Brawny Bear 2022


Brian Kent organizer of Brawny Bear Weekend tells GAYPV the inside story of what this bear weekend is all about.

Brawny Bear Weekend is an all inclusive weekend where bears and their admirers from all over the world come to get away just before the American Thanksgiving Holiday. The weekend consists of several events, dancer parties, happy hours and pool parties with music by international DJ’s. Now in its third year, Brawny Bear Weekend is becoming one of the hottest weekends in Vallarta. BRAWNY BEAR WEEKEND 2022 spans over FOUR DAYS and featuring SEVEN international DJs at TWO stunning venues with a BRAND NEW TEA DANCE ON THE BEACH featuring Tony Moran and Ralphi Rosario! Prepare yourself for mind blowing sunsets, amazing music, bears of all shapes, colors and sizes and lazing on the dazzling sandy beaches.

MANTAMAR BEACH CLUB will host all four daytime pool events. It’s a sophisticated and trendy beach club located in one of the most famous gay destinations in the world. Immerse yourself in a vibrant oasis of energy with an atmosphere full of classic daytime T-Dance music this tear by DJ’S RALPHI ROSARIO, TONY MORAN, CINDEL, THE PERRY TWINS, DAN DARLINGTON and T’DON MARQUIS, BRIAN KENT!

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights we go to the newly remodeled and biggest gay nightclub in Puerto Vallarta, INDUSTRY NIGHTCLUB! Boasting gigantic LED screens, a state of the art sound system and a chill lounge, INDUSTRY is one of the hottest venues around. Club goers travel to events around the world to experience the seductive beats and music of DJ RALPHI ROSARIO, CINDEL and BRIAN KENT….a truly stellar line up that will keep us going till dawn. Happy Hours, Gear Nights and so many more events make the weekend complete!!

Brawny Bear Weekend is always held the weekend before American Thanksgiving in beautiful Puerto Vallarta. This year the event is being held Nov 17-20, 2022. The timing either works for people to start off a long extended vacation staying through all the way through holiday weekend or an opportunity to get a vacation in just before having to spend the holiday with their families. Either way, Brawny Bear’s timing works for just about everyone!

How is Brawny Bear different from other bear events?
Brawny Bear Weekend is a home grown bear weekend presented by local Brian Kent, Mantamar Beach Club and Industry Nightclub. Brian Kent Productions has been involved with such bear events as  Bearracuda, Brut and many more.

Is the entertainment and music at Brawny Bear unique. If so how?
Brawny Bear featured some the hottest international DJ’s on the scene all bring their unique house music sound that is special to our weekend.

You are familiar with many gay destinations   Why did you choose PV for it? What do bears love about PV as a destination?
PV is one of the most beautiful and vibrant gay destinations in the world.  Not only is the weather perfect at this time of year, but it’s easily accessible to and from the US and Canada. People from all walks of life find the beaches and nightlife in Vallarta to be one of the best places to spend a vacation.

What does Brawny Bear offer that maybe other parties can’t?  
One of the biggest things that sets Brawny Bear Weekend apart is the music and events. We focus on bringing some of the biggest names in the business who play music that wouldn’t necessarily hear on any regular weekend in Vallarta or at a big weekend bear evens. It attracts a wide array of people making it the perfect destination to meet new friends and have an amazing experience!





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