Miami Beach Gay Pride 2015

Miami Beach Gay Pride brings together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBT community.

Established by former Miami Beach Mayor, Matti Bower, as an initiative of the Miami Beach Gay Business Development Council. Bringing together members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, their friends, allies, and supporters in celebration of the unique spirit and culture of the LGBT community by organizing free, safe, quality mass-appeal events that are open to all, organizing community parade and festivals featuring primarily community booths and expo areas, stages with entertainment, food and drink vendors and family safe zone play areas,  for educational, cultural, and entertainment purposes, and adjunct, officially sanctioned Miami Beach Gay Pride events in the nature of dancing events, art or fashion events, community networking events and civic receptions.

 

An estimated 100,000 attended Miami Beach Gay Pride in 2014, which is more than the entire population of Miami Beach. In addition to Parade spectators, the 2014 event included Grand Marshals Gloria Estefan and Kenny Ortega as well as more than 100 parade contingencies, 35 floats and 2,000 participants. The Pride Festival which followed featured 145 LGBTQ-friendly vendors and businesses, plus refreshments, two stages of entertainment, a family-friendly play area and fireworks. In 2014, Miami Beach Gay Pride was named one of the “Top 100 Events of the Year” by BizBash Magazine and took home the “Pink Flamingo Award” for the second year in a row as “Favorite Multi-Day Event.”

 

This year event date is April 10-12, 2015. Miami Beach Gay Pride 2015  is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority.

 

Here is full event schedule :

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm – Spotlight Mega-Mixer benefitting Miami Beach Gay Pride

Thursday, April 9, 2015 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm – Welcome Party

Friday, April 10, 2015 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm – Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

Friday, April 10, 2015 – 7:00pm to 10:00pm – Red Carpet ANGELS Reception

Friday, April 10, 2015 – 10:00pm – Entourage Dance Event

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 1:00am to 9:00am – Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 8:00am – WALLCAST™ Concert, Presented by Citi® The Organ Symphony

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 9:00am – PRIDE 5K RUN MIAMI 2015!

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 11:00am to 6:00pm – AHF Stage @ 13th Street

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 11:00am to 6:00pm – Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 11:00am to Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 10:00pm – 7th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade and Festival

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 11:00am to 6:00pm – AHF Stage @ 13th St Street

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 12:00pm – Press Conference with Mario Lopez at Vapor Shark Stage

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 12:00pm to 5:00pm – VIP Lounge Open Bar and Snacks

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 10:00pm to Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 7:00am – URGE

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 10:00pm – Ménage a trios Dance Event

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 10:30am to 1:00pm – Sanctioned Brunches

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 11:00am – Celebrate Brunch

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 11:00am to 6:00pm – Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 11:30am to 1:00pm – TD Bank Grandstand Stage

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm – Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 12:00pm to 5:00pm – VIP Lounge Open Bar and snacks

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 1:00pm to 9:00pm – Vapor Shark Stage @ 11th Street

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 1:00pm to 8:00pm – AHF Stage @ 13th Street

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 1:00pm to 11:00pm – Palace Stage @ 12th Street

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 2:00pm to 6:00pm – TD Bank Stage @ 11th Street and Ocean Drive

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm – Pridelines Youth Dance

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 9:00pm – Fireworks presented by Clevelander Hotel

Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 10:00pm to Monday, April 13, 2015 – 5:00am – Salvation Sunday

Monday, April 13, 2015 – 3:00pm to Friday, April 17, 2015 – 8:00am – 6th Annual Miami Pride Cruise