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.
June 16, 2017, 9pm, Ramrod. Leather/Fetish 3rd Fridays. Strip down to your jock getting 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.
June 17, 2017, 1-11pm, Saturday Street Festival and evening parade 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.
Ongoing through June 18, 2017, NSU Art Museum. Taken over a 6-month period at the Bel-Air residence of the late Elizabeth Taylor, the exhibition photographs are drawn from two series: Closets and Jewels, and 700 Nimes Road. Inspired by William Eggleston’s images of Elvis Presley’s Memphis estate, Graceland, they create a portrait of Taylor from her personal space/ mementos.
June 24, 2017, 8pm The Parker Playhouse. Each LGBT generation has music iconic to people as they come out. Whether Judy Garland, Madonna or Lady Gaga, young people find music which celebrates their triumphs and struggles. This special Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida pride concert pays tributes to the great songs that span the years, yet tie us all together - one PROUD community!
July 20 - August 20, 2017 at Empire Stage. Unlike anything you’ve ever seen: fornicating felties, mixed with bits of puppet anarchy; an irreverent, quirky, innovative tale appropriate for mature audiences with immature tastes. Though it dives into fur and felt and all things soft, there’s nothing soft about those naughty whips. Leave the kids at home and come get FELT up.
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.
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 (venue TBA). Saturday Leather Masked Ball: South Florida's premier annual charity dance party event centered around the leather community. The 12th anniversary this year - a night of serious beats, edgy, erotic entertainment, and red hot leathermen. See their website for venue and more details:
January 14, 2018 (TBC), this past year 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 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 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 (TBC). Annual gay men's gathering for chubs, chasers and bears - meals, cook-out, pool parties, bar hops. Past 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.