|Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond|
...on Puerto Vallarta's Liveliest Website!
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.
Are you planning an event in Puerto Vallarta or the greater Banderas Bay area? Send a brief description, including information on whom we should contact to learn more, to events(at)banderasnews.com.
Daiquiri Dick's Extends 2014 Summer Sizzle to Sept. 1
Banderas News Team
There are still a few days left to enjoy flavors from around the world at one of Vallarta's favorite beachfront restaurants - Daiquiri Dick's. Don't miss your last chance to enjoy three delicious courses of old favorites and new tastes for $299 pesos, through September 1st.
Act II Entertainment, Where the Fun Never Stops
Banderas News Team
The fun never stops at Act II Entertainment! Partners David Restivo, Elizabeth Ensor and Danny Mininni appreciate all the community's love and support over the past year. With your support, Act II will continue to provide year-round entertainment for the people of Puerto Vallarta. Here's what's coming up...
Vallarta Joins Second 500px Worldwide Photo Walk
On Saturday, September 6th, thousands of photographers around the world will participate in the Second Annual 500px Worldwide Photo Walk. Here in Puerto Vallarta, we are ready to be a part of the growing community of photographers that take part in this incredible event.
3rd Night Free at Las Alamandas Luxury Boutique Hotel
From September 12-21st, you can escape to paradise and enjoy the third night free during Las Alamandas Resort's Independence Day celebration. Located 80 miles south of Puerto Vallarta along Mexico's famed Costalegre coast, Las Alamandas is Mexico's ultimate escape.
Vallarta Celebrates Mexico's Independence in September
Mexico's Independence Day celebrations are coming up. Don't miss the opportunity to escape the routine and enjoy the long September 15th weekend in Puerto Vallarta. The city's main parade is held downtown, in conjunction with a free concert and fireworks display on the Malecón.
El Arrayán's Mexican Cooking Classes Resume October 6
Puerto Vallarta's El Arrayán restaurant is happy to announce that starting October 6th they will resume their popular Traditional Mexican Cooking Classes. Owner/Chef Carmen Porras and Chef Alfonso Corona will teach you how to make a wide variety of classical Mexican dishes.
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.
TREG Announces 2nd House Hunters Int'l PV Charity Event
Timothy Real Estate Group
Timothy Real Estate Group starred in the first Puerto Vallarta episode of HGTV's 'House Hunters International' back in 2012. Since then, the real estate powerhouse has been featured in three more episodes, and is working on their second HHI screening and a 'Gilligan's Island' PV charity fundraiser event.
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.
Vallarta to Host 2015 International Meeting of Clowns
From May 18-21, 2015, Puerto Vallarta will host the 2015 International Meeting of Clowns, organized by the Mexican Association of Clowns Without Borders, through support provided by the municipal government and the efforts of Juan Pablo Vazquez Balleza, better known as 'Papos.'
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Summer's a Great Time to Visit Estero El Salado
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a natural sanctuary, where rivers, jungles, mountain and sea come together to provide a wide variety of eco-tourism options and an endless array of outdoor adventures. One example is Estero El Salado, an urban eco-reserve in the city's Hotel Zone.