If you listened to KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs this (Monday) morning, you heard about the dizzying week of fun events that took place over the weekend. The spotlight shown on our LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert and we were proud to sponsor and attend CenterStage.
Now on to Leather Pride week as it collides with Halloween and dovetails into Palm Springs Pride.
Are you going to “Light Up the Night”?? A simple display of rainbow or pink lights adorning your abode and you could win a trip for two to the Caribbean on VACAYA LGBT+ Vacations with airfare from Alaska Airlines. See our KGAY1065 Facebook page, snap you photo and enter today!
Brad Fuhr, your Gay Desert Guide & KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs
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Show Your Pride, Light Up the Night, and Win!
It’s almost time for Palm Springs Pride, and residents and businesses are invited to show their support for the LGBTQ community and decorate their storefront, home or apartment with pink and rainbow lights for the 2nd annual Light Up the Night contest presented by Alaska Airlines. KGAY 106.5 Palm Springs, Gay Desert Guide and VACAYA LGBT+ Vacations are sponsoring the contest using the hashtags #ILoveGayPalmSprings AND #LightUptheNight on social media, through October 31 at midnight. There are separate contests for the best business decoration and best residential decoration with prizes including airfare to anywhere Alaska Airlines flies, and a VACAYA LGBT+ Vacation for two to the Caribbean! More info
Final Day of Voting for Best of Coachella Valley
The voting deadline is Monday, October 25 in the Coachella Valley Independent’s 8th Annual Best of Coachella Valley, and we are thrilled to have four nominations associated with KGAY 106.5! Both DJ Galaxy (Vincent Corrales) and DJ Eric Ornelas, of the KGAY Retro Lunch at Noon, have been nominated for Best Local DJ, and KGAY Morning Host John Taylor is up for Best Local Radio Personality! Last but not least, KGAY 106.5 is itself nominated for Best Radio Station! The final round of voting will run online at CVIndependent.com through Monday, October 25. Vote Today
Palm Springs Leather Pride 2021 Starts Thursday
Palm Springs Leather Pride XXVI: Unlocked Full Release will take place from Thursday, October 28–Sunday, October 31 with events at various locations, starting with the “Parolee” Registration at Hunters Night Club on Thursday from 4:00–8:00 p.m., followed by the “Strip Search” meet-and-greet party at Tool Shed from 7:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m. The fun gets underway Friday through Sunday with three pool parties, a “Mess Hall” formal leather dinner, Cigar Social, Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2021 Competition, Vendor Mart and Cruise Party, and much more. See our listing for the full run-down of daily events! More info
Breakout – Full Release is the Palm Springs Leather Pride 2021 Dance Party on Saturday, October 30 from 9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m., produced by Hocker Productions and featuring Colton Ford, singer, actor, and adult film star; international house DJ Hector Fonseca and the hottest go-go boys from coast to coast. Takes place at the Desert Rose Playhouse, with hosted bar. Save big on your admission with our HOT DEAL: Get one admission ($75 value) for just $50! Get Your Deal