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Act II Opens with Sold-Out Houses & Standing Room Only
Daniel R. Mininni

Recently named the 'Best Performing Arts Venue in Banderas Bay' by Vallarta Tribune readers, and now ranked #2 on Trip Advisor's list of the 'Best Places in Puerto Vallarta,' Act II continues to enthrall audiences with its exciting new season of entertainment.

City Sponsored Campaign Offers Free Pet Sterilizations
Lorena Sonrisas

There are many non-profit animal organizations in the Banderas Bay area that offer free spay and neuter clinics on a regular basis, but on November 10 & 11, the Puerto Vallarta Municipal Animal Shelter is organizing the city's third free mass pet sterilization campaign.

2018 Puerto Vallarta Craft Beer Festival, Nov. 17-18
Ricardo Acerco

Celebrate the good life at the 2018 Puerto Vallarta Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival! Set to take place Nov. 17-18, this fun and free event will feature some of Mexico's best craft beers all in one place - the Instituto Vallartense de Cultura on La Isla Rio Cuale.

ExPats in Vallarta November Happy Hours & Events
Sara Wise

This month, ExPats in Vallarta, a totally social group offering informal fellowship and assistance for expat residents and visitors, will be hosting Happy Hour Gatherings every Tuesday from 5-7 pm, and Special Dinners on Thursdays, November 8th and 15th. Join us!

One&Only Mandarina Riviera Nayarit is Harvesting Luxury
Robb Report

Forget the golf course; enter the organic kale. At luxury home developments around the world, gardens are popping up next to (or replacing) fairways. But, at the One&Only Mandarina in the Riviera Nayarit, children are factored into the 'agrihood' equation.

2018 Día de Los Muertos Events in Puerto Vallarta
María Francesca

Throughout Mexico, Día de Los Muertos festivities begin on October 31 and continue through November 2. But, if you happen to be in Puerto Vallarta this year, you will enjoy an eight-day 'Spooktacular' that includes art, music, food, contests, parades and more!

New Season, New Location for PuRR Project BINGO
Marilyn Khan

This season PuRR Project BINGO will be played at a new time and in a PuRR-fect new location. Beginning on November 21 we'll be calling the numbers and handing out great prizes at 4:00 pm every other Wednesday at Nacho Daddy Restaurant, in the heart of Vallarta's Romantic Zone.

Los Muertos Brewing's 6th Annual Fiesta en La Calle
Banderas News Team

Since the 'fun never dies' in Puerto Vallarta, Los Muertos Brewing Company (Lázaro Cárdenas #302) will host their 6th Fiesta en la Calle street party on Saturday, November 3. Come out and enjoy a frightfully fun party on the street with free live entertainment from 1:00-11:00 pm.

'Proof of Heaven' Clarifies Why PV was Saved from Willa
Suzy Chaffee -

Thank Heaven, Puerto Vallarta and her people were protected from Hurricane Willa, after also magically surviving Patricia! A Harvard brain surgeon, recently featured in a Newsweek cover story, finally helps us scientifically understand why we were so blessed.

Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos at No Way José!
José Alfredo Gonzalez

There's no better place to celebrate El Día de Los Muertos than surrounded by your Mexican Family at 'Tu Casa en Vallarta,' where you'll enjoy a classic No Way José! fiesta that combines the delicious food of Mexico with music by the new Piel Canela and a Catrina costume contest.

'Frida 4' FUNdraiser to Save PV Animals at Casa Yvonneka
Matthias Vogt

Casa Yvonneka will host its Fourth Annual FUNdraiser to save the dogs and cats of Puerto Vallarta on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Come out and enjoy a wonderful night under the stars while supporting various non-profit animal associations in the Banderas Bay area.

Troubles with Technology? PVTEC Has Your Back!

PV Technology Solutions is a specialized MAC and PC computer repair and accessory shop in the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta that offers a wide variety of services, from computer and mobile device repairs and tutoring, to networking, drone videos and photo and video editing.

Boutique Theatre Announces its Exciting New Season
Catherine Caldera

As we head into a new season, The Boutique Dinner Theater and Nacho Daddy invite everyone to come out and have some fun! With new shows, movies, TED Talks and more, along with the best bands in Puerto Vallarta playing most every night, there's something for everyone!

U.S. Voters in Mexico: It is Down to The Wire Now!
Costa Banderas Democrats Abroad

Voting is a way to make your preferences known. If you don't vote in the upcoming U.S. mid-terms, you have no one to blame for results you don't like but yourself. Since the General Election on Nov. 6 is less than two weeks away, overseas voters should vote their ballot NOW!

Act II Entertainment's Exciting 6th Season Begins Oct 31

Kicking off October 31st, the 2018-2019 season at Act II offers something for everyone. Whether it's the high-quality theater productions, or internationally-known cabaret acts & drag shows, the incredible entertainment at Stages is on par with any theater in North America.

Gathering to Watch U.S. Mid-Term Election Results
Heather Wilson

Democrats Abroad is sponsoring an election night event November 6 at Roberto Castellon's new eatery and bar, located above his signature restaurant, Roberto's, at 283 Basilio Badillo on the south side of Vallarta. The event begins at 7:00 pm and lasts as long as people want to stay.

Puerto Vallarta to Expand Airport, Add Connections
Marie Callan

Offering flights to more than 50 destinations around the world, including Helsinki, Los Angeles, San Diego and Chicago, and transporting nearly 5 million passengers a year, the Puerto Vallarta International Airport is busier than ever. So busy that GAP is planning another expansion.

SETAC Community Center Second Annual Red Ribbon Gala
Paco Arjona

Tickets are on sale for the Second Red Ribbon Gala to benefit SETAC, a Puerto Vallarta non-profit whose mission is to reduce HIV and other STDs in the Banderas Bay region through education, detection and prevention. Mantamar Beach Club will host this fundraising event on Dec. 5, 2018.

FVAP: Your Vote is Your Voice in the 2018 Mid-Terms
Democrats Abroad Costa Banderas

With Vote from Abroad volunteers offering free local assistance yet again on Wednesday, Oct. 24, US citizens in Vallarta have no excuse for not voting. Volunteers have been working hard to help you make your voice heard in the 2018 mid-terms, but the buck stops with you, the voter.

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