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Save the date for 2023!

Celebrate PRIDE on a tropical island that is legendary for its laid-back style and its open and accepting atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to party with friends, travel with family, or get lost in the magic of our tropical island, rediscover Key West and discover how one island’s One Human Family philosophy has created one of the most integrated and unique communities in the world. Show us your pride, we will show you our Key West Pride!

Pride 2022 Schedule of Events

Wednesday, June 1st

11 am- 4 am Key West Pride Pregame @801 Bourbon Bar. Break out the rainbows and get the pride festivities started! Drink specials all day and night!

12 pm – KWBG Pride Kick-off Luncheon @Marriott Beachside “Blur the Lines” ($30.00 per person)

5 pm – Key West Pride Kick-off Party @Island HouseAll Welcome (until 8 pm) FREE Stoli Cocktails, champagne, and Hors-d’ oeuvres. $20.00 entry – donation to the Key West Business Guild.

7 pm – A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter, created and performed by John Vessels and Jay Schwandt @Fringe Theater. Join Hollywood’s favorite has-been, Lillian Baxter, as she brings her one-woman Pride Parade to Key West! She’ll sing the songs and tell the tales that celebrate life on the road less traveled. Show tunes? You bet! Gay anthems? Why not! Fabulous costumes? As long as they’re within budget! Lillian Baxter is so loved by the gay community that seven of them married her. Now she’s coming back to the Conch Republic to give a whole lot of love right back. Buckle in, glitter up, and spend A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter. Tix Can be purchased HERE.

8:30pm – The Fabulous Spectrelles @Lateda (Piano Bar)

9 pm – Drag Show @Aqua Night Club – AquaPlex

9 & 11 pm – Drag Show @801 Bourbon Bar (801 Duval Street.

Thursday, June 2nd

11 am – All Male Day Trip aboard the Blu Q. Cancelled due to weather.

4-6 pm – Wine Tasting at D’vine Wine Gallery @the Gardens Hotel 20% Discount on Wine bottle purchase

6:30 pmFury Sunset Sail  – Cancelled due to weather.

6:30 pm – Sunset Sails Open to All Adults (21+) LGBTQ+BYOB. Set sail on the Blu Q Catamaran Cancelled due to weather.

7 pm –  A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter, created and performed by John Vessels and Jay Schwandt @Fringe Theater. Join Hollywood’s favorite has-been, Lillian Baxter, as she brings her one-woman Pride Parade to Key West! She’ll sing the songs and tell the tales that celebrate life on the road less traveled. Show tunes? You bet! Gay anthems? Why not! Fabulous costumes? As long as they’re within budget! Lillian Baxter is so loved by the gay community that seven of them married her. Now she’s coming back to the Conch Republic to give a whole lot of love right back. Buckle in, glitter up, and spend A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter. Tix Can be purchased HERE.

7 & 9pm – Drag Show @Aqua Night Club – AquaPlex

8 pm – 12 am – “Mixer in The Rear” –  Enjoy food, a silhouette dance screen, a full bar*, and a live DJ @SideBar (LOCATION UPDATED DUE TO WEATHER) – AquaPlex. Entry is $10, get your tickets HERE

8:30pm – 3Sum Live @ Lateda (Piano Bar)

9 pm – Key West Local Bartender Competition @Bourbon Street Pub

9 pm – Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS Cabaret @ Lateda

9pm & 11pm – Drag Show @801 Bourbon Bar

10 pm – 4 am – Shiny Disco Balls 70’s Dance Party @ 801 Bourbon Bar Classic disco beats all night! Throw on your disco best and boogie all night!

Friday, June 3rd

12 pm– Singles, Couples, & Thruples – Oh my! Naked pool party @Island House (Men Only Event)

12 pm – Kat’s “Are You Wet Yet Pool Party” @Alexander’s Guesthouse features a live DJ, fun competitions, and awesome raffle prizes (All Welcome Party).

3 pm – Join us for an unforgettable weekend…JUST FOR THE GIRLS! Friday will offer a cocktail welcoming party, followed by a night out on the notoriously fun and bustling 2 Mile stretch of Duval St. Saturday will be one for the books!

5-7 pm “We Love Our Allies” Happy Hour @22& Co. – AquaPlex. Our allies are important in reaching equality, so please join us for our very first Ally Party! Happy hour prices: 2 for 1 beer, wine, & well drinks, and $10 martinis!

7 pm –  A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter, created and performed by John Vessels and Jay Schwandt @Fringe Theater. Join Hollywood’s favorite has-been, Lillian Baxter, as she brings her one-woman Pride Parade to Key West! She’ll sing the songs and tell the tales that celebrate life on the road less traveled. Show tunes? You bet! Gay anthems? Why not! Fabulous costumes? As long as they’re within budget! Lillian Baxter is so loved by the gay community that seven of them married her. Now she’s coming back to the Conch Republic to give a whole lot of love right back. Buckle in, glitter up, and spend A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter. Tix Can be purchased HERE.

7 & 9 pm – Drag Show @Aqua Nightclub – AquaPlex

8 pmJoe Posa as Joan Rivers @Waterfront Playhouse, You’ll swear that Joan is back from the pearly gates…2 nights ONLY. Tickets are just $30. Purchase HERE.

8:30pm – 3Sum Live @ Lateda (Piano Bar)

9 pm – Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS Cabaret @ Lateda

9 pm – 2 am-“Glow Party” party @SideBar – AquaPlex. Guests are encouraged to wear fluorescent clothing and glow-in-the-dark accessories! Glow sticks and body paint will be provided. (All Welcome Event) Entry is $10 per person.

9 pm & 11 pm – Drag Show @801 Bourbon Bar

9 pm-4 am – “Somewhere Over The Rain-Glow Party” Boys Edition @Saloon 1 It’s a night of neon boys and HI-NRG dance music!  Our world-famous Cock Shock Contest kicks off At midnight!

Saturday, June 4th

10 am – 5 pm Official Pride 2022 Street Fair (600 – 900 blocks Duval Street) We have made the decision to cancel the Pride Street Fair and block party due to the poor weather forecasted. Everything else, including the parade (at this point), will go on! 

12 pm – Come get wet with us at our GIRLS ONLY Pool Party, taking place at the lavish Marrero’s Guest Mansion – 410 Fleming St. pool, featuring celebrity guest DJ Cristy Lawrence! This event will include games, surprises, charcuterie by Graze Craze, a light lunch, one hour of open bar, and much more.

12 pm-8 pm – Pride Pool Party @Bourbon Street Pub (All Welcome).

3 pm – All Male Day Trip aboard the Blu  Q. All Male + Clothing Optional 🏳️‍🌈

• Two different Experiences depending on the time of year please read for details!

• Sandbar & Snorkel (May-October)

• Kayak & Snorkel (November-April)
• 4 hours $119 per person
• BYOB!
• Included: Organic Fresh Snacks, Water, Coolers, and Snorkel Equipment

5 pm-8 pm Inaugural Disco Block Party –We have made the decision to cancel the Pride Street Fair and block party due to the poor weather forecasted. Everything else, including the parade (at this point), will go on! 

7 pm –  A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter, created and performed by John Vessels and Jay Schwandt @Fringe Theater. Join Hollywood’s favorite has-been, Lillian Baxter, as she brings her one-woman Pride Parade to Key West! She’ll sing the songs and tell the tales that celebrate life on the road less traveled. Show tunes? You bet! Gay anthems? Why not! Fabulous costumes? As long as they’re within budget! Lillian Baxter is so loved by the gay community that seven of them married her. Now she’s coming back to the Conch Republic to give a whole lot of love right back. Buckle in, glitter up, and spend A Fabulous Evening with Lillian Baxter. Tix Can be purchased HERE.

7 pm & 9 pm– Drag Show @Aqua Nightclub – AquaPlex

8 pmJoe Posa as Joan Rivers @Waterfront Playhouse, You’ll swear that Joan is back from the pearly gates…2 nights ONLY. Tickets are just $30. Purchase HERE.

8 pm This one is for the ladies! Join us at the official WOMEN ONLY after-party for Key West Pride 2022 @Mary Ellen’s. The party kicks off with the famous Vibrator Races hosted by DJ Sanaris, to help raise money for a local non-profit, and the ultimate dance party! Special guest appearances. Free admission!

8:30pm – 3Sum Live @ Lateda (Piano Bar)

9 pm & 11 pm – Drag Show @801 Bourbon Bar

9 pm – Christopher Peterson’s EYECONS Cabaret @ Lateda

10 pm – Purgatory Party @Bourbon Street Pub (ALL Welcome)

10 pm – 4 am – Totally Rad 80’s Party @ 801 Bourbon Bar Like, totally tease up those bangs, grab your Walkman, and come dance to the best of the 80’s music!

10 pm-4 am Check Out Cody And Kevin’s Gear Night @Saloon 1. Break out the leather and party with the boys all night!  Wet Jockstrap contest at Midnight!

Sunday, June 5th

10 amMCC Church Pride Service

10amSt. Paul’s Episcopal Church – PRIDE Mass

11 am Unity of the Keys Pride Service

11 am – 4 pm – Sunday Funday- Pride [email protected] 801 Bourbon Bar Brunch style drink specials all day, Karaoke with Jeff, and a parade viewing party.  What better way to finish off Key West pride2022?!

12 pm – Hot Naked Pool Party @Island House (Men Only Event)

12 pm – All Male Day Trip aboard the Blu  Q. All Male + Clothing Optional 🏳️‍🌈

• Two different Experiences depending on the time of year please read for details!

• Sandbar & Snorkel

• 4 hours $119 per person
• BYOB!
• Included: Organic Fresh Snacks, Water, Coolers, and Snorkel Equipment

12 pm – 4 pm (Doors open at 12:30) – Pride Drag Brunch @ Mangoes & Pride Parade viewing party! Entry for Brunch is $50.00 per person (includes unlimited mimosas and a drag show.  Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets!

3 pm-8:00 pm – Pre-Parade Pride Sunday @Mary Ellens.  Kick off the Key West Pride Parade & hang with us! Air-conditioned. No cover.  Drink specials.

5 pm-7 pm Key West Pride Parade 2022! If you’re interested in helping us carry the 100-foot section of the Sea to Sea Diversity Flag, or want to be included in the parade, please click the appropriate links above. Happy Pride!!!!

4 pm-8:30 pm – Famous Tea Dance @La te da

6:30 pm – All Welcome Sunset Sail aboard the Blu  Q. 🏳️‍🌈
• Relaxing Sail on the spacious Sailing Catamaran Blu Q
• 2 Hours *Only $69 Per Person!
• BYOB!
• Included: Organic Fresh Snacks, Water, Coolers, and an Amazing Crew!

7 pm & 9 pm – Drag Shows @Aqua Nightclub – AquaPlex

9 pm & 11 pm – Drag Shows @801 Bourbon Bar

9 pm- 2 am – Post-Pride Wind-Down @Saloon 1. Come unwind after the festivities and unload with the boys!  Drink Specials All night!

10 PM – Not quite ready to end the party just yet? Well, join us at Disco Night at Sidebar @AquaPlex. Sponsored by 93.7 NRG Radio.

Monday, June 6th

11 am – All Male Day Trip aboard the Blu  Q. All Male + Clothing Optional 🏳️‍🌈

• Two different Experiences depending on the time of year please read for details!

• Sandbar & Snorkel

• 4 hours $119 per person

• BYOB!
• Included: Organic Fresh Snacks, Water, Coolers, and Snorkel Equipment

6 pm –”Love Wins” Concert @Unity of the Keys Spiritual Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or HERE

Daily Activities

Museums: Key West Butterfly Conservatory, Little White House, Key West Aquarium, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, Key West Firehouse Museum, Key West Light House, Key West Ship Wreck Museum,  Audubon House, Oldest House, and Garden Museum, USCGC Ingham Museum, Tennessee Williams Museum

Land Activities: Key West Food Tours,  Up the Keys Eco Tour, Fort Zachary State Park, West Martello Tower, A & M Scooter Rental, KW Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Key West Cemetery, Key West Adventures, Papa’s Pilar Rum Distillery, Ghost Hunt, Old Town Trolley Tours, Conch Tour Train, Haunted Key West, Ghosts and Mysteries, Ghosts and Gravestones, D’vine Wine Gallery, Key West Fine Wine, Key West Wildlife Center, Perky’s Key WestExcursion.

Water Activities: Danger Charters, Mellow Ventures, Fury, Sunset Watersports, Java Cat, Schooner America, Sunset Sail Key West, Classic Harbor Lines, Fish N Chicks,  Jolly Rover II, Blu Q Adventures, Cruisin’ Tikis, Florida Keys Sandbar Adventures, Island Vibes Charters, Key West Sailing Center, Key West Eco Tours, Sv Argo Navis, Yankee Freedom III.

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