One of our favorite Florida events is Aqua Girl, this year taking place May 11 – 15 in Miami Florida. Notable for it’s great events, it’s also a fantastic charitable organization. Have fun in Miami AND help out the lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community through the Aqua Foundation for Women.
Below is an excerpt from Aqua Girl:
“Aqua Girl® traces its beginnings to the year 1999. That year, Alison Burgos and NYC’s legendary women’s producer, Shescape, gathered a committee of like-minded women from around South Florida to produce an exciting one-night event to benefit breast cancer. The event, Sweet Charity, was an extraordinary dance event bringing together over 800 women and raising over $15,000 for two local breast cancer organizations, Cancer Link and Gilda’s Club.
In 2000, Sweet Charity grew into an entire weekend of events and Aqua Girl® was born. The goal was to create a dynamic national fundraising weekend celebrating women and the issues that affect them. Women descended on Miami from all over the world and the first year of this spectacular weekend of events was a huge success.
We can’t believe how time flies. Now in its sixteenth fabulous year, Aqua Girl® continues to attract women from all corners of the country, the Americas and around the globe. The week continues to grow with an ever-expanding variety of events that enhance its appeal and have created what is now the hottest women’s festivals in the country.
As the largest charity women’s week in the country, your participation in Aqua Girl® contributes to a very good cause. In fact, 100% of the proceeds from Aqua Girl® benefit the Aqua Foundation for Women, a not-for-profit foundation whose primary mission is to serve as the funding catalyst for lesbian, bisexual, and transgender wellness and equality in South Florida through grants, scholarships, and initiatives. “
Some of the events taking place include Playdating (Speed Dating), TrafficJam night party, Splash Pool Party, Fuego at Senor Frog’s, Aqualicious Pool Party, Aqua T-Dance, and much more! Full Aqua Girl details, events, hotel information can be found online at their website. Passes and tickets are on sale at their website and at the door.
Aqua Girl is May 11 – 15, 2016 www.aquagirl.org