Welcome to my blog. I document my adventures in travel, style, and food. Hope you have a nice stay! Keep in mind that many Prides are taking place as virtual rather than physical events this year, so even if an event is described as cancelation or postponed in the calendar below, it's worth clicking on the link and checking out the event's official page to see what kinds of virtual programming are offered.
One of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country since the s, the southwestern Florida city of Naples might not be the most popular destination for gay tourists, but it does have a few gay-friendly establishments. Even if it's not one of the most popular gay destinations in Florida, Naples makes for a great tourist destination regardless. It's an attractive, temperate beach destination along Florida's scenic Gulf Coast, and a western access point for exploring the immense and naturally stunning Florida Everglades. The residents of Naples are generally welcoming to all types of people, but if you're looking for a specifically gay-friendly establishment in the city, you'll feel right at home at the Bambusa.
One thing truly struck Cindy Barnes as she watched a record crowd of nearly 5, enjoy Sarasota Pride at J. Hamel Park on Oct. There is no longer that issue of 'I saw this person from work at a gay event. See Watermark's photos from Sarasota Pride ! The Sarasota Police Department estimated the figure of nearly 5, and about 2, of that total can be attributed to participants in a walk through Sarasota supporting President Barack Obama's re-election bid.
Sarasota County borders 40 miles of shoreline on the Gulf Coast of Southwest Florida and includes the City of Sarasota, several neighboring cities and a string of eight barrier islands. And it is welcoming to all. The popular gay beach with the locals, however, is North Lido Beach.