From: Saturday, March 26, 2022
To: Saturday, March 26, 2022
Tampa Bay Pride 2022
Join thousands of revelers in the streets of Ybor City to celebrate Tampa Bay’s annual Pride Parade as its winds its way down 7th avenue ending at historic Centennial Park.
Tampa Bay pride season begins with the Pride-Zoo-La: Private Intimate Evening Adventure at Zoo Tampa, followed by the Mr & Miss Tampa Pride 2022 Pageant, the Grand Marshal Gala, and the VIP Sponsors Gala.
Saturday, features the Tampa Pride Diversity Festival and Parade, followed by Tampa Pride at Night when sponsor bars and restaurants have special evenings planned. On Sunday events will end with the After Pride Tea-Dance.
The Tampa Pride Parade
Saturday, March 26, 4:00pm – 7:00pm
The 7th annual Tampa Pride Diversity Parade will be on March 26, 2022 in historic Ybor City, also known as the GaYBOR District. This has become a historical and annual spring event when Florida weather is most enjoyable!
Once again the parade will wind its way east from the corner of Nuccio Parkway and E 7th Avenue, down E 7th Avenue to N 20th Street where it will turn north to disperse.
The parade will step off at 4:00pm in front of Centro Ybor with a special community tribute
The Tampa Pride Street Festival
Saturday, March 26, 10:45am – 6:00pm
The Tampa Pride Street Festival with Vendors, Artisan & Crafts Show, Community Health Fair, Food Alley and Tampa Pride at Night is located in the Tampa Cuban Club. The Main Stage will be located in the Cuban Club Courtyard. Here the Street Festival will kick off at 10:45am with the Tampa Bay Pride Band and guest speakers followed by featured entertainment.
The vendor areas are located in two main areas: E 9th Avenue & The HCC parking lot. The E 9th Avenue area is two blocks from N 13th Street to N 15th Street. The second area comprises the HCC parking lot area.
NEW This Year will be the food alley. Located on 14th Street between 9th Ave & Palm Ave. Right between The Cuban Club and HHC!!! This area will be open 11AM to 11PM.
The Street Festival will feature an Arts and Crafts area, a Community Health Fair, an affordable way for more vendors to participate! Stay tuned for more information about rates and areas.
The Pride Concert At Night
Saturday, March 26, 6:00pm – Midnight
When the Street Festival and Parade are done, the fun moves to the Cuban Club! celebrate Tampa Pride at Night! Our inaugural Pride at Night will feature headliner Martha Wash (It’s Raining Men) capping hours of exciting entertainment. Tampa Pride will be in the Cuban Club’s parking lot and first floor, highlighting partner organizations, vendors and sponsors while offering a variety of food options, liquor and beer. In addition to Martha Wash, Pride at Night will feature local and national performers. Fan favorite Tampa Bay DJs Greg Anderson and Power Infiniti will welcome entertainment including the 2022 Mr. and Miss Tampa Pride.
Where to stay?
Here are the Hotels we recommend that keep you close to all the action in Gay Tampa.
Recommended Apartments in Tampa Bay
The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a TV and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, a microwave, a washing machine, a fridge and an oven. features air-conditioned accommodation with a patio and free WiFi
The air-conditioned holiday home is composed of 4 separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and 2 bathrooms. and a living room with flat screen TV, WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge
Welcome to Ybor City in Tampa’s historic district in the heart of the town, walking distance to all the sights, flavors and sounds Ybor has to offer. Next to Tampa’s finest restaurants, cigar bars, live music venues, museums and so much more!
Stunning Air conditioned Studio Apartment with a living room and flat screen TV the sleeping area offers a double bed, a fully equipped kitchen with cooker and fridge and Dishwasher. WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Recommended Hotels in Tampa Bay
The gay neighbourhood of Tampa is based in the city’s historic district called “Ybor City”, specifically along 7th Avenue. Here you will find the main gay clubs, bars and bathhouses of Tampa
4 Star – Central Location
Hilton Tampa Downtown features a rooftop heated outdoor pool and hot tub in addition to a 24-hour fitness centre, free WiFi access, and a 32-inch flat-screen cable TV, iPod® docking station,
Holiday Inn Express
3 Star – Great Amenities
All rooms are equipped with a microwave, fridge, a coffee machine, free toiletries and a desk. An American breakfast is served daily. Guests can enjoy the on-site, outdoor pool during their stay
Hilton Garden Inn
3 Star, Luxury
Situated one block from the Ybor City, Tampa’s shopping, dining and entertainment district, this hotel features an outdoor pool. Guest rooms include cable TV with pay-per-view movies.
Hampton Inn & Suites
3 Star – Perfect Location
Situated in historic, Florida, this non-smoking hotel features an outdoor pool and a transfer service within 5 km, including to Port Tampa Bay. Free WiFi and a daily hot breakfast buffet are provided