|Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond|
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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.
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Daiquiri Dick's Makes Summer Sizzle in Puerto Vallarta
Banderas News Team
One of the best things about Summertime in Puerto Vallarta is the return of Daiquiri Dick's Summer Sizzle Menu. Through the end of June this popular beachside restaurant is offering diners 3 delectable courses (with your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert) for just $399 pesos.
Garlic and Mango Festival Returns to The River Café
Mangoes are ripe for the picking over the next few months - especially at The River Café, where cuisine and nature meld exquisitely. Mango lovers will be rejoicing as this popular Puerto Vallarta restaurant brings back 'For the Love of Garlic and Mango' from June 11 through July 31.
Get Your Taste Buds Ready for Summer at No Way José!
You asked for it, you got it! No Way José! opens its downstairs air-conditioned bar for dinner service starting June 13. With a daily happy hour featuring 2x1 domestic cocktails, you can beat the heat and try the weekly cocktail and dinner specials especially suited for Vallarta summers.
House Hunters Int'l Vallarta Episode 16 Airs June 22
Timothy Real Estate Group
If you love Puerto Vallarta, be sure to tune in to HGTV USA on June 22 for the premiere of Timothy Real Estate Group's latest episode of 'House Hunters International.' This marks the 16th time TREG and agent Taniel Chemsian have been featured on this popular reality series.
PV Real Estate Walking Tours Back by Popular Demand
The JG Group
Join The JG Group's Vallarta Real Estate Advisors Julie Guerrero and Dean McConkey on Saturdays for the only real estate walking tour in La Zona Romantica. These free tours visit nine of the new real estate projects in one of PV's fastest growing areas. (Advance reservations required.)
2018 Optimist North American Championship at VYC
Beautiful Banderas Bay will once again be the setting for a major international sailing championship. From June 24 - July 1, 2018, 150 young Optimist class sailors from 14 different countries will be competing in the North American Optimist Championships hosted by Vallarta Yacht Club.
Third Vallarta Aquathlon Set for June 24, 2018
The 2018 Aquathlon Vallarta, a continuous, three-stage race involving running, then swimming, followed by more running, is set to take place on Sunday, June 24. Whether you are looking for a fun way to stay in shape, or to show off your athletic prowess, you won't want to miss this!
Enjoy a Spectacular Sunday Brunch at The River Café
There is no better way to spend your Sunday than with a leisurely brunch at The River Café. Enjoy your favorite breakfast and lunch items, including an omelet station, coffee, juice and much more in a beautiful setting and relaxed atmosphere, every Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.
'Beers, Boys & Burgers' Every Sunday at Hotel Mercurio
Banderas News Team
The poolside bar at Hotel Mercurio has long been a favorite hangout, but on Sundays, the party amps up a few notches with the 'Beers, Boys & Burgers' Party. From 4:00 to 7:00 pm, the hunky Mercurio boys serve up tasty hamburger sliders and all the beers you can drink for just $150 pesos!
June 2018 Healthcare Resources PV News & Clinics
Things are really heating up here in the Banderas Bay region, so be sure to stay cool and hydrated! No matter the weather, HealthCare Resources will continue to offer health clinics, speaker programs and more throughout the summer. Take a look at what's happenng in June.
Spend a Day at the Puerto Vallarta SPCA Sanctuary
Ordinary people come to Vallarta to vacation. Extraordinary people come to Vallarta and volunteer! Spend a rewarding afternoon cuddling with the animals at Puerto Vallarta's SPCA. Our dogs and cats are awaiting 'forever homes,' and need your help to jump start their socialization.
ExPats in Vallarta June 2018 Events Schedule
In June, ExPats in Vallarta, a totally social group offering informal fellowship and assistance for expat residents and visitors, will be having two Happy Hour Gatherings, on Tuesdays the 12th & 26th; and one Special Dinner on Thursday the 21st. Make your reservations now!
Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas June 2018 Events
The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico invites you to join them for a series of events scheduled to take place this month. They are also offering free voter registration assistance on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from June 5 to July 4 at several Banderas Bay venues.
'You Are Here: Cartographies of a Destination' at OPC
Every year in May, the Office of Cultural Projects organizes an exhibition dedicated to Puerto Vallarta to celebrate the city's and the gallery's anniversary. This year's exhibit, 'You Are Here: Cartographies of a Destination,' opens May 26, 2018 and will remain on display through August 25.
Looking For Some Fun Things To Do? Come to Act II!
Puerto Vallarta is a great place to visit, even during the warm, humid summer. And Wednesdays are THE day to go to the beautiful, air-conditioned, Act II Entertainment venue. The fun starts with Happy Hour at 6:00 pm, followed by Us Two and their live band at 7:30, and Bob's Karaoke Party at 8:00 pm.
Democrats Abroad to Host Fourth of July Beach Party
If you find yourself in Puerto Vallarta on the USA's Independence Day, head over to Daiquiri Dick's on Los Muertos Beach for an All-American 4th of July celebration hosted by the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad. This event always sells out, so get your tickets TODAY!
Condos, Casas & Cocktails: FREE Real Estate Seminars
Thinking of buying Vallarta real estate? Join Tropicasa Realty & Garbo Bar for 'Condos, Casas & Cocktails' - a casual, yet informative, conversation about purchasing real estate in Mexico - every other Thursday at one of Puerto Vallarta's most exciting residential developments, Pier 57.
3 Gay Men's Choruses 'Dreaming Together' in Vallarta
On Sunday, July 8, the Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus, together with the Coro Gay Ciudad de México and the New York City Gay Men's Chorus, will present a special concert, 'Dreaming Together,' at Teatro Vallarta. Ticket prices range from $100 to $500 Pesos, depending on seat location.
Biblioteca Los Mangos Offers Summer Courses for Kids
The Puerto Vallarta Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos, is offering children ages 3-13 four fun-filled weeks of activities during this year's Summer Camp. Scheduled to take place from July 9th to August 3rd, all Summer courses are inclusive, educational and entertaining.
Cirque du Soleil's 'Luzia' Opens in Guadalajara Aug. 30
While Banderas Bay area residents and visitors eagerly await the opening of the Cirque du Soleil theme park that's currently under construction in Nuevo Vallarta, the show that the park will be centered around, 'Luzia, A Waking Dream of Mexico,' will start touring around Mexico in August.
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Starboard Yachts: The Ultimate Way to Tour Banderas Bay
For those looking for a one-of-a-kind Puerto Vallarta experience, Starboard Yachts offers the ultimate in luxury yacht tours. With Starboard Yachts, you'll enjoy a truly luxurious day on the water aboard the most elegant, yet affordable, yacht charter available in Banderas Bay.
Puerto Vallarta Zoo: A Truly Unforgettable Experience
Located 35 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta in beautiful Mismaloya, 'Zoologico de Vallarta' is built into the side of the Sierra Madre mountains, taking full advantage of the natural setting to create a lush, tropical experience for both zoo residents and visitors.
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures (L.O.C.A.)
For Women Travellers in Puerto Vallarta
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures P.V. (L.O.C.A.) is not only a great place to network and make new friends, but also a place to challenge your fears and push your limits while having the time of your life with like-minded women who have a passion for the outdoors.
Discover Puerto Vallarta's Own Garden of Eden
Hidden in the jungle about a half-hour drive south of Puerto Vallarta is an oasis of beauty reminiscent of Babylon's Hanging Gardens with a nod to Adam and Eve. Bring your hiking boots, your camera, your appetite, and your soul to explore Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
It's Always a Great Time to Visit Estero El Salado
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a natural sanctuary, where rivers, jungles, mountain and sea come together to provide a wide variety of eco-tourism options and an endless array of outdoor adventures. One example is Estero El Salado, an urban eco-reserve in the city's Hotel Zone.
New Historic Vallarta Tour for Wheelchair Travelers
Puerto Vallarta's accessible Malecón is now the site for historic walking tours for wheelchair travelers. This tour, offered by Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, follows the flat Malecón along the shore of Banderas Bay, and is ideal for those with mobility limitations.
Las Caletas: Family Fun in Puerto Vallarta
If you've never been to Mexico's beloved Puerto Vallarta before, you'll most likely have a hard time narrowing your must visit list down to a few attractions to fit your time there. Yet some attractions in Vallarta are better than others, especially for family travelers with kids in tow.