On Wednesday, May 31, 2023, our beloved Puerto Vallarta will be celebrating its 105th anniversary as a municipality, and its 55th as a fully-incorporated city, with a great celebration in El Centro. The commemorative program for this double anniversary will begin at 5:00 pm at Los Arcos del Malecón.
After last week's meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Puerto Vallarta Mayor, Professor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, announced that the long-awaited passport office, where citizens can complete the paperwork and receive their travel document on the same day, will soon open at Puerto Mágico.
Two more beaches in Puerto Vallarta have met the requirements to obtain certification for the 2023-2024 season. The beaches of the Marriott and Westin hotels in Marina Vallarta will be officially certified on July 1, bringing the total of Blue Flag Beaches in this popular vacation destination to six.
'The Image and Memory,' a photographic exhibition and conference, will be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 29 at the Municipal Presidency. Learn about Puerto Vallarta's growth from a small fishing village to a world-class tourist destination through the eyes of four photographers who found their inspiration in this city.
Ian Emmanuel González Santos from Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, isn't your average teenage boy. At 13 years old, his profound interest in biology allowed him to break some serious records. The Mexican child genius is the youngest molecular biologist in the world, and is preparing to receive another degree from UdeG on May 31.
Driving in downtown Puerto Vallarta has been challenging again this week as the cast and crew of 'Acapulco' continue filming the third season of this popular Apple TV series. Traffic and parking restrictions on Calles Matamoros, Hidalgo, Agustín Rodríguez and Juarez are expected to end at 8:00 pm on Friday, May 26.
The electronic waste (E-waste) recycling campaign that the Puerto Vallarta Department of Municipal Services held on May 3rd and 4th not only helped people get rid of 21.5 tons of electrical & electronic devices, but also raised citizen’s environmental awareness.
Every Summer, Olive Ridley sea turtles start arriving on the shores of Puerto Vallarta to nest their eggs. Forty-five days later, their eggs begin to hatch, attracting visitors looking to experience the magic of life first-hand by taking part in one of the many turtle release programs in the Banderas Bay region.
It has been a long time in the making, and it has undergone several iterations of reimagining but, based on the latest images leaked on YouTube by amusement park fans, it seems like considerable progress is being made at the Vidanta World theme park in Nuevo Nayarit and that the first phase will be opening soon.
On May 31, 2023, Puerto Vallarta will commemorate the 105th anniversary of its induction as a municipality and 55th of its elevation to the category of city. In celebration of this historical milestone, the municipal government has organized a huge celebration on the Malecón that is free and open to the public.