7 Great Moments From Celebrity Cruises’ Pride Celebrations
Seven Great Moments From Celebrity Cruises’ Pride Celebrations
Pride means celebrating LGBTQ culture everywhere, land and sea. In fact, some of the most thrilling Pride events took place in a seaside paradise. The Pride Party At Sea and Miami Pride events, presented by Celebrity Cruises, proved that a tropical escape can be fully inclusive. Check out our favorite moments when queer people were free to express themselves with ocean air blowing through their hair.
Pride Flag Raising Ceremony At Sea
The massive Pride party, which took over the entire Celebrity Cruises fleet outside the Galapagos, kicked off with the official Pride Flag Raising ceremony. The meaningful moment, let everyone know that LGBTQ people can feel at home when at sea with Celebrity Cruises.
Largest Pride Party At Sea
Celebrity's crew weren't afraid to show their support for the LGBTQ community at the second annual largest Pride Party at Sea, held across 9 stunning Celebrity ships. All dressed up and with everywhere to go - the fleet sails from the Caymans to the Alaskan Pacific - employees made sure their ship was a welcoming one for people of all identities during the high energy Pride Party.
Adam Rippon Heats Up The Dance Floor
And what would Pride be without the members of the LGBTQ community we are most proud of? Olympic medalist and America's gay sweetheart Adam Rippon made a special appearance on the Celebrity Summit(r) - making all the guests' hearts pump a little faster.
Rocking Pride Swag
This candid moment captures these two in the heat of the party, flaunting some of the endless Pride swag given to guests. It takes the stress out of finding the perfect rainbow outfit for Pride when Celebrity Cruises is handing out headbands, flutter flags, and paddle fans.
Celebrity Cruises’ Leads Parade For The LGBTQ Community
Celebrity Cruises backs the LGBTQ community on and off their ships. Dressed in tropical pastels, employees marched in the Miami Pride parade (where Celebrity is the title sponsor) showing their support for queer people on land and sea.
Adorable Kids March To Their Own Drum
This adorable tyke is decked out for the Miami parade. While uninformed people try to paint LGBTQ culture as an adult and crass world, Miami Pride was a family-friendly celebration of identity for all ages.
The energy was high at Miami Pride, with old and new friends bonding over the simple message of equality. People celebrated brotherhood, sisterhood, and everything in between all over the streets, showing off their Pride signs and styles.
Bummed you missed this year's festivities? Well, Celebrity Cruises has tons planned for 2019 - including expeditions to exhilarating new cities including Santa Margherita, Italy; Rijeka, Croatia; and Nauplion, Greece. Their fleet not only celebrates the LGBTQ community but gives them an inclusive space to travel the seas and discover eye-opening cultures.