It’s time to book your flights and get to these hot parties in August and September. Remember, even though it’s no longer June, we’re still celebrating 50 years of gay liberation since the Stonewall Uprising. Their fight led to your right to party!
August 8 – 18
There’s never a bad time to go to Barcelona. But, if you want 10 days of non-stop beats from 40 international DJs, this is the ideal moment for you to dance all night, and siesta all day while enjoying the Catalan experience. The event hosts 16 parties, so there’s sure to be something for everybody. circuitfestival.net/barcelona/about-us/
August 10 – 11
Since 1980, Northalsted Chicago Market Days has attracted thousands of hip DJs, hot musicians, dancers and music lovers of all stripes. It’s also a street festiva chicagoevents.com/events/northalstedmarketdays/
August 15 – 24
Idyllic Provincetown knows how to throw events with the LGBTQ community in mind. This year, with Stonewall 50 to celebrate, it’s gonna be an extra hot time in Ye Olde Towne! There’ll be a costume ball, local artists selling their wares, and a parade Thursday, August 22nd bearing the spellbinding theme of “Enchanted Forest.” ptownevents.com/provincetown-carnival/More Content from Metrosource
August 30 – September 1
Austin Splash days offers four hot parties over four hot Texas days. And you know what they say about everything being bigger in Texas, so expect this event to be no exception to the rule. As an added bonus, you can feel good knowing that 100% of the profits earned go to AIDS Services of Austin. Headlining DJs include LA’s Roland Belmares and J. Warren from Dallas. splashdays.com
The party barge will be docked at Hippie Hollow from 12 am to 4 pm. You will need a wristband from either Rain or Highland. There will be no entry onto the boat, but you are welcome to swim or raft up to the boat.
Hippie Hollow is a state park and has specific regulations in place for the number of people allowed in the park. Go to the Hippie Hollow website for information about capacity, hours, and parking.
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