Puerto Rico Pride 2024

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Sunday, June 23, 2024

Puerto Rico Pride 2024

Puerto Rico Gay Pride takes place in the island's capital, San Juan, every year during the month of June. The event culminates with a colorful Gay Pride parade on the last Sunday of the festival. With more than 4 Pride events every June, its the place to be for Pride PR!

Pride Puerto Rico Parties

Bars along Avenida Condado in San Juan's gay district host parties and events during the week leading up to the Pride March.

The Santurce neighborhood of the city is booming with restaurants and nightlife. Much of the Pride action is centered around La Placita, where you can experience LGBTQ+ nightlife in the small bars that extend across the square.

Kweens: Puerto Rico's largest LGBTQ Gay Dance Club is the new kid on the block (formerly Circo Bar) near the popular Azotea Santos parties.

Coqui del Mar Hostel offers fully furnished studios and apartments with free Wi-Fi, free parking, and a shared hot tub. It is one of the most popular gay-friendly hotels in the city.

The San Juan Pride Parade

Sunday, June 23, 2024 – The main parade starts at Parque del Indio in Condado, featuring floats, bands, activists, and drag queens along Ashford Avenue.

Find a spot along the route to see floats adorned with rainbow colors, people on stilts and skates, go-go dancers, drag personalities, and more.

Stay close to the parade route at AC Hotel Condado with a beautiful rooftop pool, spacious and stylish rooms, and a warm gay-friendly welcome.

Sunday, June 23, 2024 – The pride parade ends at Parque del Tercer Milenio, complete with a large rally and Pride stage performances (the pride parties Sunday), organized by the Colectivo Orgullo Arcoiris (Rainbow Pride Collective).

Other events take place in the park by Escambrón Beach, where you'll find an extensive green lawn surrounded by vendors and a huge stage for entertainment.

Other San Jaun Pride Events

  1. Pride Brunch - Sunday June 23rd

Looking for a good spot to watch the parade? Condado Ocean Club Hotel has a prime view point and food & drinks for the whole family. From 11 am to 4 pm get the best of both worlds!  

  1. Noche de San Juan: PRIDE Edition - Sunday June 23rd

Keep the celebration going post-parade at The Deck, at The Condado Ocean Club Hotel. Featuring beats by DJ Boohype & DJ Joaquin Opio, dance the day and night away from 1pm-midnight.

  1. Pride Month Virtual Professional and Career Networking Event - Thursday June 27th

This event is designed to bring together professionals and community members. Whether you're looking to expand your network, find career opportunities, or simply share experiences, it promises to be enriching.

  1. Pride Drag Brunch Extravaganza - Sunday June 30th

Attend an unforgettable celebration of love & diversity at Hotel Rumbao's Kueros Restaurant from 12-4pm

Where to stay in PR During Pride Month?

Here are the best hotels & resorts to stay in Puerto Rico during Pride month:

Pride Events Around Puerto Rico

Boquerón Pride

Before San Juan Pride, many people make the trip to Boquerón in the southwest region for Pride in Cabo Rojo, a unique beach pride event that includes 3 days of parties, parades, and live shows in one of Puerto Rico's most idyllic locations.

In Boquerón, the party kicks off on Thursday, June 6th, and runs all weekend long. With live music from artists such as Las Atipicas, Plenéalo, La Banda Algarete, and Pao Pao, it's sure to be a weekend to remember. Get live updates on all the action over at their Instagram.

Guayama Pride

Celebrate Pride and show your colors in Guayama on June 28, 29, and 30. It will be three days of celebration, art, culture, joy and lots of love. The streets of Guayama will be painted with colors celebrating the 2nd Parada Orgullo Brujo.

On Friday, the 28th, things kick off at 7:00 pm at Licho's Place and El Patio de Licho. Enjoy the opening ceremonies, where there will be live talent performances.

On Saturday, the 29th, registration for the parade starts at 1:00 p.m. at the Placita del Mercado in Guayama, where the parade will begin at 5:00 p.m. This parade is special, taking place almost at nightfall, it is a carnival for the whole family.

At 8:00 p.m., the festivities move to Hostos Beer Garden, where about 15 Drag Queens will perform. At 11:00 p.m., close out the night at 14 Diez with another 15 Queens.

On the final day, Sunday, 30th, from 2:00 pm at Tres Puertas Sport Bar and La Zona Gastrobar, come out to celebrate in the street and enjoy the beauty of Guayama.

Rincon Pride

Join the 4th Anniversary of Rincón Pride on Saturday, June 29th, for one day of fun. This year, thanks to the unconditional support of the mayor's office, the town's main square will be the main stage. The Gay Pride Parade will run through the main streets of Rincón and culminate in the town square.

The Parade starts at 4pm at Balneario De Rincón and heads to the Plaza Publica. At 6:30pm enjoy music by guest Artist Yaire, along with art, kiosks, and performances by DJ Xtasis and DJ René.

Gay Hot Spots in San Juan

Bars and clubs are scattered across different neighborhoods of San Juan. We encourage you to explore each district as they offer different experiences, all worth visiting.

The Hato Ray neighborhood is a popular district with local bars and a younger crowd.

Amigos del Jangueo – Local bar with dance floor and pool table.

El Cojo – Small local bar, popular dance floor.

Pal Frente – Local bar, popular among bar-hoppers.

La Cantina – Popular gay karaoke bar, excellent prices.

Chueca – Fabulous bar, popular among locals and tourists with delicious tapas.

El Techo– Stylish rooftop bar – gay-friendly.

Santsucre: The pulsating heart of nightlife

Kweens – New super bar with great shows, lights, and sound.

El purgatorio – Popular club and restaurant with local gay guys.

SX The Club – Go-gos, dark room, and strippers.

Tía Marías – Longest-running gay bars, relaxed atmosphere.

Zal Si Puedes – Drag bar, older clientele.

Program for Puerto Rico Gay Pride (2024)

For full details on Puerto Rico Pride 2024 and all previous editions, check out the official website program. Happy Pride!


Is Puerto Rico Safe for LGBTQ+?

While San Juan is very welcoming of the LGBTQ+ community, stay aware of potentially less-friendly attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals in rural areas or smaller towns in Puerto Rico. Read our guide on Puerto Rico's safety tips for tourists.

What is the Gay Beach in Puerto Rico?

The LGBTQ+ beach in San Juan is Condado Beach (also called Atlantic Beach) in the Condado neighborhood. While Sandy Beach (in Rincón island) is the best site for queer surfers.

Where is the gay area in Puerto Rico?

San Juan is Puerto Rico's LGBTQ nightlife hub, with a huge (and growing) LGBTQ community and pounding clubs & bars.

Cabo Rojo is also known for being very gay friendly.

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