Your Mexico City Pride Guide: 5 Local Residents’ Tips on How to Celebrate Right
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This year’s Mexico City Pride, June 18–24, celebrates 40 years, and the Inclúyete committee has prepared a celebration that will commemorate the years of struggle, the battles won and the work that is still left to do. In 2018 it will all be under the motto #NoRenunciaremos (“We Won’t Quit”).
This year, the Mexico City Pride march takes a role of great importance at the national level since the following week the presidential elections in Mexico will take place. The march will begin at 10 a.m. in the Angel of Independence on June 23.
The Mexico City Pride committee has already announced the celebrities who will be at the main festival event, which takes place each year in the capital’s Zócalo. Fey will be the headlining artist, while the Wapayasos, Angelo y ATL, Manelyk, Lis Vega and Zemmoa, among others, will also be present. Gay Mexican YouTubers Pepe y Teo will be hosting the stage show alongside trans activist Roshell Terranova, Aurora Wonders, Ophelia Pastrana and more.
So get ready to enjoy the full 40 years of the LGBT March of the CDMX, but before you do, we asked some of our favorite Mexico City residents for advice on how to do Pride right.
5 tips for enjoying your Mexico City Pride 2018 experience:
1. “Go with your friends and have fun.” —Teffy