As spring heats up in Puerto Vallarta, the city and surrounding towns enjoy a number of festivals and events that appeal to all kinds of visitors. Here are four that represent a few of the best in sports, music and food.
2019 Jaguar Polo Cup (April 25 – 28) — The Riviera Nayarit’s polo season will conclude with a four-day event leading up to the final match of the season at La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club in San Pancho. In addition to the exciting tournament, the festivities will include culinary tastings, live music, polo classes and a movie night. For more information, visit: https://www.tierratropical.com.mx/
RHA Festival (April 26 – 27) — Dance and music lovers may want to check out this festival that features some of the best house artists from around the world, including Bones, Guy Gerber, Viceroy, and more, set in a picturesque setting. RHA, which means ‘water flowing’ in Wixárika (the language of the region’s indigenous people), embraces the native Huichol culture. For more information, visit: https://www.rhafestival.com/#tickets-section
Restaurant Week (May 15 – June 10) — Foodies looking to dive into some the city’s best dishes won’t want to miss this acclaimed culinary celebration. Attracting epicurien enthusiasts from around the globe, more than 40 participating restaurants across Puerto Vallarta showcase innovative three-course menus during the nearly month-long gastronomic event. For more information, visit: https://restaurantweekpv.com/en/home
Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival (May 17 – 19) — One of the destination’s marquee annual events, this family-friendly festival in Nuevo Vallarta celebrates a weekend of water activities, notably windsurfing. With the Riviera Nayarit’s idyllic beaches as a backdrop, competitors show off their windsurfing skills in a variety of competitions, including downwind, freestyle and regatta slalom. For more information, visit: https://www.festivaldelviento.mx/