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April 29 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, community announcements and a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.

Children's Fishing Tournaments in the Riviera Nayarit
Jorge Jiménez

Two fun, friendly & free fishing competitions for kids are taking place in the Riviera Nayarit this weekend - the 2nd Annual Children's Fishing Tournament at La Cruz Marina on Saturday, April 30th, and the 2nd Annual Children's Surf Fishing Tournament in San Blas on Sunday, May 1st.

A Weekly Radio Show for PV's English-Speaking Community
Sean Harris

In August 2015, Michael Nolen started hosting 'The Good Morning Wake Up Show,' an English-language broadcast covering Puerto Vallarta news, weather, events and helpful information for the expat community. The show airs Saturdays on University of Guadalajara's 104.3 FM radio station.

Cirque du Soleil Theme Park to Open in Nuevo Vallarta
Lorena Sonrisas

During Tianguis Turístico 2016, held this week at Expo Guadalajara, Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre gave attendees more details about their new theme park, which will be built in Nuevo Vallarta, and centered around their newest show 'Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico.'

Puerto Vallarta Bug Season: The Mighty Mosquito

Mosquitoes are not to be taken lightly when staying in the vicinity of the jungle in Puerto Vallarta. One chooses to holiday in paradise but must realize there are often caveats in heaven. We can name very few but we are completely aware of the mosquito's existence being one of them.

Last Chance to Enjoy the OTFM-TC's 7th Season
Erin Staley

April 30th is the last shopping day of the Puerto Vallarta Old Town Farmers Market-Tianguis Cultural's 7th season, so be sure to come out to Lazaro Cardenas Park this Saturday to stock up on all of your favorite 'make it, bake it, grow it' products. The OTFM-TC's 8th season begins Nov 5.

Las Alamandas: Great Deals for Family Summer Fun
PR Newswire

Las Alamandas Resort, midway between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo, offers a family retreat like no other. Seventeen spacious and luxuriously appointed suites are set alongside miles of unspoiled private beaches, tranquil lagoons, organic orchards, flowing estuaries and exotic wildlife.

Fairmont Costa Canuva Hotel to Open in Late 2018

Luxury hotel operator Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and Mota-Engil Tourismo yesterday announced the development of a 250-room luxury hotel and private residences in the new master-planned 'Costa Canuva' community on the Riviera Nayarit. The hotel is slated to open in 2018.

Salty Dog Voyages: Banderas Bay Luxury Yacht Cruises
Marie Callan

If you want to explore the natural wonders of Puerto Vallarta's Banderas Bay, but don't want to take a typical 'Booze Cruise,' then Salty Dog Voyages are perfect for you! Climb aboard Salty Dog's 58-foot Azimut yacht for a truly luxurious day on the water that you will never forget.

Free Estero El Salado Boat Tours on Children's Day
María Francesca

On Saturday, May 30, in celebration of El Día del Niño, the Estero el Salado will be giving the children of Puerto Vallarta free one-hour boat tours through the estuary. Aboard 'La Aventurera' kids can learn about the eco-reserve's great diversity of wildlife and 3 species of mangrove.

PV to Conduct Tsunami Evacuation Simulation on May 6

As part of the actions that the State and Municipal Civil Protection Departments implement to foster a culture of prevention in Puerto Vallarta, various public and private agencies have been invited to participate in a large-scale tsunami evacuation simulation on Friday, May 6th at 10:00 am.

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