Diva Las Vegas 2021

October 26 - November 1

A vacation, not a convention -- Since 1997

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Diva Las Vegas

Who we are - What we are ...

Diva Las Vegas is an annual social event for the members of the transgender community, including partners, friends, and guests. As the name implies, this event happens in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Diva Las Vegas normally occurs during the spring months and our main page will list the dates of the next planned annual event if the dates are known at the present time.

Diva Las Vegas (DLV) is often called "a vacation, not a convention" as our event is not based upon the model which is used for most of the other large TG community events in the US. The activities which occur at our annual event are mostly social, cultural, participatory, and recreational in nature.

Diva Las Vegas has little formal structure. Our activities are independently planned by our volunteers with the guidance and support of our Volunteer Group. Each activity is self-supporting and there is no mandatory registration or participation fee.

This page gives a good visual overview of what you can expect at Diva Las Vegas. Our Frequently Asked Questions section gives answers to frequent and anticipated questions. The Gallery of Previous Years (links at the top of this page) shows follow-up pages from most of our past annual events. Our Big List is an ongoing project to track TG-friendly vendors and merchants in the Las Vegas area and is one of our most "hit on" pages.

Our beginning ...

Diva Las Vegas is very much the "accidental event" as there was no intent to establish any kind of major TG event. DLV simply grew and grew - and grew - until we became one of the more significant TG events.

The event we know as Diva Las Vegas began in May of 1997 as an "In Real Life" meeting of some individuals who had become acquainted over the Internet by way of Internet Relay Chat. (IRC)

A group of five, Annie, Deb, Elaine, John, and Margeth (Hollye), joined each other over the weekend of May 9 - 11, 1997. The group took in a show, did some sightseeing, visited some attractions, and had what could be described as some "crazy" times.

It was decided to do "same time next year" and as the cliche goes, the rest is history!

Our growth ...

Diva Las Vegas experienced explosive growth between 1998 and the early 2000s. What was to be that small "same time next year" get-together in 1998 grew into a crowd of over 100 annually.

Shows! Shopping! Side trips! And at night, of course, a very heavy dose of Quality Social Time, a tradition which continues today.

The variety and depth of the activities which were added in the 2000s continues to this day, with Golf, the Limousine Tour, and others becoming annual or regularly occurring.

In recent years ...

Despite many other recurring TG events folding, Diva Las Vegas has continued to hold successful and highly-rated annual events each year, with the exception of 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Each annual event provides the opportunity to celebrate life and enjoy the company of those in the greater TG community.

If we've piqued your interest, please take a look at the rest of our site (be sure to note all of the smiling faces) and if you would like to attend our next event, you can use the "Register" link at the top of the main page, when registration for the next event is open.