What do you do when you're a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and you're looking to have some fun in the sun with other like-minded individuals? Join the Bronies of South Florida Meetup group, of course! The group boasts over 200 members, and they have had meetups all around South Florida, including hosting panel sessions at local conventions like Florida Supercon.
Bronies in other parts of the country may be relegated to having their pony parties at boring restaurants or each others' homes. But this is Miami, where male My Little Pony lovers can meet, greet, trot, and gallop on the beach.
Enter the Bronies of South Florida's next meetup: the Summertime Beach Party at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne on August 10.
In the spirit of friendship, the event is a potluck, and the organizers are asking for the usual fare: hamburgers and buns, plastic utensils, and sodas. The organizers are apparently quite partial to Mountain Dew, as the Meetup promises "anypony" a hug if they bring some.
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Previous Cultist forays into the ponyverse have revealed a group that enjoys MLP for its animation, great storylines and characters, and an emphasis on a positive message of inclusion and friendship. The Summertime Beach Party looks like just the place to find out more about Brony culture (and the culture of the Pegasisters, female MLP fans).
No word on whether we can get them to Prancercise.
For the complete potluck wishlist and more South Florida Brony fun, visit the event Meetup page. The Summertime Beach Party takes place August 10 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Crandon Park (6747 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne). Park admittance is $6 per vehicle, so it's wise to find some carpool buddies to, uh, hoof it together.