The Gay Day events are not presented by Disney, who does not endorse any group that meets during regular park hours. Disney does not offer information about the festivities, but Disneyland Resort is supportive of the events and the many guests it brings to their parks, hotels and restaurants. Photo Credit: Gay Days Anaheim.
If you want to rub shoulders with international film icons like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck than this is the weekend for you, Gay days is a weekend of pool and dance parties. More thanparticipants have attended Disney Gay Days in recent year. Gay Days at Disney is a remarkably well-organized and comprehensive event, and its appeal spans ages, tastes, and styles.
Gay Days at Walt Disney World is a loosely organized event where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals, their families, friends and supporters go to Walt Disney World on a single day each year. It is held on the first Saturday in June with numerous other events in the area during the preceding week. The first documented event, in Junehad 3, gays and lesbians from central Florida going to area theme parks on one day wearing red shirts to make their presence more visible.
Gay Days is a widely publicized multi-day event that encourages gays and lesbians to openly celebrate their lifestyle. Resort officials have said they book hotel rooms and conference space like they would for any other group. In a statement Monday, Disney officials said they have no plans to get involved by making it a sponsored after-hours event. Nor do they have any plans to discourage it.
Last weekend I finally booked tickets to Orlando from May 30th to June 6th. Yesterday I found out about gay days from June 2 to 6 - how bad is this? We are going to be travelling with our 3 year old.
It is next door to the Icon Orlando entertainment complex. Tue 11am—6pm, Wed 10am—8pm, Thu—Sat 9am—9pm, Sun 9am—6pm. GayDayS ambassadors will greet you and answer any questions you may have.
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Whether you live in Florida, another southern state or anywhere else in the country, you won't want to miss all the excitement of the Orlando Pride festivities. Finding information on this event is sometimes hard because the soccer team in the city uses the same name, but once you learn about all the fun you can have at Orlando Pride, you'll want to add the date to your calendar. COWP as a nonprofit group that would offer opportunities for gays and lesbians in the area.
We recently learned about a cool event this June called One Magical Weekend. There are multiple parties and events that take place in the afternoons and evenings at the host hotel properties and other amazing venues. Plus the location of the parties are awesome. You can see the hotel packages offered by clicking here.