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2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival's Schedule of Events

Mario Lopez, grand marshal of 2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride.
Mario Lopez, grand marshal of 2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride.

The 2015 Miami Beach Gay Pride festival kicks off Tuesday with a 7 p.m. Women of Pride mixer at the LGBT Visitor Center in Miami Beach, followed Wednesday night by the Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride Pageant at Score on Washington Avenue.

From the Miami Beach Gay Pride website:

Miami Beach Gay Pride is an extraordinary two-day event that features a Beach Party and a Festival & Parade with more than 125 LGBT-friendly vendors and businesses, exciting celebrities, musical performances, refreshments, food and a family-friendly play area.

Coming into its 6th year, Miami Beach Gay Pride has grown into the largest, two-day event of the year in Miami Beach. The hugely successful event in 2011 attracted more than 40,000 people, in 2012 more than 60,000 people and in 2013 more than 80,000 people from all walks of life, all parts of the country, and all age groups.

2015 Schedule of Events

Tuesday, March 31

▪ 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Women of Pride Mixer

LGBT Visitor Center

1130 Washington Avenue, MB, FL 33139

FREE

www.gogaymiami.com

Wednesday, April 1

▪ 9 p.m.

Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride Pageant

Score Nightclub, 1437 Washington Avenue, MB, FL 33139

Hosted by Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride 2013 Tiffany Fantasia and Adora

$15 +

http://missmbgp2015pageant.bpt.me/

Saturday, April 4

▪ 8 pm

Bachelor Auction

Hotel Gaythering, 1409 Lincoln Road, MB, FL

FREE

www.gaythering.com

Monday, April 6

▪ 6 pm – 6:30 pm

Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony

City Hall, 1700 Convention Drive, Miami Beach FL

City Officials and Miami Beach Gay Pride Board official opens ‘Week of Pride”

FREE

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 6:30 pm

Volunteer Orientation

Miami Beach Convention Center

Become a volunteer!

https://www.miamibeachgaypride.com/volunteer

Tuesday, April 7

▪ 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

Spotlight Mega-Mixer benefitting Miami Beach Gay Pride

Shore Club Hotel (back pool area), 1901 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach

Mingle and network with Chamber members, guests and the community at large. Complimentary nibbles.

$10/$20 Donation

http://www.gaybizmiami.com

Thursday, April 9

▪ 5 pm - 7 p.m.

Welcome Party

Hotel Gaythering, 1409 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

FREE and Happy Hour Prices

www.gaythering.com

Friday, April 10

▪ 6 pm to 10 pm

Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

Festival Opening Night

DJs and Entertainment

Free

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 7 pm

Red Carpet VIP Kick-Off Reception

(VIP Lounge on the beach), entrance on 11th Street and Ocean Drive

$75 In advance and $100 Door

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 10 pm

Entourage Dance Event

Score, 1437 Washington Avenue, MB, FL

DJ Sherock

$10/$15

www.flingwomensweekend.com

Saturday, April 11

▪ 9 am

Pride 5K Run MIAMI 2015

Join us as we take over the sexiest beach in the world. This is your chance to be a part of the first Miami Beach Gay Pride 5K. Get geared up for this year's exotic 3.1 mile trail as we run together on South Beach along the Ocean.

$30

www.runsignup.com/Race/FL/MiamiBeach/PRIDERUNMIAMI2015

▪ 11 am to 6 pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Lummus Park, Miami Beach (11th to 14th Street on Ocean Dr)

Exhibitors, Kid’s Area, Bounce Houses for Adults and Youth, Rock Wall Climbing, and Cash Bars

FREE

▪ 12 noon

Press Conference with Mario Lopez at Vapor Shark Stage at 11th Street

FREE

▪ 12 noon to 5 pm

VIP Lounge Open Bar and Snacks

$80 for Saturday Only

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 1 pm to 9 pm

Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

DJs, Entertainment, DJ Tony Moran

Free

▪ 11 am to 6 pm

AHF Stage @ 13th Street

Women’s Village presented by Icandee and Pandora

DJs and Entertainment

Free

Evening

▪ 10 pm-7 am

URGE

Score, 1437 Washington Avenue, MB, FL

DJs Abel & Paulo

$30 Early Bird

www.urgemiami.com

▪ 10 pm

Ménage a Trios Dance Event

STEAM, 30 NE 14th Street, Miami, FL 33132

DJ Whitney Day, DJ Vanessa B, DJ Citizen Jane

$15/$20

www.flingwomensweekend.com

Sunday, April 12

▪ 10:30 am to 1 pm (please check with businesses directly)

Pride Brunches

Clevelander Hotel

TIDES Hotel

Palace Bar

▪ 11 am to 6pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Lummus Park, Miami Beach (11th to 14th Street on Ocean Dr.)

Exhibitors, Kid’s Area, Bounce Houses for Adults and Youth, Rock Wall Climbing, and Cash Bars

FREE

▪ 11:30 am – 1 pm

TD Bank Grandstand Stage

11th Street/Ocean Drive

Seating Area

Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride 2013 Tiffany Fantasia & Entertainment Reporter and Host of NBC “6 in the Mix” Roxanne Vargas

$25 Limited Seats

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ Noon – 1pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade

Grand Marshal – Mario Lopez

Parade Starts on 5th Street and Ocean, travels north to 15th Street

Arrive early to get your spot along Ocean Drive. Streets will be block off starting at 11:30am except for 10th Street. Once the Parade starts at noon, Ocean Drive will be closed and the only way to cross is on 5th Street or 15th Street

Free

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 12 noon to 5 pm

VIP Lounge Open Bar and snacks

$100 for Sunday Only

www.miamibeachgaypride.com

▪ 1 pm to 9:30pm

Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

DJs and Entertainment throughout the day with special performances by the new Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride 2015, Crunch Dancers, WildChild World, Natalie La Rose, Erika Jane, DJ Tracy Young, Deborah Cox

Opening Ceremonies (1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. approximate) with Mario Lopez, and Mayor Phillip Levine

FREE

▪ 1 pm to 8 pm

AHF Stage @ 13th Street

Latin Programming

DJs, Bands, Performers

FREE

▪ 1 pm to 11 pm

Palace Stage @ 12th Street

Performers, DJs and entertainment

FREE

▪ 2 pm to 6 pm

TD Bank Stage @ 11th Street and Ocean Drive

Live Community Performers

Hosted by Envee

FREE

▪ 9 pm

Fireworks presented by Clevelander Hotel

Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

AHF Stage @ 13th Street

Palace Stage @ 12th Street

FREE

▪ 10 pm-5 am

Salvation Sunday

Score, 1437 Washington Avenue, MB, FL

DJs Cindel & Ivan Gomez

$15 Early Bird

www.urgemiami.com

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