Here is a list of upcoming 2010 Lesbian & LGBT Events & Festivals throughout the US. I will post a list of Gay Pride Events later in the year. If you know of an upcoming event that is not on the list, please email me the details so I can add it.
These events are organized by state and then by date.
March 31-April 4, 2010
Palm Springs, CA
Celebrating 20 years of the world's Largest Girl Parties. Mainstream talent and cutting edge elements will make our productions an unforgettable experience.
April 15-18, 2010
International 2009 Ms Leather Contest
San Francisco, CA
The World’s Largest Event for Leatherwomen and Everyone Who Loves Them!
May 20 - 23, 2010
Russian River Women's Weekend
A weekend of lesbians, pool parties, Drag King shows and more, all at the beautiful Russian River.
Palm Springs, CA
DESIRE is a unique weekend event for leather and kinky women. It provides the opportunity for women to celebrate their sexuality and kink freely and provides excellent education and empowering opportunities. DESIRE provides the opportunity to make new friends and become part of a growing community of kinky women and invites and encourages participants to fulfill their wildest fantasies.
June 26, 2010
San Francisco Dyke March
San Francisco, CA
Women only • join thousands of dykes of all shapes, colors & sizes for music, marching & more through the streets of the Mission & the Castro.
July 8-18, 2010
Outfest 2010: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, is one of the best queer film fests on the planet. @ weeks of Indy Films.
September 4-6, 2010
Festival of Babes
San Francisco, CA
Women only soccer festival • fun, frivolous & flirtatious soccer tournament • Int’l Babes play hard & party harder.
Sacramento Int’l Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
November 19-21, 2010
Women only • lesbians of African descent gather to reflect on the past & build a positive future.
May 27 - June 5, 2010
Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
The Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is a fixture in the state’s cultural landscape. The Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival celebrates GLBT films- including a wide range of documentaries, shorts, and full-length feature films- that showcase the richness and creativity of the gay and lesbian culture.
June1- 7, 2010
Disney World Orlando Gay Days
Dancing, Rides, Music & More
September 10-12, 2010
Key West, FL
Womenfest Key West includes a sizzling dance club scene, clothing-optional pool parties, sexy & competitive bull riding, women-only water excursions, art, poetry, comedy, and lots of live music! Sit quietly by the pool, hold hands on the beach, or jump uninhibitedly into the mix and make new friends. Womenfest Key West invites you to be yourself. Many events are All Welcome. All events are uniquely Key West.
October 7-17, 2010
Tampa International gay & lesbian Film Festival
May 21-23, 2010
Women’s camping & music festival
October 2-8, 2010
Out on Film
September 15-18, 2010
Workshops, panels, cinema & concerts featuring groundbreaking women artists.
May 13 - 16, 2010
Saints and Sinners LGBTIQ Literary Festival
New Orleans, LA
Annual queer lit fest for readers and writers alike. Meet some of your favorite LGBT writers, participate in workshops, panel discussions, master classes and more.
September 10 - 12, 2010
May 6 - 16, 2010
Boston Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival
2010 will be the 26th annual edition of this popular queer film fest, so expect some great events. Many screenings are especially for us girls.
May 21 - 23, 2010
Single Women's Weekend
If you are looking for a lover, girlfriend, wife, one night stand, new friends or just want to be around a lot of single lesbians and have a ton of fun, GET YOUR SINGLE SELF TO PTOWN and register now for Single Women's Weekend - the fastest, friendliest, easiest, way for you to meet hundreds of other single women!
July 21-25, 2010
GIRL SPLASH!-Women's Beach Extravaganza
Lesbians won't want to miss this summer in Ptown. HOT BEACH PARTIES and even HOTTER DANCE PARTIES! Plus, all-women pool parties, all-women yacht sails, all-women clambakes, all-women Beach volleyball, all-women whale-watching trips, all-women sunset dune tours, you get it - ALL-WOMEN, ALL-WOMEN, ALL-WOMEN, HOT SUMMER FUN!
October 8-17, 2010
25th Annual Women's Week
Visit PTOWN for a week of Lesbian fun!
April 2-4, 2010
Gulf Coast Sister Camp
mostly women • a celebration of womyn's land in the South! • 2 1/2 hours from New Orleans, LA • 1 1/2 hours from Mobile, AL • music, crafts, night stage, workshops & more.
Aug 3 –8, 2010
Michign Womyn's Music Festival!
Near Hart, MI
Forty performances, a film festival, an artisan/craft show and a full roster of workshops, parties and dances are all slated for one glorious week in August on 650 lush green acres in Michigan. This year's line-up features Michigan's signature combination of new blood and longtime beloveds, representing every genre and generation through the sounds you hear from the stages as well as from the womyn you meet on the wooded path.
May 18-23, 2010
Midwest Wimmin's Festival
Lake of the Ozarks State Park, MO
Frolicking in the woods of the Ozarks, swimming and boating in the lake,among wimmin and workshops & wilderness.
May 28-31, 2010
Women Outdoors National Gathering
Camping, hiking & workshops for women.
Southwest Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
April 29 - May 2, 2010
Las Vegas, NV
Dinah in Color Does Vegas
The Premiere vacation destination for lesbians of color, their partners and friends. In 2010 Dinah in Color takes its Palm Springs party to LAS VEGAS for a new and fabulous experience!
June 10-13, 2010
private camp, on NY/PA border
women only • women’s spirituality fest
June 12-27, 2010
DLF Deaf Lesbian Festival
Long Island, New York
Arts, Crafts, Dancing, Workshops and much more
July 14-18, 2010
OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) Nat’l Gathering
Women only • lesbians 60+ gather for workshops, guest speakers & entertainment to promote old lesbian pride & fight ageism.
Sept. 11, 2010
Ohio Lesbian Festival
The Ohio Lesbian Festival is a SELF IDENTIFIED WOMYN~only event designed to promote a feminist alternative economy and community and to promote womyn in the arts. The festival was founded on the premise THAT LESBIANS AND QUEER WOMYN NEED TO RECOGNIZE AND SUPPORT EACH OTHER, to define our culture, and to build our own support systems.
August 26-29, 2010
Women in the Woods
Women only • rustic cabins • natural hot springs • all meals included
June 6-14, 2010
Philadelphia GLBT Artists Festival
The first annual Philadelphia GLBT Artists Festival, organized by Traverse Arts Projects, is a four-day showcase featuring music, dance, theater and visual arts at various venues throughout the city.
June 17-July 2, 2010
Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival
The Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival gives new and emerging artists a chance to explore the LGBT experience at theaters throughout the city. The performances take place in several of Philadelphia's most cherished theaters.
August 10-15, 2010
RIIF Annual Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Feb 3-7, 2010
The 22nd National Conference on LGBT Equality:
LGBT rights advocates from across the country will be gathering in Dallas to strategize and plan for 2010 and beyond.
October 23, 2010
Houston Women's Festival
Women from Texas & beyond gather to enjoy music, art, culture & community • produced by the Athena Art Project.
Twin Oaks Women's Gathering
Camping, Workshops, Dance, Drumming, Swimming, Creative Activities
Performances, Sweatlodge, Mudpit, Movement, Ritual and more.
October 15-24, 2010
Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
October 14-23, 2010
Reel Affirmations: The Nation’s LGBT Film Festival
lesbian/ gay films
July 1-4, 2010
The 35th National Women's Music Festival
The Festival is a four-day musical and cultural extravaganza that incorporates all facets of women’s lives. It’s a jam-packed long weekend where choices for things to do range from workshops, concerts, comedy, theatre presentations, a marketplace, newly released films and videos, a live auction, spirituality series, writer’s series, animal lovers series, and much, much more!