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Floatarama Fort Lauderdale 2022
Floatarama Fort Lauderdale is a pride parade with a difference, a unique event that takes place off the water’s of one of America’s most popular and idyllic gay resorts. It is the official kick-off event to Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride!
Floatarama features a flotilla with over 40 pride decorated boats ranging from 10-65 feet. Expect hot sailor boys and big boats as the waters of Fort Lauderdale celebrate a unique pride parade.
Floatarama Fort Lauderdale parade route will start downtown on the New River in Fort Lauderdale from 4pm, ending in Sunrise Bay. Guests can watch the entire parade via a ticketed viewing party along the New River. (Fort Lauderdale)
Floatarama Flotilla Viewing Locations
- Riverwalk and the Wharf
- Smoker Family Park, 501S New River Dr 3.
- Abreu Park, Rio Vista, 401-499 Degan Rd
- SALT7 BOathouse Restaurants
- Colee Hammock Park, 1500 Bricjekk Dr
- Las Olas Bridge
- Sunrise Bridge
The FLoatarama Fort Lauderdale event will benefit Pride Fort Lauderdale’s GED/Scholarship programs for the LGBTQ+ community and raise awareness to others within the boating community.
Water Taxi Experience
Enjoy the Flotilla from the Water Taxi double decker vessel. The vessel has adult beverages available for purchase, restrooms, DJ and will be the lead vessel for the FLoatarama Floatilla. Limited seats are available. The Water Taxi vessel will depart from downtown Fort Lauderdale next to the Riverside Hotel. This will be a round trip and you will be on board for several hours. You will have the option to depart at the end of the Flotilla route and be able to take Uber/Lyft back to downtown.
The After Party
On Sunday the party continues late into the evening as Floatarama celebrates with the “Sailor Tea Dance“, out on the deck by the water at Sanctuary Church with great music and a fun way to meet the captains and crew from the flotilla!
We have found hotels with good reviews that keep you close to all the action
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Gay Map of Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale has gay establishments cater to a broad cross-section of the gay world, with a good selection of gay resorts at Fort Lauderdale Beach, two blocks off the ocean, but within easy walking distance of sand and surf. The gay beach is opposite Sebastian Street, just north of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The nearby gay district of Wilton Manors is where the nightlife is busiest.
Apartments & Villas in Fort Lauderdale
The Beach Retreat with Private Pool features 2 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine and 2 bathrooms A TV with satellite channels is provided Free WiFi and private parking available
Lush Tropical Villa
This Villa features a private pool, a garden, patio, air-conditioned accommodation 3 bedrooms, a kitchen with a dishwasher, a washing machine and 2 bathrooms. A TV with satellite channels, free WiFi & parking.
Waterfront Serenity features fully air-conditioned accommodation with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine. Free WiFi throughout the property.
Luxury 5 bedroom Waterfront villa with Pool & Boat Dock, fully air-conditioned offering 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 barthrooms, a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, & washing machine, Free private parking & WiFi.
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Recommended Hotels in Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale has some of the best gay and gay-friendly resorts in the US. We suggest you stay as close to the beach as possible for great views and easy taxi or driving to the nearby gay bars.
Pelican Grand 5 Star
Close to Wilton Manors
This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, Pelican Grand Beach Resort features an oceanfront pool, private beach, and lazy river tubing ride. Oceanfront dining and a poolside cocktail are available. Very popular.
Atlantic Resort & Spa
5 Star – Beachfront
This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. The luxurious Atlantic Hotel & Spa is located on Fort Lauderdale Boulevard adjacent to white, sandy beaches. Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is 1.3 km away from the beachfront resort.
Sonesta 4 Star
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Located opposite Fort Lauderdale Beach, this hotel features an on-site restaurant and a heated outdoor pool. Free WiFi is provided in every room, and Wide windows with an ocean or park view.
3 Star – Gay Only
This property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Situated 153 m from Atlantic Ocean beaches, this all-male clothing-
optional gay hotel is located in Fort Lauderdale. It has 2 heated pools and offers guestrooms with luxury bedding and cable TV.