|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)banderasnews.com.
Galleria Dante End of Summer News and Art Sale
Summer news from Galleria Dante, the largest and most eclectic art gallery in Puerto Vallarta. Read all about the gallery renovations; Dante's Summer Art Sale, with prices reduced 20-50% through September 30th; and the 2019-2020 season art workshops and South Side Shuffle dates.
Summer Specials at Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant
Though Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant is best-known for serving Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors exceptional Austrian fare, from now until the end of September, this charming European-style café is also offering diners a taste of something different... traditional Mexican dishes with an elegant twist.
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.
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.
Karaoke Party Every Tuesday in Act II's Encore Lounge
Act II's famous Karaoke Nights return on Tuesday, June 25. With No Cover Charge, Happy Hour Drink Specials from 6-8 pm and the most entertaining karaoke party in town starting at 8:00 pm, this weekly event is the most fun you'll have in one place all summer long!
ExPats in Vallarta September 2019 Events Schedule
ExPats in Vallarta, a fun and friendly group of PV residents and visitors, has announced next month's schedule of events. In September, they'll be hosting Happy Hour gatherings at various venues every Tuesday from 5-7 pm, and getting together for dinners on the 5th and 19th.
La Dolce Vita to Host Democrats Abroad September Social
Join the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad for our September Summer Social, set to take place on September 18 at La Dolce Vita on Basilio Badillo. If you haven't yet visited this sleek new bistro in the heart of the Romantic Zone, come enjoy Happy Hour with us from 5-7 pm.
Us Two, 'Best of ABBA & Elton John,' in The Red Room
After its incredibly successful, SOLD-OUT RUN in Puerto Vallarta this year, Us Two is thrilled to be presenting their #1 show, "The Best of ABBA and Elton John," this summer. Don't miss this Vegas-style cabaret show, playing every Wednesday at 7:30 pm, in The Red Room at Act II Stages.
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!
San Pancho Patron Saint Festival Sept. 26 through Oct. 4
From September 26 through October 4, the small town of San Francisco (aka 'San Pancho') Nayarit, will celebrate an eight-day festival honoring its namesake, Saint Francis of Assisi. Festivities include not only veneration of the patron saint, but a whole lot of merry making too.
Wagen Volks Club's 7th VW Festival September 28 & 29
The Wagen Volks Club will showcase over 150 classic and newer, show-quality, Volkswagens at the Seventh Riviera Fest, a family-friendly VW festival and exhibition to be held at Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle on September 28 & 29, 2019. Admission is free.
September Full of Tradition & Fun in Riviera Nayarit
Banderas News Team
The Riviera Nayarit is one of Mexico's top vacation destination, largely due to a wide variety of exciting events to enjoy year-round, and September is no exception. Even though Mexican traditions dominate this very patriotic month there's something for everyone to enjoy.
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.
'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.'
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.
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.