Organizers Cancel Florida Gay Festival Over Scheduling Controversy

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Organizers of the two-year-old Gay8 celebration on Miami’s Calle Ocho on Tuesday cancelled the 2018 festival after city officials granted a permit to a competing event planned for the same date in January.

Organizers Cancel Gay8 Festival Over Scheduling Controversy (Aug 2017), Organizers of the two-year-old Gay8 celebration on Miami’s Calle Ocho on Tuesday cancelled the 2018 festival after city officials granted a permit to a competing event planned for the same date in January.

Pride Kicks Off in Key West – SouthFloridaGayNews.com (many weeks now), SouthFloridaGayNews.com Thirty-eight years ago Key West Pride existed as just a singular trot up the iconic Duval Street in celebration of the LGBTQ community.

2017 Miami Beach Pride Brings Sunshine & Rainbows (since Apr, 2017), This year’s Miami Beach Pride celebration was marked by perfect sunshine weather, and rainbows in the forms of flags in a sea of thousands of LGBT South Florida locals, out-of-towners and community allies.

Florida Defines Sex to Include Same-Sex Intercourse (since Mar, 2017), After a two-year deliberation, The Florida Supreme Court declared that “sexual intercourse” isn’t solely between a man and woman.

Miami Calle Ocho

Miami’s Gay8 Festival canceled for 2018 (Aug 2017), Organizers of the annual Gay8 Festival on Miami’s Calle Ocho said they have canceled next year’s LGBTQ event because the city gave their preferred date to Univision’s Three Kings Parade instead.

Third Annual Gay8 Festival To Go On Along Calle Ocho After All (Aug 2017), Despite some scheduling issues, the third annual Gay8 festival is still on. Organizers threatened to cancel the event altogether and boycott city of Miami events after they realized a January date they wanted for the festival had been given to the Three .

Un-canceled: LGBTQ Gay8 Festival in Little Havana will move to Feb. 18 on 11th of Aug 2017, Following a sudden meeting with Miami’s acting city manager . Gay8, a free street festival to celebrate LGBTQ art, music and culture on Calle Ocho between Southwest 14th and 17th avenues, began in 2016.

Duval Street

Lobsterfest celebrates the Keys crustaceans (Aug 2017), The festival celebrates the eight-month start of the Florida Keys lobster season . of all sorts at the Key West Lobsterfest Street Fair, set for noon to 11 p.m. Aug. 12 in the 100 through 500 blocks of Duval Steet.