International Bear Festival Set in Puerto Vallarta for Feb. 1 to 5, 2023

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Bears, bears and more bears descend on Puerto Vallarta to enjoy the Bearadise Life During the first week in February this sun-drenched #1 gay bear destination in Mexico welcomes bears and all of their admirers to a week of frisky activities!  What better way to welcome 2023?!

Join your fellow fun seekers from around the world and welcome the 2023 International Bear Festival, presented by Bearadise, the first locally-produced Mexican bear event company in Puerto Vallarta. This year’s theme:  SexOso! The perfect combo of body positive energy and free expression creates the perfect place to make sexual connections. Revel in clothing-optional events throughout the Bearadise International Bear Festival 2023.

Locally known as “Bear Week,” Puerto Vallarta converts into a den of bears from February 1st to February 5th when the gay bear culture is out and proud roaming in the hottest gay clubs and venues in the Zona Romantica. Bearadise presents its 5th annual IBF coming in stronger, BIGGER and hornier than ever!

“We are seeing a growth of the bear community in Puerto Vallarta like never before,” says Christian Serrano, Bearadise Producer.  “We are so grateful to be a part of our bear community in Vallarta.  Together with other local businesses that serve our bear community, we are building a network where bears can meet other bears and foster relationships, especially during this beary special week of the year.  Our community that looks forward to Bear Week will have even more Bearadise activities from which to choose in bigger and better venues. Who doesn’t want to be around a bunch of hot, happy bears and their admirers?!”

Celebrating its 5th Anniversary with the biggest festival yet, Bearadise presents 13 events spread over 5 days at the most popular gay venues in the Zona Romantica.

International Sponsors

JustForFans, the leading adult entertainment content creation site, was first able to see the Bearadise Life vision when they sponsored Bearadise for Bear Pride in 2021.  Fast-forward to this year and JustForFans joins Bearadise as the Presenting Sponsor of International Bear Festival 2023 as a sign of their continuing and loyal encouragement to building the bear community in Vallarta.

MegaWoofLA growls down on Bearadise Beach and presents the most popular event of the week with an all-inclusive day on a private beach on the South shore of Banderas Bay on Saturday, February 4th.

BearMex, the ground-breaking bear event company from Mexico City, joins the fun and sponsors the Exhibitionist Night-time party, on Saturday February 4th and the Hot Pool Party, on Sunday, February 5th.

MistrBear, the Montreal-based fashion, gear, pet play boutique, brings their amazing original merchandise as they clothe the Go-Go Bears at some of the events and have their one-of-a-kind products available for purchase at events.

“Working with these global brands at this level makes us stop and realize that every year, more people are being introduced to Vallarta in general, and Bearadise in particular.  We love it!” says Christian.


Casa Cupula, the premiere boutique gay hotel and long-time anchor of the local LGBTQ+ community, hosts the clothing-optional pool parties at their new and improved Pool Club on February 2nd, 3rd and 5th. Bigger is Better!

Industry Night Club reigns as the biggest world-class gay dance club in Mexico. From the strong & hot sound to laser lighting, the night-time parties will keep you on the dance floor every night of the week!

STUDS Bear Bar the newest and very welcome addition to the bear scene in Puerto Vallarta – now on two floors! – has roared into the Zona Romantica. Go-Go bears in cages, harness nights, jockstrap nights, and more fuzzy and muscle fun than you can find anywhere else in Vallarta. Complimentary clothing check lets you be as free as you want to be!

Caletitas Beach, provides the exotic and private beach venue for Bearadise Beach, the most popular event of the week.  This all-inclusive day provides the signature Bearadise vibe where bears can be bears. There’s no other TOP QUALITY all-inclusive private beach LGBTQ experience like this in Mexico!

All events will have XXX uncensored performances sure to give you a body-tingling good time!  Check the Bearadise website for details on each individual event.

International Talent

Bearadise events highlight the beary best international talent from around the world. Muscle bears PJ Knox and The San from Scotland make a steamy return in all their glory presenting their PJKnoxx and Dark Room brands.  You will see a lot of these bears!

Crowd favorite, Beef Bearrito, returns to the Bearadise roster bringing his sexy Go-Go moves and come-hither smile after his participation in the new OutTV series, Go-Go For the Gold. Woof!

One of the most anticipated parts of a Bearadise event is getting to welcome performers for the first time in Mexico.  Bearadise proudly presents ste3evn in his Mexico premiere, straight from his popular performance on the Go-Go for the Gold OutTV series. Get ready for this fuzzy mountain of man to light up whatever stage he’s on!

AMAZING International DJ’s, HUNKY & SEXY Adult Entertainers, Go Go Bears and Influencers including Luggio Gal, Luis Vazquez, Diego Alvarez, and Xavier Alvarado (Mexico), Andre Sampietro (Argentina), Alex Ramos, GloVibes, Trevor and Santo (USA), Fabricio (Brazil), Georgie Bear and Javi (Mexico), turn the heat up to the beat!

Bearadise continues to create partnerships with the most exciting talent from around the world to bring them to Puerto Vallarta.  “A global destination deserves global talent,” exclaims Christian. “I know I love seeing these beautiful men at our events. I know our bear family will too!”

Ticket Purchase

From single events to All-Access tickets, you can mix and match and create your own Bearadise Life experience from Daytime Pool Parties, Nighttime Club parties, and Bearadise Beach events.  Visit: and design your week!

Bearadise merch, including muscle shirts, speedos, harnesses and jockstraps will be available for purchase at all events.  No need to overpack. Bearadise has everything you need!

So come ready and loaded for bear at the Bearadise International Bear Festival 2023 Edition. The Bearadise Life awaits you in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!


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