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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)

Biblioteca Los Mangos Offers Summer Courses for Kids
Claudia Granados

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'
Marie Callan

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.

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.

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
Gary Green

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
Lorena Sonrisas

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.'

Special Summer Opportunities with the PV Garden Club
Bonnie Mott

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
Gustavo Rivas-Solis

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
Marie Callan

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
Sylvia McNamee

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
Nicole Martin

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
C.D. Selph

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
Sandra Cesca

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.

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