Jalisco, leader state in LGBT businesses

Jalisco is a leader in offering certified tourism services for the LGBT community. The Ministry of Tourism of Jalisco reported that Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta have certified businesses to give adequate attention to members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and…

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Mexico, LGBT tourist destination with economic potential

Each year our country receives about 2.9 million tourists from the LGBT community, but what attracts them so much? Mexico has positioned itself as one of the favorite destinations of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersexual (LGBTI) community, which…

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Chamber of Deputies Committee in México says no to Equal Marriage

Mexico City, Mexico – With 18 votes against, 8 in favor and 1 abstention, the ruling on equal marriage in México was rejected this Wednesday by the Constitutional Commission of the Chamber of Deputies. The opinion of the initiative that recognized the…

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Join us on the “Death is Alive” Parade!

Day of the Dead is one of the most representative celebrations of Mexico and as year after year, Puerto Vallarta will held its celebrations from October 29 to November 2 and November 5 with a festival full of mysticism: The 7th. Day of the Dead…

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5 Gay-Friendly places to visit in México

There are places in the world that are recognized for being Gay-friendly and in México we are proud to have several of them! Here we share a list of places that definitely you need to have in mind when planning…

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Gays drive the economy of Mexican beaches: Tourism Ministry

Secretary of Tourism, Enrique de la Madrid Cordero, said travelers from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT) are not discriminated against and drive the economy of Guadalajara and the beaches like Puerto Vallarta, Cancun and Riviera Maya for its…

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All Together with Pride 2017!

Vallarta Pride’s Steering Committee wants to thank everyone for their support during the successful Vallarta Pride 2016! Volunteers, sponsors and participants, without your support and collaboration, the festival would not have been possible. We are also very excited to announce the date for the…

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Charlie Rubio, President of the Steering Committee of Vallarta Pride 2017

Pre-production of Vallarta Pride 2017 is going full speed ahead and the Steering Committee has a new president for 2017: Charlie Rubio! Trajectory Radio & TV Host; Marketing and Communication Consultor. As a radio host, nowadays he has 2 radio…

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Vallarta Pride 2016 Official Videos PT I

Vallarta Pride is happy to present you our official videos from this year! Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel so you don’t miss all the videos we’ll be uploading soon. We have many more! Here are the latest:…

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Puerto Vallarta Nominated for Four 2017 Travvy Awards

Puerto Vallarta has been nominated for four 2017 Travvy Awards, the most nominations given to a Mexican destination this year. Known as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry,’ the Travvys Awards, held every January in New York City, recognize high…

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Apple creates new emoji of LGBT flag

Apple joins gender equity by adding a rainbow flag as new emoji. On its new update, Apple will include the new emoji, to be launched this fall, not only in to increase its variety, but also its diversity. With the recent…

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California’s students will soon learn more LGBT history in schools

United States.- California’s students will soon be learning more about LGBT people and their struggles after state education officials voted to include contributions from the community in history and social science instruction. The California State Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously on a…

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Puerto Vallarta to host major LGBT events in 2016 and 2017

PUERTO VALLARTA, México – Puerto Vallarta, long-celebrated as the preferred vacation destination for the LGBT community in Mexico, and the first city in Mexico to be granted Gay Travel Approved status by GayTravel.com, will once again host Latin Fever, a…

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Vigil “In Memoriam” of victims of Orlando and Xalapa

ACT LGBT A.C. invites the public to attend this vigil against the recent violent events The community in Puerto Vallarta LGBTTIQ rejects these homophobic acts occurred in Xalapa and Orlando Next Sunday June 19th, at 7:00 pm on Los Muertos…

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Puerto Vallarta becomes first “Gay Travel Approved” city in Mexico

POPULAR TOURIST DESTINATION WITH THE LGBT COMMUNITY RECEIVES TOP HONORS FROM GAYTRAVEL.COM   Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — For years, Puerto Vallarta has been celebrated as the preferred vacation destination for the LGBT community in Mexico. Now, Puerto Vallarta is being…

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Many thanks to all the donors from this year!

Vallarta Pride 2016’s Comittee would like to thank all the donors which help this year’s event with their donation. Without it we couldn’t make Vallarta Pride a success! Many thanks to: Richard Michael & Mike Williams Don Pickens, Casa Cupula…

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Puerto Vallarta becomes first “Gay Travel Approved” City in Mexico

For years, Puerto Vallarta has been celebrated as the premiere vacation destination for the LGBT community in Mexico. Now, Puerto Vallarta is being honored as the first city in Mexico to be granted Gay Travel Approved status by GayTravel.com. Gay Travel…

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Alaska Airlines named as Major Sponsor of Vallarta Pride 2016

The Organizing Committee of Vallarta Pride 2016 proudly announces Alaska Airlines as a major sponsor of this LGBTTIQ event Alaska Airlines offers two (2) round trip tickets to any of their destinations for a Vallarta Pride raffle Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco…

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Vallarta Pride starts activities with the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial

This May 15th, Vallarta Pride starts its activities in the International AIDS Sunset Candlelight Memorial, an event sponsored by SETAC, linking Puerto Vallarta with marches around the world in memory of the AIDS victims. We invite you to join the march, dressed…

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Travel to Vallarta Pride with Alaska Airlines!

Alaska Airlines is pleased to provide discounted travel to Puerto Vallarta Pride! Fly Alaska Airlines to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and save 10% on flights from any Alaska Airlines city (excluding Costa Rica & Prudhoe Bay)! Book here and travel between May…

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Idan Matalon and Myriam Montemayor: Grand Marshals of Vallarta Pride 2016!

The Organizing Committee confirms guests as Grand Marshalls of Vallarta Pride 2016. Recognized filmmaker, Shari Frilot, has confirmed its participation in the International Film Festival during the 2016 Pride Vallarta.   The Vallarta Pride 2016 Organizing Committee is pleased to confirm…

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ACT LGBT A.C and Vallarta Pride committees working hard to make this event a success

ACT LGBT A.C and Vallarta Pride Committee reunited to talk and plan the last part of pre-production for this year’s Vallarta Pride event.  More than 25 great events are planned to celebrate the big LGBT family in Puerto Vallarta, this…

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Myriam Montemayor, Main Show in Vallarta Pride 2016

We continue with the good news of Vallarta Pride 2016! Myriam Montemayor, mexican singer who rose to fame after becoming the first winner of the TV reality show “The Academy” and winner of multiple music awards, is one of the…

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Idan Matalon, Grand Marshal of Vallarta Pride 2016

This year, Vallarta Pride is honored to have the presence of Idan Matalon, who will also be our Grand Marshal 2016! Idan Matalon  is an Israeli video blogger, journalist, video and audio producer, model, business executive and one of the…

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Confirmation of the highlights for Vallarta Pride 2016

The Organizing Committee of Pride Vallarta has confirmed the date and time for the highlight events during the fourth edition of this Gay Pride Festival Under the slogan “We Are One Family”, the Vallarta Pride will take place from May…

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William Y Raul, the First to Request Marriage this year in Puerto Vallarta

On February 11 this year, William Hamilton and Raul Resendiz Duran became the first same-sex couple seeking marriage equality in Puerto Vallarta after the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ) endorsed the same sex marriage in the state of Jalisco. Although…

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Mexican Supreme Court OK’s Marriage Equality in Jalisco

Both of Mexico’s largest cities now embrace marriage equality, thanks to a ruling from the Mexican Supreme Court striking down a Jalisco law that limited marriage to one man and one woman. The Associated Press reports that the ruling makes…

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Vallarta Pride 2016 Tentative Schedule

It gives us great joy to present the tentative schedule for Vallarta Pride 2016! We know that many of you plan your trip to our beautiful Puerto Vallarta for the festival and for that reason we want to share in advance the…

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We Are One Family during Vallarta Pride 2016

For the fourth consecutive year, from May 16th to 29th 2016, the popular tourist destination in the Pacific will host the Vallarta PRIDE festival Under the slogan “We are one Family”, the organizing committee is looking for volunteers and sponsors…

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Mexico seeks to attract gay tourism

Mexico joins the global trend to develop tourism products for the gay and lesbian community, even to the extent of its capabilities, acknowledged the Ministry of Tourism (Tourism Ministry). “I do not think we’re late, we’re just hopping on the…

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Pro-LGBT rainbow Doritos are now a thing

Doritos has partnered with the It Gets Better Project. Unated States.- Starting today, you can eat Doritos for a cause. Frito-Lay has released a limited edition Rainbow version of the popular snack in partnership with the It Gets Better Project, a…

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Join Vallarta Pride 2016 as a sponsor!

Vallarta Pride may last only a few days in May, but its organization work takes almost all year! We are very pleased with the success achieved in 2015, where we had the assistance of more than 15 thousand people, local,…

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Mexican court lifts ban on adoption by gay couples

The Supreme Court of Mexico lifted a state ban on adoption by homosexual couples Monday. In the Mexican state of Campeche, gay couples were legally unable to adopt. In its decision, the Supreme Court ruled article 19 of a law…

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6 couples made the first colective petition for gay marriage in Puerto Vallarta

Six couples (four of men and two of women) took the first step in Puerto Vallarta for equal marriage a reality in the city, by requesting to be married last friday at the Civil Registry, based on Article 8, the constitutional the right…

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We’re Going for Marriage Equality in Puerto Vallarta

ACT LGBT A.C y Vallarta Pride are very pleased to inform you that the first collective petition of gay and lesbian marriages will be held August 7, 2015 at the Civil Registry in Puerto Vallarta. Address Perú de doble sentido 1392,…

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Puerto Vallarta among the Friendliest Destinations for LGBT Travelers in the World

According to a representative from the Ministry of Tourism in México, Puerto Vallarta is among the friendliest Mexican destinations for gay travelers, along with Cancún and Mexico City. “The LGBT tourism is an important market for Mexico and needs further…

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Top 10 Best Moments of Vallarta Pride 2015

One month ago we celebrated the biggest LGBT event ever held in Puerto Vallarta: Vallarta Pride 2015, which took place from May 17th to 25th. The event exceeded our expectations in the number of local, national and international attendees (more…

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Special Guests and their Experience on Vallarta Pride 2015

We share with you the experiences of some of the personalities who visited us during the event. Thank you all! Victoria Volkova: Morgana Love: Alejandro de la Madrid: Andrew Christian:

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Vallarta Pride 2015 – A huge success

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco May 26, 2015.- The value of “Unity” was the theme banner of Vallarta Pride 2015, held from 17 to 25 May in our destination. And it was precisely this unity that managed to create a highly successful…

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Closing Party 2015 in Mantamar

We proudly celebrated the closing of Vallarta Pride 2015 at Mantamar Beach Club. We had the best pool party feat Crazy Dudes. Photos by Mantamar Beach Club.

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Big Boo’s Birthday Bash 2015

Big Boo’s Birthday Bash at Casa Mestli was a success! this is how it went.   Photos courtesy of Estrellita Velasco.

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Party at the Park 2015

After the Parade came the Party at the Park Lázaro Cárdenas, where thousands of people, locals and visitors, enjoyed a show with international artists. Photos courtesy of  Clic Brands and el Poo Photography.  

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Vallarta Pride Parade 2015

Residents and visitors celebrated the diversity of Puerto Vallarta with the Vallarta Pride Parade 2015. Photos courtesy of Clic Brands and elPoo Photography.

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March Against Homophobia 2015

Puerto Vallarta celebrated the Day Against Homophobia with a march from Sheraton Buganvilias Resort to the Malecón. Images by Costa Imagine.

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Andrew Christian Fashion Show 2015

Great fashion show with Andrew Christian and his models at Mantamar Beach Club! Photos by Gay Guide.

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Men’s Chorus Presentation 2015

Stages Entertainment Complex hosted the Men’s Choir of Puerto Vallarta, which made 3 successful performances during Vallarta Pride 2015. Images by Costa Imagine.

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Púlpito Drag Derby 2015

We want to thank the city of Puerto Vallarta, the OCV and Transit for their support in making the Púlpito Drag Derby a success!

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Movie Screening in Puerto de Luna

Locals and tourists enjoyed a movie picninc night in Puerto de Luna’s Hotel with the screening of the movie “Todo el Mundo Tiene a Alguien Menos Yo”. Photos by Cinema Diva.

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“Cuatro Lunas” Movie Screening

Great night with the screening of the film Cuatro Lunas “Four Moons” where we were honored with the presence of the protagonist, Alejandro de la Madrid. Photos courtesy of Cinema Diva.

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“Made in Bangkok” Movie Screening

Great night with the screening of the documentary “Made in Bangkok” where we were honored with the presence of the protagonist, Morganna Love and as our special guest, Alejandra Vogue. In the event was also crowned the new ambassador of the gay community…

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Upcoming Events

Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride is now a 8-day annual event that pays tribute to the LGBT community with arts and cultural events, concerts, films, beach parties and a lot of fun to show the world the fabulous diversity of our destination.

The gay pride festival in Puerto Vallarta will be held from May 21 to 28, 2017, and aims to inspire, commemorate and celebrate a vibrant community that through the years has created its own culture, heritage and traditions.

Vallarta Pride was created to showcase all the unique elements that have made Puerto Vallarta a favorite resort destination of the international gay community.

Vallarta Pride 2017 Pin Button

Vallarta Pride 2017 Pin Button

Monday May/1/2017 | 12:00 am - 11:00 pm @ .

We are happy to present the “Vallarta Gay Pride 2017″ Pin Button, a distinctive button that in additon to wearing it with pride will give you access to discounts and special surprises in each of the participating establishments through the whole month of May 2016.

Find it at the participating businesses and SETAC (Constitucion 427 esquina Manuel M. Dieguez, Puerto Vallarta)

Donation: $100 pesos

International March Against Homophobia

International March Against Homophobia

Wednesday May/17/2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ From Sheraton Buganvilias to Los Arcos in Centro .

We proudly welcome this important parade as Vallarta marches with the world against Homophobia. Come out to stand and demonstrate that we live in fear no longer. On this International Day Against Homophobia, fighting together with thousands of participants worldwide, play your part to raise awareness and show your support to the victims of this condition.

Casino Night Las Vegas

Casino Night Las Vegas

Sunday May/21/2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ SETAC.
Altruistic Event

Altruistic Event

Monday May/22/2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am @ SETAC.
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