Riviera Nayarit has 12 must-experience events in November

The month of November is just around the corner and one of the most active months of the year, with an intense calendar of cultural, gastronomic and sporting activities, as well as social events and Mexican traditions, which gave rise to the best season in the Riviera Nayarit.

There are 12 events that the Riviera Nayarit OVC will present this month, in conjunction with different organizers, which will attract thousands of visitors.

Day of the Dead (1 – 2 November)

Although it is not one of the most deeply rooted celebrations in the region, the pantheons of all the communities are filled with color from the floral arrangements that await to greet the deceased on their yearly return to visit with family and friends. In Sayulita, the Vivan Los Muertos Festival is held every year with a program that includes an exhibition of altars, pilgrimages and night procession to the pantheon. More information: https://bit.ly/2Q7GRLC

Vidanta Wellness Retreat (November 1-4)

A new and unique project focused on health and well-being that will feature the special participation of Deepak Chopra – globally recognized as a pioneer in comprehensive medicine and personal transformation – and in which a series of conferences, workshops and activities will take place, both for members and for the general public. Visit the page: https://bit.ly/2OUlVuN

13th Punta Raza Shore Fishing Tournament (3 – 4 November)

Fishing enthusiasts have a date at the Punta Raza Beach Club to participate in this family tournament that brings together professionals and amateurs from the region. Among the peculiarities of this tournament is the award ceremony given a symbolic recognition to the largest fish in different categories. More information: https://bit.ly/2SriXfC

1st Riviera Nayarit Jazz Festival (November 16)

Enjoy the Riviera Nayarit Jazz Festival, with the presentation of the Argentine singer Karen Souza, with her new material Velvet Vault, produced by herself and in which the Japanese musician Toku collaborates. The concert is at Palmeiras Jardín de Eventos, in Nuevo Vallarta. Tickets sale at Galerias Vallarta, Super Colchones Plaza Marina and Plaza Lago Real, 12 Careaga Notary at Paradise Village (Monday to Friday). The Ticket includes an international open bar and canapés. Watch the video: https://bit.ly/2EOewIJ

Motomanía San Blas (23 – 25 November)

One of the “anchor” events of the destination, in which more than 3 thousand motorcyclists from 15 states in Mexico participate. During those days the town is bursting with events, and seeing the parade of motorcycles through the main streets of the port is a way to start the peak season. The esplanade of the iconic San Blas pier will be the main point for activities: contests, live music, and exhibitions. More information: https://bit.ly/2AxnFRX

XXIV International Gourmet Festival (November 23 – December 02)

This festival celebrates 24 years of positioning Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Tepic at the top of international gastronomy. Leading chefs of international stature will participate, who will inject new ideas for good food. There will also be the participation of more than 30 restaurants and hotels, turning these destinations into an exemplary showcase of gastronomy, entertainment, culture and tourism in Mexico. Here more information: http://www.festivalgourmet.com/

10th Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon (November 24)

All riders and their families are invited to participate in the 10 ° 21 K & 10 K Riviera Nayarit. A competition that has the endorsement of the Mexican Federation of Athletics Associations, approved by the International Association of Marathons and Road Racing (AIMS). The organization and the natural landscapes are some of the elements that allow us to continue positioning this event among the most recognized in Mexico, the United States, and Canada. More information: http://www.mediomaratonrivieranayarit.com/

Culinary Fest of France Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit (November 27 – 30)

An unprecedented event with the culinary ingenuity of Guillaume Morancé, Maître Cuisinier de France and Executive Chef of Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit; Raúl Hernández, Executive Chef of the Piaf restaurant; and as a special guest, Steve Benjamin, disciple and protégé of the “Chef of the Century” Joël Robuchon, bearer of a Michelin star for his outstanding work as Executive Chef at L’Atelier restaurant in Las Vegas; winner of the Chopped! of Food Network; and Executive Chef of Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills. For details visit: https://velasresorts.com/culinary-fest/

Cultural and Commercial Expo Wixarika Nayarit (November 29 – December 02)

For the third consecutive year, Sayulita will be the venue for this event in which 25 wixaritari groups participate and will offer their extraordinary cultural wealth with demonstration workshops of embroidery, beads, painting, etc., as well as the Pavilion Indigenous Paraísos and Pavilion Gastronomic, the latter with a variety of traditional Nayarit foods. The Traditional Medicine Pavilion, which traditional doctors will participate. More information: https://bit.ly/2OhiMAg

Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic (November 29 – December 02)

An event organized by The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Four Seasons Resorts that annually attracts renowned winemakers, tequila masters, chefs and visitors to be part of a three-day gourmet show for a series of wine and tequila tastings, gourmet meals and cooking classes, along with a two-day golf tournament in the famous Pacific and Bahia courses, designed by Jack Nicklaus. Visit the page: https://bit.ly/2OhiMAg

Punta Mita Charity Golf Classic

Fundación Punta de Mita invites you to fundraising events to support the community. Among these,  the Punta Mita Charity Golf Classic at the Punta Mita Golf Course. The format of the game is Foursome A GoGo. The beneficiary organizations are Peace Punta de Mita, Punta de Mita Foundation and Community Project, for a center that will be a cultural meeting point and personal growth for the northern zone of Bahía de Banderas. Click here: https://www.facebook.com/puntamitagourmetgolf

Flavors of Punta Mita

The winter season arrived, and with it, the delicious flavors of Punta Mita, an event that brings together some of the favorite local chefs, restaurants, tequila manufacturers, wineries, guest DJs and mixers to show their signature or new proposals for the next season. Here the details: https://bit.ly/2HrLUpA