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.
Puerto Vallarta is a well-known, world-class expat and tourist hub - and most people would expect prices to reflect that. They do in the 'Zona Romantica.' But when International Living's Jason Holland visited recently, he found an up-and-coming gem, where real estate prices are a fraction of what's found in the Romantic Zone.
Jalisco State legislators could make the use of face masks mandatory, and impose sanctions upon establishments that do not enforce mask wearing. Citizens who decide not to wear a mask in public spaces could face up to 36 hours in jail or a fine of up to 1,400 pesos.
Expedia recently announced U.S. trends for the most important vacation periods of the year, such as Thanksgiving and New Year's. It comes as no surprise that warm and sunny Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is among Americans' Top 10 holiday destination preferences.