Key West has a lot to be proud of and the City’s official motto is “One Human Family.” The Business Guild is one of the nation’s first gay and lesbian chambers of commerce, established in 1978, and Key West has been welcoming GLBT visitors and their friends long before that time.

Key West has its own Gay and Lesbian Community Center (GLCC) complete with Museum and Archive, the Guild’s Visitor Center located within The Center, and the only City Aids Memorial in the Country.

PrideFest will include a mix of: Dance and cocktail parties, contests, shows, forums,activies on the water, tours, street fair and the Pride Parade along Duval Street with the annual Pride Kick-Off Wednesday, June 9th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM

The event is sponsored and hosted by the Island House 1129 Fleming Street. The Key West Business Guild’s Annual Pride Party, a cocktail party at the world renowned Island House Resort, will kick-off Pridefest 2010.

The Island House, voted by the readers of Out Traveler Magazine as The best gay men’s resort in the world, opens its doors to men and women for this event and will provide complimentary well drinks, domestic beer, house wine and hors d’oeuvres.

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