Every year, Gay Days hits Orlando, bringing in well over $600 million to the local economy; and, this year is shaping-up to be no different. From June 2nd through June 8th, an expected 160,000 attendees from the world over will flock to Central Florida to enjoy the wonderful sunshine, theme parks, and many thrills and adventures.
This year, as in years past, visitors from around the state, country, and internationally will be able to explore the many sites and experiences Orlando has to offer. Per usual, there will be plenty of memorabilia and colorful LGBT Pride wear to sport when out and about. Gay Days co-owner, Chris Alexander-Manley, President of Gay Days, Inc., has stated that the event has enjoyed over 23 years of success.
Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld Hosting Gay Days Orlando 2014
This year, Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld has teamed-up with Gay Days Orlando to offer some amazing discounts. In the works are no less than 25 pool parties, with free attendance for all! This year, the 16th Gay Days Expo will be conveniently located at the hotel entrance, located at: 10100 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32821. Anyone interested at staying at one of the coolest, and most convenient hotels in Orlando can click here to book a room in one of the three wings: Men’s Wing, Women’s Wing, or Bear’s Wing.
This hotel is situated on 28 acres of subtropical landscaping, complete with palm trees, and features a multi-million dollar makeover which includes pools, fountains, and very comfortable rooms. Rates start as low as $110 and there are NO pesky resort fees. Guests can also choose from one and two bedroom suites, and the hotel has a delicious, full service restaurant and delightful deli on-site. What’s more, there’s a place to relax and enjoy a bit of pampering, at the L’Esprit Day Spa. The hotel also has an on-site full equipped fitness center for those who need to keep their energy levels high.
More features include great escapes such as the Bangli Lounge, three sparkling pools, and the Bamboo Grille Veranda. Right around the corner is SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, and Aquatica. Discover the wonders of the ocean, while finding thrills on Manta and Kraken, two of the best roller coasters in Central Florida. See the antics of cute animal performers at Pet’s Ahoy! and Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island! For those who like to splash, dip, slide, and wade in the water, Aquatica is the place to be for sure!
The Fun Never Stops
Gay Days also presents the opportunity to visit other popular spots in Orlando, such as the Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, which hosts Broadway shows. What’s more, there are more than a few places to go and socialize, like Hank’s Bar, and the high energy Savoy, just to name a couple. So, make your plans now as June is coming fast!