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Known for its vibrant culture and inclusive spirit, Orlando is in full Pride Month celebration mode this summer. The city invites LGBTQ+ visitors to experience its flavorful cuisine, thrilling attractions, and must-see events. There is something for everyone in this unforgettable summer celebration.

Orlando has a trailblazing history in LGBTQ+ tourism dating back to the original Gay Days in 1991. Named a top destination in the 2022 “Gay Travel Awards”, Orlando champions inclusivity with events, nightlife, and activities that welcome everyone. The “city beautiful” has earned a perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, which measures the LGBTQ+ inclusiveness of cities’ laws, policies and services.

Diversity in Dining and Entertainment

Explore why Orlando is celebrated as a top foodie destination, showcasing vibrant nightlife and exceptional cuisine in its local neighborhoods.

  • Hamburger Mary’s is a drag themed restaurant in the Church Street District offering nightly entertainment with a side of sass.
  • Savoy Orlando is an LGBTQ+ nightclub located in Ivanhoe Village with themed events, drag shows and daily happy hour.
  • Southern Nights the largest LGBTQ+ nightclub in Orlando, presents numerous experiences for guests, like drag nights and GIRL The Party, a popular Saturday-night celebration for lesbians.
  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is the best place to catch live theater, ballet, opera, comedy and more in downtown Orlando. The venue now includes Judson’s Live, an immersive and intimate music experience alongside cocktails and remarkable food.
  • SAK Comedy Lab is Orlando’s premier venue for improvisational comedy with shows that are heavy on audience participation.
  • 1-Up Orlando is an arcade bar & retro lounge located in Downtown Orlando full of nostalgic memorabilia from the 80s and 90s. Featuring a life-sized Barbie Dream House.

To find more information about the many LGBTQ events and activities in Orlando, check out Visit Orlando’s LGBTQ in Orlando blog post, or check Visit Orlando’s Vacation Planning Services.