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.
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.
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.
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.