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Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond
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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.

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)

'Anthology of Comedy' at Vallarta's Boutique Theatre
Catherine Beeghly

Puerto Vallarta resident, T.J. Hartung is an avid fan of classic comedy sketches, and he's put his favorites together for The Boutique Theatre's new original show, 'Anthology of Comedy.' Dinners will be served at 5 pm, with the curtain rising at 6 pm, on March 26, 27 and 28th.

Paul Fracassi's 'Walk Like A Man' in The Red Room
Debbie White

Twenty-three year old singing sensation, Paul Fracassi, returns to Puerto Vallarta's Act II Stages during March with his hit show, 'Walk like a Man,' an exciting tribute to the legendary New Jersey-based recording stars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

This Week, Daiquiri Dick's Serves Up a Taste of Thailand
Laura Gelezunas

For this week's special at Daiquiri Dick's, Executive Chef Ignacio Uribe and Sous Chef Hugo Mejia have created a wonderful Taste of Thailand menu that offers Vallarta diners some interesting choices. This special menu is being served from 5 to 11 pm through March 29, 2015.

2015 Vallarta Real Estate Fair: More Exhibitors & Fun
Timothy Real Estate Group

Scheduled to take place from 9:00 to 2:00 on Saturday, March 28th at the Rivera Molino Plaza on PV's South side, the 2015 Vallarta Real Estate Fair promises to be the very best ever with more exhibits, speakers and more entertainment than ever before.

Chiropractic Care Comes to Old Town Farmers' Market
Erin Staley

Everyone knows that the Puerto Vallarta Old Town Farmers Market-Tianguis Cultural is loaded with an abundance of can't-miss 'make it, bake it, grow it' products, but did you know that they also have some good-for-you personal services?

Waterside Art Shows on Marina Nuevo Vallarta Malecón
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Every Saturday from 9 am to 12 noon, the 'Waterside Art Show' along the Marina Nuevo Vallarta boardwalk reinforces cultural tourism in the Riviera Nayarit. Now in its fourth year, the art show features mostly local artists creating painting and sculpture installations.

El Arrayán's Monday, Thursday & Saturday Mexican Cooking Classes

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.

'Rocky Mountain High-The Music of John Denver' at ACT II
Debbie White

John Denver has been gone for 17 years, but his music lives on and continues to be rediscovered and appreciated by new generations of music lovers. This month, Paul Aleman and Renee Armand will perform 'Rocky Mountain High-The Music of John Denver' in The Red Room.

Weekend Brunch at Si Señor Beach on Playa Los Muertos
Laura Gelezunas

Si Señor Beach Restaurant on Vallarta's famous Playa Los Muertos is serving a delicious Mexican-style brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 1 pm. Once you have experienced brunch Si Señor style, this awesome weekend meal becomes less of a treat and more of a necessity.

Voice, Forever Plaid are Taking Vallarta By Storm
Daniel R. Mininni

If you haven't been to the ACT II Entertainment complex recently, you don't know what you're missing! In addition to the Main Stage theater productions listed here, there's a full line-up of musical entertainment going on in The Red Room Cabaret and Encore Piano Bar.

Fund Raiser to Save Vallarta Animals at Casa Yvonneka

Casa Yvonneka will host its Third Annual Fund Raiser to save the dogs and cats of Puerto Vallarta on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 6:00 pm. 100% of ticket sales will go directly to the non-profit organizations that save and care for neglected animals in the Banderas Bay area.

The Wonderful World of Miss Conception in The Red Room

Miss Conception, female delusionist extraordinaire, will premiere her new show, 'The Wonderful World of Miss Conception' on January 15 in The Red Room at Act II Stages. Kevin Levesque has been bringing his 'alter ego comedy queen' to sold-out audiences in Vallarta since 2012. Shows run through March 30.

Events Scheduled Throughout Riviera Nayarit in April
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Travelers visiting Riviera Nayarit next month will have an abundance of things to see and do, as the cuisine, adventure and cultural experiences that make 'Mexico's Pacific Treasure' such a sought-after destination will be showcased in a wide variety of festivals and tournaments.

V American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic
Riviera Nayarit CVB

The Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf Classic, an annual celebration of world-class food, wine, and golf, returns to Riviera Nayarit April 30 - May 3. This event allows you to experience the best of local and international food and wine and the opportunity to play Jack Nicklaus' world class courses.

4th World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Sayulita, the Riviera Nayarit's Surf Capital, will play host to the top stand up paddle and paddleboard competitors in the world from May 10-17, 2015, thanks to the work of the Mexican Tourism Board and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Time to Eat! Vallarta Restaurant Week, May 15-31, 2015

From May 15-31, 2015, Vallarta Restaurant Week will celebrate its 11th year as one of Puerto Vallarta's most important culinary events. And, with 35 of the Banderas Bay area's most recognized restaurants participating, this year's festival promises some memorable dining experiences.

ACT LGBT AC Prepares for Vallarta Pride 2015
Bill Hevener

Puerto Vallarta's annual LGBT event 'Vallarta Pride' will take place from May 17-25th 2015, increasing last year's 5-day event into a 7-day-long celebration of diversity in our city. Get ready for a week of culture events, concerts, entertainment, films, fun and lots of partying!

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.'

Luna Lounge Brings PV Entertainment to Riviera Nayarit
Debbie White

Luna Lounge is definitely one of Riviera Nayarit's 'little gems' for dinner, libations and quality entertainment. Hugh and Simon, partners in life and business, have transformed the entertainment scene in Bucerias by bringing in top notch entertainers from Vallarta's Zona Romantica.

'Essence of Cuisine' - More Than Just a Cooking Class

The other day my husband, who doesn't like to cook, and I attended an 'Essence of Cuisine' cooking class in Old Town Vallarta. We'd been told that it would be quintessential for a cooking school experience. My husband went because I wanted to, and we both had a great time.

Gay Vallarta Bar-Hopping Tours Celebrate 4th Anniversary

The Gay Vallarta Bar-Hopping Tour recently celebrated their 4th Anniversary as the hottest ticket in La Zona Romantica (Puerto Vallarta's 'Gayborhood') for a custom-designed evening of cocktails and VIP access to the city's hot spots, bars and clubs.

Learn Vallarta Offers New Rural Organic Farm Walk
Sandra Cesca

If you are wondering what it's like in the rural countryside away from busy Puerto Vallarta, take a day and enjoy the beauty and fresh mountain air of quiet El Tuito on Learn Vallarta's new Rural Organic Farm Walk. Walk through town, then the countryside, to visit a working farm.

Mysore Yoga Classes at Westin Puerto Vallarta
Cristina Castillo

The Westin Resort and Spa Puerto Vallarta, in collaboration with internationally renowned yogi, Wayne Krassner, is offering 'Mysore' style yoga classes as part of the Westin Wellbeing Movement, a campaign designed to improve the welfare of its guests and associates.

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.

Investours Mexico becomes Human Connections
Alex McCue

The Mexico branch of the international non-profit called Investours is now a new, independent organization called Human Connections. This transpired on June 1. Elly Rohrer, former Director of Investours Mexico, closed the existing program and founded Human Connections in its place. Tours began October 1.

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.

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.

It's Always a Great Time to Visit Estero El Salado
Marie Callan

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.

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