There are just a couple of days left before we get that opportunity for an extra hour's sleep in the morning. That's right, daylight saving time 2021 officially ends for most of Mexico at 2 am on Sunday, October 31st. If you are here in Puerto Vallarta, be sure to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night.
According to Jalisco Tourism Secretary Germán Ralis Cumplido, Puerto Vallarta and other popular vacation destinations throughout the state have high expectations and are preparing for a busy tourist season from the end of 2021 to the beginning of 2022.
The PV Garden Club supports not only a more beautiful, clean and verdant city, but is also making it more attractive to tourism, thus creating a vibrant economy to support all the other great causes in Puerto Vallarta. Here’s the latest news from the PVGC.
In compliance with the guidelines ordered by the Jalisco State Board of Health, in Puerto Vallarta some activities will be carried out on the occasion of the Day of the Dead, among which are the installation of altars in the municipal palace and of catrinas on the Malecón, as well as a small parade.
On November 6 Puerto Vallarta will host the Burden Run, the largest fitness festival in Mexico, with more than 10 editions held so far in natural reserves around the country. More than 1000 athletes from Mexico and around the world are expected to participate.
After analyzing COVID-19 indicators and the progress of vaccination in our State, the Jalisco Health Board established that pantheons will be opened at 70% of capacity between October 25 and November 6. However, food, alcoholic beverages & live music are prohibited.
Vallarta Botanical Garden founder Robert Price is pleased to announce that Jeremy Taylor will be joining the VBG as their new Executive Director. 'I will work tirelessly to ensure that the Vallarta Botanical Garden continues to grow and thrive for the betterment of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and our planet,' Jeremy said.
According to the latest report from the Jalisco Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works, reconstruction of the Insurgentes Street bridge, which connects downtown Puerto Vallarta with the Romantic Zone and collapsed after the passage of Hurricane Nora, is going according to plan and will be finished by the end of this year.
According to projections for the last 2 and a half months of this year, the number of tourists who visit Puerto Vallarta in 2021 could be similar to those of 2019, before the pandemic. This estimate is based on hotel occupancy data and an increase in national and international air operations.
The newly elected Mayor of Puerto Vallarta, Luis Alberto Michel Rodríguez, is determined to keep our city clean. One of the first things he addressed upon taking office was the restoration of 12 of the city's garbage trucks that had been out of service and are now back at work.