Skeletons You Will Love—Day Of The Dead In Puerto Vallarta

Día de los Muertos is an Aztec tradition and festival celebrated throughout Mexico. Here’s what you need to know if you will be in Puerto Vallarta during Day of the Dead. What Is Day Of The Dead? Día de los Muertos is actually 3 days, October 31 to November 2. During these days alters are built to honor loved ones …

5 Reasons To Spend Christmas In Puerto Vallarta

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful. One way to escape the stress and immerse yourself in the joy of the holiday season is to head to Puerto Vallarta for a tropical Christmas getaway.   The Perfect Place To Christmas Shop Skip Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year and wait to do your holiday shopping in PV. Look …

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How To Beat The Heat In Puerto Vallarta

We know you came to PV to get some sun and sand but if you are visiting between the months of July and September you may find the heat to be a bit intense. Here’s how to make the most of your vacation without overheating. These tips will work for expats and locals too! Hydrate And Electrolytes Not only do …

Gay Pride Puerto Vallarta 2018

Gay Pride Puerto Vallarta 2018—What You Need To Know!

It’s exciting enough booking your tickets to an international Pride but even more exciting this year as Gay Pride Puerto Vallarta 2018 falls during Restaurant Week and the 100th Anniversary of our great city—which is why this year’s Pride theme is “100 Reasons to Celebrate”. A city put on the map by Elizabeth Taylor herself after filming the 1964 movie …

How to celebrate like a true Revolucionario!!

November 20th is a Mexican holiday commemorating the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920).  The Mexican Revolution’s impact on Mexico is enormous.  The images of Emiliano Zapata (Vallarta Food Tour’s personal favorite revolutionary) and Pancho Villa  are inextricably linked to their birth country and the Mexican Revolution they helped take shape.   The Mexican Revolution was hard fought, bloody and long.  That much exertion surely …

Catrina - Day Of The Dead Puerto Vallarta

The Great Holiday of “Day of the Dead”

Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is cause for celebration, a time when families pay tribute to beloved members of their families that have passed away.  Taking place over two days – November 1st and 2nd – families congregate, create altars in homage and make ofrendas, or offerings to their deceased. It is not spooky or …

The Best Chile Relleno In Puerto Vallarta

Celebrate Mexican Independence in Puerto Vallarta

September 16th, Mexican Independence Day, is a day of celebration, cultural pride and overall revelry.  The celebration officially kicks off a bit before midnight on September 15th with the grito, or cry, ushering in the festivities.  Meant to symbolize the moment in 1810 that Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, declared independence from Spain in Dolores, Guanajuato (now Dolores de Hidalgo), the grito is now reenacted by …

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo in Vallarta

In the minds of many non-Mexicans, Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) signals a day to bust out the sombreros, head out to your local Mexican joint and enjoy some “adult beverages”, namely tequila and cerveza.  Why not? Celebrating Mexican Independence is important and signals to this warm country that they respect and honor their sovereignty.  One small problem… Cinco …