2018 Gay Days @ the Walt Disney World Resort

dano4

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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Who else likes to take an afternoon break away from the parks? When the crowds start rolling in, I like to head back to my resort for some pool time and adult beverages. Instead of paying those pool bar prices, I take an Uber or Lyft to one of the Walt Disney World Speedway gas station & convenient stores and pick up some beer or premixed bottled cocktails. If you're staying near the Boardwalk area, you just need a one way Uber or Lyft as the Speedway is a short walk from Crescent Lake. Getting excited and looking forward to seeing many of you in just two weeks at the monorail crawl!
 

Chuck S

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BTW...Shop Disney has a Rainbow collection, with 10% going to GLSEN for anti-bullying in schools. Go to shopdisney.com and search Rainbow Collection. There is a rainbow mickey ball cap, shirts, pins...
 

FarCityGuy

Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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BTW...Shop Disney has a Rainbow collection, with 10% going to GLSEN for anti-bullying in schools. Go to shopdisney.com and search Rainbow Collection. There is a rainbow mickey ball cap, shirts, pins...
Thanks for the info, Chuck! Free shipping if you spend at least $75, too! Now I have a new cap, tank top, sunglasses, and fanny pack on the way!
 
  • FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    Answer to last week's question: D. A Crawler bought a round of shots and drinks for all crawlers and the tab was $218. A fun time was had by all for sure.
    This week's question: What is Dan's favorite adult beverage? And which attraction did he not fair well on at DAK Thursday morning because of his favorite beverage?
    I know it was the Flight of Passage that Dan had some issues with. But, I can't remember his favorite adult beverage. If he has good taste, like me, it would be gin and tonic. LOL! ONLY TWO WEEKS UNTIL THE MONORAIL CRAWL! Woots! It is going to be soooo much fun!
     

    Mr. J

    XII Forever
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    Dano I usually split time in parks with out-of-parks; I enjoy hanging at Disney Springs/ seeing movie, and just hotel hanging/poolside reading as well. I also park-hop, so it's not unusual for me to spend one afternoon heading to BB or TL and just laying on the river for an hour.
     

    FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    Just 10 days to go until the monorail crawl! And, just 9 days to go until we will be back in O-Town, searching for good drinks, good food, and good fun!!!
     

    Chavaleh

    Mouseketeer
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    We're going to be there June 1-10 with my daughter and her best friend who are both somewhere on that lovely LGBTQIA rainbow and will be celebrating their graduating from high school. Are there any events going on that would be appropriate and enjoyable for young queer kids of their age bracket?
     
  • FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    We're going to be there June 1-10 with my daughter and her best friend who are both somewhere on that lovely LGBTQIA rainbow and will be celebrating their graduating from high school. Are there any events going on that would be appropriate and enjoyable for young queer kids of their age bracket?
    I had to really think about this one for a bit. Unfortunately, I am not aware of any events or activities for the youth, other than visiting the theme parks. I checked the Girls in Wonderland site, only to find that all of their events are for 21+. There used to be a meet up of the youth in front of Cinderella's Castle just before the start of the afternoon parade at MK, but I haven't noticed that in several years. Hopefully, somebody knows about an event or activity for the 18 and under youth. It strikes me as a huge oversight if there isn't some kind of event for the youth.
     

    trwhite88

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    Anyone else disappointed in the forecast? Keep hoping it will be updated to the usual quick 4pm thunderstorm and sun the rest of the time but looks like it could be the wettest and greyest GD in years!
     

    FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    Anyone else disappointed in the forecast? Keep hoping it will be updated to the usual quick 4pm thunderstorm and sun the rest of the time but looks like it could be the wettest and greyest GD in years!
    Ugh! Let's hope that it is not a continuous downpour. A lot of ultra right-wing conservative fundamentalist preachers would celebrate that their prayers to "wash out" gay days have been answered.
     

    dano4

    It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
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    Anyone else disappointed in the forecast? Keep hoping it will be updated to the usual quick 4pm thunderstorm and sun the rest of the time but looks like it could be the wettest and greyest GD in years!
    Bring a poncho for sure!
     
  • EDCCFO

    Definitely Donald!
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    Answer to last week's question: D. All of the above......Dano started the Crawl to meet new people who were also Disney geeks, would enjoy an adult beverage and share their Disney experiences.
    This week's question: What's going to be my favorite fashion color for this year's Crawl?
    JUST 1 WEEK FROM TONIGHT IS DANO'S 5TH ANNUAL GAY DAY'S MONORAIL CRAWL. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!! See the 3rd page of this thread for the details of this year's Crawl.
    By now, I am quite sure that most of us have finished our packing. But be sure to open that suitcase and add a poncho and/or umbrella. Looks like it's going to not only be moist this year.
     

    FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    Answer to last week's question: D. All of the above......Dano started the Crawl to meet new people who were also Disney geeks, would enjoy an adult beverage and share their Disney experiences.
    This week's question: What's going to be my favorite fashion color for this year's Crawl?
    JUST 1 WEEK FROM TONIGHT IS DANO'S 5TH ANNUAL GAY DAY'S MONORAIL CRAWL. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!! See the 3rd page of this thread for the details of this year's Crawl.
    By now, I am quite sure that most of us have finished our packing. But be sure to open that suitcase and add a poncho and/or umbrella. Looks like it's going to not only be moist this year.
    OK, Mr. Ed. I am totally lost. I never saw the official answer to the trivia question from two weeks ago about Dan's favorite beverage and hangover ride experience. And, "all of the above," is a great answer to a question that I don't even see posted on here. LOL! It's ok, buddy. We still love ya! Sometimes, great minds think way ahead of fingers on the keyboard.
    Hmmm...I know that you will be bright and easy to find in a crowd. Perhaps a bright orange this year?
    ONLY ONE WEEK TO GO UNTIL THE MONORAIL CRAWL! :stir::drinking::drinking::drinking:
     

    EDCCFO

    Definitely Donald!
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    OK, Mr. Ed. I am totally lost. I never saw the official answer to the trivia question from two weeks ago about Dan's favorite beverage and hangover ride experience. And, "all of the above," is a great answer to a question that I don't even see posted on here. LOL! It's ok, buddy. We still love ya! Sometimes, great minds think way ahead of fingers on the keyboard.
    Hmmm...I know that you will be bright and easy to find in a crowd. Perhaps a bright orange this year?
    ONLY ONE WEEK TO GO UNTIL THE MONORAIL CRAWL! :stir::drinking::drinking::drinking:
    must be lost in space...….anyway the answer to the one question was margaritas and FOP......
     

    chaz0324

    Earning My Ears
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    I figured I'd get the ball rolling on the thread for 2018's event since it's already being discussed on the thread for the 2017 event. As it stands, we'll celebrate the fifth anniversary of the popular monorail crawl on Wednesday May 30th. Similar to years past, Thursday May 31st will be spent at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Friday June 1st will be spent at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Saturday June 2nd will be spent at Magic Kingdom, and Sunday June 3rd will be spent at Epcot. Our travel plans are in the works and our flights will be booked soon. We've already got our resort reservation and are in the preliminary stages of putting together our itinerary. Who else is planning to attend?



    This will be some first for me. Going to the monorail bar crawl, staying at the double tree[Fri-Sun], and doing a 5day park hopper instead of a 3-4. Looking forward to meeting new people and since I am traveling single till Friday(when my local Savannah friends join me) hopeing to hang with some new friend at the parks
     

    FarCityGuy

    Get ready, Orlando! We're coming back again!
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    This will be some first for me. Going to the monorail bar crawl, staying at the double tree[Fri-Sun], and doing a 5day park hopper instead of a 3-4. Looking forward to meeting new people and since I am traveling single till Friday(when my local Savannah friends join me) hopeing to hang with some new friend at the parks
    The monorail crawl is always a great way to meet new friends! Dan has the itinerary posted on page 3 of this thread. If you are interested in a "pre-pre-crawl," there are several of us planning to meet around 3-3:30pm for some moonshine at Crockett's Tavern at the Ft. Wilderness Campground. We'll take the ferry over to Geyser Point at Wilderness Lodge for some food and the official pre-crawl starting time of 5pm.
    This will probably be my last post before we fly down late Tuesday night. Safe travels, everybody! And, Happy Gay Days!!! :yay::welcome::drinking:
     

    EDCCFO

    Definitely Donald!
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    This will be some first for me. Going to the monorail bar crawl, staying at the double tree[Fri-Sun], and doing a 5day park hopper instead of a 3-4. Looking forward to meeting new people and since I am traveling single till Friday(when my local Savannah friends join me) hopeing to hang with some new friend at the parks
    Sounds like you are all lined up for a Magical Week......you will have fun for sure.....looking forward to meeting you at the Crawl tonight.
     

    EDCCFO

    Definitely Donald!
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    Answer to last week's question: I do have a favorite fashion color for tonight's Crawl...….and the answer is...….show up tonight tp find out.

    Happy Gay Days to all!!!! Hope to see you tonight at the Crawl starting at the Outer Rim at the Contemporary at 7:00pm.
     



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