Puerto Vallarta News

San Pancho Music Festival is celebrating 18 years of musical entertainment

What was once a tiny homegrown music festival in a resident’s backyard, the San Pancho Music Festival has now grown to become one of the premiere music events in the region! Now in its 18th year, the Festival continues to be free to the public through the generosity of the artists, volunteers, donations from the public, and a few friends of the festival. With two stages the festival is able to switch between groups so that there is a minimal amount of waiting time between acts, compared to most other music festival formats.

As in past years, the Festival not only features many of the talented performers from our region, but it also includes artists from Mexico, the United States, Canada, and Latin America. With the variety of performers onboard for this year, we are confident that there will be something for everyone.




The Festival always takes place the last weekend in February. This year those dates are Friday, Feb 23rd, Saturday, Feb 24th, and Sunday, Feb. 25th. The music starts at 5pm and goes until 11pm each night. A schedule of acts performing each night will soon be published on the festival website: https://sanpanchomusicfestival.com as well as on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/sanpanchomusicfestival/. Please visit the website for more details on the performers, and their performance times.

The Festival is held in the Plaza del Sol, across from the church in San Pancho. There will be excellent food vendors on site, alcohol and non-alcohol beverage options, as well as a selection of arts and crafts to peruse. Some chairs are available, but they are first come first serve, so it is advisable to bring your own chairs in order to settle in for a night of great music and fun!