Popular designs by Daniel Arzola will be present at Vallarta Pride 2017


Popular designs by Daniel Arzola will be present at Vallarta Pride 2017

March 17, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

Art and activism are a vital part of Vallarta Pride and this year we will have the honor of having the presence of Daniel Arzola, activist, visual artist and graphic designer creator of the popular designs of the artwork “I’m Not…

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Enter our Giveaway to win a Vallarta Pride VIP Package!

March 7, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

As you have noticed, in our social networks we are currently doing a giveaway where all our fans can participate to win a Vallarta Pride 2017 VIP Package with great prizes and free tickets for the event. The dynamic is very easy:…

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Johnathan Celestin confirmed as guest artist in Vallarta Pride 2017

February 16, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride 2017 will take place from May 21 to 28 and will pay tribute to the vibrant LGBTTIQ community in Puerto Vallarta. Johnathan Celestin will have presentations at different events such as the Fashion Show and the Men’s Party…

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Gay drama Moonlight racks up eight Oscar nominations

January 27, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

Moonlight could win the Oscar for best film of the year, in addition to seven other awards to which it is nominated. The 2016 film, which stars Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders and Alex Hibbert, explores the life of a African-American boy at…

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Recording Artist Johnathan Celestin to perform in Vallarta Pride

January 19, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

Vallarta Pride 2017 is happy to announce that recording artist Johnathan Celestin will be one of the international performers present in Vallarta Pride, which will take place from May 21 to 29, 2017. Johnathan Celestin is a singer/songwriter from New York…

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The Romantic Zone is ‘Gayborhood of the Year’ 2016

January 6, 2017 | Vallarta Pride

The famous travel guide website Gay Travel, presented a few days ago their Gay Travel Awards 2016, where they recognize and promote select destinations and travel-related companies around the globe.  These distinguished organizations lead by example and help to inspire…

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The best city to be gay and single in 2017

December 26, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

GayCities announced the city chosen as the best city to be gay and single. Thousands of LGBT community members on the GayCities site voted their favorite cities as LGBT-Friendly destinations. Cities are recognized for different reasons, this year in honor…

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Vallarta Pride wishes you Happy Holidays!

December 20, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

All the members of Vallarta Pride community have been thrilled to be with you this last year. A year in which we have shared, celebrated and lived great experiences. Every new year give us the opportunity to thank and think…

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Jalisco, leader state in LGBT businesses

December 7, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

November 17, 2016 | Vallarta Pride
Source: Excélsior

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

November 9, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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!

October 25, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

October 7, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

September 27, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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!

September 15, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 30, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 26, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 9, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 2, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

July 28, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

July 15, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

June 17, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

June 7, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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!

May 31, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

May 27, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

May 11, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

May 6, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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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The Harsh Reality of Crystal Meth

April 21, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

Drugs destroy, this is a secret to no one. We are all exposed to them in different degrees. It is each individual’s decision to approach them or stay healthy in a world where we do not depend of any substance…

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Travel to Vallarta Pride with Alaska Airlines!

April 15, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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!

April 4, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

March 28, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

March 15, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

March 10, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

March 3, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

February 16, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

February 3, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

January 13, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

January 1, 2016 | Vallarta Pride

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

November 5, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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

September 22, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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!

September 4, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 19, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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

August 10, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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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The first gay marriage took place in Bahía de Banderas

July 27, 2015 | Vallarta Pride
Source: Alerta Bahía

Historic event for the destination, which in its first next 25 years is giving this extent of social maturity. The afternoon of July 15, the offices of the Civil Registry ‘Licenciado José Flores’ received the couple formed by Lidia Lopez and Gladiz…

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We’re Going for Marriage Equality in Puerto Vallarta

July 21, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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

July 16, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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

July 8, 2015 | Vallarta Pride

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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Vallarta Pride 2015 – A huge success

May 28, 2015 | Bill Hevener

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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Andrew Christian and Morgana: New Vallarta Pride 2015 Marshals

May 19, 2015 | Bill Hevener

Andrew Christian and Morgan have been appointed by the Vallarta Pride Organizing Committee as the new Grand Marshals of the gay pride festival in our destination. Lea DeLaria has confirmed that for personal reasons she will not be able to…

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UNITY in the grand Vallarta Pride 2015 Parade

May 19, 2015 | Bill Hevener

The Vallarta Pride 2015 Parade will take place on Saturday May 23, 2015 at 5:00 pm around the main streets of our destination. More than 30 LGBT and LGBT-friendly companies have confirmed their participation in the parade, where a jury…

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