SETAC To Announce New Romantic Zone Safe Space

SETAC, Puerto Vallarta’s GLBT+ community center is announcing some very exciting developments.  SETAC has elected a Board of Directors (BOD) consisting of 5 members which includes doctors and other local business executives to help guide our organization and execute our mission most effectively. The Board will oversee SETAC leadership to ensure long-term stability, financial […]

Amapas Neighborhood Association Successfully Raises Funds to Reconstruct Abedul Stairs

  The Amapas Neighborhood Association (A.N.A.), a prominent association in the city, launched an aggressive fundraising campaign just 50 days ago to raise $50,000 USD ($910,000 pesos) to reconstruct Abedul Stairs. The stairs are a frequently used pedestrian pathway that connects upper Amapas, Conchas Chinas, and the highway down to Zona Romántica restaurants and beach […]

BOYS ON FIRE SHOW Raises Almost $90,000 Pesos For Local Charities

  The Boys On Fire has finished its very successful 2022/2023 season of shows at The Palm Cabaret and wishes to thank the Puerto Vallarta community and their sponsors for their unconditional support for their attendance and fundraising efforts. Proceeds from the 2023 Boys On Fire calendar and tips from the show raised $89,940 pesos […]

ANA Announces Abedul Stairs Romantic Zone Fundraiser

 Due to the closure of nearby pedestrian and vehicle pathways, Abesul Stairs, located between Brisas del Mar and La Terraza, has become the primary route for pedestrians traveling from upper Amapas, Conchas Chinas and the highway down to their favorite Zona Romántica restaurants and beach clubs. The Amapas Neighborhood Association, one of the most […]


        Sebastian Coronel creator of The Boys On Fire International Show at The Palm Cabaret has produced a sexy 2023 charity calendar featuring the International Show performers. 100% of the money raised will be donated evenly to 2 local charities Casa Hogar Maximo Cornejo and CANICA Puerto Vallarta. In November 2022, The […]

Anonimo Video Bar Hosts Artist Ben Toledo SETAC Fundraiser

Anonimo Video Bar hosted a SETAC community center featuring artist Ben Toledo showcasing his 10 piece collection of digital paintings. The event was held on the second floor patio and featured portrait pieces conceptualizing the idea that sex is always on peoples minds in one way or another. 10% of all of sales from the […]

Ruffy’s Dog Club & Cantina Raises Over $230,000 Pesos For Puerto Vallarta SPCA

Puerto Vallarta’s premiere country club for dogs (with full service bar & restaurant for “hoomans”), Ruffy’s, hosted and sponsored a sold-out, packed (dog) house event on Friday, 19 November, 2022. Over 160 people came out to Ruffy’s Dog Club & Cantina, just along the River Cuale, in support of a sold-out event for the SPCA […]

Mayor Grants SETAC 10 Year Lease For Lazaro Cardenas Park Building

In honor of World Aids Day December 1, 2022 Puerto Vallarta Mayor Luis Alberto Michel signed a lease agreement in favor of Solidarity Ed Thomas A.C. (SETAC) for the use of the booth located in Lázaro Cárdenas Park for promotion and prevention in health, as well as its link to the LGBTIQ+ community, for the […]

SETAC Celebrates 13th Anniversary

The organization Solidaridad Ed Thomas, AC, (SETAC) Puerto Vallarta’s LGBTQ+ center recently celebrated 13 years of providing comprehensive health and wellness services in Puerto Vallarta. In the beginning, the main goal was responding to HIV and fighting discrimination and stigma of AIDS. SETAC currently Monthly, serves 250 patients each month Annually, conducts 1,500 HIV tests […]

Puerto Vallarta Loses Act 2 PV Entertainment Pioneer, Danny Mininni

This statement is from our friends at Act 2 PV: As many of you know, Puerto Vallarta lost our beloved friend and partner of Act2 Entertainment, Danny Mininni April of 2022. The entire Act2PV family and the community of Puerto Vallarta and people worldwide are mourning his loss. Please join us for the celebration of […]

Looking Back at Bear Week 2022

Steve thank you for talking to us about Beef Dip 2022. How was this year’s event? It was a great year! The attendance was record-breaking,  our parties went smoothly, and the crowd always left happy. We still have very much in our minds the fact that the world is recovering from a global pandemic, and […]

The Vallarta Food Bank Travaltruism And Making A Difference

The basic survival requirements for a human being are quite simple: food, water, air, and shelter. Like all our basic needs, food is universal – everybody eats – but that’s where the similarities end. Most of us don’t give much thought to where our next meal will come from, while some others have no idea […]

El Patio Bar And Dog Park Hosts SPCA Fundraiser

The SPCA of PV held a successful fundraiser at Puerto Vallarta’s new El Patio Bar and Dog Park on January 27, 2022. Local PAW volunteers Chris Tripp and Chris Rising collected many great prizes and raised 57,700 pesos for the charity. Many of the shelter supporters participated in the 50/50 drawing, and El Patio donated a portion […]

Hamburger Mary’s Sponsoring Fresh Water Drive After Hurricane Nora

Hamburger Mary’s Sponsoring Fresh Water Drive After Hurricane Nora. This program will help get fresh drinking water to the residents of Puerto Vallarta. After Hurricane Nora flooded the streets near the River Cuale and in the Buenos Aires Colonial, thousands of people are without fresh drinking water and electricity. Donations are now being accepted at Hamburger […]

Official Statement From The White Party Palm Springs

White Party Palms Springs 2021

  Dear White Party Family, It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of beloved White Party founder Jeffrey Sanker. For more than four decades, Jeffrey’s zest for life and love of celebration drove him to create a safe haven for the LGBTQ+ community to come together and celebrate our unique […]