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Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond
...on Puerto Vallarta's Liveliest Website!

From live music to cultural festivals, charity events and special interest group meetings, there's always something fun to do in Puerto Vallarta. Events in the Banderas Bay area encompass a broad range of interests and enthusiasms covering everything from Mariachi, Cultural, International Film, Fine Arts, and Gourmet Festivals to Fishing, Tennis and Golf Tournaments.

Are you planning an event in Puerto Vallarta or the greater Banderas Bay area? Send a brief description, including information on whom we should contact to learn more, to events(at)

Tired of Staying Home? Visit Vallarta Botanical Garden
Banderas News Team

The Vallarta Botanical Garden is now open! Visiting the Garden is a great way for families to do something healthy and fun together. With 74 acres to explore you can keep your distance from others while enjoying the wonders of nature and breathing in some fresh air.

Spend a Day at the SPCA Sanctuary in Puerto Vallarta

Spend a rewarding afternoon at the Puerto Vallarta SPCA Sanctuary. The dogs and cats sheltered there are awaiting 'forever homes' and need your help to jump start their socialization. The goal is to get these animals adjusted and ready to interact in the real world.

Vallarta Botanical Garden Tour & Culinary Adventure
Banderas News Team

With social distancing being the 'new normal,' Vallarta Botanical Garden is now offering private Botanical Delights & Culinary Adventure Tours. This exclusive experience immerses guests in the natural beauty of Mexican plants and the richness of authentic Mexican cuisine.

Amy Armstrong and Fernando Gonzalez at Nacho Daddy

Last week, we reported on the Friday night live and live stream performances by PV's 'Duo Dorado,' Amy Armstrong and Fernando Gonzalez, at Nacho Daddy. Puerto Vallarta entertainment writer Gary R. Beck, who attended their October 16 performance, gives us the scoop.

Live and Live Stream Performances at Nacho Daddy
Marie Callan

Whether you feel like going out or staying home, you can enjoy live performance by two of the best musical groups in Puerto Vallarta, Duo Dorado and the Texas Embassy Blues Band, every Friday night in October at Nacho Daddy Restaurant & Sports Bar.

Daylight Savings Time Ends in Mexico This Weekend

While the U.S. won't be 'falling back' until November 1, 2020, Daylight Saving Time officially ends for most of Mexico at 2:00 am on Sunday, October 25th. If you are here in Puerto Vallarta, be sure to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed on Saturday night.

No Way José! Opens for Season 12 Tuesday, October 27
Julie Guerrero

No Way José! opens for Season 12 on October 27, and welcomes you back for another year of fabulous food, friends and fun at Puerto Vallarta's favorite Mexican contemporary restaurant. Don't miss their Halloween costume contest Oct 31 and Day of the Dead celebration on Nov 1.

12th Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica, October 29-31, 2020
Norma Hernández

Set to be held from October 29-31, Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica 2020 will be adapted to the circumstances demanded by health protocols. This year's event will be a Hybrid Edition that combines virtual and in-person experiences and feature a streaming transmission of show highlights.

2020 Puerto Vallarta Hook the Cure Event Goes Virtual
Gary Green

In 2020, fundraising events look a little bit different from the way they used to. Hook the Cure powered by IOTEC is no exception. This year's 15th annual outing, usually held at Villa Premiere Boutique Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, will be held virtually this November.

Vallarta to Host 2020 Pacific Games November 13-15th

If you are into Crossfit, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is the place to be from November 13-15th as the city hosts the seventh edition of the Pacific Games, one of the largest national sporting events focused on lovers of crossfit and 21st century physical training.

2020 Puerto Vallarta - San Sebastián Cycling Challenge
Luis Antonio

If you are looking for a unique outdoor activity that's sure to cure the quarantine blues, look no further than the Puerto Vallarta-San Sebastian Challenge, a 70 kilometer bike ride from the coast to a mountain village perched 1,500 meters above sea level.

A Thanksgiving Feast at Vallarta Botanical Garden
Marie Callan

Visiting the Vallarta Botanical Garden is a great way for families to spend quality time together, something that's especially important on holidays. On Thursday, November 26, the Garden will be serving a Traditional Thanksgiving Feast, complemented by live music, from 12:00 until 5:00 pm.

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