Mayor Buddy Dyer spoke to the thousands of parade attendees welcoming them to Orlando’s Gay Pride event. Grand Marshall Jonathan Lovitz from LOGO TV rode on the Wells Fargo horse-drawn Coach, VIP Ticket holders were treated to food by Darden Restaurants "Bahama Breeze" Restaurant serving freshly made paella, tortilla chips, salsa, salads, open bar, and desserts. Entertainment by DJ Nick at the Disney Amphitheatre, floats by Parliament House, Revolution, Recko’s, Darden Restaurant Group, Pulse Nighclub, Al and Chuck Travel, and groups such as PFLAG from five counties, Studio Out [the Universal Orlando GLBT Organization], PRIDE Disney’s GLBT Organization, Gay-Straight Alliances from UCF, Rollins College, Valencia Community College, Orlando Fringe Festival and many more, all made for a fantastic event. EDGE has the photos.
This fun adventure was held at Gondola Plaza, with comedic host Miss Richfield 1981 and hysterical judges. The crowd enjoyed watching the costumed skiers come down the hill accompanied by the music of their choice.