Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, 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 headlines, a few community announcements and a couple of weekend events that you won't want to miss.
The Riviera Nayarit Unveils Contest For Lovers
On February 8th, the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) launched the "Riviera Nayarit, the perfect place to enjoy as a couple," contest, promoting the Riviera Nayarit as a destination for romance and weddings. The rules are very simple: all you have to do is visit the destination's official Facebook page,
where there's an image posted announcing the contest. Comment on it with a picture of love and tag your partner. At the end of the contest, the image with the most likes wins! The only requirement to accredit your win will be having liked the Riviera Nayarit’s Facebook page as well as the Facebook page for the host hotel.
Residents of Mexico 18 and older can participate free of charge. The winner will be chosen on February 15, 2017 and the official announcement will be made on February 16th. The grand prize is a four-day/three-night, all-inclusive stay for two at the Grand Sirenis Matlali Hills Resort and Spa in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.
What Can Vallarta's Legal Assistance Office Do For You?
Vallarta's LGBT Association of Commerce and Tourism (ACT LGBT A.C.) has organized a free informative session, entitled, 'What can the Legal Assistance Office do for you?' which will be presented on Wednesday, February 15 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at Taste Restaurant @ CasaCupula.
Join us as representatives from the Legal Assistance to Visitors Office, a subsidiary of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism office, explain what they can do for you. Their main function is to assist and guide citizens and visitors in case of complaints or legal issues. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Please confirm your attendance on the Facebook event page. Taste Restaurant at Casa Cupula is located at Callejon de la Igualdad 129, Colonia Amapas, on the south side of Vallarta.
Vallarta Garden Club Membership Meeting & Presentation
Please join us at the new Incanto Vallarta Cabaret & Piano Bar on Thursday, February 23rd at 5:00 pm for a reception on the main floor terrace overlooking the Rio Cuale. At 5:45 we will move into the Cabaret for a presentation on our new Pier Street Plan by landscape architect, Tom Sparling. Enjoy Happy Hour throughout the evening and receive Special Seating at $5 off regular pricing for the 7:00 pm show of Miss Hope Springs, the talented and award-winning Ty Jeffries.
So mark your calendar, bring as many friends as you can, and join us for a fantastic continuation of the season. Your membership renewal is extremely important. Our annual membership fee is 500 pesos per person and 750 pesos per couple, (approximately $25 and $38 USD). For more information, visit vallartagardenclub.com,
or follow us on Facebook.Weekend Events in Puerto Vallarta and Around Banderas BayClick on titles for more information
• South Side Shuffle Offers Fun and Friendly Shopping
• Valentine Day Shopping is Sweet at Mercado Los Mangos
• Music, Theater, Drag Shows and More This Weekend at Act II• 'Beers, Boys & Burgers' Every Sunday at Hotel Mercurio