Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico - Everyone is invited to come to the Vallarta Botanical Garden from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, June 16 for the 2019 Hummingbird Festival and Celebration, a family-oriented educational event celebrating one of nature's vibrant aerial acrobats.
This is your chance to get an up-close-and-personal look at the wonderful world of the hummingbird and a great opportunity for nature lovers of all ages to see and learn about these amazing birds and the Gardens that host and support them.
Photos by Larry Bennett, AspenPhotoArt.com
As a special treat, the Tuito Folkloric Dance Group has choreographed a special bird-themed folk dance and will perform it for us at 2:30 pm. Afterwards, there will be free cake for everyone!
Make plans now to come out and enjoy:
• "Biology of Hummingbirds" presentation by Biól. Leonardo Campos
• Hummingbird observation walk led by Biól. Leonardo Campos
• Drawing workshop
• Bird-themed folk dance by the Tuito Ballet
• Cake for everyone!
• Photo Exhibition
Admission is $200 pesos per person, which covers Garden entry fees.
Visit the internationally famous Vallarta Botanical Garden located just 30 minutes south of Old Town at Km. 24 on Highway 200 and easily accessible by public transportation and taxi. This 64 acre wildlife preserve and botanical garden have something fun for everyone. Over 200 species of birds have been observed on the Garden's grounds. Don't forget to bring your swimsuit for a refreshing dip in the jungle river. See plantings of vanilla, chocolate, and hundreds of other botanical delights! Authentic Mexican Cuisine is served in the Hacienda de Oro Restaurant from 10 am to 5 pm. The Garden is open daily from 9 am to 6 pm (closed Mondays from April 1 to December 1). Garden admission is just $200 pesos. For more information, call (322) 223-6182 or visit vbgardens.org.
Click HERE to learn more about Vallarta Botanical Gardens.