TAOS PRIDE FILM FEST – 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at the TCA (Taos Community Auditorium)

2 screenings of LGBT+ short films

SCREENING 1 (6:00 pm to 7:30 pm) 90 min – Tickets $6

SCREENING 2 (8:00 pm to 9:30 pm) 90 min – Tickets $6


A single father deals with the balance of raising his daughter and navigating his newly out gay dating life.

Lali thinks she’s a modern grandma. She likes to give advice through her Youtube channel, make covers or do tutorials for how to hide the age. But she’s tired of playing a role, it’s time to tell the truth about Lali Land.

After Ivan was diagnosed with ALS, his relationship with Lucas is challenged when he starts to lose control of his own body.

“Luber” is short comedy about Elliott (writer/director Jeff Sumner), a single awkward businessman who finds himself attracted to his hunky, ride-share driver Dash (Sean Held), but must fight for a chance with him when they pick up an annoying passenger, Gregory (Jason Boegh), who wants the driver for himself.

A young guy hopes to fill his inner emptiness by having sex with strangers.

“I did the thing I was told to do but it wasn’t what I wanted.
I feel stupid doing these stupid things to keep up with the stupidity of everything else.
I’m pretty strong but if you bully me enough, it’ll wear me down.
It doesn’t always get better, but I’ve found what urges me to feel like a better version of myself.”

Heaven’s Rage is based on the novel of the same name by author Leslie Tate. Leslie Tate’s memoir is by turns an elegy for a lost childhood, a tribute to the power of literature and a demand for the right to identity in world that turns too easily on those who differ from the conventional.

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What is it like coming out as a gay teen in the Philippines?

In a country imbued with traditional Catholic views, coming out is received with disapproval and anger, especially from one’s own family.

In This Family is a short documentary that looks at how one Filipino family reacts to having a gay son. Revisiting unreleased audio recordings of fights from inside his own home, documentary filmmaker Drama Del Rosario shares his story of being outed as a teenager, dealing with his family’s reaction, and the society’s percipience on homosexuality. Beyond coming out, the film speaks about how parents learn to embrace their children unconditionally. His story is one of thousands that needs to be heard and shared.

After his mother’s passing, Tomas’ life turned black and white. Days change when he meets Gabriel, a photographer with a red jacket who helps him see other colors.

WELCOME TO THE WORLD is a daring film starring Albert M. Chan (GOTHAM, 30 ROCK, GHOSTS OF GIRLFRIENDS PAST) as a troubled man who records a video message for his pregnant sister. Drawing its power and immediacy from its first-person, confessional style, the film presents, in one continuous 7-minute take, the journey of one man’s awakening from isolation back to humanity.

Devin is in a deteriorating relationship with Ashley when she meets Alex. Devin and Alex hit off immediately. Devin’s best friend is Hannah wants Devin to be happy. Devin is left with a choice to stay with Ashely and work things out or choose what will make her happy.

On a Saturday night in the “City of Love”, two sworn enemies are united in their hatred for someone they despise even more than each other: a gay man.

Theatre On Wax’s short film is a visionary reinterpretation of the autobiography as pure cinema. At times dreamlike and otherworldly and at others beautiful yet elegiac.”
A poetic story about searching for an unexpired romance, a melange of sexy fantasy and innocent love.

David takes advantage of his father’s illness to get his revenge. His sister’s arrival will bring to light all those secrets no one wants to talk about.

Morena joins her transsexual friends for another night of routine and struggle for survival. But when she comes across a new client, she returned her past in a violent and harrowing way.

Taos Pride Film Fest


Gutters & Glam – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Gutters Bowling Alley

A mix of bowling and fun drag performances on the lanes of the alley.


Obsession St. Milyles & Paris St. James performs
Jojo 5
Kima Nelson & Korah Garner (duet)
Leah Epstein (poet)
CeCe Knight Jones
Allison Saint
Jojo 5 mins
Bella Tovino (poet)
Niamh Lyra (singer/poet)
CeCe Knight Jones
Allison Saint
Obsession St. Milyles & Paris St. James


Pride Parade

PRIDE PARADE – 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Paseo del Pueblo Sur

PRIDE IN THE PARK – 11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Kit Carson Park

Join us for more than 20 performances, including flamenco & mariachi shows.


Hosted by Bella Gigante
Band of Enchantment (Encantada)
Hella Bella
JoAnna Montoya
Emologie Raven
Obsession St Mikyles
Kismetta Kyng
Juan Siddi Arte Flamenco
Pet Parade
Chi Chi Les Fleurs
Body Combat & Strong by Zumba® Amy Starr
Acro Yoga
Q-tones NMGMC
Coco’s Hen House/Taos Burlesque
Quinn Fontaine
Jailynn Paris St James
Banjo Billy
Natalina Oliverio

GAYEST DRAG SHOW EVER! – 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at Alley Cantina
NM’s best, DJ Scoobie, will be laying down dance tracks all night! Drag queens from New Mexico and Texas will be performing to ignite the night.

Places to Stay

Get Away

The Sagebrush Inn is a partner with Taos Pride. Stay with them and get a special rate, just by letting them know you are here for TAOS PRIDE.

The newly restored Sagebrush Inn & Suites offers authentic Southwest charm amidst modern comforts and conveniences with 156 graciously appointed guestrooms and suites, onsite dining, meeting and event space, and much more.

The Inn’s scenic grounds offer graceful portals, patios, and traditional brick walkways connecting courtyards ideal for gathering, all with spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. With an outdoor swimming pool, three hot tubs and a fitness center, finding somewhere to unwind is easy at Sagebrush Inn & Suites.

El Pueblo Lodge

The El Pueblo Lodge offers a charming campus-style setting with lodging interspersed among several buildings spread over three acres in historic district of Taos.

The Taos Inn

Located in four buildings, the Historic Taos Inn’s collection of 44 guest rooms exudes authentic Southwestern style. Each is individually decorated, making every room a unique expression of the Inn’s history and the region’s renowned architectural style.

Taos Mountain Lodging & Retreat Center

Nestled at the foot of the El Salto Mountain sits the Taos Mountain Lodging and Retreat Center.  It’s calm and natural beauty complements the unrivaled and intoxicating New Mexico landscape.

Pride in the Park

Pride Parade

On Saturday, August 11th the lineup of floats starts at 9:30 AM at the County Court parking lot on Albright.

The parade begins at 11 AM and will arrive at Kit Carson Park at 11:30. Pride in the Park begins at 11:45.

This will be the fifth year we parade through town. It is a small town affair. Look for a stream of old trucks, hot cars and a ton of colorful people walking the parade route from the County Courthouse to Kit Carson Park. If you want to participate, show up in the courthouse parking lot on Saturday and pitch in with the decoration. If you would rather watch, line the side of the street and cheer between 11 and 11:30.

Plan your Visit

World Heritage Site

Taos Pueblo is a vibrant example of traditional native values and authentically living in harmony with the land. If you are visiting, you shouldn’t pass up an opportunity to walk within this remarkable complex of homes, shops and fields.

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Oldest continuously inhabited structure in the United States
  • No electricity, running water or indoor plumbing
  • The language is Tiwa
  • National historic landmark
  • Adobe walls are often several feet thick
  • Built between 1000 and 1450
Taos Pueblo

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A few of the sights

Who We Are

What We Strive For

Taos Pride was launched 8 years ago by Robert Quintana because he wanted to throw Taos a great big and fabulous party. It is his vision and joy that lives on through the organization and annual events.

We strive to maintain the goals of creating an open space for celebration, respect, sharing, play and remembrance. We want to invite you to join us.

Support We Need

Volunteers 95%
Board Members 89%
Communicators 97%
Organizers 90%

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