Society & Culture

Welcoming Pride Month A.K.A. June: 7 Fun Ways to Celebrate in Miami

The Magic City is a place for queers shining bright with pride. From citywide celebrations in April to annual Miami Beach Pride Parade, you can count on Miami to offer myriad of opportunities to wave your rainbow flag during Pride Month.

The whole city comes to honor the queerness of the community. If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide on all the Miami Pride events, your search ends here. This guide will list all the unmissable and fun ways you can honor your uniqueness with pride.

Let’s head right into the event lineup!

Edge art, international nightlight and inclusivity – all in the Magic City!

Miami, being the playground for fun and sun, also happens to be the heart of style, sophistication, glamor and delectable cuisine. You can find a diverse range of LGBTQ+ events and experiences that are as colorful and vibrant as the community itself.

1. Brickell City Center

Brickell City Center urges everyone to honor the unwavering dedication of the LGBTQ+ community to fight for their rights and inclusivity. The center has scheduled various activations and events under its Beyond the Rainbow program.

The events center around poetry reading and the art of storytelling throughout Pride Month. People can share their personal stories and narratives at the shopping mall.

2. Wynwood Pride

Wynwood hosts one of the biggest pride parties in June. The weekends are filled with music, delicious brunches, glitter, dance parties and show-stopping drag. All the events benefit Equality Florida in the end who is responsible for advancing the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in the Sunshine State.

3. Pride Anthems

What’s Pride Month without vibrant music? Pride Anthems lets you embark on a journey back to 1969 allowing attendees to explore the 50 years of music defining LGBTQ+ culture. The event features icons such as George Michael, Donna Summer, Lady Gaga, Erasure, Queen and Madonna, among others.

Join your people at Arsht Center to serve your soul with music that commemorates and honors the legacy of the Stonewall Riots. This event will be a chance for everyone to come together as a unit. Pride Anthems donates some of its proceeds to Stonewall National Monument Visitors Center and Pride Live scheduled to open in the June of next year.

4. Puttshack

Puttshack offers transformative and pride-themed experiences in its photo booth. Attendees can dance around to vibrant music to welcome an inclusive environment. You can satiate your taste buds and enjoy pride-themed, queer-defining cocktails all the while supporting the cause. Puttshack donates a portion of its proceeds to local queer charities.

5. The Miami Beach EDITION

Miami Beach is the biggest Pride Month event and for all the right reasons. The event honors the fight for equal rights and their struggles to liberate queer lives from the shackles of conventional rules.

This year, artist and designer Patrick Church will launch his poolside pop-up show to showcase his new collection during Swim Week. This British artist will cater to the raw emotions of queer and human experiences.

Guests can immerse themselves in the colorful, specialty-crafted cocktails that exude pride. Made from fresh pineapple juice, creamy egg white, vodka, homemade ginger syrup, hints of lime, chamomile kiwi and prosecco, the proceeds from these handcrafted cocktails will support Stonewall National Museum. The museum collects, preserves and shares LGBTQ+ history.

6. Weekly Events

Besides major events, you can keep the fun times rolling with other weekly events taking place at Hotel Gaythering and AxelBeach Miami – two proud Miami Beach LGBTQ+ hotels. These hotels feature bingo, sports, martini nights, karaoke and trivia nights to keep the fun going.

7. Miami Beach pride

Greater Miami and Miami Beach is home to a wide assortment of weekly events to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. From family-friendly events to marquee gay events, the beach welcomes both local and traveling queers.

South Beach is the heart of Pride Month in Miami Beach. First, visit LGBT Visitor Center to get all information and plan your days and weekends accordingly. Check out LGBTQ+ Beach if you love a good natural tan.

The aforementioned gay hotels accommodate queer people with pride. Head to South Beach at night for Bar Gaythering and Twist. Don’t forget to make a stop at Palace Bar and Restaurant for wild brunches and drag shows. For the Hispanic queer community, Gay8 Festival is a must!

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