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.
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.
September 27 - October 22, 2017, 8-10pm. A small town Missouri boy moves to the big city and immediately falls for a Chicano gang member. Honest/ provocative, funny/ romantic in surprising ways, touching on racism, coming to terms with ones sexuality, exploration into Latino culture, and our inner desires. See RonnieLarsen.
October 6-15, 2017. Screenings throughout greater Fort Lauderdale. Major cinema venues include: The Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 E Sunrise Blvd; Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th. International/ culturally diverse films, video and media offering historical and/or contemporary perspectives on the LGBT experience. See website for details. In Miami April 20-29, 2018.
Ongoing through October 8, 2017, NSU Art Museum. One of the most prominent artists of Cuba’s venerated ’80s Generation, José Bedia deeply rooted in Afro-Cuban traditions. An initiated practitioner in Regla de Congo, religions brought to Cuba by West African slaves, his work exhibits a close affinity to the tribal African art that he studies and collects.
October 20, 2017, 9pm. Leather/Fetish 3rd Fridays. Strip down to your jock, get covered in sweat that's not your own. Special night to throw hands and ass up in the air with sexy men, all looking for the same thing: to leave with more guys than they came with. Act like lust-stricken sexaholics and party your faces off like the sex pigs you are - with DJ Herbie James.
October 31, 2017, 7pm-midnight, 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 3-19, 2017 - over 200 films from around the globe; filmmakers and celebrities attending the many screenings and events over 3 weeks. At Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th St - art-house films all year long.
November 25, 2017. South Florida's premier annual charity dance party event centered around the leather community. A night of serious beats, bondage demonstrations by the South Florida Minotaurs, and a sea of red hot leathermen. All Access Admission includes one complimentary call drink (domestic beer, wine, water). Appetizers by Courtyard Cafe. Silent Auction.
January 20-27, 2017. Gay cruise, largest cruise ship ever built: Harmony of the Seas, 5 theaters, original Atlantis performers; 3 outdoor and 3 indoor party venues; 13 restaurants/ cafes; 4 pools; 4 water-slide water park; 7 unique neighborhoods; ice rink, rock walls, zip line, sports court, surf simulators and the Ultimate Abyss… Ft Lauderdale, Labadee, San Juan, Sint Maarten.
February 4-11, 2018. Aboard the Celebrity Silhouette, departing Ft. Lauderdale for Key West, Costa Maya/Cozumel, Mexico, Grand Cayman and return to Ft. Lauderdale. Cruise will not be exclusively LGBT but many Bearracuda and The Heretic throw one hell of a party and many events are planned with some major talent to keep you entertained. Ship spa, pools, and other activities too.
February 14 - March 4, 2018 at the Broward Center. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One—born with emerald green skin—is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. The story of how these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
February 18, 2018, (usually) 11am - 10pm on Calle Ocho. A FREE Latino LGBT art, music and food street festival in Miami. The third annual one-day festival has yet to be confirmed blending all of South Florida’s delights into one gigantic party in the heart of Miami’s historic Little Havana - stay tuned for updates.
February 23-26, 2018. Royal Carribean Enchantment of the Seas Port Everglades. Departing Miami - with Dance Workshops, over 25 hours of Social Dance Parties - Dance Workshops - Gorgeous Pools, Spas & Jacuzzis. Broadway Shows, Movie Theater, and Shore Excursions (optional). Prices start at $453 per person (w/ Doulble Occupancy).
February 25, 2018 (TBC), Fort Lauderdale Beach Parties and festival include world renowned entertainers, local/ national exhibitors, a food court, family and sporting areas, History of Pride educational area, Senior Chill Zone, Sober Zone and VIP area - at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park South, adjacent to the B Ocean Hotel & Resort.
March 1-4, 2018. Annual gay men's gathering for chubs, chasers and bears - meals, cook-out, pool parties, bar hops. Host hotel: Ramada Oakland Park Inn, 3001 N Federal Hwy. Thursday evening happy hours; Friday luncheon; Friday night Belly Contest; Saturday Charity Pool Party; Sunday Ice Cream Social.
Early April, 2018 (TBC). Past year: Kick-Off at ProgressBar; Dungeon Party at Leater Werks; Cigar Social at Scandals + Underground Invasion at Ramrod; FurFURL Windamar Pool Party.
June 16, 2018 (TBC), 1-11pm, Saturday Street Festival and evening 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.