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, community announcements, and a couple of this weekend's events you won't want to miss.
Vallarta Azteca 13th Anniversary Performance, Nov. 27
The CECYTE Jalisco Vallarta Azteca Folkloric dance troupe will be celebrating their 13th anniversary by putting on a show at Teatro Vallarta on November 27th, and you are invited! Since this Folkloric ballet group was formed in the heart of Puerto Vallarta in 2003, Vallarta Azteca has kept the cultural history of Mexico alive in a celebration of colors, music and interpretive dance. Led by Juan Antonio Salcedo Padilla, Vallarta Azteca has performed over 1400 shows in the State of Jalisco and around the country. The troupe has also represented Mexico at important international festivals in Canada, Argentina, Cuba, Poland and Spain. The November 27th anniversary performance will feature around 100 dancers that are students or alumni of the academic institution. Tickets cost 100 pesos and can be purchased online at eTickets
(for a 15 peso service charge) or at the Teatro Vallarta Box Office, which is open from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday through Saturday and from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on and Sundays. Teatro Vallarta is located in Downtown Vallarta at 184 Uruguay, across from Ley's Supermarket. For more information, call Teatro Vallarta at (322) 222-4525.
Air Canada Rouge Connects Montreal to Puerto Vallarta
Air Canada Rouge on 18 November launched flights between Montreal (YUL) and Puerto Vallarta (PVR). The 3,978-kilometer airport pairing will initially be flown by the airline weekly (Fridays) until 16 December, when a second weekly (Wednesdays) flight will be added. Finally a third weekly service will commence on 26 December (Mondays). The link is already served by Air Transat which offers a weekly (Thursdays) service on its 210-seat A310s, with it also adding a second-weekly (Mondays) 737-800 rotation from mid-December. Sunwing Country Airlines will also commence its seasonal weekly (Saturdays) operation on the route from mid-December according to OAG schedules, with it utilizing its 189-seat 737-800s on the Canada-Mexico city pairing. Rouge will operate the route on its 282-seat 767-300s.
Monday Night Karaoke Party at Nacho Daddy
Karaoke: Sober enough to sing. Drunk enough to do it. Its a fine line... Join hosts Fast Eddie and Catherine Beeghly on Monday nights from 7:00 to 11:00 pm for a fun-filled night of Karaoke at Nacho Daddy Mex Tex Restaurant and Bar. This is your chance to play the fool, have some laughs, and hear some local talent in the air-conditioned comfort of Puerto Vallarta's only Real Texas Music Hall. No cover. Open daily from 11 am to 12 am for lunch, dinner, live music on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights (with no cover charge!) and lots of fun, Nacho Daddy Mexico Restaurant & Sports Bar is located at Basilio Badillo #287, only two blocks off the beach in the heart of the Romantic Zone. For more information, visit NachoDaddyPV.com
or become a fan on their Facebook Page
for promotions, daily specials and more.
Human Connections Fund Raising Dinner Party
Human Connections, a local not-for-profit in Bucerias, is having a fund raising Dinner Party and Silent Auction, Thursday, December 8th, at 6 pm at La Postal! Tickets include a 3 course meal, live music, open bar, as well as the opportunity to bid on the many pieces of handcrafted art and local experience packages up for auction. Buying a ticket contributes to Human Connections and their cause which seeks to empower local communities and foster conversation that shifts perspectives and increases understanding. Human Connections achieves this through inviting travellers to come through different means, such as day tours, and learn about local artisans and their crafts. This increases awareness of others and breaks down stigmas about low income artisans in Mexico. They also connect artisans to international markets through introducing them to travellers and selling their products in their online store. For more information, visit humanconnections.org
or send an email to Caylee LaBranche at caylee(at)humanconnections.org.Weekend Events in Puerto Vallarta and Around Banderas BayClick on titles for more information
• Thanksgiving Weekend Line-up of Shows at Act II Entertainment
• Beachfront Fashion Show to Benefit Corazón de Niña
• 2° Expo Tattoo International Puerto Vallarta, Nov 26-27• 'Evening Under the Stars' to Benefit Vallarta SPCA