Vallarta Pride 2024.

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Vallarta Pride is more than a festival

Vallarta Pride, an annual event held in our beloved Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is a vibrant manifestation of LGBTQ+ diversity, inclusion, and pride. Since its inception in 2013, this festival has grown in popularity and relevance, becoming one of the most important LGBTQ+ events in Latin America. During a week filled with color, music, and celebration, Vallarta Pride brings together people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and promote equality. The main goal of Vallarta Pride is to create a safe and welcoming space where everyone can freely express themselves without fear of judgment or discrimination. Through a variety of activities such as parades, concerts, themed parties, and conferences, the festival provides opportunities for education, activism, and celebration. In addition to being a festive celebration, Vallarta Pride also serves as a platform to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, promote acceptance, and combat discrimination in all its forms.

One of the highlights of Vallarta Pride is its colorful and energetic parade that winds through the streets of downtown Puerto Vallarta. With adorned floats, booming music, and people dressed in extravagant costumes, the parade is a visual expression of LGBTQ+ pride and the diversity of the community. In addition to the parade, the festival offers a wide range of cultural, artistic, and social events that showcase the richness and creativity of the LGBTQ+ community. Vallarta Pride not only attracts the local community but also draws visitors from around the world who come to enjoy Mexican hospitality and the festive atmosphere. With the participation of international artists, LGBTQ+ activists, and prominent personalities, the festival offers a unique experience that combines fun and entertainment with a message of inclusion and acceptance. In addition to celebrating LGBTQ+ pride, Vallarta Pride also significantly contributes to the local economy and tourism in Puerto Vallarta, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

Vallarta Pride 2024, the most exciting pride celebration in Mexico, will take place from May 22nd to 26th in Puerto Vallarta, recognized as the Beach Destination of the Year at the LGBTQ+ Travel Awards Mexico 2023. "Sun & the Beach" is the theme of the eleventh edition of Vallarta Pride, where the heart of pride beats to the rhythm of the waves and the energy of the sun. Get ready to enjoy a few days filled with glitter, joy, and celebration by the seaside, with special events such as:

· PRIDE SUN FESTIVAL: a feast of fashion, gastronomy, and LGBTQ+ fun awaits you from May 22nd to 24th, in an atmosphere full of love, acceptance, and fun.

· PINK DINNER: a unique experience of elegance and solidarity, benefiting the local LGBTQ+ community.

· II RAINBOW RUN: Puerto Vallarta's most colorful, diverse, and inclusive race.

· PRIDE PARADE: The colors of the rainbow take over the streets of Puerto Vallarta in a pride celebration like no other in the world.

· BEACH PARTY: After the parade, the fun continues at the most anticipated beach party of the year.

· ART EXHIBITION: a charity cocktail where you can enjoy artwork, vibrant colors, and a celebratory atmosphere.

Vallarta Pride is more than a festival; it is a symbol of the strength and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community. As the LGBTQ+ rights movement continues to gain momentum worldwide, events like Vallarta Pride play a crucial role in providing a safe and celebratory space where people can be authentic and proud of who they are. With its festive spirit and message of love and acceptance, Vallarta Pride remains a beacon of hope and a reminder that Love always triumphs over hate.