Vallarta Pride 2023

Vallarta Pride 2023 is an annual LGBTQ+ celebration in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It has become one of the most anticipated events in the city, with visitors and residents enjoying the festivities throughout the week-long celebration. The festival takes place in late May and celebrates and promotes the diversity of the LGBTQ+ community and raises awareness about the challenges that minority individuals face in Mexico and beyond. 

The festival features a variety of events, including parades, concerts, art exhibitions, film screenings, and parties, culminating with the Pride Parade on the final day. The procession is a vibrant extravaganza of LGBTQ+ culture and identity, featuring colorful floats, costumes, music, and dance. It draws thousands of participants and spectators, both from the local community and around the globe.

Puerto Vallarta Pride focuses on community involvement and activism, working closely with local LGBTQ+ organizations to promote social justice and equality, including advocating for equal rights, providing resources and support for individuals, and raising awareness about health issues and discrimination.

Vallarta Pride is a vibrant and inclusive celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and identity, bringing together people from all walks of life to celebrate diversity, promote equality, and have fun.

The Main Events:

March on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia: 

A march is scheduled on May 17th to observe the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. The event aims to raise awareness and advocate for eliminating discrimination and prejudice towards the LGBTQ+ community.

Miss Vallarta Pride:

A gender-diverse competition focusing on participants’ public speaking skills and ideas to advance LGBTQ+ rights and physical beauty. The contest aims to increase the visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ+ community in Puerto Vallarta.

Volleyball Quadrangular:

Beach volleyball on Olas Altas beach in the Romantic Zone of Emiliano Zapata, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. The game begins at sunset, with delicious cocktails, dinner, and music after.


An exhibition showcasing diversity and art. The event is at C. Juarez 598, Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, at 7:00 PM.

Benito Santos Fashion Show/ MOSMA MODA/ NATIVXS:

Experience a unique fashion show celebrating diversity at Piere Pier on Playa Los Muertos, featuring renowned designers such as Benito Santos, MOSMA MODA, and the Nativaxs.

3K and 6K Race – United By The Colors Of Diversity:

A Diversity Run Race that brings people together to promote inclusion, empathy, and sport.


The Vallarta Pride 2023 Parade theme is Nature, celebrating the beauty and diversity of Puerto Vallarta’s landscape, wildlife, and vegetation. The most colorful event of Vallarta Pride is a vibrant parade along the main streets of Puerto Vallarta starting at 4:00 PM.

Book Your Accommodation With Confidence

Vallarta Pride 2023 is a highly anticipated event that attracts thousands of visitors annually. 

Puerto Vallarta vacation rentals are at a premium during the festival. At Puerto Vallarta Villas, we can find your ideal accommodation close to all the main events. 

Contact us today, or visit our website to view our extensive portfolio of Puerto Vallarta rentals and luxury accommodations. 

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