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Weekend and Upcoming Events in Vallarta-Nayarit
Banderas News Team

Here in Puerto Vallarta, the holiday season is a nonstop ride of families, fiestas, and fun. From live music and theater to cultural celebrations and charity events, there's something fun for everyone to enjoy! Here's a look at some December happenings that you won't want to miss.

Vallarta Botanical Garden to Welcome Renowned Sculptor
Neil Gerlowski

Vallarta Botanical Gardens has invited sculptor Todd McGrain, renowned for his bronze abstracts commemorating some of the magnificent bird species of North America that have been driven to extinction, to participate in the 2017 Bird Festival - and perhaps install a sculpture.

Rosewood Mandarina to Open in Riviera Nayarit in 2019
Lorena Sonrisas

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts announced plans Tuesday to open the Rosewood Mandarina in Mexico's Riviera Nayarit region in 2019. Rosewood's fifth property in Mexico, the 130-room beachfront resort will combine modern luxury and comfort with the riches of its extraordinary setting.

2016 Christmas Concerts Kick-Off PVCO's New Season

In addition to the Dec. 11 & 12 Christmas Concerts, the Puerto Vallarta Chamber Orchestra (PVCO) recently announced plans for February's concert, 'An American in Puerto Vallarta,' and the Spring concert in March, featuring music from the Balkans and Gypsy Jazz Trio, Moruno.

The Perfect Destination Wedding in Puerto Vallarta
Courtney Cox

Vanessa and Ryan are seasoned international travelers, so it was no surprise their guests needed to pack their passports for the couple's destination wedding. Despite having traveled extensively, the couple zeroed-in on a wedding location almost immediately - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Adult BINGO at The Palm Cabaret Benefits PuRR Project
Marilyn Khan

On Monday, December 12 we'll be playing Adult Bingo at The Palm Cabaret and Bar Puerto Vallarta for great prizes like gift certificates to some great restaurants, tickets to shows at The Palm, bottles of adult beverages, edible underwear, adult water pistols and more, to benefit PuRR Project.

A December to Remember with More Shows Than Ever!
Corie DuChateau

This week's cooler temperatures remind us that the holidays are just around the corner, which means that it is time to celebrate! And there's no better place to put you in a festive mood than Act II STAGES, where a full line-up of music & theater will make it a December to remember.

Democrats Abroad Tuesday Film: 'Where to Invade Next'
David Kamp

As part of their Every Tuesday Night Film series, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico is proud to present 'Where to Invade Next.' This 2015 documentary by Michael Moore will be shown at The Jazz Foundation in downtown Puerto Vallarta on December 13 at 7 pm.

Toys for Tots Vallarta Fundraisers This Weekend
Jerry Lafferty

The Toys for Tots December fundraisers are always among the most popular seasonal events in Puerto Vallarta. This year, the Golf Scramble will be played on December 10th at Vista Vallarta course, and the Gala Dinner Dance will be held on the 11th at CasaMagna Marriott Resort.

Five Vallarta-Nayarit 'Winter' Adventures for Families
Travel Pulse

As temperatures average 75° and clouds rarely dominate sunshine, Vallarta-Nayarit is a virtual winter wonderland for those with an aversion to cold. It's especially appealing to families seeking holidays that replace Christmas sweaters and eggnog with a suntan and margaritas.

December Fun at Vallarta's Boutique Dinner Theatre
Catherine Beeghly

Here's what's playing this month at the Boutique Dinner Theatre in Puerto Vallarta: Mikki Prost launches a new show; T.J. Hartung puts an original twist on Charles Dickens' classic, 'A Christmas Carol,' and more exciting dinner-and-a-show entertainment upstairs at Nacho Daddy.

The 10 Rules of Holiday Gift Giving Etiquette
Marie Callan

Thanksgiving is over and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Buying all those gifts for everyone on your list can get expensive and overwhelming. How much do you spend? Do you have to buy for absolutely everyone? Is it alright to re-gift? What if you don't know what to get them?

Vallarta Joyfully Welcomes First LAX to PVR Flight
Travel Pulse

After already making huge strides in the Mexico market in the past two years, Southwest Airlines continued to open the market further Sunday by introducing the first daily flights to Puerto Vallarta, Cancun and Los Cabos from the Los Angeles International Airport.

Traffic, Phones, the Internet and a Cabin 'Getaway'

David Kimball writes about life at Tierra Alta a cabin development near El Tuito, one hour south of Puerto Vallarta. He and his wife are in the process of moving full time into what had been a weekend getaway cabin and a welcome source of rental income since its construction 4 years ago.

June Rosen Lopez Holiday Jewelry Party, Dec. 17 & 18

Whether you are looking for a unique Christmas gift, or an exceptional piece of jewelry for yourself, Galerķa June Rosen Lopez should be a must on your list of places to visit when shopping in Puerto Vallarta. Don't miss June's annual Holiday Jewelry Party and Sale on December 17 and 18.

TREG Night of Latin Stars Charity Event Breaks Record!

Timothy Real Estate Group's 3rd 'House Hunters International' charity event, held November 21 at Casa Karma, shattered the record of $275,000 pesos raised at 2014's 'Gilligan's Island' event. This year, over $540,000 Pesos were raised for three Puerto Vallarta charitable organizations.

Make Velas Vallarta Resort Your Home for the Holidays
PR Web

This Christmas, Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, Mexico bring the joy and wonder of the holiday season to guests with a robust schedule of themed activities and Christmas trees (pre-decorated or with ornaments to decorate as a family) and toys delivered to suites.

PVRPV's Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week
D'Terrace 102 - Condo

This week, PVRPV is proud to present a new addition to our Select Properties, D' Terrace 102. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condominium is only steps from Playa de Los Muertos, and within walking distance to almost everything else that the wonderful Old Town area of Vallarta offers.

Vallarta Garden Club Meeting & Wine Reception at OPC

In a town that relies on tourism, the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club's mission of 'Beautifying Vallarta' makes all other endeavors here more successful. Join us at the Oficina de Proyectos Culturales for our December Membership Meeting & Wine Reception on the 15th from 5-7 pm.

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