Vallarta & Banderas Bay Area News
|HIV-AIDS Community Center Announces Red Ribbon Gala|
SETAC, Puerto Vallarta's HIV-AIDS Community Center, has announced 'Red Ribbon Gala - A World Without AIDS for our Children,' an extraordinary fundraising event set to take place at Casa Karma Boutique Resort on Thursday, December 7, from 6 to 10 pm.
Puerto Vallarta the Perfect Place for Winter Gaycations
The winter holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year's Eve are the most popular time of year for gay men to visit Puerto Vallarta. Nothing can beat guaranteed sunshine, friendly people, fantastic food and some of the most anticipated events of the season.
Thanksgiving in PV? Let Daiquiri Dick's Do the Cooking!
Banderas News Team
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends, and if you are in Puerto Vallarta, Daiquiri Dick's is the perfect place to celebrate. Especially on November 23, when the restaurant will be serving a special a la carte Holiday Menu right on Los Muertos Beach.
First Part of December a Great Time to Visit Puerto Vallarta
The first 12 days of December is a perfect time to be in Mexico as cities across the country celebrate the Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Here in Puerto Vallarta, December 12 also marks the anniversary of the founding of our city in 1851, which kicks the celebrations up a notch.
International Friendship Club: 'From a Small Acorn'
The International Friendship Club started offering Puerto Vallarta Home Tours 31 years ago as a way to raise funds to support the fledgling Cleft Palate Clinic. For the 2017-2018 season, the IFC Home Tours will run every Tuesday and Wednesday morning through March 21, 2018.
Season's First South Side Shuffle at Galleria Dante
Banderas News Team
An exhibition by Canadian artist Marc Galipeau opens at Galleria Dante on Friday, November 24, as part of the first Southside Shuffle of the 2017-2018 season. Stop by PV's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.
2017 Punta Mita Charity Golf Classic, Nov. 18
On Saturday, November 18, for one day only, Punta Mita will open its exclusive golf course to players from all around the bay - regardless of their membership status. Fundación Punta de Mita and PEACE Punta de Mita invite you to play for a cause at the Punta Mita Charity Golf Classic.
Three Reasons Why You Will Love Living in Mexico
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico
There are so many reasons why choosing to live in Mexico is one of the best decisions you can make, it's virtually impossible to cover them all without leaving something out. MEXLend, a leading mortgage broker in Mexico, outlines some of the best things about moving to Mexico.
Vallarta's Entertainment Season in Full Swing at Act II
Daniel R. Mininni
Act II is 'On Top of the World' - or, with new shows opening and ongoing favorites selling out nightly, at least on top of Vallarta's entertainment scene! And the hits just keep on coming at STAGES, where you can enjoy live entertainment in all three venues every night of the week.
Vallarta Botanical Garden November News
In addition to exploring the 64 acres of native tropical plants and flowering trees, there's always something new to discover at Vallarta Botanical Garden! Founder Robert Price tells us about some of the Garden's new and ongoing projects and upcoming events you won't want to miss.
The History of the Mexican Revolution and Its Heroes
The Mexican Revolution is honored each year on November 20. Its importance is taught in schools, as it is not only a significant example of people's ability to fight a structure internally for a true change, but also a reminder that all people have the right to be free from oppression of any kind.
Puerto Vallarta's 3rd 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' Contest
To encourage environmental responsibility, the City of Puerto Vallarta invites all children and teens to participate in the 3rd 'Reduce, Reuse & Recycle' contest. To participate, all you have to do is create a sculpture or piece of furniture made from at least 80% recycled materials.
Informative, Entertaining Talks at Boutique Theatre
TED Talk Tuesdays returns to the Boutique Dinner Theater Nov. 21 and will be presented every other Tuesday throughout the 2017-2018 season. Each week, an 'interesting person' living in Vallarta will share his or her expertise and insights, on a variety of socially relevant topics.
This Season's First Vallarta Garden Club Meeting
Make plans to join the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club at Incanto on Thursday, November 16 for our inaugural meeting of the 2017-2018 season. The meeting will begin with a presentation of our first project, followed by drinks and appetizers on the terrace overlooking the Rio Cuale.
Cynthia Lee Fontaine to Headline Casa Cupula Quinceañera
Cynthia Lee Fontaine, undisputed Miss Congeniality of hit reality TV show 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' has been selected by the team at Casa Cupula Boutique Hotel to headline the property's highly anticipated quinceañera - or 15th anniversary - celebration, to take place January 19, 2018.
Beachfront Fashion Show to Benefit Corazón de Niña
Banderas News Team
Tired of wearing the same old beachwear day in and day out? Then come to El Dorado Beach Club on Playa de Los Muertos on Saturday, November 25 for the second annual Beachfront Fashion Show to benefit Corazón de Niña, a shelter for abused and abandoned children in Puerto Vallarta.
San Pancho Beachfront Development Meets Opposition
Mexico News Daily
A residential development project planned for San Francisco (a.k.a. San Pancho) in the Riviera Nayarit is encountering fierce opposition from a group of local residents who question its viability and believe it poses a threat to this small town on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
November 15 Texas Festival Benefits Pasitos de Luz
Banderas News Team
On November 15, Hotel Secrets Vallarta Bay will be throwing a Texas Experience FUNdraiser that includes music, food, and a lot of Texas-size fun to benefit Pasitos de Luz, a Puerto Vallarta non-profit that provides free vital services to disabled children living in extreme poverty.
Punta Raza Surf Fishing Tournament, November 25-26
Riviera Nayarit CVB
The Tepic Surf Fishing Club is inviting all surf fishing aficionados to participate in the eleventh edition of their annual Shore Fishing Tournament, set to be held on the shores of Playa Punta Raza in the Riviera Nayarit on November 25 and 26, 2017.
Puerto Vallarta Taco Festival Returns November 18-19
The 2017 Puerto Vallarta Taco Festival returns November 18-19th and will feature some of PV's best taco restaurants offering a wide variety of Mexico's most representative dish, plus beer and tequila tastings, Lucha Libre, live music and more, at the Municipal Sports Stadium.
Vallarta Real Estate Market: First 3 Quarters of 2017
Timothy Real Estate Group
The first 3 Quarters of the year have flown by and we have the results from the first 9 months of the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit real estate market in 2017. It has been a stellar year so far filled with incredible weather, activities and events, and a very busy real estate market.
Sea Monkey Hosts 'Luau' in Support of PuRR Project
On Friday, December 8th at 5 pm, Sea Monkey Restaurant will be hosting the Fifth Annual Luau on the Beach to benefit the 180+ cats living at the PuRR Project shelter in Puerto Vallarta. Tickets to this fun-filled charity event always go quickly, so get yours before they sell out!
Act II Opens With a BANG! Breaking Box Office Records
Daniel R. Mininni
Sporting an all new look and box office record breaking shows, Act II Entertainment is very excited about the 2017-2018 season. Featuring 42 different shows, many of Vallarta's favorite performers have already returned to STAGES, but there's also some hot, new surprises in store!
2018 Vallarta Heroes 9-1-1 Calendar is On Sale Now
Puerto Vallarta firefighters, lifeguards and police took a moment out from putting out flames to spark a few fires of their own last Thursday night at Paco's Ranch at the 'unveiling' of the 2018 Heroes 9-1-1 calendar. The 14-month calendar is on sale now for just $250 pesos.