multiple stages, exciting live entertainment; exhibits, merchants, games; street performers, gourmet food trucks & beverage stations.
August 20 - September 20, 2020, 8pm. Josh and Brennan are about to get married in Palm Springs. But the night before becomes a drunken, drug-fueled riot, when their friend Jerry arrives furious about an invitation with "Please refrain from wearing bright colors or bold patterns." The ideal or the worst nightmare wedding guest? Overwhelming maybe, but also a raucous delight.
November 27 - December 6, 2020. Ten days of the Piggy lifestyle, coming at you with full force in 2020. Bigger parties, men from all over the globe who want to come to beautiful Fort Lauderdale to let their inner pig out. Huge parties/ no holds barred mentality - we want you to come! Mark your calendar and get ready to wallow!
October 8-18, 2020. Three weeks of screenings at cinemas: The Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 E Sunrise Blvd; and Savor Cinema, 503 SE 6th St. International/ culturally diverse films, video and media offering historical and/or contemporary perspectives on the LGBT experience. Opening Night Film: Adam at AutoNation IMAX + Party at Stache. See website for details. Miami edition Apr 16, 2020.
October 31, 2020 (TBC), 6-11pm, on Wilton Drive. Annual event of Halloween costume contests and stage entertainment, with thousands of party goers filling the streets, bars and businesses along the drive. The crowd can exceed 20,000. MAIN STAGE DIVA SHOWS!
November 6-22, 2020 - two weeks, over 200 films from around the globe; filmmakers and celebrities attending the many screenings and events over 3 weeks. At Savor Cinema, 503 SE 6th St - art-house films all year long.
February 27- March 6, 2021. With brand new staterooms and public areas, new design concepts and technology across the ship: the Friendliest BearCruise afloat. Get to know fellow travelers with onboard private events, private shore excursions, hot tub take-over, singles get together, nightly cocktails and group dinners, cruise directors/hosts + name entertainment private show.