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PrideFest: Lake Worth & the Palm Beaches

Social Event
DATE: Mar 26, 2017 Sunday
END DATE: Mar 26, 2017 Sunday

Trip/Event Location: Lake Worth FL

Trip Leader(s)


Mrwritenow
Boca Raton, FL United States

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM

Max # People: 100

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level:

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Region: South Atlantic

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Summary

Join the LGBTQ community to celebrate Palm Beach PrideFest Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26, 2017, noon to 6 pm both days in Bryant Park, downtown Lake Worth. I always do the parade on Sunday which starts at 11 then file into Bryant Park afterwards for the remainder of the day. But I am going both days - Saturday, because it is usually "quieter" and then again on Sunday to see folks I missed on Saturday. 

This event features non-stop entertainment, delicious food, awesome merchants and local businesses and organizations, games & fun for all. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate; covers you for the whole day. $8 tickets are sold all along the parade route. There will be many vendors there selling food, drink, clothing, things for homes/businesses, etc so bring cash for food/drink and credit card for all other purchases.

Between 9:30-10, I find a shady spot on the south side of the street to watch the parade. (Private message me to coordinate the exact location.) Parking is a BEAST, to put it mildly. Get there early to find a convenient, legal street parking spot. DO NOT park near the entrance gate unless you have a handicap sticker or a resident parking decal. DO NOT park near the public boat dock even if you see an open spot; you will get a hefty ticket and/or get towed. If you do not get a ticket, parking is FREE! (LOL)

The Bryant Park has a few shade trees, tables, benches, a lots of grass, and even a beautiful barrier wall along the intercoastal waterway. The weather is forecast for 80 degrees and partly cloudy/partly sunny for Sunday. I recommend wearing a hat, putting on sun screen, wearing light clothing, and wearing sensible shoes - unless you are going as a drag queen, then all bets are off. (LOL) One year I used used an umbrella/parasol for shade; it was festive and did the trick of keeping me shaded and cool. 

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

DIRECTIONS TO BRYANT PARK

North of Lake Worth

  • I-95 South to 10th Avenue North
  • 10th Avenue go east to South Dixie Highway
  • South Dixie Highway south to Lake Avenue
  • Lake Avenue east to Bryant Park
  • Parking along side streets

South of Lake Worth

  • I-95 North to 6th Avenue South
  • 6th Avenue go east to South Dixie Highway
  • South Dixie Highway north to Lake Avenue
  • Lake Avenue east to Bryant Park
  • Parking along side streets

Trip Leader

Mrwritenow

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Boca Raton, FL


United States

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JPHiker

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Lake Worth, FL


United States
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Mrwritenow Posted Mar 21, 2017 at 11:59 AM

Oh goodie! I don't have any GO gear.

JPHiker Posted Mar 21, 2017 at 9:40 AM

I'll be wearing my Gay Outdoors t-shirt. It would be awesome to identify as a group.

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