Planning your vacation around interesting events and entertaining things to do in Riviera Nayarit is never a bad idea. The destination in Mexico has a constant rotation of Riviera Nayarit events to keep all those who visit the vacation hotspot entertained throughout the year. Whether you are someone who likes to plan far in advance or are just looking for fun things to do on their Mexico vacation, these events at Riviera Nayarit are sure to help you create incredible vacation memories in 2018.
Masters of the Kitchen - August 7-10
One of the many culinary events at Riviera Nayarit, Masters of the Kitchen promises to be a spectacular time for those vacationing in Nuevo Vallarta from August 7-10, 2018. With a lineup of talented celebrity chefs showing off their skills during Chopped challenges, cooking classes, and various dinner events, experiencing some of the best food of your life will be easier than ever. For more information about Masters of the Kitchen, visit their website here.
Independence Day Festivities - September 15-16
Independence Day in Mexico is an important event celebrated in almost every town and city throughout the nation. It brings around a great reason to visit Riviera Nayarit because there are so many entertaining things to do in Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, Sayulita, Puerto Vallarta, and all the other towns that make up the perfect destination in Mexico. Independence Day festivities start in the evening on September 15th with the traditional “Grito” and fireworks, and extend into the next day with parades and parties.
Vallarta - Nayarit Gastronomica - October 14-18
In its 10th year, Vallarta - Nayarit Gastronomica continues to be one of the best culinary events on Mexico’s Pacific coast. The festivities take place at various points throughout Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit and include dinners, tastings, workshops, and more. Foodies looking for events at Riviera Nayarit can truly sink their teeth into this epic chefs event in October.
XXIV International Gourmet Festival - November 23 - December 2
For 24 years, the International Gourmet Festival has highlighted the very best of gourmet cuisine in and around Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Tepic. This spectacular festival has a number of culinary events, such as gourmet picnics, cooking demonstrations, wine pairings, and chefs’ tables, where visitors can enjoy spectacular gourmet fare and world-class culinary events throughout the region. For more information visit their website.
Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon - November 24
This Riviera Nayarit event invites families and athletes to participate in a 21K and 10K race for the 10th year in a row. During this annual race, runners line the streets of Nuevo Vallarta for an epic day everyone will enjoy. Learn more by clicking here.
Enjoy these and a slew of other events at Riviera Nayarit on your next Mexico vacation.