Wednesday, June 5
Key West Pride and Key West Stoli Classic Championship Kickoff Celebration at 5pm at Island House (1129 Fleming Street). $20 admission includes Stoli free cocktails.
“The Pride” at 7pm at the Studios of Key West (533 Eaton St.). Two parallel love stories are set 50 years apart. At the center of these stories are Phillip, Sylvia, and Oliver. Their relationships shift to reflect changing social norms while exploring the need to love and be loved. Adult themes & Explicit Language. Three nights only. To purchase your tickets, go to: Fringetheater.org.
Miss Pride 2019 takes place at 8pm at the Cabaret at 801 Bourbon Bar. Come see who will be crowned Miss Pride 2019 as this is sure to be a drag competition to remember! Hosted by Just Whitney Doors open at 7pm, with the show starting at 8pm. Applications to participate are available at the Cabaret door – or call 305-923-9296 for more information.
XXX Trivia takes place at 9pm at 801 Bourbon Bar.
Thursday, June 6
Pride Breakfast takes place at 8am at Hard Rock Café (313 Duval Street). Buy one breakfast entree get one FREE! They have mimosas & bloody mary’s! Just mention PRIDE to receive your discount! They will feature Pride Breakfast all weekend long through Monday.
Hemingway Rum Company Distillery Tour starting at 11am on the top of every hour. Visit them at Hemingway Rum Company, Makers of Papa’s Pilar Rum located at 201 Simonton Street (corner of Greene & Simonton). Open Mon – Sat 10am – 6pm and Sunday 11am -6pm. Trading Post featuring unique gift ideas and of course Rum Tastings!Mention Key West Pride and receive $5 OFF a bottle of Papa’s Pilar RUM!
Pride Pool Party at 1pm at Equator Resort (822 Fleming Street). This is an all Inclusive with drink specials & Hor d’oeuvres until 5pm. Equatorresort.com.
Free Wine Tasting at 4pm at The Gardens Hotel (526 Angela Street). 10% off wine bottle purchases – Until 6pm. Gardenshotel.com.
The Stoli Key West Classic Championship Semifinals #1 at 6pm at Aqua. Doors open 5pm, and the audience sampling of cocktails to vote begins at 5pm and ends prior to event beginning at 6pm.
Ms. Key West Pride 2019 takes at the Cabaret at 801 Bourbon Bar. Come see who will be crowned Ms. Key West Pride 2019 as this is sure to be a competition to remember! Hosted by Kylie Jean Lucile. Doors open at 7pm, with the show starting at 8pm. Applications to participate are available at the Cabaret door – or call 305-923-9296 for more information.
The Lavender Scare is presented by the Key West Film Festival at Tropic Cinema (416 Eaton Street) at 8pm. The Lavender Scare is the first documentary film to tell the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire all employees suspected of being homosexual. This ban went on for 40 years targeting the LGBT employees in American civil service. This documentary features the grandfather of the LGBT movement, Frank Kameny. For tickets please visit: tropiccinema.com/event/the-lavender-scare/.
Friday, June 7
Singles, Couples & Thruples OH MY! Naked Pool party – takes place at 12pm at Island House (1129 Fleming Street). This is a Men’s Only Event.
The Stoli Key West Classic Championship Semifinals #2 takes place at 6pm at 801 Bourbon Bar. Audience sampling of cocktails to vote begins at 5pm and ends prior to event beginning at 6pm.
The Laramie Project – takes place at 7pm and is presented by the Waterfront Playhouse – Located on the Historic Mallory Square. For more information or tickets call 305-294-5015.
Steve Grand performs LIVE – at 8pm at The Key West Theater. Will also feature a special guest appearance by Miss Stachaa and “The Love.” Doors open at 7pm, and there is a “Meet and Greet” after the show!
Fetish Ball is at 10pm at Saloon One at 801 Bourbon Bar. This is a Men’s Only Event.
Ultimate Neon Party at Mangoes (700 Duval Street) at 10pm. All Welcome! For more information call 305-294-8002.
Saturday, June 8
Key West Pride Street Fair from 10am to 6pm on the 700 and 8—blocks of Duval Street.
Pride Pool Party – starts at 12pm at Bourbon St Pub…All Welcome!
BAM and KAT’s R U Wet Pool Party at 12pm at Alexander’s Guesthouse (1118 Fleming Street). There is a $10 donation at the door to benefit the Gay Straight Alliance at Key West High School. The event will feature food, fun, drinks, & prizes! Featuring DJ Rude Girl. For more information go to: Alexanderskeywest.com.
Key West Pride Uni-Crawl – starts at 1pm at I.C. Doubes (203 Duval Street). This is the first annual Pride Fest Uni-Crawl! Assemble your rainbow colors and glitter for cocktails and a scavenger hunt benefiting the Key West Business Guild. For more information visit: facebook.com/events/2294571687448466/.
The Laramie Project – presented by the Waterfront Playhouse – Located on the Historic Mallory Square at 7pm. For more information call 305-294-5015.
The Stoli Key West Classic Championship Finale – takes place at 7:30 pm on the Main Stage in front of Bourbon St Pub. There will be a special performance by Debby Holiday and LaToya London as well as Celebrity Judges.
50 Shades of PRIDE – takes place at 9pm at SideBar (504 Angela Street) with Music (DJ Deranged & DJ Kyd) and Cosplay. The event is hosted by Robert Frost & Mistress K
Purgatory Party – is at 10pm at Bourbon St Pub, and this is a Men’s only event!
Sunday, June 9
MCC Pride Service – at 10am at 1215 Petronia Street
Unity of the Keys Pride Service – at 11am at 1011 Virginia Street
HOT Naked Pool Party – takes place at 12 noon at Island House. This is a men’s only event.
Gay Trolley Tour – at 1pm at the corner of Angela and Duval. The tour offers a look at Key West’s rich gay and lesbian history as well getting you familiarized with the area. You’ll see where literary greats like Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Bishop lived; locate the original site of the great gay club, the Monster; and learn about the impact gays and lesbians have had on the culture, politics and economy of the Key West. For tickets please call 305-294-4603.
PRIDE Parade Viewing Party – at 4pm at the Tree House (505 Greene Street). Admission is $20, and includes first cocktail of your choice and unlimited pizza from 4-5pm.
Pride Karaoke – takes place at 4pm at 801 Bourbon Bar.
Tea Dance takes place at 4pm at La Te Da (1125 Duval). This will be followed by the check presentation of Stoli Key West Championship Charity.
Bingo starts at 5pm at 801 Bourbon Bar.
Key West Pride Parade – this is a not to be missed event as it is always a BLAST and starts at 5pm down Duval Street.
Other things to do all weekend:
Museums: Earnest Hemingway, Eco Discovery Center, Key West Butterfly Conservatory, Little White House, Key West Aquarium, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, Key West Firehouse Museum, Key West Light House, Key West Ship Wreck Museum, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Audubon House, Oldest House and Garden Museum, USCGC Ingham Museum, Tennessee Williams Exhibit
Land Activities: Key West Food Tours, Southernmost Escape Room, Up the Keys Eco Tour, Fort Zachary State Park, West Martello Tower,A & M Scooter Rental, KW Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, Key West Cemetery, Key West Adventures, Papa Scooters, Papa’s Pilar Rum Distillery, Ghost Hunt, Old Town Trolley Tours, Conch Tour Train, Haunted Key West, Ghosts and Mysteries, Ghosts and Gravestones, Key West Helicopter Tour, Effusion Gallery, D’vine Wine Gallery, Key West Fine Wine
Water Activities: Danger Charters, Mellow Ventures, Fury, Sunset Watersports, Java Cat, Schooner America, Sunset Sail Key West, Classic Harbor Lines, Fish N Chicks, Nice Guy Charters, Fish Andy, Jolly Rover II.
For more information on Key West Pride, go to: Gaykeywestfl.com.