The racially diverse and gay-friendly community of South Beach, at the tip of Miami Beach, celebrates one of the world's largest gatherings of African-American and Latin Gay Pride, Miami Beach Bruthaz, in mid-July (the dates in 2013 are July 18 to July 21). The four-day event includes a a pool party, a Swimwear and Underwear Fashion Show, happy hour gatherings, pulsing parties running into the early hours of each night, and a Sunday beach party and drag show.
Miami Beach Bruthaz is working with an official host hotel, the stylish Lincoln Arms Suites, just off the trendy retail along Lincoln Road Mall - you can book one of the special weekend packages here. Also visit the Miami Beach Bruthaz passes page in order to buy tickets to key events.
Keep in mind that numerous gay bars as well as gay-popular restaurants, hotels, and shops have special events and parties throughout Miami Beach Bruthaz Weekend. Check helpful gay websites, such as SoBeGayInfo.com, Mark's List on South Beach, and SoBeSocialClub.com for information. You can also obtain gay-specific tourism information on Miami and Miami Beach from the excellent GLBT Travel Site produced by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau as well as the site of the Miami LGBT Visitor Center.