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NOTICE: Puerto Vallarta is desperately in need of blood, our Blood Bank is extremely low.
If you would consider leaving something here in Vallarta for the needy, please consider donating your blood. Hospital San Javier, Marina, 2nd floor Blood Bank.

Weekly Events

Live Music

Mon. Wed
& Fridays
Karaoke at Cafe Roma 6-9 pm no cover. Upstairs at Encino #287 Map
Mondays The Gecko Band Hot new band 7pm. Nacho Daddy Map Site
Tuesdays The Gecko Band Hot new band 7pm. Eddie's on the River, Map
Tuesdays Chris Kenny Blues 8:00pm Nacho Daddy Map Site
Wednesdays Chris Kenny Blues 4:00pm El Rio BBQ Paso Ancho Map
Wednesdays Don & Rhonda R&R 8:00pm Nacho Daddy Map Site
Thursdays Viva Los Chuyz or Luna Rumba or James Morgan 4-6pm El Rio BBQ Paso Ancho Map
Thursdays Gypsy Rocks 8:00pm

Nacho Daddy Map Site

Thursdays The Gecko Band Hot new band 7pm. Pour Favor Map Site
Thursdays Karaoke 7-11 pm. Eddie's on the River, Map
Fridays Bobby Tansen & Gilberto 4-6pm El Rio BBQ Paso Ancho Map
Fridays The Texas Embassy Blues Band. The best R&R/Blues band in town, 8:00pm Nacho Daddy Map Site
Fridays No Talent Night 6pm
The Hoochie Coochie Men at 8PM.
Que?Pasa. Aquiles Serdan #625 Map Site
Saturdays The Zippers Great Rock & Roll 7:30pm Nacho Daddy Map Site
Saturdays Boby Tansen Clasic Tunes 7:30pm Pour Favor Map Site
Saturdays Live Music,Viva Los Chuyz 8PM Que?Pasa. Aquiles Serdan #625 Map Site
Sundays & Thursdays Municipal Band Concerts , 6 p.m. Main Plaza, Bandstand.
In front of City Hall
Sundays Ballroom Dance music is played for public dancing, 7 - 8 p.m. Main Plaza,
In front of City Hall
Sundays Live Music and Barbeque Buffet 1pm - 4pm El Rio BBQ Paso Ancho Map
Tue - Sun Museum of Anthropology,
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Isla Rio Cuale, bay side on your right towards Oscar's.
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Voladores de Papantla. (Those guys that descend a long pole upside down with their feet tied to a rope.) 6 pm. Malecón at Pipila.
Tue & Wed IFC Home Tours. Busses leave at 10:30am return at 1pm. $500 pesos donation to charity, See Web Site. 322-222-5466. Sea Monkey.
Aquiles Serdan and the beach. Map
Tuesdays Free Sculpture Tour with Gary Thompson of Galeria Pacifico 9:30am Meet at the Millennium Sculpture next to the Hotel Rosita Map
Tuesdays Weekly Get Togethers. I'll be there, with whoever else turns up, a lot of visitors via TripAdvisor at 5:30pm

Pour Favor Bar, Lázaro Cárdenas # 245.  Map.

Fridays Bridge. Enjoy a friendly bridge game. Free to members Non-members $50 pesos each. 2-5pm

IFC above the HSCB bank corner Miramar & Libertad, across from the Flea Market 222-5466 MAP.

Every Sunday Milonga/Salsa Sunset Dance Party. A milonga is a social dance party comprised of tandas (sets of music) alternating tango, tango vals and milonga (the fast tango). This milonga will mix sets of salsa, merengue, samba and cumbia throughout the milonga playlist. Free entrance, includes a free class. 4:30pm - 8pm Hotel Rosita at the north end of the Malecón.
More info. E-Mail Nanette antonietapv@gmail.com
Every Sat. Waterside Art Show, Painting and sculptures by local artists. 9am to Noon. Nuevo Vallarta Marina.
Saturdays
Old Town Farmers' Market. A great street market with Live Entertainment 10am - 2pm Parque Lázaro Cárdenas  Map.
Every Tue, Wed & Sat Free City Tour of our Historic Center. 9am plus 12pm Tue & Wed
Sat. @ 9am
Tourist Office on the outside corner of City Hall. MAP Info 222-0923
 
Wed 31st International Fireworks Festival including France. Big night tonight 3 areas: Los Muertos Pier Map, the Malecón Map, and the Peninsula Map
Thu 1st New Years Day, Banks, Schools and Govt. Offices will all be closed. Everything else will be open, maybe a lit tel late opening in the morning Smileyy
Sat 3rd Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Green Chicken Tamales. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Sat 3rd Chris Kenny and Danny Beal live by the river at 5pm. no cover Eddie's on the River, Map
Mon 5th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Nutty Mole w/Pork Tlacoyos.US$115 incl. shopping tour, breakfast, lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 9:30am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Thu 8th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Vegetarian Chile Relleno. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Fri 9th Southside Shuffle, many stores and art galleries have a party every other Friday, with live music and free wine/cocktails. 6-10pm Basilio Badillo, from Constitución to Pino Suarez. Map
Sat 10th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Enchilado Pork Tamales. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Mon 12th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Mole Amarillito with Pork.US$115 incl. shopping tour, breakfast, lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 9:30am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Thu 15th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Chiles en Nogada. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Sat 17th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Green Chicken Tamales. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Mon 19th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Mole Poblano with Chicken.US$115 incl. shopping tour, breakfast, lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 9:30am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Thu 21st Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Pescado Veracruz. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Fri 23rd Southside Shuffle, many stores and art galleries have a party every other Friday, with live music and free wine/cocktails. 6-10pm Basilio Badillo, from Constitución to Pino Swarez. Map
Sat 24th Experience Tequila with tequila expert Clayton Szczech Gate - 6:30, event begins - 7 p.m. $495 pesos, including dinner and a welcome cocktail. El Rio BBQ Paso Ancho Map
Sat 24th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Oaxacan Tamales. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Mon 26th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Black Mole with Chicken. US$115 incl. shopping tour, breakfast, lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 9:30am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Wed 28th

2nd Vallarta Pub Trivia Tournament. 100 pesos per team member….. This is not a normal fundraiser. No one will ask for any more money. No raffles..no auctions..no begging..no pleading. Honest. 100 pesos to be in the Audience. Where does the money go? Corazon de Nina Shelter for abused and abandoned children.7pm -9:30pm
You can be a team, more info. contact, Here.

Eddie's on the River, Map
Thu 29th
- Feb 1st
National Charro Championship. Rodeo Mexican Style, 80 pesos a day Arena Vallarta, close to El Colorado and Las Palmas.
Thu 29th Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Fish Zarandeado. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.
Sat 31st Cooking Class. Join Carmen Porras for a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, hands-on cooking instructions and then enjoying what you've cooked which will include Chicken Tamales. US$85 incl. lunch, recipes, embroidered apron & tips. 11 am El Arrayan, Allende #344 Map Space is limited, call 222-7195.