Sunshine State

Central Florida Gay Events December 1, 2011

Light Up Orlando on Saturday, December 3 at the Parliament House, 410 Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando. A free community event featuring a parade, marching band and come on out to welcome Santa.

official big boy pride
Thursday, March 29- Sunday, April 1 at the Parliament House, 410 N Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando. This four-day event will be loaded with lots of fun, unity and brotherhood. It’s all about pride about size. This event is not just for Big Brothas, but for men who love Big Brothas as well.

You can relax by the pool, or join one of our many group activities. Release on the dance floor, or relate with your other Big Brothas. When the sun goes down, things really heat up with cocktail parties, mixers and various club nights. You must purchase your participant package and reserve your room through the Big Boy Pride website ( So grab your boys and start planning now to meet in Orlando. The standard registration fee will be $75. Thursday, March 29: Registration (Noon – 2 p.m.), Seminars (2 p.m. – 6 p.m.), Cocktail Party (8 p.m. – 10 p.m.), On-Site Club Night (starting at 10 p.m.) Friday, March 30: Registration (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.), Pride and Camaraderie Building Activities (Noon – 6 p.m.), Opening Ceremony/Meet, Greet and Eat (7 p.m. – 9 p.m.), Off-Site Club Activity (Starting at 11 p.m.). Saturday, March 31: Big Boys Beach Workout (9 a.m. – 10 a.m.), Pool Party (Noon – 2 p.m.), Games Tourney (2 p.m. – 4 p.m.), Cocktail Party (7 p.m. – 8 p.m.), “Out Loud and Proud” and On-Site Club Night (Starting at 9 p.m.). Sunday, April 4: Big Boys Beach Workout (9 a.m. – 10 a.m.), Morning Devotion/Inspiration (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.), Beach Party/ Closing Ceremony (1 p.m. – 7 p.m.), On-Site Club Night/Show Bar (Starting at 10 p.m.).

Visitors to the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, 445 N Park Avenue in Winter Park is offering free admission to the galleries from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays through April. There will also be free live music on the second Friday of the month through the holiday season. For more information, visit

BACK Door Bumby
Revolution Nightclub (375 S Bumby Ave in Downtown Orlando) along with GRINDR and MyFlexRadio presents: “Back Door Bumby: Enter Through the Back” every 3rd Thursday of the month. This is Orlando’s premiere college night. No cover when you show your GRINDR or MyFlexRadio App. No cover ‘til 11 p.m. for those 21+ (18+ welcome) and no cover ‘til midnight with college or theme park ID. Free drinks 11 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Drinks specials throughout the night. Performances by Shantell D’Marco and Macaviti. DJ Joanie on the decks in the disco area and VJ J.B. Burgos in the Hydrate Video Bar.

Social group for children of gay parents. Monthly outing to parks, zoos, and puppet shows. Geared toward children under 10 years old. For more information, call 407-420-9955 to receive newsletters and invitations to events.