Miami Beach Gay Pride: free concerts and more

You don’t have to be gay to have a gay old time during this week’s Gay Pride festival in Miami Beach.

The event includes a number of free events, including the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade, a street festival and a free concert by Adam Lambert. Check out Steve Rothaus’ Gay South Florida for details on some of the free events. Here are the highlights:

  • Gay pride parade. Miami Beach Mayor Matti Herrera Bower is the grand marhshal. The parade will go along Ocean Drive from Fifth to 12th Street between noon and 1 p.m.
  • Free street festival. The street festival includes vendors, musical performances, food, a business expo and a family-friendly play area between noon and 6 p.m. on Ocean Drive between 12th and 14th streets. The music will go later.
  • Free Adam Lambert concert. The singer discovered on “American Idol” will perform at 8 p.m. at the main stage on Ocean Drive between 11th and 12th streets.
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