Puerto Rico Pride 2024

9:00 am
Sunday, June 2, 2024

Puerto Rico Pride 2024

Puerto Rico Gay Pride takes place in the island's capital, San Juan, every year in early June. The event culminates with a colorful Gay Pride parade on the last Sunday of the festival.

Visiting Puerto Rico for Pride? Stay at O:Live Boutique Hotel located in the exclusive neighborhood of Condado, featuring Mediterranean decor and elegant suites.

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 2, 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 2, 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

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.

The party doesn't end after the Sunday parade. The following week, most 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.

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 event 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.

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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