Hotspots! is proud to present Hotspots! Events, an array of social and cultural events that appeal to the LGBTQIA community throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. Our events range from monthly recurring engagements to our annual affairs and pride celebration. Check out all our fun and exciting events below.

OUR LATEST EVENTS

Stonewall Pride Parade & Street Festival

Saturday, June 18 | 2022

Stonewall Pride celebrates the historic Stonewall Riots and the start of the LGBT+ human rights movement. The event features a street festival with music and vendors followed by a parade. More details coming soon!

Pride Skate Night

1st Wednesday of Every Month | 7-10 pm

Xtreme Action Park
5300 Powerline Dr., Fort Lauderdale, FL

It’s a Family and Friends type of night. Pride skate accepts everyone! Live DJ, Food and drinks, let’s not forget skating and Xtreme FUN. See you there​!

Art Gallery Opening Reception 

1st Saturday of Every Month | 6 – 9 pm

3500 NE 12th Ave., Oakland Park, Florida, 33334

Hotspots! presents the Hotspots! Art Gallery with Dennis Dean, an innovative art gallery highlighting a revolving display of artwork and talent each month with Director/Curator Dennis Dean, who is also South Florida’s prominent photographer and Hotspots Magazine’s resident cover photographer.

Vibes on the Drive

2nd Wednesday of Every Month | 5 – 8 pm

Wilton Drive

Vibes on The Drive is a performance and event venue exhibiting local emerging and established performers. All are welcome

Art Walk Wilton Manors

3rd Saturday of Every Month | 6 – 9 pm

Wilton Drive

Art Walk brings area artists and craftspeople together with the Wilton Manors community on the sidewalks of beautiful Wilton Drive from 21st Court to 11th Avenue.

Artists’ Showcase 

3rd Saturday of Every Month | 9 – 11 pm

3500 NE 12th Ave., Oakland Park, Florida, 33334

Hotspots! presents the Hotspots! Art Gallery with Dennis Dean, an innovative art gallery highlighting a revolving display of artwork and talent each month with Director/Curator Dennis Dean, who is also South Florida’s prominent photographer and Hotspots Magazine’s resident cover photographer.

Taste of The Island

November 14 | 2022

Richardson Historic Park & Nature Preserve

Taste of the Island is an evening of food and libation featuring local elite food and beverage establishments highlighting their culinary and beverage specialties at Wilton Manors’ acclaimed outdoor tasting event.

Holiday Spectacular in the Park

December 2022

Richardson Historic Park & Nature Preserve

WMBA’s Holiday Spectacular in the Park is an enchanting event including captivating performances by talented musical artists local to South Florida and beyond.

The Cookout: Black History Month

February 2023

Hotspots! celebrates black culture with an annual Black History Month Field Day Fundraiser every February. All proceeds go to a worthy organization that provide services in the advancement of Black and Brown LGBTQ+ people.