Special Events

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From cultural and religious festivals to international sports tournaments to the highly acclaimed international gourmet festival, there is always a special event for each season in Puerto Vallarta.

For further information about local events and festivals, please get in touch with your personal concierge at Villa Premiere.

Wine
Wine Festival

Enjoy and learn more about wine culture directly from Mexican and International specialists through samples, seminars and special menus at the best restaurants and hotels in the city.

Sailboat
Marina del Rey Puerto Vallarta Regatta

Each year, more than 50 boats try to get first place in an international competition departing from the San Diego Yacht Club in California to the calm waters of Puerto Vallarta, which hosts the award ceremony.

Sailboat Sailing
Nautical Festival / Banderas Bay Regatta

The privileged Banderas Bay location is the setting for sailing events that take place throughout the month of March. Additional activities include dinners to benefit local civic associations, displays of navigation equipment, yachts and marine equipment, live music and other cultural events.

Sculture of Tigger
Huichol Art Festival

For ten consecutive years, representative of indigenous communities in the region descend from Sierra Madre Mountains, bringing along their paintings and sculptures. In addition, scheduled live music events and native ceremonies in different areas of Puerto Vallarta are scheduled for a two-week festival.

Man Surfing
Surfing Championship

National and International, the most intrepid exponents gather in the town of Sayulita, located south of the bay, for a weekend of competition, live music and good vibes.

Fireworks at night
Puerto Vallarta Anniversary

On the last day of May, a double anniversary is celebrated, first as a municipality and second as a city.

Baby Turtles
Turtle Release Season

From June to January, thousands of Ridley turtles come to the shore of the beaches of Puerto Vallarta to lay their eggs.

Woman by the Pool
Ujena Bikini Jam

It’s an athletic five-kilometer race with participating models, awards and countless photo sessions that feature the most beautiful women in the world. All of the excitement occurs in the unique location of the town of Vallarta.

Man doing street tricks
Charro Day

The National Día del Charro celebration in Puerto Vallarta, starting with an early parade strolling through the main city streets, attracts crowds of visitors and locals.

Fireworks at night
Independence Day

Malecon and Puerto Vallarta Main Square revive until late evening September 15th.

Artist Painting
International Gourmet Festival

Every year in November, Puerto Vallarta reigns as the culinary capital of Mexico. The celebration lasts for ten days and is a true feast for the senses, presenting the most acclaimed chefs from around the world. This festival also offers special menus, gourmet cooking classes and wine and tequila tastings at participating restaurants.

Marathon Runners
Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon

It’s the only five-kilometer athletic run set at the unmatched natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta.

Golf Course
Golf Championship

Vallarta Golf Cup lasts three days and takes place at the Jack Nicklaus and El Tigre golf courses. Amateur golfers from Mexico, United States and Canada compete for cash prizes and the "Swing Vallarta" trophy, considered the highest award of this competition.

People outside at night
Pilgrimage of Our Lady Guadalupe

As in all Mexico, Puerto Vallarta comes alive with the colorful procession honoring the female patron saint of Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe.