Marina Riviera Nayarit is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Taste Of La Cruz event to be held Saturday, January 12, 2013 at the Malecon and Xiriki Amphitheater of the marina, 4-7 pm. This year’s much anticipated event will benefit The Junior Sailing Program of the La Cruz Yacht Club and PEACE’s Action For Food program in La Cruz.
The 2013 Taste Of La Cruz will feature a unique blend of businesses, services, restaurants and musicians from throughout Banderas Bay and Riviera Nayarit. Event organizers are encouraging these entrepreneurs and restaurants to sign on for the mid-January event as quickly as possible to ensure a space on the Malecon. Taste Of La Cruz offers a unique opportunity to promote commerce to an excited, captive audience.
The event is being supported and promoted by the state of Nayarit's Tourism Department, the CVB (Convention & Visitor’s Bureau) and Riviera Nayarit with a news conference, promotional displays throughout Riviera Nayarit and film crews at the event. Based on the success of Taste of La Cruz in 2012 and the additional support from the state of Nayarit this year, attendance is expected to exceed 2,000 visitors from throughout Banderas Bay / Riviera Nayarit as well as Tepic, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Leon/Guanajuato.
Last year’s first-ever event was a phenomenal success, attracting 1,200 visitors to La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and the Marina Riviera Nayarit. Exhibitors praised expo/fair in providing an exciting and vibrant opportunity for the promotion of their businesses. Visitors were likewise thrilled with the festival atmosphere, delicious food and drink and the variety of intriguing businesses and entrepreneurs in such an impressive setting.