The city of Puerto Vallarta will celebrate World Tourism Day on September 27th with activities for both tourists and residents showcasing the area’s art, culture, and food.
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The city’s Director of Tourism, Oscar Perez Flores, announced this year’s celebration will be for two days (September 27-28) and will include many of the area’s service providers in the tourism and hospitality industries.
The activities will begin on September 26 in the courtyard of city hall starting at 7 PM with an award ceremony for area businesses that have delivered exceptional tourism services, including hotels and restaurants.
Later the ribbon cutting and inauguration of new artwork and sculptures to be displayed at city hall, followed by a Food Fair with over 20 area restaurants offering samplings of regional cuisines.
On Sunday September 27 at 8:30 PM, culture will be on display along the Malecon presented by the International Assembly of Art, Culture, and Entertainment.
Cultural activities will be held at Calle Allende, Los Arcos (the arches) on the Malecon, sculpture Rotonda del Mar, and the lighthouse.
The night will close with a fireworks display over the Bay of Banderas.