Events Happening this May

The best month of the year to be in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit with many events open to the public including:

17th International Fireworks Symposium (May 6-10)
In addition to conferences and trade show there will be four nights of fireworks on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta, each night including Thursday, May 9 at 9pm, Friday, May 10 at 10:30pm.

Vive Vallarta (May 10 – June 2)
Artisan market with venders from around the country and Latin America held in the grounds of Puerto de Luna at the entrance to Fluvial in conjunction with Mayofest events.

CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship 2019 (May 13 – 19)
Games take place at the Pensiones del Estado field (in front of Agustín Flores Contreras Stadium) 16 of the region’s best teams will compete to earn one of the two places at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019. Mexico will face Costa Rica, Jamaica and Guatemala.

Restaurant Week (May 15- June 10)
This restaurant celebration goes on for nearly a month in the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta, during which over 60 local eateries offer three-course prix fixe menus.
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Festival del Viento (Wind Festival) (May 17 – 19)
Competitors from around the globe gather together for an activity-filled weekend during one of the destination’s top festivals. The winds are favorable for this freestyle and slalom regatta, an event that promotes windsurfing and takes full advantage of the areas idyllic beaches. Ticket prices vary according to category and purchase date.
Vallarta Down (May 18-19)
Now in its third season, the Vallarta Down Urban mountain bike competition takes place in Vallarta’s Centro neighborhood with some of the world’s best riders invited to participate.

Puerto Vallarta Pride (May 20-27)
For the sixth consecutive year Puerto Vallarta will welcome the largest LGBT Pride event in the region: Vallarta Pride. Associations, companies and the entire LGBT community have joined together again to organize this event that celebrates the lifestyle diversity of our city in a 7-day festival that will offer arts and culture events, concerts, entertainment, films, fun, lots of partying and our fabulous Pride Parade.

Mexican Beach VolleyBall Open (May 25-27)
The best national ranked players will compete at Camarones beach from May 25th till 27th, and the access is free. A total of 104 teams will participate. Women and men teams divided between 3 different categories

Riviera Nayarit Mountain Bike (May 25)
The top draws of the Riviera Nayarit MTB Race include a gorgeous destination and a demanding route with plenty of single-track trails. This is the fourth edition of the race that takes place in Litibú. It’s a fantastic option for mountain bike lovers.

Surf Fishing Tournament 2019 (May 25 – 26)
The Surf Fishing Tournament will be held on May 25-26, 2019 in Sayulita. This family tournament is organized by the Nayarit Surf Fishing.

14th Motofiesta Guayabitos (May 31– June 2)
Everything is ready for the fourteenth edition of the Motofiesta Guayabitos 2019 from May 31stthrough June 2nd. Hundreds of motorcyclists and thousands of attendees will come together in Rincón de Guayabitos to enjoy this event and its flashy main street parade, concerts, and contests.