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From live music to cultural festivals, charity events and special interest group meetings, there's always something fun to do in Puerto Vallarta. Events in the Banderas Bay area encompass a broad range of interests and enthusiasms covering everything from Mariachi, Cultural, International Film, Fine Arts, and Gourmet Festivals to Fishing, Tennis and Golf Tournaments.
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July 25 Puerto Vallarta Weekend & Upcoming Events
Banderas News Team
Even in the summertime, there's so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this weekend's happenings, plus a not-to-be-missed upcoming event that you'll want to mark on your calendar.
Daiquiri Dick's Offers Vallarta a Taste of Italy
During the Summer Sizzle at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, you can visit a different country every week. From July 23-28, Italy is the chosen culinary destination. Enjoy three courses and choices for each course, plus a complimentary drink, for only $299 pesos.
25th Puerto Vallarta Pro Tennis Tournament July 23-26
Rodrigo Lopez Becerril
The 25th edition of the Puerto Vallarta Pro Tennis Tournament will be played from July 23 to 26 at the Sheraton Buganvilias Tennis Club. In addition to twenty-four professionals playing for a $25,000 pesos purse, there will be an amateur tournament for children and teens.
Save 50% On Main Courses at Kaiser Maximilian
Banderas News Team
July is a great time to visit Kaiser Maximilian. Every Tues-Sat through July 26, this popular restaurant on the southside of Puerto Vallarta offers Early Bird Specials on selected entrées from their regular dinner menu. From 12-6 pm, you'll save 50% off the regular prices!
Biblioteca Los Mangos Offers Summer Courses for Kids
Los Mangos Library's 2014 Summer Course, 'Mentes Brillantes' (Bright Minds), offers kids ages 3-13 a four-week-long experience that is fun, inspiring, and full of great ideas. The activities are designed to reinforce values such as respect, inclusion, tolerance, effort, patience, etc.
Sunsets & Serenades at Daiquiri Dick's 'The Lounge'
Comfortable sofa seating, low tables, subdued lighting and an extended snack menu make Daiquiri Dick's Lounge the perfect place to kick back and enjoy Puerto Vallarta's spectacular sunsets, along with live background music performed by some of the city's most popular musicians.
VBG Mexican Orchids Conservatory Dedication Ceremony
On July 26th, family, friends, and colleagues of Mexican orchid researcher Roberto González Tamayo will dedicate the grand entry stairway to the Vallarta Botanical Gardens' new Vallarta Conservatory of Mexican Orchids, which is scheduled for completion later this month.
Historical Art Exhibit at Vallarta Botanical Gardens
In celebration of the completion of the Vallarta Conservatory of Mexican Orchids, a copy of Rafael Montes de Oca's 'Hummingbirds and Orchids of Mexico' and its accompanying 51 frame-ready prints will be on display at the Vallarta Botanical Gardens from July 26-Dec 13, 2014.
Vallarta's Xiutla Folkloric Ballet Celebrates 20 Years
To thank the community that has helped them become the worthy representative of Puerto Vallarta that they are today, the Xiutla Municipal Folkloric Ballet will celebrate its 20 year anniversary with a Gala Show at Teatro Vallarta on July 27th at 1:00 pm.
PV Launches Call for Miss Vallarta 2014 Contestants
In search of the beauty who will be representing Puerto Vallarta at national and international events throughout the coming year, the municipal government has launched the call for participants in the 'Miss Vallarta 2014' contest to be held at Los Arcos Amphitheater on September 14.
ART VallARTa Creative Clay Cooking Classes & Workshops
Banderas News Team
This October, ART VallARTa will be reopening with weekly classes and events. And, since food is Art when prepared with heart and soul, owner Nathalie Herling will be conducting 'The Art of Creative Clay Cooking' classes and workshops in the studio's Mexican tile ART Kitchen.
2 Sportfishing Tournaments Coming to Riviera Nayarit
Banderas News Team
Calling all Anglers! Get ready for two of the most important fishing events in Mexico: The 54th International Fishing Tournament in San Blas, scheduled to take place May 28-June 1, and the 3rd International Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle October 15-19, 2014.
Hook the Cure Tournament Returns to Puerto Vallarta
Whether you are in search of a quiet relaxing time at the spa or the excitement and adventure of world-class fishing and golf, the Ninth Annual Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC, scheduled to be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from November 6-9, 2014, has something for everyone.
Tianguis Lo de Marcos Coming to the Riviera Nayarit
Lo de Marcos, just north of Puerto Vallarta on the Riviera Nayarit, is a popular weekend getaway for national and beach vacation destination for international tourists. This idyllic pacific coast village will soon be adding a traditional Mexican Tianguis to its list of attractions.
Puerto Vallarta to Host International Fireworks Festival
The Christmas holidays are always an exciting time to visit Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, but this year will be exceptionally entertaining as the city will play host to the 2014 International Fireworks Festival that's scheduled to take place from December 20th through 31st.
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Special Summer Opportunities with the PV Garden Club
We hope you are enjoying your summer wherever you are. If you are in Puerto Vallarta and would like to be invited to occasional socials, garden visits, or weekly trimming and weeding of our trees and plants, join the Vallarta Garden Club for some Summer fun in the sun!
Cuale Cultural Center Painting & Sculpture Workshops
The Puerto Vallarta Institute of Culture invites everyone to take part in the Cuale Cultural Center's painting and sculpture workshops, led by an experienced artist who offers beginners of all ages personalized attention, instruction, and expert tutelage.
Puerto Vallarta Launches Vacation Getaway Sweepstakes
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board has launched three promotional campaigns targeting the family, romance, and LGBT travel niche markets. From now until September 30, 2014, you can enter any one of three sweepstakes for your chance to win the vacation of your dreams!
Spring and Summer Specials at Daiquiri Dick's
Puerto Vallarta's Spring and Summer months are made for entertaining, but who wants to spend their time standing over a hot stove? Especially now that Daiquiri Dick's is bringing back their nightly specials that will get you out of the kitchen and on to the beach!
Puerto Vallarta Zoo: A Truly Unforgettable Experience
Located 35 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta in beautiful Mismaloya, 'Zoologico de Vallarta' is built into the side of the Sierra Madre mountains, taking full advantage of the natural setting to create a lush, tropical experience for both zoo residents and visitors.
Municipal Ballet Xiutla Free Performances
Banderas News Team
There are no other representatives of Puerto Vallarta that impresses people's hearts as dramatically as our Xiutla Ballet. Don't miss their performances every Friday at Lazaro Cardenas Plaza in Olas Altas and every Sunday at Los Arcos on the Malecon. Each performance is unique and free of charge.
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures (L.O.C.A.)
For Women Travellers in Puerto Vallarta
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures P.V. (L.O.C.A.) is not only a great place to network and make new friends, but also a place to challenge your fears and push your limits while having the time of your life with like-minded women who have a passion for the outdoors.
Spend the Day at Puerto Vallarta's SPCA
Spend a rewarding afternoon interacting with the animals at Puerto Vallarta’s SPCA Sanctuary. Our dogs and cats are awaiting 'forever homes,' and your help is needed to jump start their socialization. The goal is to get these animals adjusted and ready to connect in the real world.
Discover Puerto Vallarta's Own Garden of Eden
Hidden in the jungle about a half-hour drive south of Puerto Vallarta is an oasis of beauty reminiscent of Babylon's Hanging Gardens with a nod to Adam and Eve. Bring your hiking boots, your camera, your appetite, and your soul to explore Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
Vallarta's El Salado Estuary Now Offers Tours
We were recently invited on a tour of Puerto Vallarta's 169 acre El Salado Estuary, which is being restored to its original beauty through a joint effort of citizens and government. Tours of this 70,000 m2 protected area of mangrove swamps filled with wildlife are available every Thursday at 11 am.