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Arena Vallarta to Host 7th Int'l Charro Championships
From February 1-4, 20 of the best Charro teams in Mexico and 10 from the US will gather at Arena Vallarta for the Puerto Vallarta Centennial Edition of the International Charro Championship. Between hot rodeo action and traditional events, it'll be a true Mexican celebration.
5th Annual Taste of Lo De Marcos Set for February 18
The 5th Annual Taste of Lo De Marcos, set to be held at the Centro de Fiestas Los Delfines on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 3-8 pm, will feature local restaurants, artisanal booths and live music, with proceeds benefiting Amigos de Lo de Marcos and Comite de Accion Ciudadana.
New US Travel Advisories Exempt Mexico Tourist Spots
The US State Department has updated their safety and security information system for international travelers. New Travel Advisories, published January 10, give detailed reports on what to worry about and where. The good news is that most of Mexico's tourist areas were spared.
A 'Prayer for Peace' at Vallarta Botanical Garden
As real and lasting peace is only possible if everyone works towards it, a 'Prayer for Peace' will be part of the Vallarta Botanical Garden's annual International Peace Garden celebration to be held at 12:00 noon on January 15, 2018. The public is welcome and encouraged to participate.
2018 Will Be a Spectacular Year for Vallarta Tourism
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust
After a couple of record years, the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust is setting the bar higher as they strive to increase the number of national and international arrivals through pro-active promotional campaigns that focus on attracting different niche markets and new flights.
Bucerías to Celebrate Our Lady of Peace Festival
Banderas News Team
Bucerías will celebrate the traditional Our Lady of Peace Patron Saint Festival from January 16th through the 24th. Festivities include cultural, artistic and sports activities, including the traditional maritime pilgrimage with the Peace Torch on January 24th. Come join in the fun!
PVRPV Revamps Vallarta Vacation Rentals Website
Looking for an affordable Puerto Vallarta vacation rental? On January 1, 2018, PVRPV.com launched its newly revamped website, which offers quick and easy access to hundreds of home, villa and condo rental listings, as well as travel tips and essential information for your Mexico vacation.
VYC Announces Banderas Bay Regatta Season Schedule
Vallarta Yacht Club
The 2018 sailing season is going to be a very busy time around Banderas Bay. It all starts on January 6 with the Vallarta Cup Series, with races every Saturday throughout the month, the 'Tenacita Cruise Out' in February and the WesMex International Small Boat Regatta in March.
5th Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club Party, Jan. 23
The PV Garden Club is delighted to announce the 5th Annual Puerto Vallarta Garden Club party in celebration of our continued efforts to beautify our city. You won't want to miss this spectacular event set to be held at the beautiful Oscar's Restaurant on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
CMV to Offer Domestic Market Mexican Riviera Cruises
Cruise & Maritime Voyages will deploy the Magellan to the Mexican Riviera for the winter 2019 cruise season, launching a new brand for the domestic market: Cruceros Marítimos Vacacionales. The 7-day itinerary includes calls in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlán, Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo.
2017 Could Be Another Record Year for Tourism to Mexico
Mexico is on pace for another record year for tourism. According to Mexico's Tourism Promotion Council, the arrival of international tourists increased 12.3 percent to 28.6 million from January to September. Those same visitors spent a healthy $16 billion USD.
12th Sinergiarte Festival Set for December 27-29, 2017
Music, dance and theater performances; painting, sculpture, literature, audiovisual and photography presentations and workshops, and booths selling regional foods and handicrafts are all part of the 12th annual 'Sinergiarte Festival' in San Francisco, Nayarit from Dec. 27-29.
Festival de Chocolate at Vallarta Botanical Garden
On January 5, 2018, Vallarta Botanical Garden will host a Festival de Chocolate - and everyone is invited! Make plans now to come out and learn more about 'the food of the gods' while enjoying chocolate tours, tastings, food and drink specials, Folkloric dance performances, and more.
Riviera Nayarit Celebrates 10 Years with Polo Cup
Mexico's youngest destination is turning 10 and it's celebrating the occasion with a very unique event: the Riviera Nayarit 10 Polo Cup, to be played at the La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club in San Pancho, Nayarit, from December 16-17, 2017.
Puerto Vallarta Coffee Fest Aims to Break World Record
Are you a coffee lover? If so, make plans now to be on the Puerto Vallarta Malecon at 4:30 pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017, when the city will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of people drinking coffee simultaneously in a single venue.
Puerto Vallarta Fireworks Festival, December 30-31
The Christmas holidays are always an exciting time to visit Puerto Vallarta, but this year will be exceptionally entertaining as the city welcomes 2018 in an impressive way... with the II Festival de Pirotecnia 'Luminia Fest,' a world-class fireworks show to be held on Dec. 30 and 31.
U.S. Couple is Protecting Sea Turtles in Sayulita
The Riviera Nayarit shoreline is one of the world's most important nesting grounds for several species of sea turtles. But poaching and predators make it difficult for their babies to survive. One American couple living in Sayulita is working to ensure they live long enough to reach the sea.
Puerto Vallarta Garden Club December News & Events
The PV Garden Club supports not only a more beautiful, clean and verdant city, but is making it more attractive to tourism, thus creating a vibrant economy to support all the other great causes in Puerto Vallarta. Please make plans to join us at one of our upcoming events.
Vallarta Whale Watching Season Opens December 8
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico offers many ecological tours, but nothing compares to the thrill of whale watching on Banderas Bay. The 2017-2018 whale watching season officially opens December 8, giving everyone a chance to observe Humpback whales in their natural habitat.