Puerto Vallarta News

Local News from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by PVDN, the leading English news source serving the expat community and tourists in Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta Gay Pride 2015 Chooses Lea DeLaria as Marshal

Lea DeLaria from “Orange is the New Black” will be our Vallarta Pride 2015’s Marshal As Vallarta Pride 2015’s board we are we are glad to announce that the talented comedian, jazz musician and actress LEA DELARIA will be Vallarta Pride’s Grand Marshal in our 2015 parade. That will be celebrated on May 23th 2015...
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AAA Endorses Riviera Nayarit Hotels With Diamonds

The Riviera Nayarit’s hotel and service infrastructure was endorsed with its own share of the Diamonds presented worldwide by the AAA (American Automobile Association). Fourteen hotels and six restaurants located in Nuevo Vallarta, The Mainstream, and Punta de Mita, the Riviera Nayarit’s Glamour Peninsula, were chosen for this prestigious accolade. A total of 10 hotels...
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Pachanga Beach Boogie 2015 Skydiving Festival

About 100 professional skydivers from around the world will perform a unique skydiving show 13,000 feet over the Bay of Banderas landing on the Pacific Coast beaches of Nuevo Vallarta from February 13-22. “We expect the participation of 100 professional skydivers from different parts of the world, who will meet to continue adding jumps to...
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Chronicles and Poems of Puerto Vallarta

On February 12 at 7 PM, the Puerto Vallarta Institute of Culture will present ‘Chronicles and Poems of Puerto Vallarta, seen from its origins by its inhabitants´. The event will be held at River Café and feature cultural and society personalities of Puerto Vallarta. The gathering is free to the public and will share stories...
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Are You Ready for Puerto Vallarta’s Largest Mardi Gras Parade?

Mardi Gras Puerto Vallarta kicks off Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 8 p.m with the parade beginning at the Hotel Zone’s Sheraton Hotel and heading south on the Malecón and ending at Olas Altas in Old Town. Already the Puerto Vallarta Mardi Gras 2015 parade has nearly doubled participants from last year’s hugely successful event....
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This Year’s Tourism Promotions for Vallarta-Nayarit Began in NY

The Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta began their promotional activities for 2015 in the United States where they participated in the first events of the year. The New York Times Travel Show and the New York Wedding Salon signaled the start of the season. The first event is geared towards the leisure market in general,...
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Riviera Nayarit Announces Copa Bahía

The very first Copa Bahía to take place in the Riviera Nayarit was announced in press conferences held in Banderas Bay and Tepic, where they gave details about this regional soccer tournament, which is open to children and youths. The cup will be held March 11-16, 2015, on six top-notch playing fields. It will include...
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Two More Puerto Vallarta Beaches to be Certified

The Mexico Institute of Normalization and Certification A.C. is set to issue two more beach certifications in Puerto Vallarta with the addition of Mismaloya Beach and the Holiday Inn Beach. The two beaches will join Garza Blanca, Palmares, Camarones y Ampas-Conchas Chinas, certified in 2013, bringing the area total to six federal certifications for Puerto...
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Viva Tequila Experience Tour Begins in Puerto Vallarta

The signature drink of Jalisco is the world famous Tequila, and the process of making the drink is just one of the things you will learn during Puerto Vallarta’s new Tequila Experience Tour, Viva Tequila Experience. The tour opens to the public on February 7 and includes a city tour, tasting, museum, and entertainment by...
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New Greg Norman Golf Course to Open in May

Grupo Vidanta informed the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of the creation of a new 18-hole golf course in Nuevo Vallarta designed by Greg Norman. It will be called Vidanta Golf Greg Norman Design. Construction began less than six months ago and already boasts five holes, which means the first nine holes will...
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10th Rincón De Guayabitos Cultural Arts Festival

Following tradition, this series of events will take place every Saturday during the month of February 2015. The presentations begin at 8 p.m. on the dot at this seaside village’s main plaza and the invitation is open to all neighboring towns, as well as tourists and residents. The Grupo de Danza Nayar is scheduled to...
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One More Day Until Sunny Skies Return to Puerto Vallarta

As cold front 33 passed through the northern border of Mexico, moisture of the pacific brought coastal rains from Baja to Oaxaca, while the Gulf side of the country is dealing with similar weather, covering most of Mexico. In Jalisco rain fall amounts ranged between 25 mm – 50 mm with winter’s fifth storm of...
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