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    When it comes to having fun, Tampa Bay has everything under the sun. From art festivals and culinary delights to dazzling dance clubs and outdoor adventures, there’s a treasure trove of discoveries waiting for you. Explore the 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 check out 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.


    Check out this travel guide presented by our friends, Dopes on the Road:




    Tampa Pride Parade

    Location: Parade - 7th Ave, Ybor City

    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.


    Pride & Passion

    Location: Tampa Museum of Art

    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. April 14, 2018.


    Pride Night @ The Trop

    Location: Tropicana Field, St Petersburg

    Join the Rays in supporting our local LGBT community and purchase a specially priced seat in the Lower Box and a Rays T-shirt for just $30 (up to a $50 value). For those with groups of 10 or more, you can receive an additional discount, preferred seating and a scrolling scoreboard welcome. You must present your ticket at the Redemption Center to receive your T-shirt. Partial proceeds from each ticket purchased will be donated to LGBT non-profits in the Tampa Bay Community.


    St. Pete Pride Festival and Parade

    Location: Grand Central District, St. Petersburg

    The LGBT Pride Parade will be held within the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood and Grand Central District. It will feature more than 150 organizations and businesses. This is the largest 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.

    Private Viewing Booths are new this year for groups of 10. Prices begin at $500 and offers a private viewing area with seating.  

    Bleacher seating is available in The Glamstands, located on Central Avenue (seating, private restrooms, complimentary food, cocktails and water are available). 

    To purchase Glamstand tickets, click here.


    Tampa Theatre

    711 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

    (813) 274-8981

    Hamburger Mary’s

    1600 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 241-6279

    Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

    1315 E 7th Ave #201, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 879-4220

    Tampa Pride Parade: March 24, 2018

    3510 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 777-4832

    St. Pete Pride Festival and Parade: Summer 2018


    Honey Pot

    1507 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 247-4663

    Bradley’s on 7th

    1510 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 241-2723

    The Castle

    2004 N 16th St, Tampa, FL 33605

    (813) 247-7547


    Southern Nights Tampa 

    1401 E 7th Ave, Tampa, Florida 33605

    (813) 559-8625