One Magical Weekend in Orlando, FL

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About One Magical Weekend

One Magical Weekend hosts various gay events throughout the year, including Orlando's main summer event at Walt Disney Resorts and Fort Lauderdale's Halloween Beach Event, Scarecation. Kick off your Gay Disney weekend with RipTide at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Waterpark, the leading event of One Magical Weekend. Water slides, rides and waves will be at the center of this aquatic celebration and will kick off Gay Days in Disney's Magic Kingdom with a splash.

Check out all of the events at One Magical Weekend.

 
One Magical Weekend 2018
Check out photos from One Magical Weekend 2018, including photos from the pool parties at the B Resort & Spa, Red Party, Riptide at Typhoon Lagoon and Cadabra After Hours.
 
2017 OMW Pool Parties at The B Hotel Orlando
The 2017 One Magical Weekend Pool Parties at The B Hotel in Orlando welcomed some of the hunkiest guys eager to soak up the sun and variety of DJs spinning for the crowds.
 
Gay Days 2017 Hotspots Media Group Booth at The Expo at The Doubletree by Hilton
Gay Days hosted its yearly Expo at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, which featured a variety of vendors catering to the LGBT community, including our team from Hotspots Media Group.
 
2017 Gay Days Bear Pool Parties at The Doubletree
The Gay Days Bear Pool Parties at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando welcomed some of the hunkiest guys eager to soak up the sun.
 
2017 Gay Days Main Pool Parties at The Doubletree
Gay Days Sunday Pool Parties at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando showcased hot boys, cold drinks, and hot DJs spinning.
 
Gay Days 2017 Expo at The Doubletree by Hilton
Gay Days hosted its yearly Expo at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, which featured a variety of vendors catering to the LGBT community.
 
One Magical Weekend's Red 2: Love Wins Party at House of Blues
One Magical Weekend hosted their Annual Red Party at Disney's House of Blues in Orlando featuring hot dancers and DJ Paulo & DJ Deanne.

 
One Magical Weekend's Riptide Party at Typhoon Lagoon
One Magical Weekend's highly anticipated Riptide event at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon's water park in Orlando featured over 6,000 hot boys in bathing suits dancing to the waves of the music by International DJ Mike Cruiz and DJ Shane Stiel.
 
2016 Gay Days Sunday Pool Parties
Gay Days Sunday Pool Parties at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, FL featured hot boys, cold drinks, and many DJs spinning throughout the course of the day.
 
One Magical Weekend's Saturday Main Event at Hollywood Studios
One Magical Weekend's Saturday Main Event at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando featured hot dancers, DJ Kidd Madonny, DJ Dee Martello and DJ Nina Flowers. The highlight of the night was headline performer Kesha!
 
Gay Days 2016 Expo
Gay Days hosted its yearly Expo at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, which featured a variety of vendors catering to the LGBT community.

 
2016 Gay Days Saturday Pool Parties
The Gay Days Saturday Pool Parties at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando featured hot boys, cold drinks and many DJs spinning throughout the the day.
 
One Magical Weekend's Riptide Party at Typhoon Lagoon
One Magical Weekend's highly anticipated Riptide event at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon's water park in Orlando featured over 6,000 hot boys in bathing suits dancing to the waves of the music by DJ’s Alexander and Eddy Martinez, as well as a special appearance from Kesha.
 
2015 Gay Days Nighttime Pool Party
Gay Days nighttime pool party at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, FL featured DJ ChiChi Larue and tons of hot boys splashing and dancing the night away.
2015 Gay Days Day Pool Parties
Gay Days daytime Pool Parties at The Doubletree by Hilton in Orlando, FL featured hot boys, cold drinks, and many DJs spinning throughout the course of the day.
One Magical Weekend's Red Vogue Party at Epcot
One Magical Weekend threw their Red party at Disney's Epcot in Orlando, FL. The party featured hot dancers, DJ Paulo, and fierce shows by Saphyre L'Sweet Cardoza.
One Magical Weekend's Riptide Party at Typhoon Lagoon
One Magical Weekend throws a yearly party called Riptide at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon's water park in Orlando, FL. The night time pool and beach party featured over 6.000 hot boys in bathing suits. The boys danced to the waves of the music of DJ’s Phil B and Joe Gauthreaux until closing.
2014 One Magical Weekend's WE Vogue Party at Epcot
One Magical Weekend threw a WE Party at Disney's Epcot Center in Orlando, FL. WE Party: Vogue party featured hot dancers and DJ Danny Verde spinning to a packed house.
2014 One Magical Weekend's Riptide Party at Typhoon Lagoon
One Magical Weekend throws a yearly party called Riptide at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park in Orlando, FL. The night time pool and beach party featured thousands of hot boys in bathing suits, DJs Twisted Dee and Brett Henrichsen spinning all night long.
2013 One Magical Weekend's WE Party at Epcot
One Magical Weekend threw a WE party at Disney's Epcot in Orlando, FL. Direct from Spain the WE party's soapy theme featured hot dancers, DJ Manuel de Diego, and tons of bubbles.
2013 One Magical Weekend's Riptide Party at Typhoon Lagoon
One Magical Weekend throws a yearly party called Riptide at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park in Orlando, FL. The night time pool and beach party featured over 6,000 hot boys in bathing suits and a special performance by Crystal Waters.

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