Mexico · May 25 - 29 2023

B.A.G.'s 2023 Puerto Vallarta PRIDE Weekend Getaway

Celebrate 2023 PRIDE with us in beautiful, exciting, and very-affordable: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!



Few festivals in the world can compare to Puerto Vallarta PRIDE! Join us from May 25 - 29, 2023, for a ton of fun in the Mexican Riviera sun! Check out the Vacationer Magazine feature on our 2022 event:


Adventure Yacht Party !

Adventure Yacht Party !

Explore Banderas Bay with us in style on a PRIVATE cruise aboard a luxury adventure yacht - complete with an onboard chef, open bar, jacuzzi, banana boat, waterslide, sky lounge, kayaks, and more!

Luxury Boutique Hotel in Zona Romántica

Luxury Boutique Hotel in Zona Romántica

Enjoy four nights in a lovely boutique hotel in the gay-paradise beach district of Zona Romántica!

Puerto Vallarta PRIDE Festival

Puerto Vallarta PRIDE Festival

Get swept up in the "rainbow tornado" of one of the world's top-rated Pride festivals!

Explore Yelapa

Explore Yelapa

We will tour this hidden gem south of Puerto Vallarta to kayak, shop, dunk under waterfalls, splurge on coconut shrimp, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, or just lounge on what's been called the most beautiful beach in all of Mexico!


Your Puerto Vallarta Trip Host

Mike Henderson

Mike Henderson

Hey, travelers! My name is Mike Henderson, founder and CEO of B.A.G. Travel. I am a 10+ year group travel planning veteran who has traveled to over 25 countries with a passion for allowing others to experience life-changing global adventures. 



Our five-day event runs May 25 - 29, 2023. $950 per person, with 4+ star double occupancy boutique hotel accommodations, right in the heart of Zona Romántica. Airfare is not included.




Zona Romántica

DAY 1: Arrive in Puerto Vallarta

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Hotel check-in after 3 pm.  

7 pm: Vallarta Pride Parade starts in Malecon and ends in Zona Romántica.

2 pm - 2 am: Vallarta Pride Block Party on Lazaro Cardenas street absolutely and gloriously consumes this Zona Romántica section just a few blocks from our hotel(s).

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Zona Romántica

Let's see PV !

DAY 2: Friday, May 26, 2023 

Enjoy an open day to take an optional tour, eat, shop, and bar-hop among the seemingly endless choices of venues here in PV!


Zona Romántica

Race Day !

DAY 3: Saturday, May 27, 2023 

5 pm - 8:30 pm: Annual Pulpito Drag Derby, where Calle Pulpito gets all dressed up as a drag race track and becomes PV-Pride party-central for the evening, with music performances, food booths, comedians, and more!


Adventure Yacht Cruise and Visit to Yelapa

DAY 4: Sunday, May 28, 2023

Full-day PRIVATE luxury adventure yacht cruise in Banderas Bay. Check out the video HERE.

We will also visit the gloriously-secluded Yelapa village to shop, eat, explore waterfalls, snorkel, or just lounge on the BEST unspoiled beach in all of Mexico




Depart Puerto Vallarta

DAY 5: Monday, May 29th, 2023

Hotel check-out and departure.




What's included

What's Included

Tours, meals, and activities as described in the itinerary

Local taxes on tours and accommodations

Enjoy four nights in a lovely boutique hotel in the gay-paradise beach district of Zona Romántica!

Transportation to/from Puerto Vallarta

Meals that are not listed in the itinerary

Tip and Gratuity Increase in local tax rates

Early room check-in; late room check-out

Personal Items


Travel Protection Insurance - strongly recommended for any trip. To purchase, add to your cart before checkout.


Airport Transfers

See for our full list of exclusions.

Vallarta Pride: one of the biggest LGBTQ+ events in the world.

Get swept-up in the "rainbow tornado" of Puerto Vallarta PRIDE!

Join us for five days of sun, fun, food, and celebration in the gem of the Mexican Riviera.

Vallarta Pride: one of the biggest LGBTQ+ events in the world.



I joined BAG Travel to Puerto Vallarta on May 2022. It was a great trip; got to meet new friends to travel with, and got to experience new activities that haven't done before on my previous visits to PVR. Would definitely join more trips in the future.

Alex Corona


I had a great time in my trip to Puerto Vallarta, I would definitely do it again!

Jorge Millanes

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You'll Be Staying Here

Casa Maria Hotel Boutique & Gallery

Casa Maria Hotel Boutique & Gallery

You will love making this 4+ star, picture-perfect boutique hotel your base in Puerto Vallarta. It's also conveniently located right along the PV Pride parade route. 

Garlands del Rio Boutique Hotel

Garlands del Rio Boutique Hotel

This luxurious, 4+ star stunner is just a few blocks from Puerto Vallarta's main gay/lesbian bar area, but its lush location along Zona Romántica's Río Cuale provides a sense of tranquility.

Related Blog Posts

Check out our blog articles to help you prepare for your perfect Puerto Vallarta trip.

Mike Henderson, CEO of B.A.G. Travel
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Costs can be much higher depending on the airline and routing.

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Most deviations require separate transfers to and from the group hotel. B.A.G. Travel can arrange these transfers ahead of time for an additional cost.

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  • Baggage insurance is recommended to cover the possible loss or damage to guests'/passengers’ baggage or personal belongings. 

Current health and security measures around COVID-19 may impact this trip's elements and affect some travel services' operations. COVID-19 is causing constant and ongoing changes in the application of the above measures, and the way an airline, airport, or country chooses to deal with the threat of COVID is constantly changing.

The country you are traveling to may all have strict requirements on travel to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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B.A.G.'s 2023 Puerto Vallarta PRIDE Weekend Getaway

Mexico · May 25 - 29 2023 · 4 nights