Friday, April 8, 2011

Orlando Gay Days Hotel Updates 2011

It's time for a Orlando Gay Days Hotel Update.

So here is the skinny on Hotel rooms for the unofficial Disney Gay Days.

1. DoubleTree Resort - International Drive - GayDays Host Hotel
All Pool View Rooms for Men and Bear sections are Sold Out.
Tower Rooms and Exterior Rooms still available
Women's Wing still has rooms available.

Scoop - Sales are ahead of Gay Days 2010.

2. Buena Vista Palace @ Walt Disney World - Wonder World Host Hotel
Pool View Rooms are sold out and bookings are ahead of 2010 (Good news is that they moved to a bigger hotel) Web site states that $149 a night rooms are available as well as Jr. Exec Rooms

3. Royal Plaza Hotel - WDW - Host Hotel for Tidal Wave Party Weekend
This is a new event and a host hotel for Bears and Cubs - hotel is 1/3 sold out based on the web site.

4. Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel - WDW - Host Hotel for Bear Daze
Rooms are still available

5. Courtyard Marriot & Fairfield Inn at Marriott Village - Girls in Wonderland
Rooms at still available.

The two biggest host hotels are the Gay Days and Wonder World Host hotels and booking are running ahead of last year. Based on current trends we expect the DoubleTree to sell out within 3 - 4weeks and the giant Buena Vista Palace might sell out in late May.

So plan now for your Gay Days Vacation and come visit us in Orlando for a fabulous weekend.

Find out more about Orlando's Gay Days Weekend at VisitGayOrlando.com
We offer a complete day by day calendar and more concerning Gay Days 2011!

Rus J - VisitGayOrlando.com

Parliament House Announces Orlando Gay Days Line Up

The Parliament House has finally released their Gay Days line up for Orlando's Gay Days 2011. Good news if you love the Foam Party, Adult Video Stars, Unique Vendors and the Footlight Players then these entertainers are just an added bonus!

Thursday June 2nd
PI at P House
PI has taken over as an the Kick Off Party spot for Gay Days and is the perfect way to connect with friends before the weekends big events.

Jessica Sutta & Blake Lewis - Friday June 3rd
Jessica Sutta from Pussycat Dolls
Blake Lewis from American Idol
$15 in Advance / $20 at the Door

Salt N Pepa - Saturday June 4th
Oh yes they are here - "Shoop", "Push It" and "Let's Talk About Sex" are just some of their hits and they all seem to perfect for Gay Days 2011!
$20 in Advance / $25 at the Door

Kat Deluna - Sunday June 5th
- Kat recently released "Dancing Tonight", the hit "Whine Up" and other Dance Tracks
Free before 6 pm and then $10 - Concerts start at midnight or later

Find out more about Orlando's Gay Days Weekend at VisitGayOrlando.com
We offer a complete day by day calendar and more concerning Gay Days 2011!
Plus it's not to late to book your Gay Days Orlando Hotel - Host Hotels

Rus J - VisitGayOrlando.com

Mr. Sisters Announces Gay Days Line Up!

Mr. Sisters, Orlando's newest gay entertainment center, has announced it's first Gay Days line up and all I can say is Mr. Sisters is bringing in the talent.

Kelly Rowland will be at Mr. Sisters on Friday June 3rd.
- Founding Member of Destiny's Child
- Successful Solo Recording Artist and best known for "When Love Takes Over" (2009)
Tickets $29

Deborah Cox will be at Mr. Sisters on Saturday June 4th
- R&B Recording Artist
- Hits "Nobody's Supposed to be Here" "Absolutely Not" among others.
Tickets $29

On Sunday June 5th enjoy DJ Joannie & The Girls of RuPaul's Drag Race
- A sure way to be entertained!
Tickets $20

More Details to come on these events.

Find out more about Orlando's Gay Days Weekend at VisitGayOrlando.com
We offer a complete day by day calendar and more concerning Gay Days 2011!

Rus J - VisitGayOrlando.com

Friday, April 1, 2011

Orlando Gay Days 2011 DJ Line Up Announced

We are now 2 months out from Orlando's Gay Days and one thing is clear there will be more DJ diversity than I can recall and it is impressive. However, the improved line up does come at increased ticket prices for outside guests.

Gay Days Universal Party 2010While it appears that top comedy acts have fallen by the wayside at this years Gay Days, it appears that the focus has been on DJ Talent. The DJ list at Mark Baker and Gay Days pool party events have been upgraded and the result is Mark Baker's Wonder World will be bringing in talent from across the globe and Gay Days pool parties are importing talent from around the US.

Here is a list of DJ Talent coming to Orlando for Gay Days and the events they will be at.

Wednesday at the Gay Days DoubleTree host hotel.
Afternoon Pool Party DJ Brianna - Local Orlando Talent welcome early Gay Days guests
Evening Pool Party DJ Joshua Bula from Atlanta - Podcasts

Thursday
Gay Days Afternoon Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Brett Locascio - Chicago
DJ Fierce Tease - Louisville, KY

Gay Days Thursday Night Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Andy Ajar - Fort Lauderdale

Wonder World BluSkYYY Party - Buena Vista Palace
Perry Twins and Kidd Madonny - LP

Friday
Gay Days Afternoon Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Brianna Lee - Orlando
DJ Jason Jensen - Orlando

Gay Days Friday Night Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ David Knapp - The Original Circuit DJ

Wonder World Liquid Pool Party
Wayne G - UK
Luke Johnstone - UK & San Francisco

RipTide @ Typhoon Lagoon
DJ Randy Bettis - NYC

Wonder World After Hours Tunnel Party - Buena Vista Palace
DJ Paulo

Saturday
Gay Days Afternoon Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ TBA

Gay Days Friday Night Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Lydia Prim - Orlando
DJ Joe Gauthreaux - Orlando

Wonder World Liquid Pool Party - Buena Vista Palace
Manny Lehman
Rafael Calvente

Mark Baker's MATINEE: IBIZA RISING at Universal Studios
Taito Tikaro - Ibiza
Hector Fonseca - NYC

Wonder World After Hours Tunnel Party
DJ Abel

Sunday
Gay Days Afternoon Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Kimberly S
DJ Joe Gauthreaux - Orlando

Gay Days Night Pool Party DoubleTree host hotel
DJ Seth Cooper

Wonder World Liquid Pool Party - Buena Vista Palace
Freemasons

Wonder World Fasscination - Hard Rock Live - Universal
DJ / Producer Peter Rauhofer

Wonder World After Hours Tunnel Party - Buena Vista Palace
Chus + Ceballos

And just so you know there are more DJ's to be announced Gay Internet Radio Live is running a Gay Days DJ Contest and they are down to the Final 3! The Winner gets to DJ at Gay Days.

If you are planning to attend Orlando Gay Days this year we recommend you check out DJ podcasts and YouTube videos to get a sense of what styles you like so you can make the most of your weekend.

And if you like certain styles you may want to choose your host hotel based on your favorite DJ and here is why:

Those Guests stay at GayDays hotel (DoubleTree) get into the Pool Parties for Free when you book through GayDays. Otherwise a weekend pass for those staying off property who want to attend All the Afternoon afternoon pool parties or All the Evening parties could run $40 (Afternoon) - $60 (Evening) in advance and twice as much or more at the event!

And individual pool parties run $20 to $30 in advance and $30 to $40 at the event.

If you are staying at Mark Baker's Wonder World weekend at the Buena Vista Palace a weekend Liquid Pool Party pass runs $25 if purchase before May 1st. For those staying off property a weekend pass to the Liquid Pool Parties runs $55.

Individual Liquid Pool Parties run between $20 to $30 per party.

So Download those Podcasts and choose your DJ wisely!

Rus J
VisitGayOrlando.com