Annual Events


Los Angeles Awards Dinner

2017 Date & Time: To Be Announced 
Location: Los Angeles, CA 

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Family Weekend in DC

Dates: April 15-17, 2017
Location: Washington, D.C.

Family Weekend in D.C. is Family Equality Council’s annual long weekend event for area lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends. Each year, we partner with the Washington D.C. community to bring family activities, programming and community-building for this fun-filled weekend. 

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Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: April 28-30, 2017
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison, WI

Family Weekend in the Midwest is Family Equality Council’s annual long weekend event for regional lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends. Each year, we partner with the Midwest community to bring family activities, programming and community-building for this fun-filled weekend.

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Night at the Pier

2017 Date & Time: To Be Announced
Location: Pier Sixty, New York, NY

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International Family Equality Day

Date: May 7, 2017

A world-wide celebration of the LGBTQ parenting and family community.                                                                                           

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Pride Celebrations

Date: Throughout the early Spring and into each Fall
Location: Various cities across the country

From festivals to activities and events in partnership with local organizations, Family Equality is promoting family-friendly spaces and events at Prides nation-wide.

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Family Week 

Dates: July 23 - 30, 2016
Location: Provincetown, Massachusetts  

Family Week is the largest national gathering of the LGBTQ-headed family community in the United States - be sure to make your plans NOW to join us for another year of celebrating our families!

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Families on the West Coast

Date: 2017
Location: Sanger, California

A five-day family vacation for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective parents, and friends, in partnership with R Family Vacations.

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Family Weekend at Gay Days Anaheim

Dates: September 30- October 2, 2016
Location: Disneyland in Anaheim, California

Family Weekend at Gay Days Anaheim is Family Equality Council’s annual long weekend event for area lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends. Each year, we partner with the Gay Days Anaheim to bring family activities, programming and community building for this fun-filled weekend. 

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Family Halloween Parties

Date: October 2016
Location: Please check our regional event listings for locations in your area! 

Our annual Family Halloween Parties are a great way for area lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) parents, their children, extended families, prospective families, and friends to celebrate the season, while connecting with old friends and making new ones!

 




REGIONAL CONTACTS

Emily McGranachan, East Coast Regional Manager, emcgranachan@familyequality.org: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont

Kim Simes, Regional Programming Director, ksimes@familyequality.org: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin; 

And interim coverage of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Tatiana Quiroga, Southern Regional Manager, tquiroga@familyequality.org: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and the six inhabited U.S. territories - American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Wake Island     


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