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Vallarta Pride Celebrates Art and Diversity with Beyond the Sun Auction

Puerto Vallarta explodes with color and creativity during Vallarta Pride, and this year's celebration promises an unforgettable evening dedicated to art and inclusivity. 

Puerto Vallarta Pride Beach Party, Saturday, May 25

The beach in front of Daiquiri Dicks will be transformed into the ultimate party beach on Saturday, May 25, from noon to 10 p.m., with the presence of a spectacular stage mounted on the sand, and large screens will project stunning visuals that will transport attendees into a world of color and excitement.

Two Fundraisers Set for Former Staff of Hotel Mercurio

DJ Faith Inferno, like so many, has been devastated by the news with the closing of Hotel Mercurio and Mercurio Swimwear. And having so many friends that worked at the hotel, she’s also concerned about their welfare. 

From Crisis Intervention to Community Champion, Pedro Lopez Returns to Roots to Lead LGBTQ+ Haven

Meet Pedro López, the empathetic executive director of the Puerto Vallarta Gay + Community Center. Learn about his commitment to serving underserved communities.

Pride Pups Strut Their Stuff at Puerto Vallarta Pride Sunset Dog Walk

The second annual Puerto Vallarta Pride Pet Parade Sunset Dog Walk was a pawsome event. Held on May 20th, 2024, it brought together pet lovers and their furry companions, all decked out in pride colors.

Candidates for the Municipal Presidency of Puerto Vallarta sign LGBTQ+ Commitments

On a momentous day for the community, the Vallarta Diversity Network, made up of eleven organizations dedicated to promoting the rights and inclusion of the LGBTIQ+ community, organized the Caravan for Equality, culminating in the signing of ten commitments by candidates for municipal presidency.

Hotel Mercurio Paul Crist Updates The Community and Creates Plan For Staff

Paul Crist, owner of Hotel Mecurio, reached out to O&APV and asked us to publish the following open letter to the community to update everyone on the sudden closing of the hotel. There is information provided at the end of this on how to help.

Arte VallARTa Museo Hosts VERNÁCULO/VERNACULAR by Erik Rivera, a Must See Exhibition During Vallarta Pride Week

Arte VallARTa Museo is thrilled to announce the opening of VERNÁCULO/VERNACULAR, a captivating exhibition by renowned LGBTQIA+ artist Erik Rivera. Marking Rivera’s first showcase in Puerto Vallarta, this international exhibition concludes its journey after captivating audiences in Mexico City and Malaga, Spain.

Hotel Mercurio Closed, Assets Seized

Hotel Mercurio Was Closed Friday Night, May 17, 2024 and all of the assets inside were seized. All of the guests were left on the street.

OPC Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Raicilla Exhibitions and Art

The Cultural Projects Office (OPC) presents two exhibitions in honor of its 10th anniversary: "First Was the Raicilla: Art and Culture of Agave and its Distillates" and "Ana Topoleanu: Those from the Other Coast: The Raicillero World."

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