Source Events invites you to make history on the first ever Miami Pride Cruise to Cuba!

A Place Untouched by Time:  Welcome to Cuba!

Legendary nightlife.  Iconic music.  Distinct culture.  This is more than a cruise.  This is Havana, Cuba.  And right now, you can be among the first to explore a place where yesterday lives today. Best of all you’ll be joining a group of over 150 LGBT travelers from around the world on this people to people trip to Cuba on the newly renovated Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas.

Take the unique opportunity to get to know fascinating local culture while discovering the timeless sights and sounds of nostalgic Havana.  Take a ride in a classic car through the historic Malecon. Explore the classic architecture of Old Havana, mingle with locals and partake of the cafecito ritual at Cafe Marina.  Dance to live salsa.  Come Seek a place untouched by time.

On this 5 nights/6 days Pride Cruise, enjoy exclusive parties, events, entertainment and excursions, including 2 days in Havana, a day in gay friendly Key West, and a relaxing and fun day at sea.

Over the past 9 years, the Pride Cruise has become a great tradition.   By joining the Pride Cruise to Cuba, you’ll have the VIP treatment our guests have become accustomed to.  You’ll be celebrating Pride at sea and connecting with the LGBT community in Cuba.  

Now is best the time book your cruise to Cuba!

The cruise includes all the shipboard private parties, meals, special cocktail hours. This year our Pride Cruise is going to Havana for the first time: get ready for an extraordinary, unforgettable journey through Cuba’s colorful complex history via the place and people who bring it to life. Book early, as this cruise will surely sell out, so call Source Events today to reserve or visit for more information. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail to Cuba!

Source Events has customized tours for our Miami Pride Cruise guests that meet the U.S. government requirement of participating in a full day schedule of people-to-people educational activities.  Under the new requirements, it is MANDATORY THAT GUESTS PARTICIPATE IN AT LEAST ONE OF THE ORGANIZED PEOPLE-TO-PEOPLE EXCURSIONS EACH DAY THEY DISEMBARK THE SHIP IN HAVANA.  People-to-people excursions must be booked directly with Source Events or with Royal Caribbean.  Only guests who booked the cruise prior to June 16, 2017 are permitted to do self-guided tours.    If you are booking the excursions with Source Events, you must check Box 2 of the Royal Caribbean International Guest Certification for Authorized U.S. Travel to Cuba.  The Guest Certification Form can be found and printed from the above link and must be completed prior to boarding the ship. This guest certification should be retained by the guest for at least (5) Years form the date of Authorized Travel to Cuba.   You will be receiving a confirmation for the Source Events excursions you book below to keep with your Guest Certification Form.  Click here to download the Guest Certification Form and for  Important Information and Frequently Asked Questions from Royal Caribbean

Cuba has been the hottest new destination for travelers.  Space is limited,  so call us today to reserve your Pride Cruise to Cuba today at 888-768-7238 or 305-672-9779.

Mon Miami        – 04:00 PM
Tue Day at Sea        –        –
Wed Key West 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
Thur Havana, Cuba 08:00 AM  Overnight
Fri Havana, Cuba        –  05:00 PM
Sat Miami 07:00 AM         –

Miami – Monday, April 09, 2018

Miami is an international city at Florida’s southeastern tip. Its Cuban influence is reflected in the cafes and cigar shops that line Calle Ocho in Little Havana. On barrier islands across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay is Miami Beach, home to South Beach. This glamorous neighborhood is famed for its colorful art deco buildings, white sand, surfside hotels and trendsetting nightclubs. Visit other famous area such as wynwood Miami’s Art district that overflows with vibrant artwork and great restaurants.

Day at Sea – Tuesday, April 10, 2018 

Pamper yourself at the Spa, relax by the Pool, enjoy pool games or just have fun with your fellow gay travelers.

Key West, Florida – Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Welcome to Gay Key West! This lush tropical island has fascinating architecture, friendly people, a rich history and plenty of activities to keep engaged or help relax. Filled with funky charm, Key West is a sophisticated place with amazing restaurants, diverse entertainment and eclectic art. Enjoy an optional excursion with BluQ catamaran.

Havana, Cuba – Thursday, April 12 and Friday April 13, 2018

You’ll have two full days touring Havana to include a sightseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites, a  walking tour of old Havana where you will view the beautiful architecture, a visit to Hemingways’s house or hop on a vintage American Classic cars for a panoramic ride thorough Havana’s famous Malecón before enjoying a photo stop at the sprawling Plaza de la Revolución.

Miami, Florida – Saturday, April 14, 2018

Welcome back to Miami!

 Empress of the Seas  – at a Glance
  • Maiden Voyage: 1990
  • Renovated: 2016
  • Gross Tonage: 48,563
  • Staterooms: 801
  • Guest Capacity: 1,602
  • Crew to serve you: 668
  • 4 Dining options including Chops Grille (Additional charge)
  • 1 pools, 3 whirlpools
  • Full-service Vitality at Sea Spa & Fitness Center

Complimentary Dining Options:

Starlight Main Dining Room: The two deck venue room (Deck 4 & 5) serves up world-class meals for dinner.

Windjammer Café: Casual Culinary destination with an array of global cuisine for every meal Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Specialty Dining Options: Additional charges apply

Chops Grille: A popular signature steakhouse.

Café Royal: Serving specialty coffees, snacks and sweets

If you wish to book a hotel in Miami or Miami Beach pre or post cruise. Please let us know and we’d gladly assist you.

Royal Suite 1 Bedroom $4,870 – Sold Out
Owner’s Suite – 1 Bedroom $3,871 – Sold Out
Junior Suite with Balcony $2,375 – Sold Out
Ocean View Stateroom $999   –  Sold Out
Interior Stateroom $855    – Limited
Port fees $155.54

Accommodations aboard Royal Caribbean Empress of the Seas –  Monday, April 9  to Saturday April 14, 2018 –  5 Nights/6 Days

  • Royal Suite: There is one Royal Suite on the ship that offers 587 square feet of space with a 288-square-foot balcony. The master room has a double bed, plus separate living area with a refrigerator and wet bar, and bathroom with whirlpool bathtub.
  • Owner’s Suite: The forward suites have less interior room but larger balconies (184 square feet inside and 288 on the balcony), while the aft suites have smaller balconies but more interior space (238 inside, 140 on the balcony)
  • Junior Suites with Balcony: In the Junior Suite category, which is where you’ll find most of the balconies on Empress, two twin beds convert to a queen and the stateroom size ranges from 112 to 155 square feet
  • Ocean view Staterooms: These cabins include square-shaped porthole windows about 3-feet wide with adjustable curtains. Ocean-view rooms range from 111 to 126 square feet (small ocean view) or standard ocean view (111 to 206 square feet).
  • Interior Staterooms: These cabins range from 109 to 131 square feet with a simple layout of two twin beds that can be converted to a queen. Some cabins have pulldown beds to accommodate third and fourth guests (making it a very tight squeeze).
  • All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice.
  • Gratuities are $72.50 per person to be paid at the end of the cruise. Gratuities for the Royal and Owner’s suites are $87.50 per person. A mandatory Cuban Visa must be obtained at a cost of $75 per passenger. 
  • Single Occupancy: If available, individuals who prefer a cabin to themselves will be charged a 200% surcharge of the double occupancy rate. Traveling solo but don’t mind sharing a cabin? Ask about our cabin share assistance program. Valid Passports Required. All guests will be required to secure a Cuban visa. If you were born in Cuba, please call Source Events for special visa requirements. Passports must be valid for six months beyond the return date and have at least two blank consecutive pages. Source Events is the official producer of the Pride Cruise to Cuba. Experience VIP treatment, with special Pride Cruise events designed exclusively for you. We may honor special fares on certain category cabins offered by Royal Caribbean for Crown and Anchor members, please call us for more information. Prices are subject to change without notice. YOU MUST BOOK THIS CRUISE WITH SOURCE EVENTS TO BE PART OF THE VIP GAY CRUISE GROUP.

For the past 9 years, Source Events is the official producer of the Miami Pride Cruise. Book directly with Source Events and experience VIP treatment, with special Pride Cruise events designed exclusively for you:

  • Group excursions in Havana exclusive for our group.
  • Hosted Free Cocktail Hours at exclusive private Pride Cruise events
  • Special Welcome Gift Bag, which includes Pride T-Shirt, gifts from sponsors & lanyard pass for VIP admission to all exclusive Pride Cruise Events!
  • Welcome Cocktail Party
  • Sail Away Tea-Dances
  • Exclusive Disco Party
  • Private parties with our own Resident Pride Cruise DJ Chris Racine
  • Exclusive Optional Snorkeling Adventure in Key West aboard the Blu Q – Limited to 30 guests
  • Royal Caribbean special entertainment and comedy shows