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

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Team Angels - PVAngels
February 27, 2017



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

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

PuRR Project Adult Bingo - Monday

Come play Adult Bingo with us on February 27 and March 20, 5:00 pm at The Palm Cabaret in Old Town Vallarta.

Great adult prizes, free popcorn and loads of fun. Come early for a good seat.

Carnival Mardi Gras Parade PV - Tuesday

Imagine dozens of floats hurling beads and hundreds of people sauntering from the Sheraton Hotel and along the world-famous Malecon to Puerto Vallarta’s ‘Old Town’ in a dazzling array of sequins, feathers, leathers and speedos to celebrate the pride and diversity of the special season, all while more than 30,000 people cheer from the sidelines.

The ninth annual Mardi Gras Parade promises to continue to show the world our vibrant community on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 beginning at 8:00 pm.

Sex Please, We're Sixty Dinner Theater Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

Amigos de La Cruz are pround to present the five performances of 'Sex Please, We're Sixty' Dinner Theater and Matinee Luncheon Fundraisers from February 28 to March 8.

For the dinner theater performances on February 28, March 1, 7 and 8 the doors will open at 5:30 pm for Reserved and General with dinner service at 6:00 pm. Theater seating only begins at 6:30 and the play begins at 7:00. For those with Reserved Seating only, stay to meet the actors after the play.

For the Matinee on Sunday, March 5, doors will open at 11:00 am for Reserved and General Seating with the Brunch at 12:00. Theater seating only begins at 12:30 and the play begins at 1:00. Again, those with Reserved Seating only are invited to stay and meet the actors after the play.

Chair Yoga for Charity at IFC - Wednesday

Get fit where you sit! No experience required.

Chair Yoga offers you the ability to improve your health through adaptive exercise.

You are supported by a chair so you can receive yoga’s healing and restorative benefits.

Classes will be presented at the International Friendship Club on March 1, 22 and 29 from Noon until 1:00 pm. The class on March 15 will be from 10:00 until 11:00 pm.

Vallarta-Nayarit Wine Festival - Wednesday through Sunday

The wine glasses are ready to be filled in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit from March 1 through March 5 for the XI Vallarta-Nayarit Wine Festival 2017 edition in 10 restaurants and 5 hotels in this region.

This year, Wine Festival includes Keynote Lectures, the Meeting of Winemakers & Sommeliers, the Wine Expo and Traditional Folk Festival.

Bucerias Art Walk - Thursday

Join us at the Bucerias Art Walk Plaza where "Life is an Art Walk."

The Bucerias Art Walk Starts the first Thursday in November and is every Thursday thru April from 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Over 17 galleries participate at this weekly event, where we "Bring Art to the Streets."

Stroll under the palm trees, enjoy a traditional Mexican taste treat and a cool sip of sangria while discovering the un-discovered art and artists of Nayarit and Jalisco.
         
Watch our on-site artisans produce their craft, discover new artists & soak up local color, get inspired and sign up for our daily workshops.

San Pancho Community Fair - Friday

The theme of this year's Ninth Festival de Arte Infantil es "Descubre la Feria Ambiental" is because of our commitment and search for creating and augmenting awareness about the importance of taking care of our environment, and how our actions and attitudes can change our daily lives, to promote a healthier, more loving life between ourselves and the world we live in.

On Friday March 3rd, we will showcase the work we do at EntreAmigos: productive workshops, recreational and environmental games, story telling, amongst others. We also are collaborating with different organizations with alike purposes in environmental topics. It will be a representative, artsy and cultural event, with music and traditional cooking.

Join us at Plaza del Sol in San Francisco (San Pancho) for the Parade at 3:00 and the Fair beginning at 4:00 pm.

Riverfest at El Rio BBQ - Friday through Sunday

The 6th annual Riverfest is being held on Saturday, March 4th at El Rio BBQ Bar from 12:00 noon to 7:00 pm.

Riverfest is a showcase for 6 to 7 local bands/musicians around the bay. In addition to the music, people can browse artisan exhibits and feast on great BBQ along with the bay's best paella provided by Barcelona Tapas. We feature a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and you can even get your hair cut at the event by Alex Daoud from Alexander A Salon, who donates all his proceeds for the day to Pasitos!.

New this year 3 days!!! - We will be extending Riverfest with a pre-show and post show! Friday March 3rd will see El Rio BBQ Bar already set up and ready to rock! Starting at 2:00 pm Hard Money will play followed by Bob & Gilberto at 4:00 pm, live music for only 50 peso donation.

Good Morning Wake-Up Radio Show - Saturday

The Saturday morning Wake Up Show hosted by Michael Nolen broadcast from the University of Guadalajara at Puerto Vallarta, set your radio dial to 104.3 fm every Saturday morning at 9:00. You can also tune in online.

This show is all in English and is a non-profit show paid for by the University.

The broadcast includes information about everything going on at the PV University of Guadalajara and how you, the English-speaking community, can become involved.

Drag Brunch at Act II - Sunday

Act II Entertainment presents New York City’s top comedy drag queen, Hedda Lettuce and friends, taking you to church every Sunday at Puerto Vallarta’s only drag brunch! These ladies will bring you high comedy, live singing, and light dancing while you split your seams with laughter and the best quality food from Frida’s kitchen! Top your brunch off with bottomless mimosas and bloody Mary’s at Puerto Vallarta’s newest unique experience only at Act II Stages!

Join us every Sunday through March with seating at 12:00 noon and the show beginning at 1:00 pm. Advance tickets and reservations are required.

Beers, Boys & Burgers Pool Party - Sunday

Want to see hot guys in swimwear every Sunday? And top off that view with unlimited juicy burgers and cold beer? Then our Beers, Boys & Burgers event at Hotel Mercurio is your perfect Sunday Funday!

Every Sunday, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, the pool at the Hotel Mercurio is the hottest scene in the city for hot guys in their sexiest swimwear making it a favorite hangout for both residents and visitors.

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 Amigos de La Cruz

  Learn more about International Friendship Club

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

  Learn more about entreAmigos San Francisco

  Learn more about ACT LGBT Civil Association of Commerce and Tourism

  Learn more about PuRR Project No Kill Feline Shelter/Adoption


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