The tradition of buying and selling in seasonal markets that open weekly or monthly is typical of Mexico’s culture and has a history that reaches far back into the pre-Hispanic period. It was the most important form of commerce in that era and, after the Spanish Conquest, the Europeans kept the tradition intact.
Today, these artisanal and organic tianguis (markets) are attractive shopping alternatives for national and foreign tourists visiting the Riviera Nayarit during the Winter Season. These markets pop up in towns along the coast—from Nuevo Vallarta to Chacala—, showcasing the best local and regional products . . .