Sunshine State

Tampa Bay Area Gay Events- October 3, 2011

Inaugural Body Paint Competition will be held from November 4 through 6 at the Sawmill Camping Resort, 21710 U.S. Highway 98 in Dade City. This will be a professional body painters’ competition and black light body party. Make your reservations for this new themed weekend. Professional body painters and models will compete for cash and prizes Saturday day and evening. Weekend includes DJ Skittles on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, clothing-optional pool, cabin, RV and tent sites available or visit on a day/evening pass. Call Lucy’s at (352) 583-0664 for more information.

On Saturday, November 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Flamingo Resort, 4601 34 Street S in St. Petersburg. Categories include: creative presentation in pink, evening gown, talent and swim suit competitions.

The official after hours of Factory on Friday, November 11 from 2:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. at Ybor Resort and Spa, 1512 8th Avenue in Tampa. Presented by Travis Sdeler, Chhoy Sutimek and Besos Marketing Management.

Hibernation Weekend
Hibernation Weekend with The Backwoods Bears Club and guests at Sawmill Camping Resort, 21710 US Highway 98 in Dade City from November 11 through 14. Weekend includes Beer Busts ($10 for all the beer you can drink), entertainment by Phil Garris, Bull Ferguson and Paul Lloyd, Crazy Bear and live auctions (bring donated items for sale to the Courtyard by 5 p.m.), Nature Cost Humane Society (box is set up in Lucy’s for pet supplies and food donations), DJ Skittles, clothing-optional pool, dual image karaoke. Make your reservations now or visit on a day/evening pass! 352-583-0664.

The Sunday BBQ
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.

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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!