|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.
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Summer Fun at Puerto Vallarta's ACT II Entertainment
Daniel R. Mininni
Get ready for a Summer full of fun at Puerto Vallarta's ACT II Entertainment! There's always something entertaining happening at STAGES, whether it be on the Main Stage, in The Red Room Cabaret or at the Encore Piano Bar. Join in the fun!
Vallarta Celebrates National Botanical Garden Day
Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Mexico's National Botanical Garden Day will be celebrated this year on July 2. Here in the Banderas Bay area, Vallarta Botanical Gardens has won international accolades as a highlight of any trip to Puerto Vallarta, so what better place to celebrate the day?
Friday Market at Marsol Will Be Open All Summer Long
While many of Puerto Vallarta's weekly open-air and farmers' markets have folded up their tents for the summer, the Friday Market in the Marsol Hotel Lobby will be open from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm every Friday from May through August - come rain or shine!
Sunday Brunch at Si Señor Beach on Playa Los Muertos
Si Señor Beach Restaurant on Vallarta's famous Playa Los Muertos is serving a delicious Mexican-style brunch every 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.
Third Punta Mita Beach Festival at St. Regis Resort
Live Punta Mita
From July 9-12th, the St. Regis Punta Mita Resort will host the Third Annual Punta Mita Beach Festival - a weekend full of fun with surfing, stand up paddle, gourmet cuisine prepared by great chefs, exquisite cocktails, live music, great parties, and much more.
Puerto Vallarta DIF Offers Kids Fun Summer Courses
The System for Integral Family Development and the Centro de Capacitación of Puerto Vallarta invite all parents to enroll their children in summer courses that allow young children to have some good healthy fun with other kids in a safe environment.
VYC Summer Sailing Camp: Optimist, Lasers & Windsurf
Banderas News Team
Vallarta Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camps are back, and this year they are bigger and better than ever. With classes offered for all levels, from beginner to advanced sailors, students can now choose to learn Optimist dinghy, Laser dinghy or sailboard.
Merida to Host 2015 LGBT International Business Expo
LGBT CONFEX, Latin America's leading LGBT business organization has partnered with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association as an event marketing partner for the 2015 International Business Forum taking place in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico Sept. 18-19.
Hook the Cure Tournament Returns to Puerto Vallarta
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Tenth Annual Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC will return to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on November 5, 2015. The four-day catch-and-release offshore tournament, an official event of the Redbone Celebrity Series, will benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Puerto Vallarta's La Isla Rio Cuale River Walk
La Isla Rio Cuale is a beautiful natural area that offers visitors entertaining, educational and cultural activities. This cool and refreshing oasis in the heart of downtown Vallarta is a great place to spend an afternoon - and it just keeps getting better!
Hot Summer Deals at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant
Media Diva International
Kick off summer with some hot deals from Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant on Puerto Vallarta's Los Muertos Beach. In addition to their Summer Sizzle menu, which offers 3 courses for $299 pesos, June features a special promotion most every day of the week.
Six Fun Things To Do When it Rains on Your PV Vacation
Don't let a rainy day spoil your Puerto Vallarta vacation! As a world-class tourist destination, Puerto Vallarta offers an unrivaled combination of simple pleasures and sophisticated charms that'll keep everyone entertained - even on the rainiest of days.
Sea Turtle Season in Vallarta-Nayarit Starts in June
Every June, sea turtles start arriving on the shores of Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit to nest their eggs. 45 days later, their eggs begin to hatch, attracting hordes of international visitors looking to take part in the Banderas Bay region's turtle hatching season.
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
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
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
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
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.
It's Always 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.