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Riviera Nayarit Offers the Best April Events and Vacation Fun

Marc Murphy - Riviera Nayarit CVB
April 10, 2019

The Riviera Nayarit will host several top national and international events that can be enjoyed by locals as well as tourists and seasonal residents.

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is known for its versatility, where it’s impossible to sit still or feel bored thanks to its offer of history, culture, traditions, beautiful beaches, and spaces for adventure and ecotourism, all served with a side of delicious gastronomy and enviable natural surroundings.

Besides the many local events, April also coincides with the most anticipated holiday season by domestic tourists — Holy Week and Easter — perfect for plenty of fun in the sun, sea, and sand.

The Riviera Nayarit is this and more!

“Batizado” Capoeira Art Festival (April 11 – 14)
The story of this Brazilian martial art carries on in San Pancho. World-class masters gather to share their knowledge through classes, workshops, conferences, and a graduation ceremony. More details here.

Holy Week (April 14 – 20)
The Riviera Nayarit is a privileged destination thanks to its exceptional climate, which places it at the top of the list of favorite places to go for an unforgettable Holy Week and Easter vacation with your family or your partner.

2nd Riviera Nayarit Rock Festival (April 19)
The Riviera Nayarit is ready to welcome Holy Week with big-time music events. One of the most-anticipated is the 2nd Riviera Nayarit Rock Festival set for Friday, April 19, 2019 at the Crucero de Mezcales esplanade in Bahía de Banderas. Mexican band Maldita Vecindad is headlining and will be joined by Inspector, Genitallica, and eight local bands. Visit the Facebook page.

Cuisine of the Sun (April 23 – 26)
This is event for culinary stars is being hosted at Villa La Estancia Flamingos for the fourth year in a row by Food Network chef and USFoods culinary specialist, Penny Davidi. The event convenes some of the most notable names in the food and beverage industry, and will include elegant dinners, beachside barbecues, tastings by the pool, and much more. Click here for more details.

RHA Festival (April 26 – 27)
The spectacular Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle will play host to the third edition of the RHA Festival 2019 from April 26-27 with the best in electronic world house music. More information here.

Oyster Festival (April 28)
One of Bucerías’ most iconic events is its Oyster Festival, when local scuba divers are celebrated during a popular fiesta that highlights the warmth and togetherness of the local people. A festival queen is chosen as is the largest oyster, and visitors are treated to delicious dishes.

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) support events because generate visitors and lots of exposure thanks to their coverage in the media. The activities take place with the support of the Government of the State of Nayarit via its Tourism Promotional Trust (Fiprotur).

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