Summer Fest 09

Are you ready to enjoy complimentary cocktails, dance to the beats of international DJs and enjoy some over the top entertainment?

The producers of Miami’s largest GLBT weekend event, Winter Party, and Pink Dollar Enterprises will combine the two annual events to create Summer Fest ’09, a weekend of stiff cocktails, over-the-top entertainment, and sexy fashions on Miami Beach from Friday, July 31 to Sunday, Aug. 2.

Approximately 1,000 people are expected to attend Summer Fest ’09 plus an additional 500 people are expected to participate in this year’s Equality Florida Bar Crawl.

The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, Equality Florida, and all of Miami Beach’s seven-day-a-week gay bars come together to create four main events taking place at six venues – Score, Palace, Halo, TWIST, Hotel Victor, and The Tides Hotel.

The weekend will be emceed by drag divas Geraldine and Fernan-D-Cute of Queen Cabaret as well as various local celebrity hosts who will make guest appearances.

On Friday, July 31, the party begins at The Tides Hotel from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. with the Fashionista Fest and sounds by DJ Miik. Summer Camp follows at Twist until 5 a.m. with DJ Seth Gold.

Saturday, Aug. 1 the Sunburst Brunch takes place at The Palace from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with Queen Cabaret. Summer Storm follows at Score from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. with DJ Drew Tribe.

The weekend concludes on Sunday, Aug. 2 with the Summerfest Pool Party at the Hotel Victor from 1 – 6 p.m. with sounds by DJ Char Mix.

Weekend passes are on sale for $50 in advance and include Belvedere cocktails, Bud Light, free entrance and access to all Summer Fest events and after parties, including the 2nd Annual Equality Florida Bar Crawl.

The crawl will take place on Sunday, Aug. 2 at Palace, Halo, Score, and TWIST simultaneously from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. For $25 participants will receive three tickets per venue for their free Belvedere cocktails or Bud Lights.

Visit for details and to purchase tickets. Individual party tickets available upon request. All proceeds benefit the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Equality Florida. For more information call 305-509-2700 or email


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