The signature FLoatarama Flotilla will take place on Saturday, June 10, featuring fabulously decorated boats proudly cruising the New River and Intracoastal Waterway, with an exclusive experience for 400 celebrants on the magnificent 130-foot M/Y Catalina leading the fleet.
FLoatarama is greatly honored that Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will serve as Grand Marshal for the Flotilla.
FLoatarama 2023 is presented by Hunter’s Nightclubs Wilton Manors, a pillar of South Florida LGBTQ+ nightlife and philanthropy.
FLoatarama 2023 Highlights:
- Captain’s Party at Hunter’s Wilton Manors on Thursday, June 8
- Welcome Happy Hour at Hunter’s Wilton Manors on Friday, June 9
- The signature FLoatarama Flotilla on Saturday, June 10,
followed by the Flotilla Landing Party at the GALLERYone hotel
In 2022, FLoatarama launched the FLoatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund in partnership with The Our Fund Foundation, to support at-risk LGBTQ youth, and awarded four grants totaling $50,000 to South Florida LGBTQ non-profits. 100% of all ticket sales from FLoatarama 2023 will again go to the FLoatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund.
The Flotilla, featuring decorated private boats plus charter vessels with ticketed celebrants, launches from Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale at 1.30pm on Saturday, June 10, proceeding down the New River and up the Intracoastal Waterway, ending at Sunrise Bay.
Flotilla vessel registration will open Monday, March 27, and tickets for M/Y Catalina will go on sale Monday, April 3.
FLoatarama, Inc. is a South Florida 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support at-risk LGBTQ+ youth. Funds raised by FLoatarama go to the FLoatarama LGBTQ Youth Fund, managed by The Our Fund Foundation.
Our partnership with The Our Fund Foundation ensures the funds we raise achieve the greatest impact in the community. The Our Fund Foundation is the third largest LGBTQ+ foundation in the country, granting $2+ annually to worthy non-profit agencies advancing LGBTQ+ causes in South Florida.