DJ Ben spins at ¡Orgullo!, taking place at Pride Week on Palm Springs Source: Ben Bakson/Facebook

Inaugural Palm Springs Latin Gay Pride Fiesta: A Free Celebration of Diversity and Cultural Pride


The following is a press release from Greater Palm Springs Pride:

Greater Palm Springs Pride announced today that the inaugural Palm Springs Latin Pride Fiesta ¡Orgullo! has been added to the slate of events for Pride Week in Palm Springs. The fabulous Chichi Fuera will host the new celebration scheduled to kick off Pride Week in the vibrant Arenas District on November 2, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

"Palm Springs, renowned for its vibrant culture and inclusive atmosphere, recognizes the significance of hosting a Latin Gay Pride celebration. This event is a powerful testament to our city's commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and embracing the rich tapestry of our community. By showcasing the intersection of Latinx and LGBTQ+ identities, we aim to foster greater understanding, unity, and acceptance among residents and visitors alike," said Ron deHarte, President and CEO of Greater Palm Springs Pride. "Plus, there is no need to buy expensive tickets; our events are free for all to attend."

Highlights of the Fiesta ¡Orgullo! include a lineup of talented artists performing and spinning a mix of Latin hits, from salsa and merengue to reggaeton and cumbia. The outdoor dance floor will come alive with the rhythms to make your heart race and your feet move.


  • 5 PM - DJ Ben: Resident DJ for the hottest Latin promoters in LA and San Diego.

  • 6 PM - Mareeka's Reventón Latino Drag Revue: MAREEKA hosts the hottest Latin Drag Revue with stunning performers Mayday, Violetta, and Athena Kills.

  • 7 PM - Gisselle Woo & The Night Owls: A favorite from Coachella 2022. Chicano desert rock makes its way to the Arenas district.

  • 8 PM - DJ Tatiana: Direct from her residency at the largest monthly women's party in the USA, DJ Tatiana will keep the Fiesta ¡Orgullo! vibes going with moombahton, Latin, and top 40 remixes.

    "This event is all about inclusivity, welcoming individuals from all walks of life, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or ethnicity. Let's come together to celebrate the rich tapestry of our diverse LGBTQ+ community, standing united in solidarity and love. Palm Springs is proud to be a beacon of equality for all, and we look forward to celebrating this important milestone together," added deHarte.

    The Palm Springs Latin Pride Fiesta ¡Orgullo! is a FREE event held in the heart of the Arenas District, making it accessible to all. Don't miss out on this night of cultural pride. Come together with friends, make new connections, and create cherished memories at the inaugural Palm Springs Latin Pride Fiesta. We can't wait to see you dancing in the street!

    For more information and updates, visit our website and follow us on social media @PalmSprings.Pride.

    About Greater Palm Springs Pride

    Greater Palm Springs Pride is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community enhancement organization founded to promote public education and awareness of individual rights and civil liberties of the LGBTQ+ community and to promote its history, diversity, and future prosperity. Palm Springs Pride has advocated for equality and diversity since the first Coachella Valley Pride event in 1986.

    Palm Springs Pride Week is scheduled for November 2 - 5, 2023. For more information about Greater Palm Springs Pride, visit Follow us on Facebook at

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