SKULLS, MASKS AND DANCERS AS MEXICO FETES DAY OF THE DEAD

November 2, 2019 •Associated Press •Mexico News, Spotlight SKULLS, MASKS AND DANCERS AS MEXICO FETES DAY OF THE DEAD Dancers in indigenous costumes pranced down a broad avenue followed by a float bearing the 20-foot-tall likeness of the goddess Mictecacihuatl, announced as “the queen of the underworld and the guardian of our bones,” crowned by a red feather headdress and cradling a skull in her right hand. Two dozen people clad head-to-toe in mud-colored makeup with animal masks walked stiffly Read More …

PUERTO VALLARTA IS SET TO CELEBRATE DAY OF THE DEAD (OFFICIAL SCHEDULE)

October 30, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight PUERTO VALLARTA IS SET TO CELEBRATE DAY OF THE DEAD (OFFICIAL SCHEDULE) Being one of the most important traditions of Mexico, the Tourism Directorate and the Vallartense Institute of Culture (IVC), announces the Day of the Dead Festival, which will take place from October 31 to November 11. At a press conference to publicize the program of activities of this festival, María Guadalupe Guerrero Carvajal, president of the Tourism and Read More …

SOUTH SHORE: NATURE AND SEDUCTION

SOUTH SHORE: NATURE AND SEDUCTION Jorge Chávez Oct. 23, 2019 48 views Considered an earthly paradise by many, the South Shore hosts some of the bay’s most beautiful and spectacular beaches. This region basically comprises the area from Conchas Chinas to the coastal towns a little beyond Boca de Tomatlán. The natural scenery is essentially the same throughout: the mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental merging with the Pacific to create extraordinary hidden coves and secluded Edens.   To Start Read More …

Double-digit tourism growth predicted at Jalisco’s haciendas and manors

Enjoy your own private pool at Hacienda el Carmen. Double-digit tourism growth predicted at Jalisco’s haciendas and manors They’re pricey, but visitors can expect much more than just a place to lay their heads Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 21SHARES Double-digit growth is predicted in visitor numbers this year to rural Jalisco, where an overnight stay at a historical hacienda or manor is one of the unique experiences on offer. Both Mexican and foreign tourists are increasingly willing to Read More …

INCANTO’S OCTOBER ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

October 7, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Arts & Culture, Local Entertainment INCANTO’S OCTOBER ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP Local singer-songwriter, Jose Carlos Olvera, will present an additional concert on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8pm featuring a selection of acoustic covers and originals accompanied by othersurprise musicians. His previous performances were very popular and nearly sold out. Singer and entertainer, Losanna Diaz Avila, will be his special guest. Tickets are available from him directly via email at joc.olvera@hotmail.com or contact Incanto’s box office for Read More …

BUCERÍAS: ART AND WATER SPORTS

BUCERÍAS: ART AND WATER SPORTS Jorge Chávez Sep. 25, 2019 1,205 views Relaxing in Bucerías can be very easy, with its wide range of entertainment including excellent restaurants, a thriving music scene, an art walk and both residential and commercial areas. The town’s name comes from the word “bucear” (to dive), as this activity is related to fishing, which has sustained the town since its founding. The Estatua del Buzo (Statue of the Diver), close to the main square, perfectly Read More …

CHRIS EVANS FILMS SERIES IN THE RIVIERA NAYARIT

September 27, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Arts & Culture, Spotlight CHRIS EVANS FILMS SERIES IN THE RIVIERA NAYARIT The Riviera Nayarit is in the headlines again, thanks to a visit from Chris Evans: the famous “Captain America” from the Marvel Universe is filming a new series for a streaming platform in the destination. Evans is also the series’ executive producer. The news that “Captain America” was in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure began circulating this Wednesday on social media. It was quickly Read More …

What a Drag! A Musical Comedy Show Like No Other!

RE/MAX Puerto Vallarta is proud to sponsor the upcoming charity show, “What a drag!” Hedda Lettuce “The Queen of Green” will be your host again at this year’s show. ​ Join the Banderas Women’s Shelter as they prepare for the sixth annual What A Drag musical variety show. An evening of music, dancing, hilarious theater, and fundraising festivities to support the Banderas Bay Women’s Shelter and Compassion for the Family. Please share with all your friends and family to support this important, local charity. Please click here Read More …

DON’T MISS THESE RIVIERA NAYARIT FAIRS, FIESTAS, AND TRADITIONS

August 2, 2019 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight DON’T MISS THESE RIVIERA NAYARIT FAIRS, FIESTAS, AND TRADITIONS The true essence of Mexico is best experienced through its traditions, the legacy of the Spaniards and indigenous people. Fairs, religious festivities, and other colorful ancestral celebrations are part and parcel of Mexican life, all of them vibrant with music, chants, food, and fun. In the Riviera Nayarit, these events also help to promote tourism in coastal towns such as Bucerías Read More …

SETAC takes over the popular Pulpito Drag Derby

SETAC takes over the popular Pulpito Drag Derby Posted on 23 May, 2019 by Vallarta Tribune Púlpito Drag Derby Friday May 24, 4pm-8pm Along Pulpito Street and Olas Altas This year’s Vallarta Pride Festival will once again feature the Púlpito Drag Derby, one of the most unique block parties in the world! After several years of being organized by the Amapas Neighborhood Association, 2019 will mark a “changing of the guard,” and SETAC, Vallarta’s LGBT Community Wellness Center, is taking Read More …