Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust Has a New Director|
At a press conference held last Friday, Javier Aranda Pedrero was officially presented as the new director of the Tourism Trust (Fidetur) of Puerto Vallarta, which is the agency responsible for the promotion, advertising and public relations of the destination.
This Week's Featured Vallarta Vacation Rental at PVRPV
Rivera Molino 304 - Condo
This week, PVRPV Puerto Vallarta Vacations is proud to present Rivera Molino #304. Nestled on the edge of the Cuale River, this 3 bedroom, 3 bath condominium will accommodate up to 6 people and is located just one half block from Los Muertos Beach in Old Town Puerto Vallarta.
Stand-Up Paddle Yoga Classes on Banderas Bay
Twice a year SUP Yoga Vallarta hosts mini retreats where you can spend the day immersed in all things yoga, SUP and wellness. This month's SUP Yoga Retreat, hosted by Café Rizado in Bucerias, will be held on April 30th and feature workshops with local sex guru, Dr. Shelly Persad.
April 21 Vallarta News Brief and Weekend Events
Banderas News Team
There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Puerto Vallarta news headlines, a few community announcements, and a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.
ExPats in Vallarta May 2017 Happy Hours and Events
ExPats in Vallarta has announced their schedule of events for May 2017. During the month of May, the Expats are changing things up a bit; they will be having three Happy Hour gatherings at three new locations! They'll also be hosting a Special Dinner at Las Adelitas Restaurant.
Get Ready for the 28th International Sports Classic
Every May, just when it seems the high season is winding down, hot and heavy sporting events fire up competitive spirits at the Puerto Vallarta International Sports Classic. This year's competitons will be held from May 5-7, and everyone is invited to come out and watch the games - for Free!
Exhibit by Artist Bill Megrail Opens at Galleria Dante
An exhibition by artist Bill Megrail opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, April 21st, as part of the last Southside Shuffle of the 2016-2017 season. Stop by the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.
Promotion of Puerto Vallarta in Finland is Reinforced
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust
The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust recently invited Mr. Tero Norvio, who owns a luxury travel and adventure tour agency in Finland, to visit our city. He is the second tour operator from the Northern European nation to visit since the new Helsinki-Puerto Vallarta weekly flight was announced.
2017 Fiestas de Mayo de La Parroquia de La Santa Cruz
If you would like to experience a true Mexican tradition in Old Town Puerto Vallarta, then come join in all the festivities during the Fiestas de Mayo being held outside of Parroquia de la Santa Cruz in Colonia Emiliano Zapata from Sunday, April 23 until Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
Mercado Los Mangos Benefits Vallarta Area Farmers
When Mercado Los Mangos announced a one-month extension of its season, until the end of June, both vendors and shoppers responded enthusiastically. In particular, Mercado Los Mangos is attracting local farmers in search of shaded places to present and sell their products.
Spring / Summer Season of Entertainment at Act II STAGES
Act II STAGES, the biggest entertainment venue in Puerto Vallarta, is kicking off the Spring / Summer season with a bang! New shows are wowing audiences, Karaoke night returns this week, and there's a fun-filled line-up of music, theater and amusement planned all summer long.
8th Annual Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival in Bucerías
Kitesurfers from all over Mexico are ready to hit the beaches of Riviera Nayarit as they prepare for 3 days of spectacular kitesurfing during the 2017 Festival del Viento. Competitions are scheduled to take place on the waters between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle May 19-21.
Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week from PVRPV
Condominio Torre Lirios Unit 8 - Condo
PVRPV Puerto Vallarta vacation rental service presents Condominio Torre Lirios Unit 8, a beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo on the 4th floor of the Torre Lirios building. Spread over 1,809 square feet of marbled floor space, this vacation home offers every amenity for a comfortable stay.
'A Night in Argentina' with Bohemia Viva, April 19 & 26
After wowing audiences at Banderas Bay live music venues all season long, Bohemia Viva will soon be heading back to the US for the summer. Before they leave, Andrea and Luis, one of Vallarta's favorite performance duos, will present 'A Night in Argentina' on April 19 and 26.
Delta, Aeromexico Build 6 Homes in Chulavista, Nayarit
Delta Air Lines completed its 13th Global Build with Habitat for Humanity last week with the construction of six homes in Chulavista, Nayarit, 35 miles north of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Sixty-five volunteers participated in the joint build with Delta's alliance partner Aeromexico.
Daiquiri Dick's Special Menu Features a Taste of Asia
Asia is a huge continent with many different cultures and each has its own way of cooking. To get a taste of it all, you'd have to do a lot of traveling. Unless you happen to be in Puerto Vallarta, where Daiquiri Dick's special menu will feature a Taste of Asia from April 19-30th. (Closed on Tuesdays.)
Unsung Heroes of Puerto Vallarta - Garbage Collectors
It may seem like a humble job, but during and after the busy Semana Santa holiday period, Vallarta garbage collectors are the unsung heroes of our city, restoring order, beauty and cleanliness. It doesn't afford these men a high rate of pay, but there they are, making our city beautiful.
17th Bucerias Oyster Festival Offers Free Food & Fun
Banderas News Team
Since oyster harvesting is the mainstay of the economy in Bucerías, every year after Easter this laid-back seaside community hosts the Feria de Ostiones. This year the fun begins at 5 pm with the hosts welcoming attendees to enjoy thousands of oysters & hundreds of kilos of ceviche - for free!