Down Puerto Vallarta, an extreme cycling event, is back for its third edition on May 18 ad 19, starting at 4:00 pm and will be broadcasted internationally by ESPN.

On May the 18th and 19th 2019, starting at 4:00 pm, Puerto Vallarta’s Downtown will witness the Third Edition of this event that will bring once again the Downhill, Slope style and Freestyle to the fans of this extreme sport, who will fuel themselves with adrenaline while watching only from a few meters apart, the jumps, the pirouettes and bicycle tricks preformed by 36 of the best athletes from all over the world.

This time the French Remy Metailler (Downhill category) and Antoine Bizet (“Best Trick” category) will return to defend their first place position obtained in 2018.

The starting point for the cyclists will be the Mirador de la Cruz, and conclude at the Malecon, place where the Freestyle competition will take place. And every athlete will show their talent with their best tricks.

Competitions will be open for the public. Click here for more information.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles


Riviera Nayarit is hosting the 10th edition of the Wind Festival, which will take place in Marítima, Nuevo Vallarta from May 17th to 19th, 2019.

This area offers exceptional climatic conditions for water sports such a strong and constant winds, long waves and a 5-kilometer-long beach, making it the perfect setting for high level competitions.

The Wind Festival aims to improve the quality of water sports in our country and promote Riviera Nayarit as the perfect place to practice them. It will take place on the entire coast of Nuevo Vallarta – La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, approximately 20 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport.

The event sponsors the International Kiteboarding Championship in Mexico and is organized by the Mexican Association of Kiteboarding. It will have four competitions in different modalities of kitesurfing: Down Wind, Free Style, Course Racing and Big Air.  

In addition to being a highly anticipated competition for participants and fans, the Wind Festival will offer two exciting parties starting at 8:00pm at Marítima Nuevo Vallarta.

For more info and the event's full schedule visit their official website.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles


Puerto Vallarta will be the host of the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship, taking place on May 13-19, as previously announced by Concacaf (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) and Beach Soccer Worldwide (BSWW).

The 2019 edition of the biannual Concacaf event, which will be held with the support of the Municipal Government of Puerto Vallarta, will have the participation of the 16 best national beach soccer teams in the region. The two best-ranked teams in the competition will also ensure qualification for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019.

Soccer fans are encouraged to come cheer Mexico on at the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship games, which will be held on the IPEJAL grounds in front of Puerto Vallarta's Agustin Flores Contreras Municipal Stadium, an area typically used for world-class beach volleyball competitions, from May 13-19, 2019.

Participating teams include Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Belize, Bonaire, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States and US Virgin Islands. These 16 teams will be sorted into four groups of four teams. After round-robin play, the first and second place finishers of each group will advance to the quarterfinals. Quarterfinals winners will advance to the semifinals. Semifinal winners will automatically qualify for the tournament's final, as well as the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019.

The public is invited to come watch the competitions, which promise to be full of surprises and adrenaline for athletes and spectators alike.

Source: Banderas News

Logo Hecho En Mexico 2019 01Hecho en México 2019 starts on May 4th and will end on May 31st, with four main focuses: art, fashion, music and gastronomy.

Every year, Hecho en México invites local, talented, and well known Mexican artists, chefs and fashion designers at the top of their fields to come and exhibit on the Garza Blanca and Hotel Mousai properties.

They are excited to share their extensive knowledge and specialized skills with you!  The festival will run throughout the month of May, beginning on May 4th and ending on May 31st.

The festival will be divided into four main pillars: Art, Fashion, Music, and Gastronomy.  Each week of the month will be dedicated to one of these topics. There will be a main event to open each week, and we will have activities, workshops and exhibitions each week.

Source: Tafe Resorts

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The 17th International Fireworks Symposium will be held in Puerto Vallarta from May 6th till 10th, 2019.

This edition will host more than 40 guests from different nationalities, and will have stands from different sectors, as well as pyrotechnics shows of various techniques. 

This is the most important event of the Pyrotechnic industry in Mexico, and you can witness it. In addition,  you’re also part of this industry, this is your chance to participate and show your talent safely. 

Don’t miss it, it will be thrilling!  For more information visit:

Source: Visit Puerto Vallarta

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