Humboldt Celebration at Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Vallarta Botanical Gardens
go to original
August 26, 2012

Alexander von Humboldt

Many of you have noticed the Vallarta Botanical Gardens' recently unveiled statue of Alexander von Humboldt, the great German explorer who is credited with completing Mexico's first botanical surveys in a modern scientific manner.

Humboldt's work has been previously acknowledged in Mexico in many ways, including his statue in Mexico City's Alameda Central (Central Park) and the honorary citizenship bestowed to him by then-President Benito Juárez.

The Gardens will celebrate the legacy of this important botanist and explorer on his birthday on September 14 and the following weekend (September 15 and 16).

Be sure to join us here for a weekend of learning and festivities, including Humboldt historical trivia featured in our daily 1:00 pm plant tours, German cuisine in our Hacienda de Oro Restaurant, and the music of famous German composers, which will be playing throughout the Visitor Center.

This is just one of the many ways that the Gardens promote diversity and international culture in our Vallarta community.

The Vallarta Botanical Gardens is located just 30 minutes south of the Old Town Puerto Vallarta on the Federal Highway 200 (Palms to Pines Highway) Km. 24 just past Las Juntas y los Veranos. Open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, closed on Mondays until December. Telephone is (322) 223-6182.

Please join us in our celebrations!

  Learn about Vallarta Botanical Gardens

  Check out Timothy Real Estate Group

We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!

You Can Make a Difference

Coronavirus - How You Can HelpIf you would like to donate directly to the non-profits in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, here are some suggestions you may want to consider to help our local communities in this time of greatest need.

Coronavirus - How You Can Help

Local News

Discover Vallarta-Nayarit

Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and is home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.