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Events Not to Miss This Week in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit

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Team Angels - PVAngels
January 4, 2016



Following is just an overview of all the events and festivities happening this week in Vallarta-Nayarit.

Paint the Town Red Dinner Theatre - Monday

Get ready for a new fun-filled tour great for both tourists and locals. Paint the Town Red is an easy way to enjoy the best Puerto Vallarta has to offer whether you are on-your-own tourist, local or want to meet new friends.

Paint the Town Red operates on Mondays and meets at 5:15 pm at Tre Piatti Italian Restaurant, Lazaro Cardenas 292. Tour Co-owner and escort Christie Selph stated “We are excited to be partnering with Act 2 entertainment and The Palm to offer their shows to our guests. This is a dinner theatre highlighting the many talented musical and entertainment performers coming to these venues.”

Los Bambinos at Roxy Rock House - Tuesday

Join us every Tuesday, 8:00 pm at Roxy Rock House.

We'll be performing our Flashback / Kings of Rock n' Roll Concerts every Tuesday evening until our last show of the 2015-2016 season on March 29.

Old Town Vallarta's long-time favorites, Los Bambinos are four brothers, trained in classical guitar by their musician father, and have been performing a suite of musical styles for the over 10 years of  playing together.

Charity Bingo and Jazz at Nacho Daddy - Wednesday 

Do you like pampering massages and stunning jewelry; live shows; a free night in a hotel; free drinks and delicious food or a free hair make over? You can win these and more at Bingo at Nacho Daddy on Wednesday, January 6!!

Cards on sale at 3:00 pm and Bingo starts at 4:00 pm. We have a final cash blackout game with the winner taking home half the pot in pesos. Previous winners received incredible cash prizes that ran up to 4500 pesos in cash!!!!

Come early! As an added bonus this week, Stolie will be playing jazz from 3-4 pm and during the break!

Downtown Vallarta Art Walk - Wednesday

Puerto Vallarta has established itself as a vibrant center of art creation, exhibition and promotion. An important contribution to the city´s art scene is Puerto Vallarta´s ArtWalk which this year will be held every Wednesday, 6:00 - 10:00 pm through May 25, 2016.

The participating galleries in Centro Historico offer works by important national and international artists. Remarkable paintings, exceptional sculptures, fine ceramics, blown glass and other types of noteworthly art are offered.

An Evening with Levi Kreis - Thursday, Saturday and Sunday  

Levi Kreis is an actor and recording artist from Oliver Springs, TN. He first came to national recognition in 2004 as a singer/songwriter appearing on NBC’s The Apprentice.

An Evening with Levi will be presented in Act II Entertainment's Red Room at 7:30 pm on January 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, & 23 with a 9:30 pm show on January 3, 10 & 12.

Southside Shuffle - Friday

Take a stroll down Basilio Badillo every other Friday evening for art, jewelry, fashion, collectibles, restaurants, food, drinks, live music and fun.

This is one of Vallarta's more festive events and the party runs from 6:00 to 10:00 pm and features live music, cocktails and all kinds of great stuff.

Southside Shuffle dates are January 8 & 22, February 5 & 19, March 4 & 18; and April 1 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm

Vallarta Cup Race Series - Saturday

The Riviera Nayarit is signaling the start of the sailing season with the traditional Vallarta Cup Race Series. Over two-dozen boats will be competing in this friendly and very festive event.

The Vallarta Yacht Club (VYC) in Nuevo Vallarta will be hosting this series, which will include the participation of the other marinas in the region, including the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and the Marina Vallarta.

Races start at noon every Saturday in January, with theme parties every evening. This year the activities will take place on January 9, 16, 23 and 30. Because this is a friendly competition, the boats can participate in one or all the races.

Wake Up Radio Show in English - Saturday

The Saturday morning Wake Up Show is hosted by Michael Nolen broadcast from the University of Guadalajara at Puerto Vallarta. Set your radio dial to 104.3 fm every Saturday morning from 9:00 until 10:00 am.

The hour includes local news; weather and information about ongoing events in and around Banderas Bay; plus, weekly interviews with experts that will make being here in Vallarta-Nayarit much better for you. With topics ranging from visas to prescription drugs, tune in every Saturday to keep informed.

The main purpose of the new radio broadcast is to discuss all topics related to living as an expat in the Banderas Bay area.

Legends of the 50s & 60s - Sunday

Returning to Act II Entertainment after a super successful run last 2014-15 season in a tribute to The 4 Seasons, which will be repeated often here, too, Paul Fracassi presents a new show featuring well-known great hits of the 1950's and 1960's. This was a super time in music history.

Paul will continue to demonstrate his vocal prowess every Sunday at 7:30 pm in the Red Room of Act II Entertainment until the end of March, 2016 in Puerto Vallarta and said he will be ever-changing his songbook so each return visit will feature songs not heard every night.

Voice of Vallarta at Act II - Sunday

The Voice of Vallarta competition has started the third season for 2015 - 2016 in looking for the best singer in the Bay of Banderas.

Act II Entertainment has spent the summer and after hundreds of auditions they have narrowed the field to 20 of the best.

The reality show competition season opener was on November 22 and will continue every Sunday at 8:00 pm until the big closing night scheduled for March 20, 2016.

Farmers Markets in Vallarta-Nayarit - Every day of the week

There's a lot more going on in Vallarta-Nayarit this week, so check out our Events Calendar.

Another way to spend some very worthwhile time in Vallarta-Nayarit is to volunteer at one of the Banderas Bay non-profits that will welcome you with open arms. It will make you feel good too! You will see the tabs above for all the categories.

  Learn more about Pasitos de Luz Day Care for Special Needs Children

  Learn more about Colina Spay and Neuter Clinic for Dogs & Cats

  Learn more about Vallarta Yacht Club


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Please write and ask TripAdvisor why all other Cabo Corrientes attractions are still on the Puerto Vallarta page while only the Garden was removed.

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