It’s time to mark your calendars now for two of February’s favorite events in Riviera Nayarit.
**The 6th Annual Taste of Lo de Marcos Fundraising Event – https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/the-event-of-the-season-6th-annual-taste-of-lo-de-marcos/
**The 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off – Where Lo de Marcos gets Hot and Spicy! https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/chili-cook-off-in-lo-de-marcos-sunday-february-24th-2019/
Real Estate Spotlight
One of the greatest joys in Selling Real Estate and walking into that perfect property for the very first time. These are properties that captivated me and once you view them, I am sure you will agree that these are exceptional.
Hacienda de Amor located in Guayabitos offers a lot of land and construction at a totally affordable price.
This is a home to live in for a lifetime! — https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/properties/hacienda-de-amor/
A large buildable lot with an Ocean View and a short walk to town is what many people dream of.
Take a look at Lot Vista Mar in Guayabitos — https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/properties/lot-vista-mar/
A new Listing in Lo de Marcos that is one block to the beach and loaded with potential. 3 bedrooms and two baths, priced at $1.9 million pesos or about $100,000.00 USD.
Welcome to Casa Zapata — https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/properties/casa-zapata/
This month our pick is Casa Delia in Lo de Marcos. The house is a newer one with two bedrooms, one bath, a swimming pool and a short walk to your favorite shops and restaurants.
Priced at just $10,000.00 pesos a month, you cannot go wrong with this option.
Take a look at Casa Delia — https://www.galvanrealestateandservices.com/properties/casa-delia/
Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond
… from Puerto Vallarta’s Liveliest Website! BanderasNews.com
Vallarta Botanical Garden has installed ‘JAGUARS – From Ancestral Myth to Current Conservation Imperative,’ a visual exhibit of stunning images and interpretive texts on the Malecón. The exhibit was inaugurated January 10 and will remain on display through February 10, 2019.
New Season, New Location for PuRR Project BINGO
This season PuRR Project BINGO is being played at a new time and in a PuRR-fect new location. We’ll be calling the numbers, having fun and handing out great prizes every other Wednesday at 4:00 pm at Nacho Daddy Restaurant, in the heart of Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone.
2018-2019 Centro Historico ArtWalk Every Wednesday
Art lovers can explore numerous artistic offerings during the Puerto Vallarta Centro Historico ArtWalk, a self-guided tour of 12 downtown galleries with cocktail exhibitions that can be enjoyed every Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 10:00 pm through May 29, 2019.
Bohemia Viva Debuts ‘Reflections’ at The Palm Cabaret
The fiery Argentine musical duo, Bohemia Viva has returned to the Banderas Bay area for another great season of entertainment. Their new show, ‘Reflections,’ will debut in Mexico on January 16th at 6:30 and 9:30 pm at The Palm Cabaret & Bar in Puerto Vallarta.
Though best-known for serving Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors exceptional Austrian fare, Kaiser Maximilian invites you to dive into the special ‘Oysters and More’ menu, which is being served, along with the restaurant’s regular menu, through February 2nd.
Amy Armstrong’s ‘Viva La Diva’ at Nacho Daddy
Amy Armstrong has been entertaining Puerto Vallarta audiences for over a decade. This season, Amy brings her new show, ‘Viva La Diva!’ to Nacho Daddy starting Saturday, January 5. She’ll be performing every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday (and some Thursdays) for a month.
The Dueling Drag Divas are Back with a Brand New Show
The dynamic duo, Emmy Award Winner, Chi Chi Rones, and New York Times acclaimed impressionist, Jo Anna, opened an All New Dueling Drag Divas Show in Puerto Vallarta on January 2. They’ll be featured every Sunday and Wednesday at 9:30 pm in The Red Room at Act II Stages.
Branden & James return to Puerto Vallarta for a 5-week residence at The Palm Cabaret, where they’ll present their new show, ‘The Phantom of The Greatest Showman.’ In this show, the cello and vocal duo performs some of the beloved melodies from these two epic movie musicals.
Vallarta Botanical Garden Tour & Culinary Adventure
There’s no place quite like the Vallarta Botanical Garden, and the Botanical Delights Tour and Culinary Adventure is the best way to get the most from your experience there. This guided tour immerses guests in the natural beauty of Mexico and the richness of Mexican cuisine.
In a ‘Tribute to Leonard Cohen,’ opening at Puerto Vallarta’s Boutique Theatre on January 31, Mark Zeller and Rafa Zermano join together for illuminating evenings of soul searching songs by Canadian singer songwriter, Leonard Cohen. Additional shows Feb. 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 & 16.
Act II Entertains Puerto Vallarta – Seven Nights a Week!
Daniel R. Mininni
Puerto Vallarta has recently become an ‘entertainment destination,’ and Act II is THE PLACE to go for the best in live cabaret, music, comedy, stage plays and drag shows – seven nights a week! Here’s a look at what Stages has planned to keep you entertained this week.
Free Malecón Sculpture Tours Every Tuesday & Thursday
Banderas News Team
The free Tuesday morning and Thursday evening Puerto Vallarta Malecon Sculpture Tours, created and conducted by Galeria Pacifico owner Gary Thompson, have returned for the 13th season. The morning tours are held every Tuesday at 9:30 am and the evening tours on Thursdays at 6:00 pm.
Marina Vallarta Art & Market Every Thursday
The Marina Vallarta Art & Market runs every Thursday from 6-10 pm through May 30, 2019. Shoppers will find art & jewelery, organic foods & homemade breads, clothes & handicrafts, among many other wonderful things while enjoying live music in a festive atmosphere.
January’s Fantastic Line-up of Shows at The Palm Cabaret
While 2018 was a good year, 2019 brings new beginnings, friendships, and exciting new talent to the Palm Cabaret. Up until now, the venue has undergone many changes, now it’s time to bring back some of PV’s favorite entertainers and
introduce some new faces to Puerto Vallarta.
Grammy Award-Winner to Perform IAMPV Benefit Concerts
Grammy Award-winning cellist, Don Moline, accompanied by talented pianist, Jean-Guy Comeau, will perform fundraising concerts for IAMPV (Instituto de Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta) on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2. Both evenings will begin with 6 pm cocktails followed by a 7 pm concert.
Shopping & More Every Saturday at Tianguis Lo De Marcos
The Tianguis Lo de Marcos will reopen its doors for its fifth season on November 3, 2018. Held every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, this weekly event expects to continue its growth and history of drawing shoppers from around Banderas Bay to this small town on the Riviera Nayarit.
Enjoy a Spectacular Sunday Brunch at The River Café
There is no better way to spend your Sunday than with a leisurely brunch at The River Café. Enjoy your favorite breakfast and lunch items, including an omelet station, coffee, juice and much more in a beautiful setting and relaxed atmosphere, every Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.
‘Beers, Boys & Burgers’ Every Sunday at Hotel Mercurio
Banderas News Team
The poolside bar at Hotel Mercurio has long been a favorite hangout, but on Sundays, the party amps up a few notches with the ‘Beers, Boys & Burgers’ Party. From 4:00 to 7:00 pm, the hunky Mercurio boys serve up tasty hamburger sliders and all the beers you can drink for just $150 pesos!
IFC Home Tours ‘A Wonderfully Different Thing To Do’
International Friendship Club
One of the most popular tourist activities in all of Puerto Vallarta is the IFC Home Tour. So put on your walking shoes, grab your camera, and get ready to enjoy a fun-filled day of discovery, while giving a helping hand to the less fortunate in the Banderas Bay area.
Spend a Day at the Puerto Vallarta SPCA Sanctuary
Ordinary people come to Vallarta to vacation. Extraordinary people come to Vallarta and volunteer! Spend a rewarding afternoon cuddling with the animals at Puerto Vallarta’s SPCA. Our dogs and cats are awaiting ‘forever homes,’ and need your help to jump start their socialization.
ExPats in Vallarta, a totally social group offering informal fellowship and assistance for Expat residents, or visitors considering living, working or investing in Puerto Vallarta, has announced next month’s schedule of events. Here’s what’s happening in February.
Want to get acquainted with 200 cats and kittens up close and purr-sonal? Jump on an air-conditioned Superior Tours van at several locations in Puerto Vallarta for a visit to the PuRR Project ranch where you can pet, cuddle, hug, nuzzle, pamper, and snuggle to your heart’s content!
Puerto Vallarta Charity Bingo, Wednesdays at Nacho Daddy
A new season of Charity Bingo returns to Nacho Daddy Restaurant & Bar on October 31, 2018. Games will be played every other Wednesday at 4:00 pm to raise money for two very special Puerto Vallarta non-profit organizations: Pasitos de Luz and the Colina Spay & Neuter Clinic.
Puerto Vallarta’s Doin’ the South Side Shuffle Every Other Friday
Banderas News Team
Starting Friday, November 16, 2018, and every other Friday evening through April 5, 2019, the Zona Romantica will come to life as locals and tourists alike head over to Basilio Badillo to do the South Side Shuffle, the only ongoing party of its kind in all of Puerto Vallarta.
Duende: Expect the Unexpected at The Palm Cabaret & Bar
Playing at The Palm Puerto Vallarta Feb 8 & Mar 15, Duende is a musical phenomenon. Together, these three multi-talented performers explore the very spirit of music: blending genres such as Classical, Celtic, Pop, Rock, Spanish and Gypsy into a fusion that is a joy to witness.
PV Chamber Orchestra & Ruach Singers Present Spirited!
The Ruach Singers, an eight-voice professional Jewish a cappella group from Toronto, Canada, joins forces with the PV Chamber Orchestra for one night only, Friday, February 8, 2019, 8 pm, for the ‘Spirited!’ concert at the Paradise Village auditorium in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit.
Puerto Vallarta Medical Matters Conference, February 11
The 2019 Puerto Vallarta Medical Matters Conference, a no charge community healthcare event featuring options for the Banderas Bay Community regarding day to day well-being and emergency healthcare needs, will be held at the Marriott Hotel on February 11 from 9 am to 3 pm.
Romance Your Valentine with Dinner at The River Café
Looking for a romantic way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Puerto Vallarta? On February 14, The River Café will be serving a special tasting menu that’s sure to seduce the most passionate foodie, along with live music to help you make a memorable impression on that special someone.
After an absence of several seasons, Luna Rumba has returned to The Palm Cabaret where they are once again thrilling Puerto Vallarta audiences with their blend of World Music. This group entertains audiences with recognizable songs along with a mix of eclectic music in a celebration of exquisite sound.
2019 Vallarta Real Estate Fair Set for February 16
Timothy Real Estate Group
Whether you’re a buyer, seller or thinking about investing, you don’t want to miss the 2019 Vallarta Real Estate Fair. Set to take place at Rivera Molino Plaza on Feb. 16, this free event puts you in contact with experts who can help you make the most of your real estate investment.
Get Ready for the Sixth Annual Taste of Lo de Marcos
The 6th Annual Taste of Lo De Marcos, set to be held at the Centro de Fiestas Los Delfines on Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 3-8 pm, will feature local restaurants, artisanal booths and live music, with proceeds benefiting Amigos de Lo de Marcos and Comite de Accion Ciudadana.
The Walls of Puerto Vallarta Bring People Together
Timothy Real Estate Group
Local artist Natasha Moraga has been magically transforming Puerto Vallarta with her colorful mosaics since 2012. Her latest project, turning Lazaro Cardenas Park into El Parque de los Azulejos / Tile Park PV, is all about community, and everyone is invited to participate in the Fall workshops.
Champagne Brunch & Fashion Show to Benefit SPCA de PV
SPCA de PV is pleased to announce our upcoming ‘Beauty and the Beast’ fundraiser on Tuesday, February 19. Make plans now to join us for a delicious champagne brunch and Spring fashion show, featuring local designers, in The Iguana Restaurant & Tequila Bar in Casa Kimberly.
19th Annual San Pancho Music Festival Set for Feb 22-24
The 2019 San Pancho Music Festival will be held Friday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25 in San Francisco, Nayarit. This year the Music Festival will feature performing artists from the Riviera Nayarit region, as well as musicians from the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Although our first-responders don’t seek recognition for their devotion to the community, from time to time we have the opportunity to express our appreciation. You can show your support by attending the PV Bomberos Pancake Breakfast on February 24 at Lazaro Cardenas Park.
Puerto Vallarta Gearing Up for CarnavalPV 2019 Parade
Banderas News Team
With Mardi Gras just a few months away, Puerto Vallarta is gearing up for a special edition of its annual parade. This year’s three-kilometer-long carnival parade will begin at 8:00 pm on Tuesday, March 5th in the hotel zone and proceed on the world-famous Malecón to Los Muertos Pier.
Vallarta Botanical Garden is home to over 200 different species of birds, and will be the site of the 2019 Vallarta Bird Festival, March 8-10. These three fun-filled days of birding tours and presentations will help fund the construction and installation of Military Macaw nest boxes.
PV’s Straight Men ‘Come Out’ Against Domestic Violence
Banderas News Team
On Sunday, March 10, some of Puerto Vallarta’s finest men will take the stage at Teatro Vallarta to compete in ‘What a Drag!’ Tickets are on sale now for this hilarious drag competition for straight men that raises money for victims of domestic violence in the Banderas Bay area.
Puerto Vallarta Zoo: A Truly Unforgettable Experience
Located 35 minutes south of downtown Puerto Vallarta in beautiful Mismaloya, ‘Zoologico de Vallarta’ is built into the side of the Sierra Madre mountains, taking full advantage of the natural setting to create a lush, tropical experience for both zoo residents and visitors.
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures (L.O.C.A.)
For Women Travellers in Puerto Vallarta
Ladies Outdoor Club Adventures P.V. (L.O.C.A.) is not only a great place to network and make new friends, but also a place to challenge your fears and push your limits while having the time of your life with like-minded women who have a passion for the outdoors.
Hidden in the jungle about a half-hour drive south of Puerto Vallarta is an oasis of beauty reminiscent of Babylon’s Hanging Gardens with a nod to Adam and Eve. Bring your hiking boots, your camera, your appetite, and your soul to explore Vallarta Botanical Gardens.
It’s Always a Great Time to Visit Estero El Salado
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is a natural sanctuary, where rivers, jungles, mountain and sea come together to provide a wide variety of eco-tourism options and an endless array of outdoor adventures. One example is Estero El Salado, an urban eco-reserve in the city’s Hotel Zone.
Until next month, we wish you the very best.
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