Annual Events

Los Angeles Awards Dinner

Date: Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Time: 7pm Cocktail Reception, 8pm Dinner/Program 
Location: The Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA 

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Family Weekend in DC

Dates: April 3rd - 6th, 2015
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 even more family activities, programming and community building to an already exciting weekend.


Family Weekend in the Midwest

Dates: May 1st - 3rd, 2015
Location: Sheraton Madison Hotel, Madison, WI

A long weekend event for parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), their children, extended families, prospective families and friends in the Midwest.

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Night at the Pier

Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
Time: 6pm Cocktail Reception, 7pm Dinner/Program
Location: Pier Sixty, New York, NY

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International Family Equality Day

Date: May 3, 2015

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 25, 2015 - August 1, 2015
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 this year's 20th anniversary celebration!

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Families on the West Coast

Date: August 9th - 14th, 2015
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 in the Southwest at Austin Pride 

Dates: September 2015
Location: Austin, Texas 

Family Equality Council plans to partner with the Austin community to once again create additional family-friendly spaces where LGBTQ parents and prospective parents, along with their families and allies, can celebrate, make new connections, and reflect on the equality movement.

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Family Weekend at Gay Days Anaheim

Dates: October 2nd- 4th, 2015
Location: Disneyland in Anaheim, California

Family Equality Council is proud to partner with Gay Days Anaheim to bring family activities to this incredible weekend celebration at Disneyland.

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Family Camp

Dates: September 2015
Location: One Heartland, Willow River, MN

A three-day weekend blend of outdoor camping experiences and family-style programming.

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Family Halloween Party

Date: October 2015
Location: Regional - locations to be announced 

A family-friendly way to enjoy the season while connecting with old and new friends!

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Brent Wright, Director of Programs, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont 

Kim Simes, Midwest Regional Manager, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota & Wisconsin, plus Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming

Tatiana Quiroga, Southern Regional Manager, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia; plus Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah; 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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