Well-liked Provincetown LGBTQ+ resort and nightlife venue heads to Key West for the winter

The Ptown get together would not must cease simply because it is winter.

The favored Crown & Anchor resort — a resort, eating and nightlife venue in Provincetown, Massachusetts — is heading to South Florida this weekend for the “Unfold Queer Cheer” tour. The occasion, operating from Thursday by means of Sunday, will function greater than a dozen Ptown-based performers and small-business house owners in a collection of occasions at Key West’s Havana Cabana Resort, the place charges begin at $169 per night time.

The occasion follows the U.S. Supreme Court docket’s refusal in November to reinstate a Florida legislation that had focused drag reveals. Whereas Florida had positioned advertisements across the nation through the pandemic to court docket companies to maneuver to the state, that is an occasion of Massachusetts returning the favor.

Bay State Gov. Maura Healey rolled out a “Massachusetts For Us All” advertising and marketing marketing campaign of billboards and social media advertisements all through Florida earlier this yr following the Sunshine State’s legislation concentrating on drag reveals.

The upcoming “Unfold Queer Cheer” tour is supposed to showcase Massachusetts’ variety by means of drag performers like “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Tina Burner in addition to different dwell leisure. The Crown & Anchor’s pop-up at Havana Cabana Resort is open to resort friends in addition to the general public.

“With the anti-LGBTQ+ legal guidelines and local weather in Florida, we knew we needed to convey Provincetown’s singular method of celebrating our neighborhood by means of efficiency and queer visibility to those iconic locations within the state,” Crown & Anchor co-owner Jonathan Hawkins mentioned in an announcement. “We’re amplifying our presence this yr by increasing to 3 cities and partnering with integral LGBTQ+ organizations and companies in every location. The ‘Unfold Queer Cheer’ tour just isn’t solely a celebration of the latest authorized victory but additionally a testomony to the shared resilience and power of the LGBTQ+ communities that exist in each Massachusetts and Florida.”

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The Crown & Anchor heads to Key West

The Havana Cabana Resort-Crown & Anchor pop-up kicks off Thursday with Tina Burner’s “I might Relatively Be Naughty Than Good” present.

Burner is a part of the Friday lineup, too, with the “Something-However-Silent Evening” vacation singalong with different performers like Crown & Anchor co-owner Hawkins, “American Idol” alum Matthew Darren, “America’s Acquired Expertise” alum Yoli Mayor and drag entertainers Delta Miles, Roxy Pops and Qya Cristál. There can even be a one-hour Conch Tour Practice experience by means of Key West to discover vacation shows at properties and companies earlier than riders are dropped off in Previous City Key West.

Saturday’s actions embody the Holly Folly Drag Brunch in addition to a vacation pool get together sponsored by Provincetown Brewing Co. The ultimate cease of the Unfold Queer Cheer tour takes place Saturday night time on the resort with drag and dwell music performances. The weekend rounds out with one other vacation pool get together on Sunday.

E-book now to get your last-minute vacation cheer and style of Ptown with out having to battle the winter climate of Cape Cod.

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