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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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Biblioteca Los Mangos Offers Summer Courses for Kids
The Puerto Vallarta Public Library is offering children ages 3-13 four fun-filled weeks of activities during this year's Summer Camp. Scheduled to take place from July 15 to August 14th, all Summer courses are inclusive, educational and entertaining.
Summer Fun is Heating Up at Act II Entertainment
Ok, so it's hot outside, but that doesn't mean there's nothing cool to do in Vallarta. ACT II Entertainment has a great line-up of music, theater and amusement throughout the Summer in the air-conditioned comfort of the Red Room Cabaret, Main Stage Theater, and Encore Piano Bar.
Special Summer Menus at Si Señor Beach Restaurant
Media Diva International
There's more to Mexican food than tacos and tequila. That's why this summer, Puerto Vallarta's Si Senor Beach Restaurant is rolling out some special menus that offer a variety of different dishes, two food courses and one beverage, for only $259 pesos.
Daily Specials at Di Vino Dante Wine & Tapas Bar
Banderas News Team
Nothing beats a cool deal on a hot day, so Di Vino Dante is offering Summer Specials every day. The menu continues to grow at this wine and tapas bar on Vallarta's south side, as does the wine cellar and it's selection of ice-cold artisanal beer!
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.
Galleria Dante's Summer News, Specials and Art Sale
Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, has been keeping busy this Summer. They've been marking down selected art works from 25-50% for their Summer Art Sale, which means you can save big through September 30, 2015.
HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta August Clinics
We have a full month of clinics in August but we take a break in September from all clinics and programs. Of course we will be available for everything else. October will bring a full month of our regular clinics, some new ones and a lot of speakers programs.
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.
Puerto Vallarta Pro Am Golf Tournament Registration Open
Banderas News Team
Registration is now open for the Puerto Vallarta Pro Am tournament's 26th Anniversary, scheduled to take place December 7-12, 2015. Past participation includes PGA Tour winners, club professionals, and some of the game's most prominent and influential amateurs.
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Summer Camp at Entre Amigos in San Pancho
Riviera Nayarit CVB
EntreAmigos Community Center in San Pancho will hold its 2015 Summer Camp from July 20th through August 7th. At this summer camp kids ages 3-15 will enjoy sports, arts, cooking, science, swimming and exploring an endless number of activities.
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.
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.
Daiquiri Dick's Hot Summer Deals Continue in July
If you think of Daiquiri Dick's exclusively for romantic dinners and special occasions, think again! This month, in addition to their weekly Summer Sizzle menu, 'Puerto Vallarta's Favorite Restaurant' is offering Hot Summer deals almost every day!
Discovering El Nogalito's Enticing Attractions
Not much has changed since we first visited El Nogalito many years ago but, since then, this small community nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Madre approximately twenty minutes south of Puerto Vallarta has added some very enticing attractions.
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!
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.