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March is Full of Exciting Events in the Riviera Nayarit

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March 05, 2020

Sports, gastronomy, music and culture... The name of the game in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is FUN!
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico - The Riviera Nayarit offers a wonderful variety of entertainment options year round. And apart from the activities that are typical of a sun and sand destination, meetings tourism is also part of its key attributes.

Below is a list of events that have already been confirmed for the month of March:

International WesMex Regatta 2020 (March 4–8)
Nuevo Vallarta's Vallarta Yacht Club (VYC) is pleased to welcome this regatta, considered one of the most important of the Mexican Sailing Circuit, as well as the best small craft race in Banderas Bay. The WesMex is organized by the VYC and endorsed by the Mexican Federation of Sailing, the Optimist Class Association of Mexico (AMVCO), the Mexico Laser Class Association, and the 420 Class Club.
For more information visit

2nd Raicilla, Mezcal & Artisanal Beer Festival (March 7–8)
The second Riviera Nayarit Raicilla, Mezcal, and Artisanal Beer Festival (FERAMECE) will be held March 7-8 at the Marina Nuevo Vallarta with the participation of 40 well-known regional food and beverage suppliers. It will be a weekend full of flavor, traditional beverages, good music, and plenty of activities. Don't miss it! For more information visit

1st Banderas Bay Music Festival (March 10–11)
The first Banderas Bay Music Festival will bring the best local musicians together with international artists on March 11-12 at the Los Arroyos Verdes eco-development in the coastal village of Bucerías. The stage area is limited to only 350 seats, creating a very special, intimate experience. There will be bar service, delicious food, and, of course, music and more music with bands from Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Argentina, such as The Paperboys, David Jacobs-Strain, the Cheko Ruiz Band and PUG. For more information visit

Puerto de Chacala Music and Arts Festival (March 13–15)
The community of Chacala has organized the Music and Arts Festival with free admission since 2014. It offers shows for children, presentations of local visual and graphic artists, bands, soloists, dance groups, and even theater. The varied program and the festival include different nationalities, ages, and origins. For more information visit the Chacala Cultural Foundation's website.

VI Riviera Nayarit Bay Cup (March 13–16)
The Riviera Nayarit is preparing to welcome the sixth edition of the 2020 Bay Cup (Copa Bahía), organized by the Soccer Association on March 13-16. Children, teens, and their families will have a chance to enjoy Mexico's most popular sport: soccer. There will be cash prizes and caps from the professional teams.
For more information visit the Copa Bahía Facebook page.

Circo de Los Niños de San Pancho (March 18–21)
The San Pancho Children's Circus announces its newest circus arts theater presentation, Sancho, to be held at the Circo Bodega in San Francisco, the "Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit," from March 18-21 at 7:30 pm. Every year the Circo de los Niños showcases the talent of its young students in a production directed by Gilles St. Croix, one of the founders of the renowned Cirque du Soleil, and co-designed by Monique Voyer. For more information click HERE or visit

9th National Cheerleader Encounter (March 20–22)
The National APEN All Star Mexico Championship 2020 returns for the ninth year to the shores of the Riviera Nayarit. Approximately 20 teams from different states will show off their abilities in Choreography, Dance, and Acrobatics. For more information visit the Apen México website.

21st Guayafest 2020 (March 21–22)
Over 300 Volkswagen vehicles, classic or modified, will join in the big vocho party in Rincón de Guayabitos from March 21-22. This event, organized by the TPC Tepic Bugs Club, attracts hundreds of families every year from different states around the country to spend time together and indulge their passion in one of Mexico's most traditional beach destinations. More information on Facebook.

XXVIII International Banderas Bay Regatta (March 24–28)
The Banderas Bay Regatta is one of the most important in the world, not to mention the largest and most historic on Mexico's Pacific coast. It includes cruise boats, racing boats, and even some categories of smaller craft. The regatta takes place from March 24-28 in Nuevo Vallarta, hosted by the Vallarta Yacht Club; this traditional event has participants from Mexico, the United States, and Canada.
For more information visit

3rd Puerto Vallarta – Banderas Bay Tourist Route (March 28)
Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit await you on March 28, 2020 for this Gran Fondo cycling challenge with three categories - 100K, 72K, and 21K - perfect for road cyclists as well as mountain bikers. The start and finish lines for participants will be located in the Puerto Mágico (API – Maritime Terminal) in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. For more information visit

And that's only what's scheduled for the month of March in the Riviera Nayarit, where there are always lots of fun and exciting happenings for locals and visitors to enjoy. Click HERE for upcoming events in the Riviera Nayarit.