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North Americans Can Retire Earlier in Latin America
A new report from the editors at International Living explores how US citizens are retiring early - as young as their thirties - with a move overseas. According to the report, the majority of these early retirees can be found in Latin American countries like Mexico, Ecuador and Panama.
Ballet de Jalisco Presents 'Don Quijote' at Teatro Vallarta
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of Puerto Vallarta, Ballet de Jalisco will present 'Don Quijote' on Saturday, May 19 at Teatro Vallarta. 30 young dancers will perform this ballet, directed by Dariusz Blajer, whose staging of Don Quixote won the Las Lunas del Auditorio 2017 Best Show award.
Daiquiri Dick's Serving Mother's Day Brunch May 10-13
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
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
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Featuring professional tennis players from over 30 countries, and televised throughout Mexico, the Puerto Vallarta Open continues through Saturday at Parque Parota, right off the main avenue in the Hotel Zone. Matches start at noon and run all day until late evening.
Puerto Vallarta Garden Club May Events and Activities
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.
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.
ExPats in Vallarta May 2018 Happy Hours & Events
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.
2018 Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival Kitesurf Competition
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
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.