FLORIDA OR BUST
Head south for these LGBT summer traditions. More Florida events listed under other specific categories.
All aboard for gay and lesbian cruises.
Splendor of Scandinavia & Russia
June 20-27 | By lesbian travel company Olivia
July 1-8 | By lesbian travel company Sweet
Exotic Mediterranean Cruise
June 29-July 6 | By gay & lesbian RSVP Vacations
Copenhagen to Stockholm Cruise
July 24-31 | By gay Atlantis Events
Seabourn Istanbul to Athens Cruise
Aug. 17-24, www.atlantisevents.com
“R Time” LGBT Danube Riverboat Cruise
Adults-only event from R Family Vacations
For kids with LGBT parents, and their families and friends
LGBT Family Camp at Club Getaway
By LGBT kid-friendly R Family Vacations
The Broadway Cruise
Sailing from NYC to Bermuda
Family Equality ‘Family Week’
PRIDE ON PARADE
Atlanta Pride is in October, so you can check out summer Prides in other cities.
DC Black Pride
May 24-28 in Washington, DC
May 30-June 10; parade June 9
Central Alabama Pride
June 3-10; night parade June 9, festival June 10
Key West Pride
June 6-10 in Key West, Fla.
Memphis Black Pride
June 14-17 in Memphis, Tenn.
Nashville Pride Festival
June 15-17 in Nashville, Tenn.
Sao Paulo Pride
June 7-11 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
World’s largest gay Pride parade
New York City Pride
June 16-24; main weekend June 22-24
New York City, NY
East Side Pride
June 23 in Clarkston, Ga.
June 21-24; festival and parade June 23
June 23-July 8; parade July 7 in London, U.K.
San Francisco Pride
June 23-24 in San Francisco, Calif.
South Carolina Black Pride
June 22-25 in Columbia, S.C.
St. Pete Pride Street Festival & Promenade
June 30 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Charlotte Black Gay Pride
July 13-15 in Charlotte, N.C.
Triangle Black Pride
July 26-29 in Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jacksonville Black Pride
Aug. 10-12 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Sept. 8 in Savannah, Ga. | www.savpride.com
Beyond music fests and cruises, more options for lesbian vacations
Amazing Galapagos Adventure
May 26-June 4 | By lesbian travel company Olivia
Machu Picchu Adventure
June 3-9 | By lesbian travel company Olivia
Rafting in Westwater Canyon, Utah
July 27-29 | By lesbian travel company Sweet
Sweet Cozumel Palace Resort
Sept. 4-9 in Key West, Fla.
Girls and guitars, usually under the stars
Virginia Women’s Music Festival
May 25-27 at CampOut in Henrico, Va.
National Women’s Music Festival
June 28-July 1 in Middleton, Wisc.
Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival
Aug. 7-12 in Oceana County, Mich.
DECADENCE, DJS & MORE
Get decadent in New Orleans, don your leather in San Francisco, and more…
July 11-15 at Long Fork Retreat, Walton, West Va.
For “all people outside the binary gender spectrum and their supporters”
Aug. 29-Sept. 3 in New Orleans, La.
Aug. 31-Sept. 3 in Austin, Tex.
Circuit event features DJs Randy Bettis, Seth Cooper and Roland Belmares
Folsom Street Fair
Sept. 23 in San Francisco, Calif.
“The grand daddy of all leather events”