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    FIND IT IN TAMPA BAY

    FLORIDA'S MOST COLORFUL PARADES

    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.

     

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    TAMPA BAY PRIDE EVENTS

     

    Tampa Pride Parade

    Date: March 24, 2018
    Time: Festivities start at 10am
    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.

     

    Tampa Pride Kickoff Party

    Date: March 23, 2018
    Time: 6-9pm
    Location: The Florida Aquarium

    The Florida Aquarium is hosting its first Tampa Pride Kickoff Party. The event features an open bar, live entertainment, Aquarium access from 6-7 p.m., and the opportunity to come face-to-face with our resident penguins. Proceeds from the Tampa Pride Kickoff Party will support The Florida Aquarium’s vision to protect and restore our blue planet.

     

    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.

     

    NGLCC TAMPA CONFERENCE

    Date: August 13, 2019 to August 16, 2019

    The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community, the largest advocacy organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunities and advancements for LGBT people, and the exclusive certifying body for LGBT-owned businesses.

    Pride & Passion

    Date: April 14, 2018.
    Time: 8pm-midnight
    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.

     

    2018 Taste of Pride

    Date: March 3, 2018.
    Time: 7-10pm
    Location: The Coliseum, St Petersburg
    Details: Friends and supporters will gather to the gorgeous Coliseum to celebrate Pride through a unique culinary experience that offers something for everyone. There will be exhibits from local artists and drag performances.
    Tickets: $40.00

     

    SP2 Concert

    Date: Friday, June 22, 2018.
    Time: 7-10pm
    Location: North Straub Park 400 Bayshore Dr. NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
    Details: SP2 Concert is a fundraising event to assist in funding various Tampa Bay community organizations

     

    St Pete Pride Parade

    Date: June 23 2018.
    Time: 2-10pm (Parade beings at 6pm)
    Location: Downtown St Pete's Bayshore Dr.

     

    St Pete Pride Festival

    Date: Sunday, June 24th,2018
    Time: 11-5pm
    Location: Grand Central District
    Details: The St Pete Pride Street Festival will again be the largest community event of the season as festival goers come together to make history while enjoying a day of live performances and entertainment, community booths, art and fantastic food in paradise.

     

    ENTERTAINMENT

    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

     

    NIGHTLIFE

    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