The Instituto de Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta (IAMPV) is honored to host the distinguished and prolific composer, John Robertson, in February 2023. John has traveled from Toronto to his former home to hear one of his compositions performed during the Orquesta Sinfonica Vallarta concerts on Feb 19 and 20.
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico will hold their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, February 23 from 4:00–5:00 pm at the Incanto Theater, located at Insurgentes 109 on the south side of Puerto Vallarta. Following the AGM, DACB members will enjoy a happy hour and free hors d’oeuvres.
Puerto Vallarta will welcome nineteen cruise ships in February, according to the API’s (Integral Port Administration) arrival calendar. This is in addition to the January 31 arrival of the Attessa V super yacht, which will berth in our port through February 23. Of the 19 scheduled arrivals this month, there will be seven double arrivals.
The Humpback Whale Photoidentification Catalog in Banderas Bay (FIBB), created in 1996, has already reached 3,183 different whales, which is up from the 2,848 specimens that were catalogued last March in the database that now contains more than 8,800 records.
Gala Puerto Vallarta - Riviera Nayarit, the leading event for the travel and tourism industry on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, now in its 28th edition, will take place on February 16 and 17 at the Vidanta convention center in the state of Nayarit.
The Puerto Vallarta International Airport may soon be getting a new electronic immigration system (E-Gates) that will speed up wait times upon arrival. This technology will allow passengers on international flights to go through the migration procedures that are required to enter the country in minutes.
Mayor Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez on Monday officially appointed Rigoberto Flores Parra as the new Police Commissioner. He said that the time had come for Puerto Vallarta to resume having a police force that is purely civilian, citing the recognition it has earned as one of the safest cities in the country.
Every year in January, in the little town of Bucerías, Nayarit, there is a festival celebrating Our Lady of Peace, who is the patron of the local Catholic church. The fiesta lasts for nine days, during which the streets fill up with vendors selling everything under the sun, as well as live entertainment nightly.
With one in four people who were tested for Covid-19 at the Health Center in downtown Puerto Vallarta testing positive in the first weeks of January, the director of the VIII Sanitary Region, Jaime Álvarez Zayas, urges the population to get tested if you have any symptoms of respiratory infection.
According to Luis Romero Chávez, the president of Transporte Unido Costa Pacífico, 15 new buses have been added into circulation in Puerto Vallarta over the past couple of weeks, and 10 more units will arrive next week. These new buses are meant to better meet the needs of users on all of the different routes in the city.