Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon 2012, Announced
: Jul 11, 2012
The upcoming Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon 2012 was recently announced and is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 17. Organizers have the support of the Mexican Athletics Federation, as well as that of the Athletics Association of Nayarit, endorsed by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races.
New Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus Celebrates Successful Fundraiser
: May 30, 2012
The new Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus raised in excess of $70,000 pesos as it kicked off its fundraising efforts at a popular restaurant in Emiliano Zapata. The ensemble, already forty-five men strong and consisting of both national and international members from around the world, was inspired by similar choruses for gay men and their friends throughout the US and Canada.
Vallarta Adventures Announces Rio Cuale Cleanup
: May 29, 2012
Vallarta Adventures, an important activity provider in Puerto Vallarta, recently announced a volunteer initiative to help clean the Rio Cuale this coming Saturday, June 2, at 3 PM as part of their Vallarta Clean-Up programs. A follow-up on last year’s event, Vallarta Adventures hopes to gather as many volunteers as possible at the small island that divides Puerto Vallarta in half, to join their effort.
Sayulita School Announces Surf-A-Thon Fundraiser
: May 23, 2012
The Costa Verde International School in Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit, has just announced the Surf-A-Thon 2012, a fundraising event to take place alongside the upcoming National Paddleboard Championship, on Saturday, June 9, increasing the appeal of what will undoubtedly be a great weekend in Sayulita.
Taste Reprises Annual Mole Festival
: May 22, 2012
A staple of Mexican cuisine, mole sauce, used in a number of dishes, originated in the states of Puebla and Oaxaca. A true poblano, Taste Restaurant @ Casa Cupula’s chef Oscar Rito celebrates his culinary roots by offering a special Mole Festival throughout the month of June.
Sayulita Surf Club Announces First National Paddleboard Championship
: May 16, 2012
The first National Paddleboard Championship will take place in Sayulita on June 7 - 10. The event will be open to Mexican competitors in several categories, hoping to attract the finest athletes in this increasingly popular sport.
Timothy Real Estate Group Announces Fundraising Screening Event
: May 15, 2012
A few months ago, the popular TV show House Hunters International visited Puerto Vallarta to document the process of finding a home away from home in Puerto Vallarta with local realtor Timothy Real Estate Group. The episode, which aired on US TV last month will be screened at Daiquiri Dick’s as a fundraising event to benefit Asilo San Juan Diego, A.C., Becas Vallarta, A.C., and Toys for Tots.
Kitesurfing Festival Returns to Bucerías
: May 9, 2012
The annual Festival del Viento
, or Wind Festival, an excellent opportunity to observe some of the region’s top kite surfers ride the waves and wind, returns to Bucerías, in Riviera Nayarit, on May 18 - 20. Less than 30 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, Bucerías has become a preferred destination for kitesurfers largely due to its favorable winds.
Local Contemporary Dancer Adriana Quinto Announces Performances
: May 3, 2012
Adriana Quinto’s new Contemporary Dance Performance “Estratégia de la Ruptura” is like paintings of distinct situations of every days life: passionate tales of love and loneliness with great touching rock music of the 60’s (Pink Floyd, Janis Joplin, Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen).
Countdown to Restaurant Week 2012 (Part 5-7)
: May 2, 2012
Without counting restaurants participating for the first time, this year’s Restaurant Week, May 15 - 31, will feature 12 restaurants offering three-course menus at $189 pesos per person (drinks and tip not included). In the fifth of a seven-part feature, we focus on the second group of $189-menu restaurants, wrapping up the series with all the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week for the first time.
Trip Advisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Awards Rank Puerto Vallarta as Top Mexico Destination
: May 2, 2012
Trip Advisor’s 2012 Travelers’ Choice Awards have chosen Puerto Vallarta as the overall best destination in Mexico. Additionally, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit ranked among the top ten best beach destinations in Mexico.
Vallarta Lifestyles’ Restaurant Week 2012 Officially Announced to Local Media
: May 2, 2012
The eighth annual edition of Restaurant Week to take place May 15 - 31 was officially announced to local members of the press through a conference held at Lobo Lui’s BBQ Shack, one of this year’s participating restaurants.
Boutique Theater Announces Recorder Recital
: Apr 25, 2012
On Sunday, April 29th, at 3:30 PM, the Boutique Theatre Performing Arts Centre (330 Naranjo) will host the premier performance of the newly formed Telemann Recorder Ensemble. The instrument was a favorite of King Henry the Eighth, who owned 76 recorders over his lifetime, and the inspiration for several Bach and Handel compositions. Tickets, including refreshments are $250 pesos.
Junior Sailing Program Fundraiser Announced
: Apr 19, 2012
The Vallarta Yacht Club in Nuevo Vallarta will host its semi-annual fundraiser in support of the Junior Sailing Program on Saturday, May 5. The event, a three-course dinner with live entertainment, raffles and auctions, is critical to continue providing this unique opportunity to youth all over Banderas Bay 8-14 years old.
Riviera Nayarit to Host Pro Golf Qualifying Tournament
: Apr 18, 2012
One of the most anticipated tournaments, The Symetra Tours (previously known as the Ladies Professional Golfers Association Futures Tour), is coming back to our destination, hosted by Riviera Nayarit for a third consecutive time next April 23 - 29 with $125,000 USD in prizes, the highest in the entire tour.
Annual Altruism Festival Around the Corner
: Apr 18, 2012
The Casamagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa will host the 8th International Altruism Festival on Sunday, May 6, starting at 6 pm. Over thirty local restaurants will offer a gastronomic treat, showcasing some of their dishes. Tickets for this annual tradition are $300 pesos per person in advance, $400 pesos at the door.
Open Water Swimming Competition Returns
: Apr 10, 2012
The second edition of Aguas Abiertas Riviera Nayarit will take place Saturday, April 21, 8 am, at Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Approximately 300 swimmers in all categories are expected to participate.
Gary Thompson’s Malecon Sculpture Tours Finish for the Season
: Apr 9, 2012
Tuesday, April 17 will be the last day for the Malecon Sculpture Walking Tour for this season, which is the sixth year for this free tour. As has been the case every Tuesday morning at 9:30 since this season’s tours started on November 16th, no reservations are necessary and one must only show up at the Millennium sculpture next to Hotel Rosita at the north end of the Malecon.
Restaurant Week 2012 Menus, Available Online
: Mar 28, 2012
Anybody hungry? More and more people look forward to our annual Restaurant Week event with anticipation. Produced by Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group since 2005, this year’s event will take place May 15 - 31 as before, featuring an unprecedented 45 restaurants from Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
The Genius of Paco Announces Spring Art Auction
: Mar 21, 2012
The Genius of Paco Studio & Gallery recently announced a special spring art auction to take place March 23 at 7 pm, at Marival Residences in Nuevo Vallarta, along with a special wine sale offered by D Stock Gourmet and Vinoteca.