July 16 + August 8, 2016. 7-9pm at Red Room - BROKEN ENGLISH - Eli Estarada THE VOICE OF VALLARTA 2016 , a show that will be sure to make you laugh, cry and cheer. July 23rd: THE BOOK OF JOB - Musical Director Alfonso Lopez brings another evening filled with wonderful music and laughter to The Red Room Cabaret. Starring the last man standing; Job Hernandez.
November 5 - 12, 2016, at Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta. Club Atlantis takes over the entire 5-star resort to create a relaxing all-gay beach vacation. Newly renovated 5-story resort faces one of Mexico’s most beautiful bays. One price for absolutely everything: deluxe accommodations, meals, drinks, sports, activities, entertainment, parties, gratuities, WiFi internet, and more.
November 12-20, 2016, annual 9-day event in Puerto Vallarta. Riviera Nayarit & Tepic: master chefs & young international talent gather to share, learn & teach culinary secrets. Highlights include cooking classes, cheese seminars, winemakers night, & gourmet meals at best restaurants. See the events line-up at their website:
November 26, 2016, 5pm-midnight at Mantamar Beach Club. Gay Sunset Beach Party with DJ Dawna Muntell (LA); VIP cabanas, 40 "Wet Dreams" go-go boys.
Each year on December 12th celebrating the 1531 appearance of the Virgin Mary to peasant Juan Diego near Mexico City. Colorful and festive religious processions wend the streets from early December. The gay community marks December 1 as World AIDS Awareness Day
December 29, 2016 - January 2, 2017 at Restaurant Oscar's, with international, DF and GDL DJs. Uber Pool/Beach parties, DJ Dawna Montell and NYE celebrations. Early Bird Tix: US$40. More details at the website and fb page:
January 29 - February 5, 2017. Annual men's week & bear gathering with beach parties, pool parties, dance & cocktail parties, pub crawls, canopy zip-line fun, ATV tours, cruises, & whatever else the guys are up for. The two Host Hotels this year: Torre De Oro (formally The Abbey Hotel) and Blue Chairs Resort By The Sea. See full details at website:
February 28, 2017 (TBC), the pre-Lent Tuesday celebration; people in costumes - run by the city/ mayor's office - more mainstream now after several years of being organized and popularized by the local LGBT community.
Easter Sunday April 16, 2017. Major religious, arts and cultural event brings thousands, young and old, of all kinds, to celebrate, socialize and party in the streets, on the beaches and in the nightclubs. Holy Week begins April 9th Palm Sunday/ Domingo de Ramos with Holy Days until Easter Sunday/Pascua, followed by days of entertainment, feasting and fireworks.
Mid-May, 2017 (TBC). Twelve-day festival celebrating the creativity and diversity of the LGBT community to include arts and culture events, concerts, entertainment, films, fun, lots of partying and a fabulous Pride Parade. See webpage for films program/ screening venue.