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Pack your rainbow beads! Pride season has arrived!

Miami Beach Gay Pride photos

Tens of thousands attended the 3rd annual Miami Beach Gay Pride parade and festival on Saturday, April 16.

Approximately one in four LGBT travelers are motivated to visit a destination by events such as gay Pride celebrations, according to findings by Community Marketing Inc., a research marketing firm specializing in LGBT travel. Here are upcoming LGBT Pride celebrations to help motivate your travel plans:

[Photo: Miami Beach Gay Pride]

Troy Petenbrink is Metro Weekly's contributing writer for food and travel. He can be reached at