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'Make it, Bake it, Grow it' Treasures at PV's OTFM-TC

April 7, 2016

Located in Lazaro Cárdenas Park on Puerto Vallarta's South side, the Old Town Farmers' Market-Tianguis Cultural is open every Saturday from 9:30 am-2 pm until April 30th. Learn more at

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Discover something new and exciting this Saturday at the Old Town Farmers Market-Tianguis Cultural. We have live music, warm weather, a cool downtown vibe, and 90+ vendor stands filled with "make it, bake it, grow it" products & services. Be sure to experience them all while you can as the market's season is coming to a close on Saturday, April 30th.

Farm-Fresh Fun

Do your body good with a rainbow of herbs, greens, and gourmet baby vegetables from Hortalizas Palomera. You'll love the locally-grown strawberries and blackberries from Fresas de Michoacan. Plantas Regionales Puerto Vallarta's regional plants and flowers add vitality to living spaces, and Flores-e-Vallarta's tropical arrangements will wow loved ones and guests.

Fashionable Finds

Complete your wardrobe with fashions from Laura Lopez Labra Boutique. Children love apparel from The Art of Embroidery & Looms. Girls happily twirl in original dresses from El Rincon de Zoe. Custom sandals are all the rage from Begoña Sandalias, and jewelry is abundant from Joyería Margarita (wrap bracelets), Karen Mical Designs (polymer clay wearable art), Frida Kahlo Necklaces, Chantel Vintage Spoon Jewelry, and more!

Traditional Works

Deer, cacti, serpents, jaguars, peyote, and the distinctive "eye of Gods" make up Huichol Art's indigenous line. Woven bags, shirts, table runners, and small carpets are a must from Isabel Ramirez. She is a member of the Oaxaca-based Triqui Ribe tribe, and continues to honor her family's 500-year tradition of weaving. Music lovers go gaga over prehispanic musical instruments from Instrumentos Musicales Prehispanicos. And nothing says "eco-friendly" like 100% handcrafted brooms and brushes from Escobas Artesanales de Mexico.

Home Goods

Get your very own museum-quality dry clay piece from Tomas Esparza Leon of Barro Brunido. His works have been shown in distinguished museums and galleries around the world. Beautiful home accents can be found from sculptor Patricia Gawle and glass blower Carlos Rosas. Like trash-to-treasure décor? You'll love the sun catchers and stained glass ornaments from Adriana Coss Vitrofusion Reciclado. Tlamatini offers beautiful palm baskets, and Milagro del Arte features elegant wooden crosses.


Pamper yourself with 100% natural soaps, oils, lotions, and scrubs from Banderas Soap Blends. Then work out the kinks with a treatment from U.S. Board-Certified Chiropractor Dr. Erik Fulfer at Bahia Chiropractic. Let Pure Chia (chia seeds) top off your next smoothie, and Shining Spouts (lentil sprouts and dressings) amp up your next salad. Improve digestion with Small World Probiotics' fermented foods & natural vinegars.

Gift Ideas

Stock up on unique gift ideas from Glass Design (stretched glass figurines), Greeting Cards by Helen, and The Bag Ladies (wine bottle gift bags). Children will adore wool animals from Artesanias de Chiapas. Bring the ocean home with sea shell products from Tesoros de Mar y Tierra. Melly Milagro's photo-on-wood pieces & Wiki's whimsical wooden boxes offer perfect gifts for all ages.

Food, Glorious Food

Freshly baked goods are in abundance from Hecho en Mexico Pasteleria, Vallarta Bagel World, and Artisan Bakery (sourdough bread and pastries). You'll find dried pasta, sauces, and liquors at La Dolceria Produzione Italiana. Then top your favorite dishes with jams, jellies, and chutneys from Jan's Specialty Condiments; dips, salsa, and infused oils from Los Sabores de Cristy; and pestos, mole, and condiments from Miriam's Mexican Kitchen.

Be sure to stop by the International Food Court for tasty Thai, Indian, traditional Mexican favorites, and vegan entrées (hamburgers, al pastor, falafels, and sticky buns). Fresh beverages provided too. Dessert includes hand crafted chocolates and chocolate-covered bananas from Xocodiva Artisan Chocolates and candied nuts from Mr. Pistaches.

But these are just a few of the goodies we have waiting for you at the OTFM-TC. For a complete list, visit

Meet the Market

The OTFM-TC is a North American style market that celebrates the tradition and culture of Mexico's outdoor Tianguis markets. It is also a registered non-profit/association civil organization that focuses on nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit of Puerto Vallartans. All OTFM-TC products are either locally grown or handmade within 75 kilometers of the city.

You're Invited!

The OTFM-TC will be open 9:30-2 every Saturday, from November 7, 2015, to April 30, 2016. You'll find us in Lazaro Cárdenas Park, located in Vallarta's Emiliano Zapata neighborhood. For only 12 pesos an hour, you can park in the garage directly beneath park. Public buses and taxis also come this way with a Pino Suarez Street drop off.

Get Involved

Interested in becoming a new OTFM-TC vendor or volunteer? Stop by the information booth to pick up an application.

For market updates in English - and now in Spanish - please visit, and "like" us on Facebook.

Click HERE to learn more about the Puerto Vallarta Old Town Farmers' Market.