Season of Pride

February 16, 2017

LGBT Events in The Palm Beaches


Gay Polo 2016 Tailgate - Image Courtesy of Ralph Notaro

As a welcoming destination for LGBT travelers, The Palm Beaches offers a diverse array of events for the lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual, questioning and intersex community. Celebrate Palm Beach Pride all season long with these annual LGBT events in The Palm Beaches.
 
International Gay Polo Tournament: April 7 – 9, 2017                                        
From elaborate tailgate competitions to the constant flow of champagne, enjoy the festivities of the 8th International Gay Polo Tournament in The Palm Beaches. Set at the International Polo Club Palm Beach in Wellington, North America's only high goal polo venue, the 2017 International Gay Polo Tournament will take place April 7 – 9, 2017. The Gay Polo League (GPL) VIP Tent on tournament day is the ultimate in polo experience with table-side service, an open bar and VIP parking. GPL represents a wide range of ages, backgrounds and skill levels, and competes in mainstream matches and events while sharing enthusiasm for the sport.


Gay Polo Tailgate - Image Courtesy of Ralph Notaro

 
PrideFest: March 25 – March 26, 2017
With over 20,000 attendees annually, PrideFest of Lake Worth has grown from a small celebration to one of the largest festivals in South Florida. Since 1992, this festival has developed into The Palm Beaches’ largest gay and lesbian visibility event. This two-day occasion, from noon to 6:00 p.m. both days, brings together a community of local residents and guests to honor the passion for diversity and growth in community throughout the area. Live musical entertainment, merchandise booth vendors and local foods fill the space and invite all to celebrate LGBTQI pride with its annual parade. The Sunday Parade on March 26, 2017 begins at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Lake Worth along Lucerne and Lake Avenues.