Puerto Vallarta will be celebrating its 98th anniversary as a municipality and 48th as a city from May 26 – 31 with a cultural, artistic, and gastronomic festival.
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Over the years, the city has established itself as a destination not only for sun and beach, but also culture for both tourists and locals, so the festivities that have been prepared to reflect the diversity and culture of the city.
In a statement, the city announced that as part of their celebrations, May Fest 2016 will begin on Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 pm in the open air theater of Los Arcos del Malecón, with the presentation of the Puerto Vallarta Big Band swing and jazz band.
Later, at 8:00 pm at the Faro del Malecón, a Pingo’s Orquesta from Aguascalientes, with international music, and to end the day there will be the presentation of the tapatía band electro jazz San Juan Project, at 9:00 PM.
During the six-days of celebration, the city will present several musical groups, such as local Joker Trio Band, rock and roll will be presented; Tatewari of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, who plays Mexican, jazz and flamenco music.
The popular Sonora Dinamita; a Huichol group from Ocota de la Sierra, Jalisco; Mr. Owl, tapatía jazz band; Moon Rumba, local group of new flamenco and world music.
The program also includes an educational concert for children with Pingo’s Orchestra, in the Cuale Cultural Center, and a meeting of chroniclers of Puerto Vallarta.
To complement the celebrations, on May 28, from noon to 9:00 pm, will be held for the first time, ” Vallart”a flavors, gastronomic event that will bring together the best restaurants in town.
Organizers expect during the nine hours of celebration, about two thousand diners will be enjoy with the traditional flavor of the city at affordable prices, besides being part of the practical workshop ‘How to cook ceviche and cultural talks” are held.