Last updateFri, 03 Jul 2020 9am

LGBT Pride event this weekend

A mass same-sex commitment ceremony open to all couples regardless of gender or nationality will be a major feature of this weekend’s first annual LGBT “Vallarta Pride” event.

The three-day event will also include music festivals, beach parties, fashion shows and activities in participating bars and clubs.

The commitment ceremony takes place Saturday, May 25, 11 a.m. on the beachfront of Lido Beach Club and Restaurant on Los Muertos beach.

American Legion Convention set for Vallarta

From June 11-13, American Legion Post 14 in Puerto Vallarta will host this year’s Department of Mexico Convention, which includes posts from Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua Costa Rica and El Salvador. 

The main gatherings will be held at Steve’s Sports Bar, Post 14’s regular meeting place The invited guest will be U.S. Air Force veteran Jeanette Rae from Reno, Nevada. She serves as an American Legion Western Region National Vice Commander.

Huge triathlon field

The Puerto Vallarta International Triathlon on Sunday, April 28 is expected to draw over 1,000 participants and generate more than five million pesos in revenue over the weekend.

Vallarta comes clean

Leading up to the Easter vacation, Puerto Vallarta authorities removed many illegal billboards and canvas signs, and also painted over ugly wall publicity.