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By George Neary

Miami hosts some of the hottest gay-friendly parties in the country.

From action-packed Winter Party Festival in March, to the never-to-be-missed White Party in November, Miami hosts some of the hottest gay-friendly events in the country.

Gay8 Festival (February)

Gay8 is a free Latino LGBTQ art, music and food street festival in Miami. This annual one-day festival blends all of South Florida’s delights into one gigantic party in the heart of Miami’s historic Little Havana. In its first year, 2016, over 17,000 were in attendance.

Winter Party Festival (March)

Join more than 10,000 party-goers from around the world for action-packed Winter Party, a six day party featuring celebrity DJ performances, swanky cocktail receptions and the hottest hotel pool parties on the planet. The event culminates with a non-stop dance party on the beach. Proceeds benefit the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force and local LGBTQ organizations.

OUTshine Film Festival (April)

Experience a strong dose of Miami’s vibrant art and culture scene at the OUTshine Film Festival held each spring. Enrich your understanding and perspective of the LGBTQ community through on-screen presentations, documentaries and movies. More than 65 screenings and events take place on South Beach and satellite locations across the city.

Miami Beach Pride (April)

Show your support for Miami’s colorful LGBTQ community at the annual Miami Beach Pride Festival held each spring. Join tens of thousands of community members, civic leaders, business owners and supporters for a big and bold celebration held on infamous Ocean Drive on South Beach.

Sizzle Miami (May)

With the sizzling hot Miami beaches as a back drop, this five-day festival is where the world’s party-seekers come to celebrate life and pride. Sizzle Miami is predominately attended by black males, but everyone 21 and over is welcome to join in on the high-energy fun.

Out In The Tropics (May & June)

Artists from around the world take the stage at Out in the Tropics,  South Florida’s first LGBTQ contemporary performing arts festival. Expect a combination of comedy, circus arts, Cuban theater and much more.

Celebrate Orgullo (October)

Free and open to the public, Celebrate Orgullo is a two-week festival showcasing Hispanic LGBTQ pride and featuring music, dance, fashion, art, culture and more. A portion of proceeds from the sale of food and beverages will benefit the LGBTQ Scholarship Fund.

Aqua Girl (October)

A fun-filled event designed especially for the ladies, Aqua Girl is a week-long celebration of women, wellness and equality. Enjoy dance parties, live music, comedy shows, dining events and a VIP reception. Proceeds benefit the Aqua Foundation and go towards scholarships and grants promoting the LGBTQ community.

Circuit Festival Miami (November)

Circuit Festival Miami is the ultimate gay dance festival getaway, with parties happening all over Miami and Miami Beach. It brings together partygoers from around the world to bond spiritually, socially and musically. Events kick off Thanksgiving Thursday and wrap up during the wee hours of the morning on the following Tuesday. Don't forget your sunscreen!

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