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Five Vallarta-Nayarit 'Winter' Adventures for Families
As temperatures average 75° and clouds rarely dominate sunshine, Vallarta-Nayarit is a virtual winter wonderland for those with an aversion to cold. It's especially appealing to families seeking holidays that replace Christmas sweaters and eggnog with a suntan and margaritas.
Vallarta Garden Club Meeting & Wine Reception at OPC
In a town that relies on tourism, the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club's mission of 'Beautifying Vallarta' makes all other endeavors here more successful. Join us at the Oficina de Proyectos Culturales for our December Membership Meeting & Wine Reception on the 15th from 5-7 pm.
Vallarta-Nayarit Whale Watching Season Opens December 1
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico offers many ecological tours, but nothing compares to the thrill of whale watching on Banderas Bay. The 2016-2017 whale watching season officially opens December 1, giving everyone a chance to discover the wonderful world of whales while vacationing in Vallarta.
Art Exhibition Opens at Vallarta Botanical Garden
On Sunday, November 27, a crowd of visitors to the Vallarta Botanical Garden, including locals and tourists from all over the world, attended the inauguration of the final installation of the popular art exhibition, 'Aves y Sus Hábitats' (Birds and Their Habitats).
Puerto Vallarta Honors Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe
Every year during the first twelve days of December, the streets of Puerto Vallarta come alive with festivities, processions and religious fervor culminating with the celebration of 'El Dia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe' (the Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe) on December 12th.
II Riviera Nayarit Gran Fondo Bicycle Challenge
Banderas News Team
Open to cyclists aged 18 or older, the II Gran Fondo Riviera Nayarit is set to take place December 3 and 4, 2016, offering challenging roads and incredible landscapes on a route that will cross through the towns of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, Higuera Blanca & Sayulita.
IFC Puerto Vallarta Home Tours Resume November 29
The International Friendship Club provides one of the most popular tourist activities in all of Puerto Vallarta, their always special Home Tours. So put on your walking shoes, grab your camera, and get ready to enjoy a fun-filled day of discovery, while helping the less fortunate.
Purr Project Offers Cat Lovers 'Superior' Vallarta Tours!
You've heard about the 175+ cats and kittens living happily at Puerto Vallarta's feline shelter. Now you can meet them! Purr Project is offering visits to the ranch in roomy, 10-passenger air-conditioned vans every other Wednesday. The next tour is set for November 30, 2016.
Discover the Many Unique Beaches on the Bay of Banderas
The Globe and Mail
What makes the Bay of Banderas so special? This horseshoe shaped bay on the Pacific Coast of Mexico boasts over 50 miles of beautiful shoreline, with the city of Puerto Vallarta essentially in the center. Within the curve of this coastline, there are 30 miles of sun-kissed beaches.
Fourth Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Party
The PV Garden Club is delighted to announce the 4th Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club party in celebration of their continued efforts to beautify our city. You won't want to miss this spectacular event, scheduled to be held at Oscar's Restaurant on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
Free Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours Every Tuesday
The Puerto Vallarta Malecón Sculpture Tours, created and conducted by Galería Pacifico owner Gary Thompson, have returned for the 11th season. These free walking tours take place every Tuesday at 9:30 am, starting at the Millennium sculpture next to the Hotel Rosita.
Greg Norman Golf Course Opens at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta
Vidanta Golf is celebrating the opening of the Greg Norman Signature Course in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico. Playability and enjoyment were key in the design process for this 18 hole par 73 that is as challenging from the championship tees as it is forgiving from the forward tees.
River of Arte 2016 Promises a Flood of Artists!
What started modestly up the Rio Cuale five years ago is now Puerto Vallarta's premier outdoor art show. And, with more than 60 talented artists exhibiting, River of Arte 2016, set to take place at Oscar's Restaurant on La Isla Cuale on December 4th, promises to be the best yet!
New Historic Vallarta Tour for Wheelchair Travelers
Puerto Vallarta's accessible Malecón is now the site for historic walking tours for wheelchair travelers. This tour, offered by Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours, follows the flat Malecón along the shore of Banderas Bay, and is ideal for those with mobility limitations.
Sea Monkey Hosts 'Luau' in Support of PuRR Project
On Friday, December 9th at 5:00 pm, Sea Monkey Restaurant will be hosting the Fourth Annual Pig Roast & Luau on the Beach to benefit the PuRR Project shelter in Puerto Vallarta. Tickets to this fun-filled event always go quickly, so get yours before they sell out!
Hook the Cure Reels in $565,000 USD for Cystic Fibrosis
Puerto Vallarta was a dream destination for the 11th annual Hook the Cure weekend. It was a star-studded event, but its chief purpose was for a greater cause... a cause that garnered a bevy of support from people coast-to-coast and netted $565,000 USD for Cystic Fibrosis.
Opinion: World Ocean Emergency - Vote for Our Oceans!
In October the World Wildlife Fund released a troubling report on CNN - that two thirds of the world's marine and wildlife could be gone by 2020. That's just 3 years from now! So, if you believe in science, this election today is critical to the bright futue of all our children.
Vallarta Garden Club Annual Membership Kickoff Event
In a town that relies on tourism, the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club's mission of 'Beautifying Vallarta' makes all other endeavors here more successful. Join us at The Jazz Foundation for the Annual Membership Kickoff Event on Thursday, November 17th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.