Sunshine State

Tampa Bay Area Gay Events – October 20th, 2011

Saturday October 22 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. G.Bar (1401 E 7th Ave. in Ybor City) presents their annual Halloween bash starring one of the biggest deejays in the world, Manny Lehman. Manny has played every major city and gay event in the world and continues to headline stadiums and event parties across the globe. G.Bar’s theme this year is “Scared Stiff” and they guarantee to live up to the title with major set design and elaborate decor along with their famous dancers decked out in costume to mark our favorite holiday. Cover is $5 and will offer $1 drinks from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Bye-Bye Boobies Benefit
Tuesday, October 25, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Georgie’s Alibi, 3100 3rd Avenue in St. Petersburg. This is a very special night to help support their friend, Teddy D. in his quest to say “Bye-Bye Boobies” once and for all. Teddy D., soon to be officially known as Christian Theo Wright, was born naturally a female and has always known that he was truly a male deep down. He began performing six years ago as a male impersonator and has progressed by leaps and bounds to now be one of the top male impersonators in the country. He currently holds the title of Mister U.S. of A. Michigan-1st Alternate. He has also held several other titles since 2007. Showtime begins at 9 p.m. featuring Dani Panic, Kelly Neff, Meagan Towers, Faith Taylor, Jessica Taylor, Desiree Demornay, Robyn Demornay and many more. There are many items up for auction such as tattoo/piercing certificates, massages, photo shoots, artwork and so much more including a raffle for other amazing items. Hint: A Pair of Teddy Custom Jeans are part of the deal.

sex–crazed zombies
On Friday, October 28, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at The Honey Pot (1507 E 7 Avenue in Ybor City). It’s not your brain they’re after! Sex-Crazed Zombie promises to be the best theme party yet. Elaborate sets, prime muscled undead everywhere, creative production shows with a cast fresh from the grave and the addition of even more state-of-the-art lighting and effects for that proper graveyard feel. Their theme parties generally get crowded fast so plan on arriving early. No cover before 10:30 p.m. and $5 cover after. $1 drinks from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. and a spectacular drag show at 11:30 p.m. VJ Greg Anderson in the Main Room and V.J. Charles spins in the 3rd floor VIP room.

Dead Sexy Guavaween
Saturday, October 29, from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Honey Pot, 1507 E 7 Avenue in Ybor City. Dead Sexy Guavaween, A Sexual and Violent Affair is the biggest Guavaween party on 7 Avenue. Halloween costume contest, winner will take home $1,000 worth of cash and prizes. This year will be spooktacular. No cover all night.

JOEY D’s PENitentiary
Halloween Weekend with Parade and Joey D’s Haunted Penitentiary will be held October 28 through 30 at the Sawmill Camping Resort, 21710 US Highway 98 in Dade City, Florida. Sawmill’s annual Halloween Parade starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, emceed by Crystal Chandelier. Contests with cash and other prizes for Best Individual Costume, Best Group, Best Float, and more. Make your reservation now at 352-583-0664 or visit on a day/evening pass.

Cosmopolitan, a Square One Creative Event, will be held at The Ritz Ybor, 1503 E. 7th Avenue in Tampa on Friday and Saturday, November18 and 19. Square One’s 4th annual fall 2011 Creative and Performing Arts Showcase expands to two nights and will revolve around an international world theme. The Main Event showcases  over 75 local artists on display and live performances from VYB Dance Company, Jeremy Gloff, The James-Lange Theory, On Carlton Row and more with a Debut fashion show by Ricky Lindsay. From 7 p.m. to 12 midnight. Proceeds of this event help benefit Pediatric Cancer Fund (PCF). Please visit

the sunday bbq is back
Ybor Resort and Spa, 1512 8th Ave. (15th Street) in Ybor City. Every Sunday at 5 p.m. Lots of hot flavorful guys here lining up for some buns, wieners and other tasty items. Come on down and put some sun on those buns in our open-air tropical Asian-themed patio with Jacuzzi. Remember: what happens at the resort, stays at the resort.

Flamingo Bingo
Thursdays hosted by Kevin Johnson. Win free drinks and prizes from 8 to 10 p.m. Code Bar opens at 7 p.m., the Video Bar opens at 10 p.m. and don’t miss Girl’s Night in the Blu Room, which opens at 11 p.m. with $3 Miller Lite longnecks.

The Flamingo Resort is located at 4601 34th St. S in St. Petersburg. For more information, visit

gay bowling
First Thursday of each month from
10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Dunedin Bowling Lanes, 405 Patricia Avenue in Dunedin. For more information, call (727) 736-1282.

Every week, you can play BINGO for free and win drinks and prizes at the Flamingo Resort, 4601 34th St S in St. Petersburg.

Every Thursday night from 8 to 11:55 p.m. at Hamburger Mary’s (1600 7th Avenue in Ybor City). With host Michael Dixon. You won’t want to miss all the fun and laughs as couples who think they know each other find out if they really do. Come watch, or get in on the fun. If you want to be a contestant, call (813) 241-MARY. Reservations are highly recommended!