Miami Gay Pride Guide 2016

Written by Agenda Florida

The sun, the fun, the sand, and the bodies. It doesn’t get any better than this glam annual event now in its 8th year. You are officially given permission to act silly, and sweat like a pro. What kind of pro is up to you.

By Michael Hack-Davis


Thursday, April 7

8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Caberet Kickoff At National Hotel

1677 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, Fl 33139 (305)-532-2311

Tickets: $25 per person with a $20 food/drink maximum


Performance Blood Sweat & Mouseketeer 

Starring Lindsey Allen. Hosted by David Sexton, Ed Guedes, John Barone, and Peter Morales, with special Guest Hostess Elaine Lancaster. Former Mouseketeer Alley takes you on a comedic musical journey and her hilarious quest for exclusive “Happily Ever After.” .


Friday, April 8

7:30 pm-10:30 pm

VIP Pride Kickoff Reception

W South Beach Outdoor Wet Deck Gardens

2301 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Fl 33139

Tickets: $85 in advance $100 at the door. Limited capacity so purchase early.


Join 2016 Grand Marshal Elvis Duran for this elegant evening to celebrate the official kickoff of  Miami Beach Gay Pride Weekend. Open bar and lite bites courtesy of our VIP Reception  Sponsor, W South Beach. Hosted by Elaine Lancaster.

VIP Lounge Saturday, April 9th & Sunday, April 10th from 2 pm-10:00 pm

Join us in the Exclusive Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival  BB&T VIP Lounge and enjoy complimentary cocktails and mingle with other VIPs and other guest. Located close to the main stage and in the middle of the festival.


Saturday, April 9th

1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The TD Bank North Latin Stage

DJ Sazon, Dancers from Around the World presented by host MC Marco Perez, Latin Pride Dancers, Percussionist Angel Emilio performance live at 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Also 6:30 pm.


4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Poison Ivy’s Latin Divas Drag Showcase presented by Hostess/ MC Poison Ivy (Miss Illusions Honorary 2016) and special guest performance by  Elishaly D’ witshes (Miss Pride Florida 2016) and Selena Jimenez (Miss Monkey Business).


Saturday, 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Lummus Park, Miami Beach

11th to 13th Streets on Ocean Dr.

Main Stage hosts TP Lords, Opening DJ Demarko, featuring Wildchild World and Pride Dancers. Closing  party featuring  international  DJ/Producer Joe Gauthreaux spinning from 6 pm to 10 pm.


Saturday, 10:00 pm to Sunday, April 10th 7:00 am

Urge Prismatic At Score

Miami’s hottest party returns as the Official Saturday Night Party of Miami Beach Gay Pride. Score Productions and Hilton Wolman Proudly, present Urge Pristmatic featuring World Renowned DJs DJ Issac Escalante, & DJ Paulo.


Sunday, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

4th Annual Interfaith Worship Gathering

Pride Festival Grounds

Lummus Park off 12th Street

All are invited on Sunday morning for our 4th Annual Interfaith Worship Gathering. This worship is led by 4 Christian churches and three Jewish temples, all committed to welcoming and including LGBTQA communities.


Sunday, 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Legacy Couples Pre-Parade Meet & Greet

Miami Beach

Miami Beach Gay Pride brings together Legacy Couples to enjoy lite bites and beverages before they participated in the Pride Parade.


Sunday, 9:00 pm Fireworks



Sunday, 11:00 am to 10:00 pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Festival

Lummus Park, Miami Beach

11th to 14th Streets on Ocean Dr.

Pride Beach Party hosted by Elaine Lancaster and introducing Grand Marshal Elvis Duran, with International DJs DJ Milk, DJ Mary Alice, and DJ Drew G. A Drag Showcase featuring Miss Miami Beach Gay Pride 2016, Beth Sacks, Wildchild World, Pride Dancers. Direct from ItalyOsvaldo Supino & Ultra Nate. Plus Miami Beach Gay Pride 2016 Headline Performer Jordin Sparks.

(100% of drink tickets sales goes directly, to Miami Beach Gay Pride.)


Sunday, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade

Parade starts on 5th Avenue & Ocean Dr. travels north to 15th Street. Streets will be blocked off starting at 11:30 am except for 10th Street. Once the parade starts at noon, Ocean Drive will be closed and the only way  to cross is on 5th Street or 15th Street.



Sunday, 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The TD Bank North Latin Stage

13th Street off of Ocean Dr.

Featuring DJ Willy Gee. Dancers From Around the World presented by Host/MC Marco Perez, Latin Pride Dancers, La Linea Bana performing Live at 4:00 pm to 5 pm, and 6 pm. Adora’s Latin Divas Drag Showcase from 4 pm to 7 pm. Presented by Hostess/MC Adora. Special guest performances by Justice Divine & Marytrini.


Sunday, 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Palace Presents “Rock The Block”

12th Street & Ocean Drive

The Palace gates are blowing wide open with another unparalleled block party. Join us on 12th Street & Ocean Dr. as Palace presents “Rock The Block” featuring Superstars DJ Drag Duo, Flower Power!, DJ Nina Flowers, and DJ Power Infiniti. Rocking the Palace to epic proportions for its Annual Block Party



Monday, April 11th 2:00 pm through April 15th 12:00 pm

Miami Pride Cruise

Source Events invites you to join the 7th Annual Miami Pride Cruise for a 4 night cruise. Prices from only $429 per person. Call 305-672-9779 Source Events.