The 8th edition of Vallarta Pride, Puerto Vallarta’s annual gay pride festival, is set to take place in La Zona Romantica from May 24 to 31, 2021 with a variety of events designed to honor the vibrant LGBT community that live in and visit this popular tourist destination.
Non-profit associations, local businesses and the entire LGBT community have joined together to organize this event that celebrates the lifestyle diversity of our city through a variety of fantastic events. However, the famous parade starting the festivities will not happen this year, nor will other events that could draw a large crowd.
After last year’s event was held virtually due to the pandemic, this year, Puerto Vallarta will welcome some of the hottest international performers and DJs from round the globe. Bianca Del Rio, Crystal Waters, Shangela, Effie Passero, Cecille, Tony Moran, Ben Bakson, Enrico Meloni, Isis Muretech, Brian Kent, Oscar Velazquez, Alberto Sago, Alex Acosta, Jesus Montanez, Liza Rodriguez and Erik Vilar are among the well-known personalities that will be part of this year’s Vallarta Pride celebration.
Pride celebrations include arts and cultural events, concerts, movies, beach parties, and a variety of fun outdoor performances. They are integral in showing the world Puerto Vallarta’s fabulous diversity. For a full list of events and updates, visit the Vallarta Pride website or Facebook page.
According to Javier Jimenez, vice president of the organizing committee, they will be very respectful and responsible in strictly following all Covid-19 health guidelines in the restaurants, bars, and clubs where the parties for this iconic event will be held.
Puerto Vallarta is renowned as a premier LGBT vacation destination in Mexico. The country’s first IGLTA member, PV was also honored as the first city in Mexico to be granted Gay Travel Approved status by GayTravel.com. Vallarta Pride has become a staple on the international Pride calendar, and now brings a considerable influx of visitors to the city during what used to be the end of “high season” for tourism.