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2nd Annual 'Taste of La Cruz' Happens This Saturday

January 9, 2013

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico - The Marina Riviera Nayarit will present the 2nd Annual "TASTE OF LA CRUZ" this coming Saturday, January 12th, at the Malecón and Xiriki Amphitheater of the Marina in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, from 4 pm until 8 pm.

Thanks to the overwhelming response from exhibitors, several area charities will benefit from this year’s event; PEACE’s Action For Food program in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Busca Un Amigo in Puerto Vallarta, the Junior Sailing Program of the La Cruz Yacht Club, and Manos de Amor Orphanage in Bucerias.

A TASTE OF LA CRUZ will feature a unique blend of businesses, services, restaurants, and musicians from throughout the Bahia de Banderas and Riviera Nayarit including: Alamar, Anfitrion, Arroyos Verdes & Restaurant Bambu, Bucerias Body Works, Café des Artistes, Café La Esquina, CMQ Hospital, Cornerstone Hospital, Duendee Coffees, Ernesto’s Good Grub, eSun Energy, Frascati, A Hand In The Kitchen, Huanacaxtle Bar-Café, Luna Lounge, Masala, Mexican American A?C and Home Services, New World Gym, Osos’s Oyster Bar, PEACE, Pets Gone Wild, Puerto Bahia, Sandrina’s, Sandzibar, Simply Baku, (Mariscos) Tino’s, Todo Vela Mexico, La Vaka Gorda, Vallarta Gardens, Vera Café, Vinos & Wine, and Xocolatl by Roberto’s - with many more being added daily.

In addition, over 40 local artisans, craftsmen, and purveyors will be offering their unique regional art, clothing, and food.

The exciting musical lineup features some of the Bahia’s most notable and accomplished musicians: The Blond Gypsies - Latcho & Andrea, the Banderas Bay Jazz All-Stars, Luna Rumba, and Harold Carrazana & Rumba Mix with his exciting dancers. They will entertain in the Xiriki Marina Amphitheater throughout the afternoon and early evening.

Last year's first-ever event was a phenomenal success and attracted 1,200 visitors to La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and the Marina Riviera Nayarit. Based on that success and the additional support from the state of Nayarit this year, 2013's attendance is expected to exceed 2,000 visitors from throughout the Bahia de Banderas as well as Tepic, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Leon/Guanajuato.

Exhibitors were unanimous in their praise of the expo/fair for its effectiveness in providing an exciting and vibrant avenue for the promotion of their businesses. Visitors were likewise thrilled with the festival atmosphere, delicious food and drink, and the variety of intriguing businesses and entrepreneurs in such an impressive setting.

Admission to A TASTE OF LA CRUZ will be $50 pesos and includes a free drink. Exhibitors will offer their goods for sale.

For further information about A TASTE OF LA CRUZ visit, email info(at) or call (322) 116-4731.