|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.
Will Ricky Ortiz be Making the NFL or Making Guacamole?
Undrafted rookie Ricky Ortiz can envision himself making the Baltimore Ravens, replacing a Pro Bowl fullback and becoming a lead blocker for Terrance West. If he is unable to do so, Ortiz will return to his other passion, an avocado farm with about 200,000 trees on 150 acres in Jalisco.
18-year-old Mexican Surfer Wins World Championship
Mexico News Daily
18-year-old Mexican surfer Jhony Corzo was crowned the men's world champion surfer on May 28, 2017 at the World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France. It was the first-ever individual medal for Team Mexico, and propelled the team to its first-ever medal, winning copper for fourth place.
Puerto Vallarta is Revving Up for June Color Runs
Whether you are looking for a fun way to stay in shape, or a chance to 'strut your stuff' in friendly competition, Puerto Vallarta is the place to be in June! The city is revving up for a series of Color Runs that focus less on breaking records and more on getting active and having a good time.
Major League Baseball Should Expand into Mexico
Bless You Boys
MLB commissioner Robert Manfred held a press conference last Tuesday, during which he discussed several topics including ballpark security and Statcast data. He also mentioned the possibility of playing major league games and/or putting expansion teams in Mexico.
VYC Summer Sailing Camp: Optimist, Lasers & Windsurf
Vallarta Yacht Club Summer Sailing Camps are back, and this year they are bigger and better than ever. With classes offered for all levels, from beginner to advanced sailors, students ages 7-21 can now choose to learn Optimist dinghy, Laser dinghy or sailboard.
Free Athlete Gear Encourages PV Kids to Play Sports
To encourage the practice of sports among kids, the president of the Puerto Vallarta Municipal DIF System, Candelaria Tovar de Davalos, recently delivered 140 sports packages to the same number of children from different neighborhoods who are part of the city's sports program.
Vallarta Will Host Intense Sporting Events This Month
Last weekend's VII Festival of Basketball kicked off a series of sporting events that are scheduled to take place in Puerto Vallarta through the end of May. From vollyball and soccer tournaments to open water swimming and running competitions, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
6th Jarretaderas Shore Fishing Tournament, May 21st
Riviera Nayarit CVB
The 2017 Jarretaderas Shore Fishing Tournament will take place on Sunday, May 21st. Now in its 6th year, the event was designed not only to search for the largest catch, but also to bring families together and promote surf fishing in the greater Banderas Bay area.
3rd Annual Riviera Nayarit Children's Fishing Tournament
The Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau are ready to welcome the 3rd Annual Riviera Nayarit Children's Fishing Tournament on Sunday 30 April, 2017, with the full support of the Banderas Bay Fishing Club.
Raiders to Host Patriots in Mexico City November 19
The NFL will soon be returning to Mexico. The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will travel to Mexico City in November to play the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca on the 19th, the National Football League said Thursday when it released the new season's schedule.
NAFTA World Cup? Just the Thing to Improve Relations
Arturo Sarukhan - LA Times
For Mexico, the U.S. and Canada, a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup would be about more than just soccer. It would be about shifting mutual perceptions first and foremost, about the three nations becoming better neighbors, and about creating a sense of common purpose.
Get Ready for the 28th International Sports Classic
Every May, just when it seems the high season is winding down, hot and heavy sporting events fire up competitive spirits at the Puerto Vallarta International Sports Classic. This year's competitons will be held from May 5-7, and everyone is invited to come out and watch the games - for Free!
8th Annual Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival in Bucerías
Kitesurfers from all over Mexico are ready to hit the beaches of Riviera Nayarit as they prepare for 3 days of spectacular kitesurfing during the 2017 Festival del Viento. Competitions are scheduled to take place on the waters between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle May 19-21.
Vallarta Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program Fundraiser
The Vallarta Yacht Club will hold it's Semi-Annual Fundraiser for Banderas Bay's only Junior sailing program on Saturday, April 29th at the Vallarta Yacht Club in Nuevo Vallarta's Paradise Village. You'll enjoy a 3 course dinner, raffles, live and silent auctions - all for a good cause!
Riviera Nayarit Aguas Abiertas Nado Seguro 3-5K Tournament
On April 1, 2017, more than 700 swimmers from across the country will gather at La Cruz de Huanacaxtle for a competition to win the Riviera Nayarit 2017 Nado Seguro (Open Water Safe Swim tournament) that will test their strength at swimming distances of 3 and 5 kilometers.
3rd Edition of Bike Fest Guayabitos, March 17-19
Riviera Nayarit CVB
The third edition of Bike Fest Guayabitos kicks off today, Friday, March 17th, in the Riviera Nayarit, offering cycling enthusiasts 3 days of bike rides and cycling competitions, talks on bicycles as a means of transportation, exhibitions, food, music, and contests.
2nd Roxy Fitness Run+SUP+Yoga Event in Nuevo Vallarta
Banderas News Team
Roxy Fitness, an exclusive event for women who like the sporting life, returns to the Riviera Nayarit on March 19. Set to take place on the beach at the Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta in Nuevo Vallarta, this sporting event combines yoga, running and SUP and will put participants' abilities to the test.
Mexico–US Relations Shine at Vallarta College Challenge
Whether it's the BYU Cougars cracking the top-25 against Oklahoma State under the lights of a bleacher-filled baseball diamond, or local students competing in Olimpiada competitions, the Estadio Municipal de Puerto Vallarta fosters community relationships – locally and internationally.
Club de Golf Chapultepec Hosts World Golf Championships
Last year, PGA Tour officials announced the World Golf Championship would relocate from Trump National Doral Miami, where it had been held since 1962. This week, the top 50 golfers in the world are set to tee it up at the Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City for the WGC-Mexico.