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Daiquiri Dick's Serving Mother's Day Brunch May 10-13
Laura Gelezunas

From Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 13, Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant will be serving up a special Mother's Day brunch between 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. With fabulous food and terrace, patio and beach dining available, it's a great way to show Mom how much she means to you.

PVGMC Pride Concert: 'Show Me Broadway' May 23 at Act II

The Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus is proud to announce plans for its annual Gay Pride concert on May 23 at Act II Stages. This year's show is called 'Show Me Broadway,' and features the music of some of Broadway's most well-known musicals, and three very special guest performers.

2018 Vallarta Fashion Awards – Fashion for a Cause
Lorena Sonrisas

If you are a fashion enthusiast, there's an event coming up that you won't want to miss: The 2018 Vallarta Fashion Awards. Set to be held at 7:00 pm on May 18 at Club Regina Puerto Vallarta, four Mexican designers will present their latest collections - for a good cause.

Two Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day at The River Café
María Francesca

Show Mom your love by treating her to a fabulous Mother's Day brunch or dinner at The River Café. On Thursday, May 10, 'El Dia de la Madre,' this landmark restaurant on the banks of the Rio Cuale in downtown Puerto Vallarta is going the extra mile to make the day extra special.

OXXO's 'Redondeo' Program Supports Vallarta's SETAC
Banderas News Team

Since its inception in 2002, OXXO's 'Redondeo' program (round up at checkout) has supported over 1,800 non-profit organizations in Mexico with over $750 million Pesos delivered to them. SETAC, Puerto Vallarta's LGBTQ Community Center, will be the beneficiary from May to July, 2018.

Treat Mom to a Delicious Meal at Kaiser Maximilian
Marie Callan

Taking Mom out for a delicious meal that she doesn't have to cook is one of the best ways to show Mom your appreciation, so make plans now to pamper your Mom during the extended Mother's Day celebration at Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone.

Act II Sets the Bar for Spring Entertainment in Vallarta
Melissa Tropp

Puerto Vallarta finally has a 'Spring Entertainment Season,' thanks to the much-loved Act II Stages venue. This brand-new season features the best in live cabaret, music, comedy, stage plays & drag shows, and new acts are continuing to open every week throughout the month of May!

Rotarians Raise Funds for Jalisco Medical Facility
Jackie Glosniak

Brookfield-Riverside Rotary President Charles Ezell and other Chicago area Rotarians have helped make a difference in the everyday lives of those in Las Mesas, Jalisco, a small town about two hours outside of Puerto Vallarta, with the opening of a medical clinic and clean water center.

Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit Let The Good Times Roll
María Francesca

The Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit tourism boards are focused on attracting new markets by promoting the natural attractions and cultural events that appeal to travelers young and old. And the destinaton's new promotional video, 'Let The Good Times Roll,' does just that.

Siam Cocina Offers Puerto Vallarta a Taste of Thailand
Warren Brander

People living in large cities in the USA and Canada may not understand all the excitement surrounding the recent opening of a new Puerto Vallarta restaurant, Siam Cocina Thai. But for those of us in PV that love authentic Thai food, this opening has been a big deal and highly anticipated.

Cinco de Mayo a Significant Date in Mexican History
Margarita Bonita

Many have heard of Cinco de Mayo, but few know what it celebrates. Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico's independence, but it is not Mexican Independence Day. The festivities on May 5 are about another battle for independence - a battle fought against the French in 1862.

TED Talk Tuesdays Continue to Inspire at The Boutique
Catherine Caldera

'Reflections on the Eve of Vallarta Pride 2018: Heading toward year-long tourism, and positive social change,' is the topic of the next TED Talk Tuesday. William Hevener, the Director of ACT LGBT, will present this socially relevant discussion at 10 am on May 15 at The Boutique Theatre.

Spring News from PV's Amapas Neighborhood Association
Viviana Testón

The Amapas Neighborhood Association, a group of Puerto Vallarta residents and business owners who work to enhance our quality of life through improvements in security, infrastructure and responsible development, brings us up to date on what's happening in Colonia Amapas.

SETAC an Important Part of Vallarta Pride Celebration
Paco Ojeda

SETAC will contribute to this year's Vallarta Pride celebration through several events that, as in years past, will position Vallarta's LGBTQ Community Center as the region's most important preventive organization focused on HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections.

Volunteers Needed for May 25, 2018 Pulpito Drag Derby
Tom Swale

Volunteers are needed for this year's Pulpito Drag Derby, set to be held from 5-9 pm on May 25, as part of the 2018 Vallarta Pride celebrations. Now in its fifth year, Puerto Vallarta's annual 'Running Of The Drag Queens' is part block party, part ANA fundraiser, and 100% fun!

Puerto Vallarta Tennis Open Continues Through May 5
Boardwalk Realty PV

Featuring professional tennis players from over 30 countries, and televised throughout Mexico, the Puerto Vallarta Open continues through Saturday at Parque Parota. The evening session starts at 7:30 pm, and tonight, PV's own professional player, Jerry Lopez, will take the court.

ExPats in Vallarta May 2018 Happy Hours & Events
Sara Wise

ExPats in Vallarta, a fun and friendly group of Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors from other countries, have a variety of entertaining social events scheduled for May from Happy Hours and Special Dinners at local restaurants to a Wine & Appetizer Evening in a private home.

This Month's Hot Property from Tropicasa Realty
Horizon 404, Amapas

Located in Amapas, high above the hustle and bustle of the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta, Horizon 404 is a luxurious unit in the sophisticated Horizon condominium complex. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo features an oversized terrace and panoramic views of the bay, ocean and jungle.

Puerto Vallarta Garden Club May Events and Activities
David Muck

For those of us in Vallarta, it feels like summer is just around the corner. As such, the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club kicks off May with the first of many summer socials that they will be hosting for members that live here full time, or those who are visiting during the summer months.

2018 Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival Kitesurf Competition
Marie Callan

Kitesurfers from all over Mexico - and the world! - are preparing to hit the beaches of the Riviera Nayarit for three days of spectacular kitesurfing during the 2018 Festival del Viento (Wind Festival). This year's event will be held May 18-20 at Maritima Nuevo Vallarta in Flamingos, Nayarit.

59 Participating in This Year's Vallarta Restaurant Week
Lorena Sonrisas

At a press conference held last week at Tuna Blanca in Punta de Mita, Restaurant Week organizers released more details about the upcoming 14th edition of this popular foodie festival that's set to take place at 59 Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit eateries from May 15-June 10, 2018.

Local Marine Biologist Saving Banderas Bay Manta Ray
Marie Callan

Being an expert on 'Manta Birostris' (Giant Manta Rays) is not the only objective of Iliana Fonseca, a local marine biologist who has chosen to put her knowledge to work in an effort to preserve this vulnerable species in the waters of Banderas Bay on Mexico's Pacific coast.

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