Phuket Pride 2015

start date: 19-04-2015 | finish date: 26-04-2015

Phuket Pride has established itself as the biggest LGBT event in Thailand.  The week-long celebration gets bigger and better every year.

Last year, there were over 24 events that collectively raised over 190,000 baht for charity and helped reaffirm Phuket as one of Asia’s most popular and welcoming gay holiday destinations. The theme for 2015 is ‘Freedom To Live’, and the festival takes place from April 19th-26th.

Sunday 19th

Opening Party at CC’s Hideaway including ‘STARGAZER’ the 1st Phuket Pride Talent Contest 4pm to 11pm . Great cash prizes for the winners. Party entrance fee 100 Baht including free Chang beer or cocktail.

Monday 20th

Pool Competition at Sundowners bar. Starts at 11am. Competitors 300 Baht entrance fee, spectators free. Cash prize for winner. Bar and food available.

Newspaper Dining Experience at the Newspaper restaurant in Soi Paradise. Dinner and entertainment 8pm to 10pm.

Tuesday 21st

Gay day trip to Raya Island. Usually 2,400 Baht but for a Phuket Pride week special’ price of just 1,200 Baht includes transfers and Thai cuisine buffet lunch.

Wednesday 22nd

Volleyball Tournament. Starts 11am. Entrance fee per team is only 1000 Baht, spectators are free. Cash prizes and Trophy, plus free entrance to the Boat Bar ‘Sunset beach party’ to the winners.

Boat Bar ‘Sunset Beach Party’ at Iguana Beach 5pm to 10pm. Iguana beach is a private bay in Phuket, 15-20 minutes’ drive from Patong. 300 Baht including transport (set times), welcome drink, great Dj’s and show.

Thursday 23rd

Phuket’s Beautiful woman/sexy man contest at CC’s Hideaway 6pm to 11pm. Contestants will come out as their favourite woman and throughout the night slowly transition into a sexy man. Great cash prizes for the winners. The evening also includes a fabulous cabaret show from Paradise Soi. Party entrance is just 200 baht including a free Chang Beer or cocktail.

Friday 24th

Gala Diner including ‘Grand Charity Auction’ at the Novotel Vintage Park 6pm to 11pm. The evening will include a high level buffet of both Thai and International cuisine, world famous cabaret show, guest Dj’s and entertainers and a special recognition award ceremony. During the evening also there will be a Grand Charity Auction, with a mix of both open and silent bidding.

There are a limited number of VIP tables at 2,000 Baht per person. Regular Gala tickets at 1,500 Baht can be purchased individually or tables of 12. To purchase a table for you and your friends, email gala@phuket-pride.org

Saturday 25th

The Big Event including ‘Mr. Phuket Pride 2015’ contest at The Andaman Embrace Hotel 4.30pm to 10.30pm. The event starts as a pool party, with a swim-up bar plus Top Dj’s, dancing and entertainment. A BBQ and other food will be available. Free sun beds and parasols! During the evening there will be the ‘Mr Phuket Pride 2015’ contest, this will be two rounds of the guys in day wear and swim wear. Cash prizes for Mr Phuket Pride 2015.

Sunday 26th

The Grand Parade start at Soi Tan 3pm

Tea Dance and BBQ at Kiss Club and Bistro Restaurant from 4pm to late. Big Draw for Donate And Win DAW prize draw.

 

All love is equal photo exhibition – Jungceylon

This exhibition is free and will be at Jungceylon shopping centre for 7 days during Pride Week. By demonstrating to the visitors to Phuket Pride from the world who we are plus by highlighting our local Thai communities’ relationships, we will show that we are just like everyone else.

Email your photo to photo@phuket-pride.org  – photos should be at least 300 dpi and sent as a jpeg file. By submitting a photo, you agree to give ownership of said photo to Phuket Loves You Club and allow it to be used in the photo exhibit and any and all marketing material.

 

Schedule as at 24th March 2015. Subject to change. Check Phuket Pride for updates.

Hotel Suggestions

The Royal Paradise Hotel & Spa

Walk to Patong Beach. Close to gay nightlife. Great value.

La Flora Resort Patong

Next to the gay beach. Fabulous bar & dining. Luxury choice.

The Nap Patong

Best seller. Walk to Patong Beach and gay bars.

The Yorkshire Hotel

Central location. Modern gym. Great value for money.

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