Release: LUPE to host first annual LGBTQ+ Pride events in San Juan

June 7, 2024

Contact: Dani Marrero Hi,, 956-432-3193

On Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8, La Unión del Pueblo Entero will host for the first time two events to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month and promote inclusivity in the Rio Grande Valley.

What: La Unión del Pueblo Entero (LUPE) will host two events to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month. On Friday, June 7, LUPE will host a Spanish presentation to discuss the meaning of Pride Month and the importance of inclusion. On Saturday, June 8, LUPE will host a community celebration with music, food, art, vendors, games, and performances by local artists and drag queens. 

When: Friday, June 7 from 6 PM – 8 PM and Saturday, June 8 from 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Where: 1601 US-83 BUS, San Juan, TX 78589 (LUPE San Juan headquarters)

Who: La Unión Del Pueblo Entero members along with various community organizations, vendors, and local artists 

Visuals/setting: On Friday, the presentation will be inside the historic Salon. On Saturday, activities and performances will be held both outdoors and inside the Salon. The event will feature more than 30 vendors and community organizations.

To RSVP a spot for both events contact Dani Marrero Hi at 956-432-3193 or email to confirm your attendance. All media is required to register before the events. 



LUPE is a nonprofit organization that helps the community organize for and win a better quality of life. LUPE was founded in 1989 by farmworker and civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta. We are a membership-based organization and our strength is found in the participation of our over eight thousand members.