Hacienda Buenaventura Hotel

The best events in Puerto Vallarta

Whether you’re vacationing in Puerto Vallarta today, tomorrow, next week or next month, a diverse array of events awaits. The year-round gorgeous weather and friendly, fun-loving locals mean that there’s something happening every day and every night. Come join the Puerto Vallarta locals at any number of seasonal festivals, holiday celebrations and sporting, cultural and culinary events. 

To find out what’s going on in Puerto Vallarta during your visit, please view our event calendar.

Marathon Runners
Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon

It’s the only five-kilometer athletic run set at the unmatched natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta.

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People outside at night
Pilgrimage of Our Lady Guadalupe

As in all Mexico, Puerto Vallarta comes alive with the colorful procession honoring the female patron saint of Mexico, the Virgin of Guadalupe.

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Fireworks at night
Puerto Vallarta Anniversary

On the last day of May, a double anniversary is celebrated, first as a municipality and second as a city.

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Man doing street tricks
Charro Day

The National Día del Charro celebration in Puerto Vallarta, starting with an early parade strolling through the main city streets, attracts crowds of visitors and locals.

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Fireworks at night
Independence Day

Malecon and Puerto Vallarta Main Square revive until late evening September 15th.

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Baby Turtles
Turtle Release Season

From June to January, thousands of Ridley turtles come to the shore of the beaches of Puerto Vallarta to lay their eggs.

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