|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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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.
ExPats in Vallarta October 2019 Happy Hours & Events
ExPats in Vallarta, a totally social group offering informal fellowship and assistance for expat residents, visitors, or those considering living or working in Puerto Vallarta, has announced this month's schedule of events. Here's what's happening in October.
Daiquiri Dick's Special Menu Offers Innovative Cuisine
Banderas News Team
When you crave a great meal in casually elegant surroundings, there's no better place than Daiquiri Dick's on Los Muertos Beach. This popular beachfront restaurant on the south side of Puerto Vallarta strikes just the right chord with its classy beach house feel and innovative cuisine.
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.
ThumbTack Theater Presents 'Toothpaste and Cigars'
Four seasoned theater professionals have teamed up to bring theater experiences with an indie aesthetic to the Banderas Bay area. ThumbTack Theater, the newest performance group in Puerto Vallarta, is thrilled to present their debut production, 'Toothpaste and Cigars,' at Nacho Daddy.
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.
2019 Día de Los Muertos Festival in Puerto Vallarta
In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the dead will soon walk the Earth - so let the celebrations begin! From October 25 through November 3, there will be Day of the Dead altars, Catrina displays, singing, dancing, parades and other 'spooktacular' events in various venues throughout the city.
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.
Two Art Exhibitions Open Oct. 26 at Vallarta's OPC
Two contemporary art exhibitions linked by sound, seismic landscapes and images - 'Michael Nyman: In Movement' and 'Señales y Sonidos de la Tierra' - will open October 26, 2019 at Puerto Vallarta's Office of Cultural Projects, where they will remain on display through January 18, 2020.
Mexico's Clocks 'Fall Back' on October 27, 2019
If you are traveling to Mexico at the end of this month, you will literally be going back in time. That's right, Daylight Saving Time 2019 officially ends for most of Mexico at 2 am on Sunday, Oct. 27, while US citizens will not set their clocks back until 2 am on Sunday, Nov. 3.
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!
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.
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.
Celebrate Día de Los Muertos at Velas Vallarta Resorts
From October 31 through November 4, Velas Resorts in Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit will celebrate Día de Los Muertos, one of the most representative holidays of Mexican culture, with ofrendas, traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more.
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.
Los Muertos Brewing's 7th Annual Fiesta en La Calle
Banderas News Team
Since the 'fun never dies' on Vallarta's south side, Los Muertos Brewing will host their 7th 'Fiesta en la Calle' from 2:00-11:30 pm on Saturday, November 2. Come out and enjoy a frightfully fun party and dancing in the street to free live entertainment all day - and night - long.
'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!
'COCO, The Family Show,' November 3 at Teatro Vallarta
ince the movie 'Coco' is set in Mexico during the country's Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations, Teatro Vallarta will present 'Él Show de la Familia COCO,' a theatrical production in two acts based on the Academy Award-winning Disney Studios film on Sunday, November 3, at 6:30 pm.
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.
Puerto Vallarta Craft Beer Festival, November 16 & 17
If you love craft beer, make plans now to be in Puerto Vallarta Nov. 16 & 17, 2019 for the Third Brewmasters Beer Festival. Set to take place at the Rio Cuale Cultural Center, this free event will feature some of the region's, and the world's, best brews - all in one place!
Vallarta South Side Shuffle Returns November 29
Banderas News Team
On Friday, November 29, 2019, and every other Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 pm through April 3, 2020, La Zona Romantica will come to life as locals and tourists alike head over to Basilio Badillo to do the South Side Shuffle, the only ongoing party of its kind in all of Puerto Vallarta.
'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.