From the fabulous brick-lined streets of GaYBOR (a GLBTA-friendly collective of 200+ businesses located in historic Ybor City) to the scrumptious restaurant scene, Tampa Bay is Florida's most welcoming destination with treasures hidden around every corner. You can explore our bold nightlife with clubs, restaurants and bars, indulge in some world-class shopping—or have an incredible adventure at one of our many local attractions. Whatever you seek, you’ll find it in Tampa Bay.


Tampa Bay Pride Events

Tampa Pride Parade

March 26, 2016
Entertainment, music, food and pride! Celebrate Tampa Pride with a parade down 7th Ave in Ybor City, a festival on 8th Ave, which includes a family friendly section and an auto show.
Location(s): Parade - 7th Ave, Ybor City

Pride & Passion

April 23, 2016
Celebrate in color with Pride & Passion this year. Pride & Passion is the official kick-off to Gay Pride month celebrations across Tampa Bay. Join over 800 friends at the Museum for a dazzling night of art, entertainment, food and drinks. Proceeds from the event support the Museum’s educational programs and help bring new and unique exhibitions to Tampa.
Location: Tampa Museum of Art

Pride Night @ The Trop

June 2016
Join the Rays in supporting our local LGBT community and purchase a specially priced seat in the Lower Box with a Rays hat for just $30 (up to a $50 value) or seat in the Baseline Box for just $20 (up to a $25 value).
Location: Tropicana Field, St Petersburg

St. Pete Pride Festival and Parade

June 25, 2016
The LGBT Pride Parade, held within the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood and Grand Central District, features more than 150 organizations and businesses supporting and celebrating the Tampa Bay LGBT community. The Parade draws more than 200,000 people in total, making it the large LGBT Pride Parade in Florida and largest overall in St Petersburg. The Saturday Block Party begins at 5:00 p.m., held between 22nd Street and 27th Street along Central Avenue, featuring DJs, food and beverages. The Parade will roll off at Sunset.

Bleacher seating is available in The Glamstands (seating, private restrooms, complimentary food, cocktails and water are available). To purchase Glamstand tickets, click here.
Parade Location: St. Petersburg
Time(s): Various

Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

October, 2016
TIGLFF is now a 9-day juried LGBT community film festival, one of the largest and longest running of its kind in the world. Opening Night is traditionally the first Thursday of October and includes 30-40 film screening events, plus several cornerstone parties used to help raise operating funds for the film programming.
Location(s): The Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St., Tampa