Miami Beach Gets Rainbow Spring Ready For LGBTQ+ Pride Later This Month

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau is thrilled to unveil the second iteration of its Rainbow Spring program this February. At the core of Miami and Miami Beach is a commitment to diversity, and this campaign is designed to enrich the experiences of LGBTQ+ guests with a variety of distinct events and special offers throughout the spring. Following the remarkable achievement of its debut in 2023, which saw over 27,000 reservations by LGBTQ+ tourists from the U.S., efforts are now being directed to attract visitors from international locales, including Toronto, London, Mexico City, and São Paulo. For detailed LGBTQ+ information and unique promotions, the program’s official site at is the go-to destination, featuring exclusive hotel and attraction discounts, along with dining deals.

Axel Beach Miami and Hotel Gaythering, both LGBTQ+ owned establishments in Miami Beach, are highlights of the program, hosting a range of activities such as karaoke, trivia, bingo, martini nights, and sports gatherings.

Greater Miami and Miami Beach offer a dynamic selection of LGBTQ+ activities and events all year, with this spring introducing varied experiences to appeal to the entire LGBTQ+ community:

  • The Winter Party Festival (February 28 – March 5) is a yearly queer music festival that brings together the LGBTQ+ community for a celebration of diversity and unity across Greater Miami and Miami Beach.
  • Miami Beach Pride (April 5 – 14) presents ten consecutive days of events, from rooftop movie screenings to pool parties and exclusive VIP gatherings.
  • The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival (April 18 – 28), the foremost LGBTQ+ film festival in Greater Miami and Miami Beach, showcases works by both new and seasoned LGBTQ+ filmmakers.
  • SweetHeat (May 14 – 20), a renowned Pride event designed by and for women, marks its 16th anniversary with a series of events across South Beach, Wynwood, and Downtown Miami.
  • Sizzle Miami (May 24 – 26), a much-anticipated urban celebration, offers an array of daytime and nightlife activities. This year, to celebrate its 21st anniversary, the organizers are launching a new Sizzle Miami Beach Festival.