Our Puerto Vallarta Event Calendar

Vibrant Annual Events at Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Great Moments

Experience the excitement of Puerto Vallarta's vibrant annual events at Buenaventura Grand Hotel & Great Moments. Conveniently located near iconic celebrations, guests can immerse themselves in the artistic vibes of the Art Walk, witness the excitement of the Sailfish and Marlin Tournament, or participate in the Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon, all while indulging in the hotel's lavish amenities. Villa Premiere, dedicated to providing a romantic retreat, ensures guests can effortlessly combine the city's festive atmosphere with the serenity of a romantic getaway. 

Interior of Puerto Vallarta Art Walk Gallery near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Art Walk

October to May Every Year

Embark on an artistic journey as the local Art Walk season kicks off every Wednesday from late October to May, with leading galleries hosting exhibition openings and delightful cocktail receptions in honor of the featured artists. 

Close-up of Indo-Pacific sailfish near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Sailfish and Marlin Tournament

Nov 13 to 16 Every Year

Experience over 50 years of tradition at the Sailfish and Marlin Tournament, attracting skilled fishermen from Mexico, the United States, and Latin America to compete for the catch of marlin, sailfish, snapper, tuna, and dorado. 

People participating in Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon

Nov 1st Every Year

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking natural beauty of Puerto Vallarta with the unique Puerto Vallarta Half Marathon, a five-kilometer run that draws competitive spirits from Mexico and beyond, making it a standout athletic event each year. 

People celebrating the Pilgrimage of Our Lady Guadalupe at Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Pilgrimage of Our Lady Guadalupe

Dec 12th Every Year

Celebrate the vibrant Pilgrimage of Our Lady Guadalupe, where Puerto Vallarta comes alive with colorful processions honoring Mexico's patron saint. For twelve consecutive days, lively parades culminate at the cathedral, concluding with a festive display of fireworks, mass, and mariachi singing on December 12th.

Riders showcasing their skills in the National Charro Championship at Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

National Charro Championship

Jan 28 to Feb 2  Every Year

Witness the excellence of Mexico's national sport at the National Charro Championship, featuring top riders showcasing their horsemanship skills in thrilling competitions, along with rodeos, music, food, and a traditional charro parade along the Malecón. 

Independence Day celebration near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Independence Day

Sep 15 Every Year

Join the spirited celebration of Independence Day on September 15th, where Malecón and Puerto Vallarta Main Square come alive with live music, outdoor fireworks, and patriotic fervor, commemorating Mexico's Independence with pride.

Fireworks for Puerto Vallarta anniversary near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Puerto Vallarta Anniversary

May 31st Every Year

Celebrate the double anniversary of Puerto Vallarta as a municipality and city on the last day of May, with festivities featuring a grand commemorative cake, free concerts at the Malecón, and a spectacular fireworks display to cap off the night.

Restaurant Week event poster used at Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Restaurant Week

May 15 to Jun 10 Every Year

Savor the culinary delights of Puerto Vallarta during Restaurant Week, held in the last two weeks of May. Renowned restaurants along the bay offer special three-course meals at a discounted fixed price, providing a delightful opportunity to explore the city's rich gastronomic offerings. 

Close-up of a group of baby sea turtles near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Turtle Release Season

Aug to Dec Every Year

From August to January, witness the remarkable Turtle Release Season as thousands of Ridley turtles nest on Puerto Vallarta's beaches. Join the efforts of municipal authorities, universities, and hotels to protect and conserve these endangered species, releasing them into the wild upon hatching.

Traditional Mexican dancer performing in Charro Day near Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa

Charro Day

Sep 14 Every Year

Experience the vibrant celebration of Charro Day in Puerto Vallarta, marked by an early parade through the city streets, attracting crowds with demonstrations of horsemanship, traditional music, and lively dancing as the festivities continue into the evening.