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Open Houses at Casa Chickie, a PV Estate on Auction
Timothy Real Estate Group

If you are looking to buy a second home in Puerto Vallarta, consider Casa Chickie, an estate property overlooking Banderas Bay that will sell at auction with Online Bidding Only. Open Houses will be held to tour this stunning home from 1-4 pm July 23 and 10 am to 4 pm July 25-29.

July 22 Puerto Vallarta News Brief & 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 and community announcements, plus a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.

Only 3 More Shows in Act II's Summer Concert Series

Act II Entertainment and its production team invite you to join them for the last three shows of their Summer Concert Series. Scheduled over the next three Saturdays at 7:00 pm, 'The Book of Job', 'Be Italian' and 'Broken English' star three of your favorite 'Voice of Vallarta' contestants.

Puerto Vallarta Open Removed from FIVB Calendar

Part of the 2015-2016 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, the Puerto Vallarta Open, which was scheduled to take place from October 11 to 16, has been cancelled due to constraints encountered by the event organizers in Mexico. Puerto Vallarta last hosted an Open in October of 2015.

Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week from PVRPV
D'Terrace Condo W601

PVRPV Puerto Vallarta proudly presents W601 D'Terrace, the newest addition to our premium inventory of vacation properties. Perched above Los Muertos Beach in the heart of the Romantic Zone, this 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath condominium offers everything you need for a perfect holiday escape.

Traditional Corn Festival in Jala, Nayarit, August 6–15

Every year during the first two weeks of August, the annual Sweet Corn Festival in Jala, Nayarit, a region where the largest corncobs in the world are grown, gives everyone a chance to experience a very Mexican tradition. This year's Feria del Elote is set for August 6–15.

IV Playa Platanitos Sea Turtle Festival, July 23-24
Riviera Nayarit CVB

Everyone is invited to come out to Playa Platanitos, Nayarit, where they will enjoy the nature tours and free shows - dancers, singers and music - that are part of the July 23-24 IV Sea Turtle Festival. While there, be sure to check out the new Hummingbird Garden next to the beach.

Kino MacGregor to Host Yoga Classes at Westin Resort
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board

The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board and CVB have announced that Shala Ananda Yoga Studios will host Kino MacGregor, a teacher and devotee of Ashtanga yoga, in a series of classes from November 18-20, 2016, as part of the Westin Resort & Spa Puerto Vallarta's Well-Being Movement.

Democrats Abroad July Social Hour at Luna Azul
Tricia Lyman

The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico invites you to join them for a July 'Social Hour' on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 5-7 pm in the air-conditioned comfort of Luna Azul, located at Lazaro Cardenas 308 on the south side of Puerto Vallarta.

Richard Reed Foundation Helps Puerto Vallarta Felines
Marie Callan

Since founding his private charity, the Richard R. Reed Foundation, in 2015, Reed has been donating funds to charitable organizations in Puerto Vallarta. And, since his foundation focuses on small charities that benefit children and animals, Puro Gato and Purr Project were a 'Purr-fect' fit!

Ron Morgan Properties: How To Hire a Housekeeper

The lifestyle experts at Ron Morgan Properties are asked a lot of the same questions over and over again about life in Mexico and how to go about navigating a new life in Puerto Vallarta. In their new 'How To' series, they answer some frequently asked questions about hiring a housekeeper.

Daiquiri Dick's Summer Sizzle: The Flavors of France
Laura Gelezunas

Many foodies consider French cuisine the haute couture of the culinary world. Don't miss your chance to sample some of this exquisite fare right here in Puerto Vallarta, as Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant features the Flavors of France on their Summer Sizzle special dinner menu through July 25.

VBG to be Featured in BBC's 'Mexico' Documentary Series
Vallarta Botanical Garden

Catching the attention of the British Broadcasting Corporation requires something extraordinary. In the case of the Vallarta Botanical Garden, it is native Mexican orchids and their unique pollinators, which will be featured in their upcoming documentary series, 'Mexico.'

1st Annual Summer Beach Bash for Cheryl's Shoebox
Vicki Steuteville

To raise funds for school shoes and supplies for the 200+ primary and secondary students attending schools in Colonias Progresso, Lomas de Enmedio and El Satrillo, Cheryl's Shoebox will be hosting their 1st Annual Puerto Vallarta Summer Beach Bash on August 7 at Oasis del Holi Beach Bar.

Puerto Vallarta 'The World's Best Beach Retirement City'

According to International Living editors, Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher, if you're thinking of retiring overseas, or buying a vacation home in a culturally rich city with modern amenities and absolutely gorgeous beaches, there's no better place than Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

July 15th Banderas 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 and community announcements, plus a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.

Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Ron Morgan Properties

The local Farmers' Markets around Banderas Bay offer a bounty of fresh, locally-sourced fruits and vegetables great for preparing delicious vegetarian or vegan meals at home. But when you don't feel like cooking, Vallarta offers a variety of options for those following a plant-based diet.

'Dancing With The Stars' Comes to Riviera Nayarit

Travelers can become a dancing star on the golden shores of AAA Five-Diamond Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit during the third annual LaBlast Getaway November 30 through December 3, 2016 led by three-time World Dance Champion and 'Dancing With The Stars' alum, Louis Van Amstel.

Last Chance to See Some of Act II's Hot Summer Shows

If you haven't been to Act II STAGES recently, don't walk - RUN! - to Puerto Vallarta's largest entertainment venue so you don't miss the opportunity to see some of the Summer's hottest shows - 'The Book of Job' and 'Be Italian' - in the air-conditioned comfort of The Red Room.

Gallería Dante Vallarta Summer Art News and Sale
Claire Guarniere

The owners of Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta, have been keeping busy this Summer. They've been marking down their entire inventory from 20-30% for their Summer Art Sale, which means you can save big on more than 2,500 art works.

Purr Project Needs Your Help to Build a 'Senior Center'
Marilyn Khan

If you have visited the Purr Project shelter in Puerto Vallarta, you've met many of our 'senior citizens.' As they age, our 'old folks' require specialized care. Funding is needed to build a 'Senior Center' at the ranch where they can live out their lives in a safe, stress-free environment.

Summer Camp at Entreamigos in San Pancho, Nayarit

The Entreamigos Community Center in San Pancho recently announced its 2016 Summer Workshops for children ages 3-16. The camp will run from July 18 through August 5, and offer kids art, ecology and other workshops limited only by the imagination of the volunteer teachers.

Vallarta Works to Improve Security at Local Schools

To ensure the safety of both the student community and the educational institutions in our city, the municipal government, headed by Mayor Arturo Davalos Pena, is implementing a joint effort security program designed to help eradicate criminal activities around Puerto Vallarta schools.

Fun Ways to Beat the Heat at Galerías Vallarta
Banderas News Team

One of the best things about living year-round in Vallarta is the variety of activities and attractions available for family fun. But what is one to do when the temperature soars, or the sky opens up and pours? The answer is simple. Gather up the family and head over to Galerias Vallarta.

This Week's Puerto Vallarta Vacation Property at PVRPV
Estrellita del Mar 202

Enjoy your Puerto Vallarta vacation at Estrellita del Mar 202, brought to you by PVRPV. This beautiful and comfortable 2 bedroom 2 bath condominium is situated on the second floor of a 16 unit, elegant, small, safe and gated complex that's just a few steps from Los Muertos Beach.

Food Park PV Gastro Bar an Innovative Concept in Dining
Lorena Sonrisas

Even though there are so many great restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, sometimes we all have a problem trying to agree with our family or friends on where to eat. The answer is simple, head over to Food Park PV Gastro Bar, an innovative concept in dining that offers something for every taste.

House Hunters International Films Vallarta Episode 10
Banderas News Team

Home & Garden Television just can't seem to get enough of Puerto Vallarta. Last weekend they filmed yet another episode of their wildly popular 'House Hunters International' series here, making this the 10th installment featuring our city and Timothy Real Estate Group.

2015 NATJA Conference Boosted Vallarta's Visibility
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board

The NATJA conference that was held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico last year has resulted in over 200 editorial items worth over 4 million USD of promotion. The Washington Post, AAA Magazine, Yahoo Travel, PBS and almost 200 additional media outlets have published articles about the destination.

July 8 Puerto Vallarta News Brief & 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, a few community announcements and a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.

Dwight Blake to Perform at The Jazz Foundation July 16
Debbie White

On July 16, international recording artist Dwight Blake will present his 'Memories of Motown' show at The Jazz Foundation on Puerto Vallarta's Malecón. With his sultry voice, Dwight masterfully communicates the music of great Motown artists like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and others.

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