January 25 - February 1, 2015. 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 17, 2015, the pre-Lent 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 GLBT community.
Easter Sunday April 5, 2015. 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. The party continues the week after Easter Sunday for Pascua, with entertainment, feasting and fireworks displays.
May 17-25, 2015. Music festivals, beach parties, fashion shows, commitment ceremonies; dozens of activities in local bars and clubs. Last year included Tea Dance at Blue Chairs, and Night Party, a Sunday Pride Parade and LGBT Festiva at Lazaro Cardenas Park. See local source GayPv and site below for more details.
November 1-8, 2015 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 16-22, 2015, annual 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, 2015 - information coming soon. Last year included: four days/nights of events: Welcome Party; Thanksgiving Bash; Aqua con Gas T-Dance + Squirt Pool Party at Mantamar Beach Club. Main Event White Party with DJ Tony Moran at Oscars. Adios/ Goodbye Party at Mantamar. More info: Will Gorges + facebook below:
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