Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|ACT LGBT Invites You to Talk with Puerto Vallarta's Mayor|
ACT LGBT A.C., an influential legal coalition representing the interests of Puerto Vallarta LGBT & LGBT-friendly businesses and independent professionals, invites everyone to the Lion's Club on Thursday, June 29 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm for a meeting with Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña.
Sunwing to Offer Abbotsford Vallarta Vacation Packages
Sunwing is excited to announce it will be offering vacation packages from Abbotsford for the first time this winter. Beginning December 17, and running weekly until April 8, 2018, travelers can look forward to convenient Sunday departures from the airport direct to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
More than 200 Run PV's 14th Race Against Addictions
More than 200 people gathered at the Agustín Flores Contreras sports stadium on Sunday, June 25, to participate in the 14th Vallarta Race Against Addictions. The purpose of this family-friendly competition was to promote a healthy lifestyle free from addictive substances.
The Top Ten Summer Camps in The Riviera Nayarit
School is about to let out for the Summer and soon it will be time for family vacations. Many families look for summer camps for their kids, so the Riviera Nayarit Conventions and Visitors Bureau has put together a list of ten excellent options for children and teens.
ExPats in Vallarta July Happy Hours and Events
Summer gatherings continue to be a huge success with local expats, so ExPats in Vallarta are continuing their full schedule of events during the Summer months this year. During the month of July, ExPats in Vallarta will be having two Happy Hour gatherings and two ExPats Dinners. Join the fun!
Vallarta Vacation Property of the Week from PVRPV
Casa de Elgre - Condo
PVRPV Puerto Vallarta Vacations proudly presents Casa de Elgre, a contemporary studio with the perfect location in the heart of the Romantic Zone. This new addition to PVRPV is just steps away from all the attractions of Old Town, Los Muertos Beach, and the city's world-famous Malecón.
Vallarta's First Free Pet Sterilization Campaign
There are many non-profit animal organizations in the greater Banderas Bay area that offer free spay and neuter clinics on a regular basis, but on July 8 & 9, the Puerto Vallarta municipal government is organizing the city's first free pet sterilization campaign.
Benito Santos Designs Wedding Dresses for Grand Velas
Inspired by the contemporary and elegant design of the resort and its breathtaking scenery, renowned Mexican designer Benito Santos has created an exclusive collection of wedding dresses for the Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. They are now on display in the resort's wedding showroom.
American Legion Hosts Free July 4th Event for Veterans
On July 4th from 12-2 pm, the Puerto Vallarta American Legion Post 14 will host a free Independence Day event, offering hot dogs, chili, and more, to every military veteran, their spouses and friends, who wish to come to Steve's Sports Bar, 286 Basilio Badillo on the south side of Vallarta.
Ángeles en Libertad Collecting Bottlecaps for Life
Ángeles en Libertad invites everyone to participate in this year's 'Destapate y Dona Vida' (bottle caps for life) campaign. They will be collecting plastic bottle caps and aluminum can pull-tabs at an entertaining awareness- and fund- raising event at Los Arcos del Malecón on June 24.
June 23 Vallarta-Nayarit News Brief & Weekend Events
Banderas News Team
There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Vallarta-Nayarit headlines, community announcements and a couple of this weekend's events that you won't want to miss.
Tips for Surviving the Summer Heat in Puerto Vallarta
Summer has offically arrived. Here in Puerto Vallarta, the heat and humidity can be dangerous for anyone, but even more so for the elderly. How can seniors protect themselves and stay cool this summer? Homecare and hospice expert, Kurt Kazanowski MS, RN, CHE, offers a few tips.
Oficina de Proyectos Culturales' Taller OPC to be Inaugurated
The Taller OPC, which was unveiled during the May 27 opening of the Oficina de Proyectos Culturales' latest exhibition, 'You Are Here: Dichotomies of Landscape,' will be officially inaugurated tonight (June 22, 2017) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Juarez #598 in downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta Maritime Terminal Renovations Update
The modernization of Puerto Vallarta's cruise ship port is underway. Next year, it will resemble a traditional Mexican hacienda that, in addition to a new passenger terminal and tourist services area, will house a tequila museum, a shopping center and an aquarium.
Act II Entertainment Rocks Summer, Prepares for Winter
Act II has done it again and shows no sign of slowing down. Danny Mininni and team kicked off the Summer season with a brand-new series, 'Spotlight on Vallarta,' which highlights the incredible talent of people that live here - and they are already gearing up for the Winter season!
July Events Heat Up the Summer in The Riviera Nayarit
Summer is heating up in the Riviera Nayarit, and Mexico's Pacific Treasure has a variety of smoking hot events planned for July. Sports dominate the calendar, but there is plenty going on in the music, nature and beauty pageant arenas that are sure to spark your interest.
1st Annual Mango Festival to Benefit Jay Sadler Project
Join the Jay Sadler Project as they raise money for the Vista Hermosa playground with the juiciest event: the 1st Puerto Vallarta Mango Festival! Set to be held July 1 at Lazaro Cardenas Park, the festival will feature various dishes made with the 'King of Tropical Fruit' and live entertainment.
Garbage in PV: Sanctions & Separation the Next Steps
Now that the municipal government has fulfilled its promise to resume daily garbage collection, Puerto Vallarta Mayor Dávalos Peña has turned his attention to the next two steps of the program - sanctions for those who do not respect the schedules, and the separation of waste.
New Locks Keep Your New Home in Puerto Vallarta Secure
Regardless of what country you're in, one of the first things you should do after buying property is change the locks. There is no telling who has copies of the keys to your new home and, with so many reasonably priced locksmiths in Puerto Vallarta, it is an easy fix.
Rafffle at 4th of July Party in PV Offers Great Prizes
If you are in Puerto Vallarta, make plans now to celebrate the 4th of July at Langostinos on Los Muertos Beach from 6-9 pm. You'll enjoy an unlimited buffet loaded with all your favorite July 4th foods, music by Sylvie Scopazzo and The Zippers, and a raffle for great prizes!
2017 Corona Sunsets Festival Coming to San Pancho
After a 17 country world tour, Corona Sunsets is coming back to Mexico for its 5th edition. This spectacular music festival will be held on July 22 on San Pancho beach, an hour's drive north from Puerto Vallarta. According to Casa Cupula, it will be well attended by Vallarta's LGBT community.
Let Daiquiri Dick's Do the Cooking This Summer
Banderas News Team
Baby, it's HOT outside! Too hot to even THINK about cooking, much less spending hours standing over a steamy stove. Fortunately, the chefs at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant are once again serving up their Summer Sizzle menus, which offer Puerto Vallarta diners hot deals on gourmet meals.
Marina Riviera Nayarit Summer Solstice/Sailstice 2017
Gather up the family and head out to Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle on Saturday, June 24, because all you need is a dinghy, kayak, surf or paddle board - and an umbrella - to be a part of the 2017 'Summer Sailstice' Umbrella Downwinder Regatta and SUP Rally!
Weekend Events in Puerto Vallarta & Around Banderas Bay
Banderas News Team
Even in mid-June, there's so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around Banderas Bay that it can be difficult to keep up with it all, so we've put together a brief overview of some of this weekend's events and happenings in Vallarta-Nayarit that you won't want to miss.