Puerto Vallarta Events
The Annual Puerto Vallarta Gourmet Festival (November 13th to 23rd) - a 10-day glutton-fest featuring Puerto Vallarta's top restaurants.
Whale Watching Season (December to April) - Puerto Vallarta's winter season marks the arrival of pods of magnificent migrating Humpback whales in Banderas Bay. From December to April, local eco-tour companies offer educational whale-watching tours which allow guests a rare chance to see these gentle giants and their baby calves.
Becas Ball (February 28th) - is an annual benefit dinner-dance and raffle to raise scholarships for Puerto Vallarta's students in financial need. The Becas Ball will be held at the Westin Regina Hotel.
Spring for Seniors (throughout April & May) - Senior Travelers are offered discount hotel and value packages rates to Puerto Vallarta throughout the months of April and May. The welcome to seniors is extended in Puerto Vallarta's extensive spring calendar – hosting a variety of activities, concerts, events and excursions just for seniors. Many stores and restaurants in town also offer discounts to 60+ tourists during springtime.
Puerto Vallarta's Sidral Aga International Sports Classic (May 21st to 23rd) – held at the Hotel Sheraton Resort & Towers, is a mini-olympic games featuring Olympic and professional basketball teams from Canada the U.S. and Mexico, as well as competitive tennis, youth soccer teams and exhibition softball – 7 sports in all. More than 2,000 participants come to Puerto Vallarta to compete.
Torneo Internacional Jalisco Pez Vela (November 20th to 22nd) – Puerto Vallarta's International Sailfish Tournament challenges hundreds of fishermen from around the world to compete for the fish in Banderas Bay. Prizes are awarded to the boat with the largest sailfish, marlin, wahoo and dorado.