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November 4 Vallarta News Brief and Weekend Events

November 4, 2016

From live music and theater to cultural festivals, sporting events, charitable efforts and special interest group meetings, there's always something fun happening in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Puerto Vallarta news headlines, a few community announcements and a couple of this weekend's events you won't want to miss.

Oktoberfest in November? Only in Puerto Vallarta!

Oktoberfest traditionally starts in the third weekend in September and ends the first Sunday of October. But not if you are in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! Every year in November, PV's favorite Beer Garden and German Restaurant, Hacienda Alemana, hosts a Traditional Oktoberfest that's filled with foot stompin' oom-pah-pah music, unbeatable beer and wunderbar wurst! This year's event will be held on November 4th & 5th. For just $285 pesos, you'll enjoy German Music, a delicious Bavarian Buffet, lots of Draft Beer, Beer Contests with great prizes, and plenty of Fun! Join us for two exciting days at Puerto Vallarta's most authentic German Festival. Hacienda Alemana is located at Basilio Badillo 378 on the South side of Puerto Vallarta. For more information, call 222-2071, or visit

Puerto Vallarta against Bullying, Kidnapping, Extortion and Abuse

radKIDS® the empowerment safety education program that provides anti-bullying, anti-kidnaping, anti-extortion and anti-abuse for children from 4 to 12 years old is coming to Puerto Vallarta. radKIDS® is a non profit organization, since its inception in 2000 has been committed to providing education that enhances the ability of children and parents to utilize knowledge, skills and power to protect themselves against violence and harm. More than 250,000 children have been trained in the US and in Mexico around 500 hundred. In the past the program was provided in English in the US only, just a few Mexican children could have it. Since 2015 its being provided in our language, tropicalized to our country needs. In Puerto Vallarta the program will be provided from November 7th - 11th at the Montessori Shanti School premises. To learn more about radKIDS, take a look at The Early Show video on Youtube. For more information about the radKIDS® program in Puerto Vallarta, visit the Amigos de Radkids Mexico page on Facebook. The Montessori Shanti School is located at Milán #146 in Versalles.

Vallarta Women Against Cancer Fundraiser

On Saturday, December 3 at 6:00 pm, a charity event to support Puerto Vallarta's Grupo de Apoyo a la Mujer con Cáncer, a.k.a. Grupo Bennu A.C., will be held at El Set, the cliffside restaurant overlooking Playa Conchas Chinas that is famed for its sunsets and terrace dining. More Women have Cancer here in Puerto Vallarta than anywhere in Mexico. Come out and help us raise awareness in our community. You'll enjoy a fantastic dinner, a spectacular sunset, live music performed by Los Michel and Beverly & Willow, a Visual Dreams bikini fashion show, a silent auction and a raffle for just $500 pesos in advance or $600 pesos at the door. Visual Dreams will donate 10% off all profits this year to the Charity and 50% of anything purchased from their line on the night of the event. Tickets are available now at El Set, Costera a Barra de Navidad 1182, Conchas Chinas; Grupo Bennu's Office at 5 De Septiembre #149 in El Pitillal; Holistic Bio Spa, Plaza Marina Local B-10; or by Contacting Alison Barnes at alisonbarnes8(at) Let's fight back and find a cure! Save the date! Get you tickets NOW!

Weekend Events in Puerto Vallarta and Around Banderas Bay
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• Weekend Full of Entertainment at Act II Stages

• My Big Fat Mexican Murder Previews at No Way José!

• Opening Day Excitement at Tianguis Lo de Marcos

• 13th Annual Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon & 5K Run