Boutique Theatre Performing Arts Centre
The Boutique Theatre @ Nacho Daddy is an exciting not-for-profit community resource that provides patrons and performers alike the opportunity to revel in live entertainment.

Circo de los Ninos (Children’s Circus)
Circo de los Ninos de San Pancho is a non-profit Civil Association which provides Circus Arts classes to children and young adults. Our programs are structured to build self-confidence and self-awareness, gain physical capacities and explore imagination in young people through the arts.

Club Deportivo Bahia Matanchen
CDBM’s mission is to inspire children through organized boys and girls soccer, basketball and baseball programs in a safe and nurturing environment.

Costa Verde Cultural Center (CVCC)
Costa Verde Cultural Center brings the world to Sayulita by providing opportunities to understand other cultures through art, dance, music and language. The Center offers various classes, holds events, houses a library, and is an outlet for information about the Sayulita community.

Instituto de Artes Musicales Puerto Vallarta
With more than 40 musicians from more than 10 countries, OSV is a multicultural and transgenerational ensemble that provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy local symphonic music at the highest level.

Matanchen Bay Cultural Center
The Matanchen Bay Cultural Center is comprised of an art gallery display area, a public library, a computer center, a children’s reading room, language classrooms, and other multiuse areas. However, in reality it is so much more than a collection of its parts.

Orchestra School of Puerto Vallarta (OEPV)
OEPV is specialized in the musical education, through the orchestral activity, which works as human development vehicle, cultural and social for the kids and youth at Puerto Vallarta, with a methodology that inculcates values such as: collaboration, participation, and teamwork.

Peyote People
Peyote People is a fair trade co-operative based in Puerto Vallarta with the purpose of supporting the culture of the Tarahumara and Huichol Indians and helping them get through these tough times.

Puerto Vallarta Gay Men's Chorus
Using the voices and talents of gay Mexicans and ex-patriots, their mission is to entertain, enlighten, and unify audiences and members while building bridges of greater understanding, acceptance and love between communities, cultures, families, and friends.

PVShares Foundation
The PVShares Foundation supports the Visual Arts of Greater Puerto Vallarta, with the belief that the arts are essential to our lives.

Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra
The "Salty Paw Jazz Orchestra" or "Pata Salada Orquesta de Jazz" is a Big Band style orchestra consisting mostly of young musicians learning improvisation.

Santa Barbara - Puerto Vallarta Sister City
The Sister City program is a direct cultural and social exchange between Santa Barbara, California, and Puerto Vallarta, featuring yearly visits. The committee was established in 1972 through the efforts of local city officials and interested citizens.

Soccer Club Filial Pumas
Pumas Vallarta aspires to giving solid footing in the personal development of our children and youth, thus actively participating in the integral formation of persons that are useful to society as well as bringing new prospects for the Club.

The Huichol Center for Cultural Survival
The goal of Huichol Center is to create enduring lifelines between Huichol traditions and the future - lifelines that allow traditional wisdom to thrive in the 21st Century by empowering the people who carry its spirit and substance.

Vallarta en Bici
What can be greener than not using your car, healthier than moving around town on top of your bike, and cooler than making the city your own playground? Puerto Vallarta has everything to be a bike-friendly city, but somehow it is not, yet...

Women to Women - Mujeres a Mujeres
Every winter the Women to Women (in Spanish Mujeres a Mujeres) group puts on Jaltemba Bay Fashion Show to raise funds for projects in the Jaltemba Bay area of Mexico. This area includes the communities of Guayabitos, La Penita, La Colonia and Los Ayala, all in the state of Nayarit.

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