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There’s more to November than Thanksgiving, and these parties prove it

Two guys at a circuit party inside a nightclub in Miami.
Photo: Urge Miami

November calls to mind orange maple leaves, pilgrim hats, and turkey-related arts and crafts. It’s giving barnyard. It’s giving harvest. It’s giving Naomi Smalls’ Season 8 Wizard of Oz lewk. But it’s also giving parties, henny.

Here’s your guide to all of the best events happening in November…

Featured Events in November

Urge Miami Thanksgiving

It’s a time of giving (and receiving)

Downtown Miami

Urge Miami Thanksgiving Festival

Fight the frost this month with a trip down south to Miami. Whether you’re planning a huge Thanksgiving meal or not, you’ll at least find plenty of “snacks” at the various parties that Urge will be putting on this weekend. Just make sure to top it all off with the positively legendary South Beach beach party.

Gay Games 2023

The ultimate gay sporting event

Hong Kong

Gay Games 2023

Think of it as the gay Olympics. Every year, queer athletes from around the world coalesce to put on the gayest displays of speed and strength that our planet has to offer. Whether you’re here to participate or just to gawk, you’ll find plenty of queer parties amidst all of the dazzling displays of athleticism. Throughout the two weeks, you can take your pick of watching swimming, handball, tennis, martial arts, or even dodgeball. It’s all entertaining and it’s all fabulous! 

As a bonus, there are not one but two sites for the Games this year. You can take your pick of seeing them in Hong Kong or Guadalajara.

Thanksgiving parties to feel grateful for

Thanksgiving Puerto Vallarta

Give thanks to the gay gods

Puerto Vallarta

Thanksgiving in Provincetown

Feast fit for a queen


Turn San Diego GLOW Thanksgiving

Dance off the calories


La Leche By Matinée

Milk it for all it’s worth


It’s giving culture

Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

Indy adventure time

1258 Windsor St, Indianapolis, IN

Feast Festival

South Australia’s premier queer arts fest



South America’s largest LGBTQ+ film fest

Sao Paulo

Wicked Queer Documentary Fest

It’s wicked queer, ya hear?

Downtown Boston

Grab your passport (and my hand)

Winter Pride Maspalomas

Bienvenidos, gurl!

Winter Pride Maspalomas

The Sickening Ball

C’mon Melbourne, let’s get sickening!


Fairytails Luxembourg

Small country, big party

Lenox Club


The jewel of the queer Maltese

Valletta and St. Julians

Pride season continues

Palm Springs Pride

P.S.: It’s Pride in P.S.!

Palm Springs
Amadores Beach Club

Hong Kong Pride

Don’t call it a comeback

Hong Kong

Rio Gay Pride 2023

Rio is ready for you

Rio de Janeiro

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