|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.
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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Vallarta at Kaiser Maximilian
Banderas News Team
Get out the lederhosen and beer steins - it's time for Oktoberfest! Through Nov. 10, European Chef Andreas Rupprechter is serving up his Oktoberfest menu along with the traditional Austrian cuisine that has made Kaiser Maximilian one of Vallarta's favorite restaurants.
Savory Specials Kick Off New Season at Daiquiri Dick's
Banderas News Team
After a brief vacation, Daiquiri Dick's is back, and is now serving Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors their innovative cuisine. To whet your appetite, in addition to all your favorites, they're offering dinner specials that are sure to make your visit an 'Exceptional Experience.'
Healthcare Resources PV October 2019 News & Clinics
Where in the world did the summer go? As we roll into the fall/winter season, October brings many things to Puerto Vallarta. Among them are: Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a full schedule of Healthcare Resources' health screening clinics and speakers programs.
Vallarta Botanical Garden Tour & Culinary Adventure
There's no place quite like the Vallarta Botanical Garden, and the Botanical Delights Tour and Culinary Adventure is the best way to get the most from your experience there. This guided tour immerses guests in the natural beauty of Mexico and the richness of Mexican cuisine.
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.
Palos Sculpture Studio to Host Open House on Oct 16
Banderas News Team
Palos Sculpture Studio at Casa Alexandria will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, October 16 from 6:00-10:00 pm. Everyone is invited to come out and explore this unique art space located in the hills overlooking Old Town Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events in Puerto Vallarta
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and, here in the Banderas Bay area, Healthcare Resources Puerto Vallarta is working to promote awareness, honor breast cancer survivors and remember those who lost the fight, by hosting a series of informative, fun - and pink! - activities.
Enjoy a Spectacular Sunday Brunch Buffet 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!
2019 Day of the Dead Festivities at ART VallARTa
Dearly departed spirits will return to hover over this year's ART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebration in Puerto Vallarta, which start October 25 with a street party and an art exhibition inside the gallery, and continue Oct 31 with the premier of 'La Noche de los Alebrijes,' a bilingual stage play.
Act II's 7th Season of Entertainment Opens Oct. 29
Banderas News Team
Act II Stages will kick off their 2019-2020 season of entertainment on Oct. 29 with the hit Broadway Musical, 'Mamma Mia,' and a Grand Gala to open their 7th season of entertaining Puerto Vallarta. Meanwhile, Summer fun continues with the 'Abba & Elton' show and Bob's Karaoke Party.
Ready to Shop? Tianguis Lo de Marcos Returns Nov. 2
The Tianguis Lo de Marcos will reopen its doors for its sixth season on November 2, 2019. Held every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, this weekly event expects to continue its growth and history of drawing shoppers from around Banderas Bay to this small town on the Riviera Nayarit.
'Showgirl' will Open Season 7 in The Red Room on Nov. 2
Act II is gearing up for another great season of entertainment and can't wait to tell you what's in store for Puerto Vallarta audiences this winter, like 'Showgirl,' starring Daniela Treviño. A party will celebrate its opening, which also kicks off Season 7 in The Red Room on Nov. 2 - Danny Mininni's birthday!
Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta this November
Fishing and golf enthusiasts are already making plans to visit Puerto Vallarta November 7-10, 2019 for a long weekend of fun and friendship at the 14th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's premiere fishing, golf & spa outing, 'Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC.'
November 9 Garage Sale to Benefit PuRR Project
This season's first fund raising event for Vallarta's non-profit feline shelter, PuRR Project, will be a huge Garage Sale on Saturday, November 9. We've already collected lots of good stuff to sell, but still need your unwanted 'treasures' that someone else would love to have.
Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic, November 14-17
The Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf Classic, an annual celebration of 'The Good Life,' returns to the Riviera Nayarit November 14-17, 2019. Combining the best of Mexico's food and drink with the chance to play on two Jack Nicklaus golf courses, this is one event you won't want to miss.
'Evening Under the Stars' Gala Benefit for SPCA de PV
Tickets are now on sale for an extraordinary "Evening Under the Stars," the annual fund raiser for the SPCA de Puerto Vallarta. You won't want to miss this spectacular event, scheduled to be held at the beautiful Oscar's Restaurant on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
Navy League Announces 2019 Toys for Tots Fundraisers
It may be a warm and steamy August, but the Navy League Council is already hard at work preparing for the 22nd consecutive year of raising funds to distribute toys to needy kids this holiday season. The Golf Tournament is set for Dec. 7th, followed by the Charity Ball on the 8th.
ONGOING EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Puerto Vallarta Beaches
Turtle-loving travelers heading to Puerto Vallarta this summer are invited to join one of the Banderas Bay region's many sea turtle protection programs which, every year, help thousands of baby Olive Ridley turtles survive long enough to reach the sea.
The JG Group Offers Free PV Real Estate Walking Tours
Banderas News Team
Join The JG Group's Vallarta Real Estate Advisors on Wednesdays and 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.)
Discovering Mexico on the Roads Least Travelled
On a recent Mexican sojourn, we found inspiration on the roads least travelled. Our guides on this excursion were from Human Connections, a tiny nonprofit that introduces travelers to indigenous people doing remarkable things using skills they learned from their ancestors.
Learn Vallarta through Cultural Experiences
...take an easy walking tour!
The Mexican culture as reflected in its people, history, architecture, artisanal crafts and ecology can be experienced best by taking a walking tour. Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours offers eight such walks that immerse you in the local culture for a couple of hours.
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.