Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|Us Two, 'Best of ABBA & Elton John,' in The Red Room|
After its incredibly successful, SOLD-OUT RUN in Puerto Vallarta this year, Us Two is thrilled to be presenting their #1 show, "The Best of ABBA and Elton John," this summer. Don't miss this Vegas-style cabaret show, playing every Wednesday at 7:30 pm, in The Red Room at Stages.
Help Vallarta Students with Back to School Supplies
Anne Marie Weiss-Armush
The 'Vallarta Abuelos' are partnering with community leaders in Colonias 5 de Diciembre, Jardines, and El Centro to help Puerto Vallarta students go back to school with everything they need. For only $12.50 USD, you can provide a low-income child with a new backpack filled with supplies.
Dry Mode Lowers Cost of Air Conditioning Vallarta Homes
A good air conditioning system makes summer in Puerto Vallarta a lot more comfortable. But many people have no idea how to cool their homes in the most efficient way. For instance, very few know how to use the dry mode function that comes on most air conditioners nowadays.
Karaoke Party Every Tuesday in Act II's Encore Lounge
Act II's famous Karaoke Nights return on Tuesday, June 25. With No Cover Charge, Happy Hour Drink Specials from 6-8 pm and the most entertaining karaoke party in town starting at 8:00 pm, this weekly event is the most fun you'll have in one place all summer long!
How to Keep Mosquitos Away from Your Home or Condo
One of the biggest challenges for Puerto Vallarta homeowners at this time of year is preventing mosquito bites! The little buggers are not just annoying, but also carry an assortment of diseases. Tropicasa Realty offers a few tips to help you keep your property mosquito-free.
Saints Peter & Paul Battle it Out in Mexcaltitan
Banderas News Team
A traditional and magical festival will soon be taking place in Mexcaltitan, a small fishing village known as the 'Venice of Mexico,' in northern Riviera Nayarit. Every year on June 29th, the townspeople stage a battle between the island's patron saints: San Pedro and San Pablo.
ACT II Stages Makes Summer in Puerto Vallarta Fun
Act II Stages will re-open on June 25th with its new summer schedule, including the return of their famous Karaoke Party; Us Two's 'ABBA & Elton' show; the musical comedy 'Twist and Shout'; and an all new Puerto Vallarta Concert Series featuring a different local band every week!
Student Strike to Protest Río Los Horcones Destruction
Dr. Rafael Guzmán Mejía
Around the world, student strike demonstrators are demanding action to fight climate change, ecocides and other abuses to our planet. Here in Puerto Vallarta, your help is needed to protect the Río Los Horcones from big business. Join the protest at 10:00 am on Friday, June 21.
Donna Davies to Host Casa Jilguero Open House Friday
Timothy Real Estate Group agent Donna Davies will be hosting an Open House at Casa Jilguero on Friday, June 21 from 12:00 to 2:30 pm - and you're invited! Located in the Colonia Los Sauces neighborhood of Puerto Vallarta, this single-family home is a must see!
Jalisco Looks to Promote Off-the-beaten-path Areas
Travel Agent Central
The state of Jalisco on Mexico's Pacific Coast is aiming to broaden tourism, through new developments in Costalegre, and a continuation of the federal government's Pueblos Mágicos program with state funds going to help for the promotion and maintenance of the towns.
Local Fighter Goes to Thailand for Muay Thai World Cup
Puerto Vallarta fighter Miguel Angel Padilla Robles will represent Mexico in the World Championship of the International Amateur Muay Thai Federation (IFMA), which is set to take place July 20-30 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the King of Thailand himself handing out the prizes.
Two New HHI Episodes Feature TREG's Taniel Chemsian
Timothy Real Estate Group
A new episode of HGTV's 'House Hunters International' TV series featuring Timothy Real Estate Group agent Taniel Chemsian will be aired on June 20 and 21. And, if you missed the last Puerto Vallarta episode of HHI, you can watch it on YouTube or wait for the July 22-23 rerun on HGTV USA.
59th International Sportfishing Tournament in San Blas
The Marina Fonatur in the historic port of San Blas is set to welcome the 59th San Blas International Sport Fishing Tournament June 27-29, 2019. With competitions in 3 categories: sailfish, marlin and dorado, this tournament is considered the best of its kind on the Mexican Pacific.
Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat in Puerto Vallarta
Though the official first day of summer is not until June 21, we're already experiencing some sweltering weather here in Puerto Vallarta, so we have put together some summer survival tips to help you get through this hot and humid time of year in the Banderas Bay area.
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico Now Offers Escrow Services
Terence L. Reilly
Closing a transaction in a foreign country can be daunting. Whether it's a business transaction or a real estate purchase, utilizing a trusted Escrow source can alleviate your fears. When it comes to escrow services in Mexico, 14 years of experience make MEXLend a name you can trust.
Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours: Mexico's Nopal Cactus
Dulce Maria Morales sits at our daily market removing the spines from nopal (prickly pear) cactus to prepare them for sale. When I first came to Mexico, I asked her what to do with these lovely green pads. Now, after many meals which have included various preparations, I love this food.
National Botanical Garden Day Celebrations at the VBG
Every year, public gardens throughout Mexico observe National Botanical Garden Day to raise awareness about their role in the conservation and protection of the environment. This year's event is on June 22 and Vallarta Botanical Garden will celebrate with a day full of fun activites.
Let Daiquiri Dick's Do the Cooking This Summer
Banderas News Team
Baby, it's HOT outside! Too hot to even THINK about cooking, much less spending hours standing over a steamy stove. Fortunately, the chefs at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant are once again serving up their Summer Sizzle menus, which offer hot deals on gourmet meals.
Cirque du Soleil Nuevo Vallarta Theme Park Redesigned
Almost 5 years after Grupo Vidanta announced plans to build a Cirque du Soleil theme park in the Banderas Bay area, the resort developer says that the project has been expanded, to include several amusement park concepts, and rebranded as 'The Parks at Nuevo Vallarta.'
PV Team to Play 3rd Jalisco Cup Soccer Game on Saturday
The amateur soccer team representing Puerto Vallarta in the 2019 Jalisco Cup have won their first two regional matches, and hope to continue their winning streak on Saturday, June 15, as they take on the team from San Sebastian del Oeste at the Agustín Flores Contreras Sports Stadium.
PVR Airport Welcomed 597,000 Int'l Tourists in Q1 2019
In the first quarter of 2019, more than 597,000 international passengers arrived at the Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport in Puerto Vallarta (PVR), which places the air terminal as the third busiest in the country for foreign visitors.