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Orlando’s Big Gay Weekend + GayDays 2019 

Though the first weekend of June has colloquially been known as "Gay Days" for a few decades, the actual GayDays event has moved to the middle of August. The remaining groups have banded together under the name "Orlando's Big Gay Weekend."

Thursday, May 30

Girls in Wonderland: Her Mix and Match Meet your next crew, FWB or bae. 6-8 pm; Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; $10; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

PI@PH Party honoring the days of Pleasure Island. 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; free-$10; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Tidal Wave The exclusive event for bears, chubs, cubs and their admirers, with parties, movies, games and more. Through June 2; Holiday Inn Orlando - Disney Springs Area, 1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd., Lake Buena Vista; free-$200; tidalwaveparty.com.

We Are One Concert Gala Men and women party with a purpose to benefit charities. 7 pm-2 am; House of Blues Lake Buena Vista, 1490 Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista; $40-$85; girlsinwonderland.com.

Friday, May 31

Cadabra After Hours Late-night dance parties at the host hotel that last until the morning. 2 am, through Sunday, June 2; Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road; $69-$180; 407-239-0444; onemagicalweekend.com.

Girls in Wonderland: Climax A packed party with go-gos galore, DJs and a sexy Latin vibe. 9 pm-2 am; Cuba Libre, 9101 International Drive; $20-$30; 407-226-1600; girlsinwonderland.com.

Girls in Wonderland: Out for Laughs Comedy Show An evening of laughs with one of today's hottest lesbian comics, Erin Foley. 7:30-9:30 pm; Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; $25-$30; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

Girls in Wonderland: Wet Pool Party Relax, swim, eat, drink, and dance at dual pools. noon-5 pm; Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; $15-$25; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

Orlando's Big Gay Weekend: Adore Delano Live concert and dance party. 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10-$30; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Riptide Disney's premier waterpark hosts 6,000 attendees for an all-night swim & dance party. 8 pm-2 am; Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $100-$350; onemagicalweekend.com.

Therapy Pool Party: Flamingo Friday noon-7 pm; Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road; $25-$60; 407-239-0444; onemagicalweekend.com.

Saturday, June 1

Girls in Wonderland: GIW Signature Event Dance party with more than 2,000 women. 9 pm-2 am; B.B. King's Blues Club, Pointe Orlando, 9101 International Drive; $5-$85; 407-370-4550; girlsinwonderland.com.

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Orlando's Big Gay Weekend: Manila Luzon & Crystal Waters Dance party with the superstar drag queen and house diva. 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10-$30; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Pride of Love Latin Saturdays' event features drag queens, DJs, dancers and more. 9 pm; Stonewall Bar Orlando, 741 W. Church St.; $10-$15; 407-373-0888.

Red Shirt Pride Day Traditional wearing of red shirts at the Magic Kingdom on the first Saturday in June. Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; 407-824-4321; kindredpride.org.

Red Vol. IV: Galaxy LGBT dance night. 9 pm; House of Blues, Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista; $82.25; 407-934-2583; houseofblues.com.

Therapy Pool Party: Red + Wild Saturday noon-8 pm; Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road; $25-$60; 407-239-0444; onemagicalweekend.com.

Sunday, June 2

Girls in Wonderland: Drag Brunch Buffet, omelette station and drag performances. 9 am-noon; Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; $25; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

Girls in Wonderland: Last Chance Party Say goodbye to another amazing Wonderland with DJs, dancing, games and prizes. 8 pm-midnight; Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; price of admission; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

Girls in Wonderland: Rainbow Kitty Pool Party Grand Orlando Resort at Celebration, 2900 Parkway Blvd., Kissimmee; $20-$25; 407-396-7000; girlsinwonderland.com.

Orlando's Big Gay Weekend: Plastique Tiara, Miss Vanjie & Yvie Oddly Dance party with a trio of famous drag queens. 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $10-$50; 407-425-7571; parliamenthouse.com.

Therapy Pool Party: Emoji Sunday Whether you're an eggplant or a peach, you'll enjoy this pool party. noon-8 pm; Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road; $25-$60; 407-239-0444; onemagicalweekend.com.

Wig Party Main event dance party featuring appearances by Kameron Michael, 92Era Lords, Naysha Lopez, Phoenix and TP Lords. 9 pm; Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 Apopka-Vineland Road; $50-$205; 407-239-0444; onemagicalweekend.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Gay Days Kickoff Party Vivacious vibes and live entertainment. Hosted by Coco Montrese. 6:30-10 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $40-$50; gaydays.com.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Gay Days Daytime Pool Parties Through Sunday, Aug. 18, 10 am-5 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $25-$35; gaydays.com.

Gay Days Evening Pool Party Nighttime pool party with live entertainment. 5 pm-3 am; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $35-$35; gaydays.com.

GayDays Expo One of the largest LGBT expos in the world. Through Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 am-7 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; free; gaydays.com.

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Animal Kingdom 9 am-9 pm; Disney's Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; gaydays.com.

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Sea World 9 am-6 pm; SeaWorld, 7007 SeaWorld Drive; price of admission; 407-363-2613; gaydays.com.

Taste of GayDays Enjoy samplings from local restaurants, exciting beverages and live entertainment. 6-10 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $40-$50; gaydays.com.

Friday, Aug. 16

GayDays Drag Bingo Family-friendly drag bingo. 5:30 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $15-$25; gaydays.com.

GayDays Hollywood Studios: Star Wars Land 9 am-9 pm; Disney Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, 351 S. Studio Drive, Lake Buena Vista; price of admissions; 407-939-5277; gaydays.com.

GayDays Outdoor Vendor Expo Vendors by the pools and in the gardens. Through Sunday, Aug. 18, noon-10 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; free; gaydays.com.

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Islands of Adventure 9 am-9 pm; Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza; price of admission; gaydays.com.

GayDays XXX Porn Bingo 7:30 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $20-$30; gaydays.com.

Saturday, Aug. 17

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Universal Studios 9 am-9 pm; Universal Studios, 6000 Universal Blvd.; price of admission; 407-363-8000; gaydays.com.

GayDays Red Shirt Days: Magic Kingdom 9 am-9 pm; Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; 407-824-4321; gaydays.com.

Miss Gay Days Pageant 6:30-10 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $20-$35; gaydays.com.

Sunday, Aug. 18

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Discovery Cove 9 am-9 pm; Discovery Cove, 6000 Discovery Cove Way; price of admission; 407-513-4600; gaydays.com.

GayDays Red Shirt Day: Epcot 9 am-9 pm; Epcot, 200 Epcot Center Drive, Lake Buena Vista; price of admission; 407-824-4321; gaydays.com.

Mr. GayDays Leather Competition 2-4 pm; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $20-$30; gaydays.com.

Mr. GayDays Leather Disco Puppy Mosh Human pups romp, wrestle and play under disco lights. noon; Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive; $10; gaydays.com.

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