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Vallarta – Nayarit Gastronomica
October 22 – 25, 2014
Seminars, cooking demonstrations and events held at various locations around the Bay of Banderas with respected industry professionals, primarily in Spanish.

October 30th
“FLAVORS” History & Winetasting – Workshop featuring different countries starting with Spain
Every Thu-Fri-Sat from 5-7 pm
More information: ilianamorfin@yahoo.com

October 31st
Costume Party at Sonar
No Cover

Día De Los Muertos
Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014
A celebration of life in death, this colourful Mexican tradition remembers loved ones who have passed with festivities. In the main plaza of Puerto Vallarta you will find an altar competition along with a parade along the Malecon on November 2nd.

Old Town Farmers Market
Opens November 1st, 2014
The popular farmers market that goes by the ‘make it, bake it, grow it!’ motto opens for its 6th season in Lazaro Cardenas Park in Old Town. With about 80 vendors offering hand produced creations to over 800 shoppers each week, this is a must-stop event every Saturday.

November 2nd
Celebrate Octoberfest with THE NAVY LEAGUE & THE AMERICAN LEGION, at Hacienda Alemana 378, Basilio Badillo. 6 to 9 p.m. Live music and lots of gifts to be raffled.
All you can eat buffet, wine and beer – 450 Pesos Funds will be used for Community Relations Projects.For tickets please contact Fred and Dorothy Piontkowski at :322-209-0064

International Sailfish & Marlin Tournament Nov. 12-15, 2014
Sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta Fishing Club, the Puerto Vallarta International Sailfish and Marlin Tournament celebrates its 59th year. In effort to recognize conservation efforts changes have been made to this year’s event including only marlin of over 220 lbs, sailfish of more than 77 lbs, tuna over 66 lbs, and mahi-mahi over 22 lbs will qualify.
Exciting prizes and events surround the tournament.

International Festival Gourmet
Nov. 13-23, 2014
Vallarta’s most popular gourmet festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with 29 restaurants participating in Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit.
Local chefs work alongside international chefs to create exceptional meals on specially priced menus.
visit FestivalGourmet.com.

International Fireworks Festival
December 20 – 31st, 2014
This eleven day fireworks festival will play host to five countries as well as five states.
Each nightly display will last 20 minutes and be launched from three locations to ensure optimal viewing across the bay.

Wednesday February 4Th, 2015
The 4th annual fund raiser for the John Ozzello memorial food bank
Enjoy a day of Whale Watching as well as helping to support the local food bank.
$650pp 9am-4pm leaving Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta
Tickets: Sandi or Randy Nystrom 322-103-2828 or rsnystrom@hotmail.com

January 24th, 2015
Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle 3-7pm
TASTE OF LA CRUZ will feature restaurants, businesses, artisans and musicians from Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta.