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Role Reversal in Mexico: Drag Queens in Puerto Vallarta
Timothy Real Estate Group

Puerto Vallarta has long offered drag shows with men dressing and entertaining as women. We even have an annual event, where straight men don women's clothing, makeup and high heels to raise money for the Banderas Bay Women's Shelter. This year's event takes place on February 18.

Film Series: 2018 Academy Awards Best Picture Nominees
Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas

From February 23 through March 3, the Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad will present 'Academy Award Week,' featuring nine of 2018's best films - all of which have been nominated for Oscars - at The Jazz Foundation on the Malecon in downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Dwight Blake at The Jazz Foundation on February 14
Debbie White

Join R&B artist Dwight Blake on February 14th at 6:30 pm for his special 'Heart & Soul' performance at The Jazz Foundation on the Malecón in downtown Puerto Vallarta. Come and enjoy an evening of Jazz, Soul and R&B smoothly delivered by a top, international, musical headliner.

This Week's South Side Shuffle Expo at Galleria Dante
Gena Guarniere

On Friday, February 16 from 6-10 pm, a cocktail reception will open an art exhibition by Spanish artist Manuel Adria at Galleria Dante, Basilio Badillo #269, in Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone. Be sure to stop by and meet the artist while you're out doing this week's South Side Shuffle.

6th Annual Puerto Vallarta Charity Chili Cook-Off
Dennis Rike

The 6th Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off is set for Saturday, February 24 at El Rio BBQ Bar in Paso Ancho. Jim Sullivan will chair this year's 'All you can eat' chili feast, featuring recipes from some 16 Puerto Vallarta area bars and restaurants - all competing for trophies and bragging rights.

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Vallarta at Daiquiri Dick's
Media Diva International

Puerto Vallarta's Carnaval celebration is magical at Daiquiri Dick's Restaurant. Executive Chef Ignacio Uribe, Chef de Cuisine Hugo Mejia and Sous Chef Rogelio Garcia have assembled a festive menu so you can get into the Mardi Gras mood with delicious food, through February 13.

Puerto Vallarta Coffee Fest Aims to Break World Record
María Francesca

A new date has been set for the Puerto Vallarta Coffee Fest. Make plans now to be on the Malecon at 6:00 pm on Saturday, February 17, 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.

Is it Cheaper to Live in Mexico? Expat Survey Says 'Yes'
Mexico News Daily

What is the true cost of living in Mexico? While it can vary considerably depending on location and lifestyle choices, the vast majority of expatriates contacted for a survey conducted by 'Best Places in the World to Retire' agreed that it is lower than in their home countries.

Wine and Dine Your Valentine at Daiquiri Dick's
Laura Gelezunas

Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love. The idea behind this tradition is to get love and give love to everyone around us. If you are in Puerto Vallarta, gather your loved ones together and head over to Daiquiri Dick's for a superb Valentine's dinner on the beach.

2017 Hotel Occupancy Sets New Record for Puerto Vallarta
Gustavo Rivas-Solís

Puerto Vallarta set a new record in hotel occupancy and international arrivals in 2017, receiving even more visitors than expected. The Tourism Board is now working on securing a successful 2018 as it will host its annual tourism trade show, Gala Vallarta - Riviera, Feb. 12-13.

Act II: THE PLACE to Go for Live Entertainment in PV
Danny Mininni

Act II is THE PLACE to go to see quality live entertainment in Puerto Vallarta. With 3-5 shows to choose from every night, there is something for everyone. Shows start at 5:00 pm every day (except Sunday and Monday), featuring Banderas Bay's best performers.

TREG Hosts Two Open Houses at Sierra del Mar Los Arcos
Timothy Real Estate Group

Searching the Internet for just the right property can be frustrating, so Timothy Real Estate Group invites everyone to preview two incredible condominiums within Sierra del Mar at Los Arcos, an exclusive enclave on Puerto Vallarta's South Shores, on February 9 from 4-7 pm.

Vallarta Vocalista Ensemble 2018 Concert Schedule
Banderas News Team

The Vallarta Vocalista Ensemble has announced its 2018 concert series, 'In Perfect Harmony: From Baroque to Broadway,' with 6 performances scheduled in February and March. This series promises an intriguing mix of musical genres, with afternoon and evening performances scheduled.

Democrats Abroad Presents Second U.S. Voter Forum
Dean McIntyre

The Costa Banderas Chapter of Democrats Abroad invites everyone to attend their second Voter Forum, 'The Future of the Democratic Party: Opportunities and Challenges,' scheduled to take place on February 19 from 1-3 pm at the Jazz Foundation in downtown Puerto Vallarta.

Musicians, IFC & IAMPV Working to Improve Kid's Lives
John Warren

Grammy Award winning cellist Donald Moline will be playing recitals Feb 17 & 24 to benefit the Instituto de Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta. The International Friendship Club also supports IAMPV because fostering cultural activities for kids is an important part of the club's mandate.

Puerto Vallarta Garden Club February 2018 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 mark your calendar and join us for our February events.

'Where in the World is Miss Conception' at The Palm
Gary R. Beck

Miss Conception has returned to The Palm Cabaret for her annual run of shows in Puerto Vallarta. Very few impersonators match her expertise and creativity. Miss C. does not raise the bar. She IS the bar. Catch her every Monday at 7:00 & 9:30 pm and Thursday at 9:30 pm thru March 29.

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Vallarta at Kaiser Maximilian
Laura Gelezunas

Puerto Vallarta is getting ready for CarnavalPV, the city's annual Mardi Gras celebration, on Fat Tuesday. Kaiser Maximilian Restaurant is right on the parade route and you can have a front row seat while enjoying a special three-course meal with choices for each course.

Jean Jacques Hudon Art Exhibit Opens at Galleria Dante
Claire Guarniere

An exhibition by Canadian artist Jean Jacques Hudon opens at Galleria Dante on February 9, as part of this week's Southside Shuffle. Stop by Puerto Vallarta's largest and most eclectic art gallery to meet the artist and enjoy complimentary cocktails from 6-10 pm.

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