The four-day Pride Fort Lauderdale celebration opens on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. with a glamorous runway fashion show at the Hard Rock Event Center at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Tickets start at $27 and are on sale now.
The star-studded fashion show, hosted by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 4 All-Star Naomi Smalls, fashion guru Carson Kresley (“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy”) and featuring creative garments by talented “Project Runway” alumni designers, will showcase male, female, transgender and drag models sashaying across the runway in avant garde outfits. Music will be provided by equally outrageous drag DJ Power Infiniti.
Fashionistas are invited to arrive early at 7 p.m. for an exclusive trunk show where they can meet the designers and purchase one-of-a-kind couture garments. A cash bar will also be available, along with a silent auction and 50/50 raffle to benefit Pride Fort Lauderdale.
Pride will hold a public casting call for male, female, transgender, drag and nonbinary models on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Terrace Ballroom B at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Models of all ages and body types are encouraged to audition.
Tickets for the Pride Runway Fashion Show cost $67, $47 and $27. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.MyHRL.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone 1-800-745-3000. Additional fees may apply.
A full list of Pride weekend activities can be found HERE.