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.
January 12 - February 12, 2017, 8pm at Island City Stage. Graphically depicts the story of Joe, a gay sex addict, and his turbulent journey toward recovery. Funny, poignant, and full of flights of fantasy. The New York Times calls the production “Truly inspired… A wry tale of sexual obsession with inventive stellar moments.” A life rarely seen on the stage.
February 3 - March 19, 2017. Masculinity and gayness as depicted in portraits of male figures. With drawings by Dermot Meagher and Rob Saunders; paintings of Len Paoletti; Edwin Townsend, Duane Cramer and Anthony Timiraos photography. To coincide with exhibit: After Dark - A Magazine’s Secret Agenda 1968-1983 - performance arts magazine for gay men, without ever saying the word.
February 9 - March 12, 2017, at Empire Stage, 1140 N Flagler. Stage play of the documentary that went behind the scenes of the gay adult porn industry to focus on the process of planning, shooting and marketing gay adult videos. See the RonnieLarsen website.
February 11, 2017, 8-10pm at Sunshine Cathedral MCC, 1480 SW 9th Ave. Barbed wit flying many a risky route, negotiating even the most politically incorrect flight path with blisteringly funny takes on the world of airlines. The comedy series with a twist continues with: Feb 25th, 8pm - Miss Richfield 1981; Mar 17th - Coco Peru.
February 14, 2017. special Kristin Chenoweth Valentine’s Day pre-concert Silent Auction Event at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate the mission and work of Stonewall National Museum & Archives.
February 17, 2017, 8-10pm at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. Join the Gay Men’s Chorus of South Florida as Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winning artist Liz Callaway brings her rich musical stylings to the stage for our audiences. Next dates: March 24 - We Are Family - at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center; June 24 - Generation Out! - at Parker Playhouse.
February 17, 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.
February 19, 2017, noon-5pm at Windamar Beach Resort. With DJ/producer Alex Ferbeyre. Coming up: March 10th, 8-10pm Leather Incursion at Warsaw Coffee Company, 815 NE 13th St; March 12th, 10pm Calendar Model Contest at Ramrod; and April 6th, 9pm FurFURL Week at venue TBA.
February 19-26, 2017 on board The Celebrity Silhouette. Ft Lauderdale departure to Coco Cay, Bahamas, then Cozumel, Mexico, Grand Cayman, Falmouth, Jamaica, and back to Ft Lauderdale. $794-1774.
February 24, 2017, 6:30-10pm at B Ocean Resort, Fort Lauderdale, 1140 Seabreeze Blvd. Kick-off the 40th anniversary Pride weekend in Fort Lauderdale. Meet celebrity chef Art Smith, chef to Lady Gaga and President Obama. Enjoy open bar, lite bites prepared by local restaurants, silent auction and entertainment. Tickets: $40 in advance; $60 at the door (if available).
February 25-28, 2017. The most un-bear run....bear run you will ever be a part of! Stress/Drama Free/ ALL Inclusive! No matter race, size, shape we are family! Re-connect with brothers/ meet that new cousin. Weekend of activities, group dinners, mixers, parties, plus a day at Sebastian St. Beach with games/ fun in the sun. FRI Meet/Greet at Rosie’s + Bear Party at Village Pub.
February 26, 2017, for the first time on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Parties and a festival to 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.
February 26, 2017, 5pm at Gateway Theatre. After 4 decades of fabulous drag queens, killer costumes and gender bending beauties, the political roots of the event may not be so obvious now, but messages of equality and freedom are as relevant today as when Panzi and protesters staged the original Invasion in 1976. Featuring Panzi herself, aka Thom Hansen and fillmmaker Parker Sargent.
March 2-5, 2017. Annual gay men's gathering for chubs, chasers and bears - meals, cook-out, pool parties, bar hops. Host Hotel for 2017: The 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
March 17-19, 2017. Pigs, daddies, pups, sirs, boys compete, play hard, dance, relax and hit the beach. FRI/SAT 8pm contests and 10pm parties at Leather Werks + Ramrod. SAT 1pm WonkaPup's Beach Party at Step Aside Beach. SUN: 11am Fetish Brunch at Courtyard Cafe; 1pm men-only clothing-optional pool party at Inn Leather; 9pm Dress Code event at Ramrod.
March 21 - April 2, 2017 at Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the worlds very first MUSICAL!
April 6 - May 7, 2017, 8pm at Island City Stage. On the morning of the day Jean and Day, a lesbian couple of 12 years, are to be married, their only child, 15-year old Perry, is arrested and charged with date rape. “Son” explores the devastating impact of the event on the family.
April 15, 2017 !Check for new dates at facebook page - scheduled event has been booked to capacity. Departing Fort Lauderdale - with Dance Workshops, over 25 hours of Social Dancing Sessions, gorgeous pools, spas and Jacuzzis, Broadway Shows, Ice-Skating Shows, coordinated shore excursions (optional) - Hospitality Desk - Jack ‘n Jill Dance Contests - Dance Hosts & MORE.
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.
October 6-15, 2017. Screenings throughout greater Fort Lauderdale. Major cinema venues include: The Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 E Sunrise Blvd and Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th. International/ culturally diverse films, video and other media offering historical and/or contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. See website for details.
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.
Late November, 2017 (TBC), 9pm-2am. 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.