Queer Travel Social is a monthly event for LGBTQ travelers and those who want to travel, based in New York City.
Join us for happy hour drinks while we share travel stories and make plans for future trips. It’s an opportunity to exchange destination recommendations, learn about the best sources of travel news, find travel discounts and deals, and network with others interested in LGBTQ travel.
We currently have over 100,000 followers in our Queer Travel Social networking groups, social media followings, and over 14,000 email subscribers. Sign up below to make sure you find out about future events!
Subscribe for future events
Those that attend the Queer Travel Social events find out through Instagram, Meetup.com, and Facebook where we share about each event. To make sure you’ll find out about the next Queer Travel Social happy hour, make sure you’re subscribed to our Facebook events here, and join our Meetup.com group as well.
- Facebook: Subscribe to Facebook events
- Meetup: Join our Meetup.com group, “Queer Travel Social”
- Instagram: Follow @travelsofadam & @gayographer on Instagram
The first Queer Travel Social event took place in September 2018 with over 50 attendees, ages 21-45, for a four-hour event. Subsequent events have attracted similar crowds.
Thank you to our event hosts & supporters!
April 2019 — NO BAR at The Standard, East Village
Supported by Naked Pride Weekend
February 2019 — Hardware Bar
September 2018 — Boxers HK
About the organizers
The event was founded by Adam Groffman (@travelsofadam) and Ashton Giese (@gayographer), two LGBTQ travel experts based in NYC. Adam previously ran a meetup group in Berlin, Germany which grew to over 10,000 active online members and Germany’s 5th largest Meetup.com group with events having over 150+ people in attendance each month. Ashton has organized and planned LGBTQ fundraiser events and happy hour special events in NYC since 2015.
Want to sponsor a Queer Travel Social event?
We’re always looking for supporters and sponsors to help cover the costs of running this event. Email us for more information!