- Topping the list is the Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica event, the La Cruz de Huanacaxtle International Sport Fishing Tournament, the National Triathlon Series in Litibú and, of course, the Mexican Independence Day festivities held in every one of the Riviera Nayarit’s microdestinations.
The Riviera Nayarit is preparing for big events in September and October, all geared towards locals and visitors alike. One look at our calendar and you’re going to want to start planning your next vacation!
Mexican Independence Day Festivities (September 15)
This is a countrywide celebration and the Riviera Nayarit is certainly not lacking in that department. Every one of the 23 coastal microdestinations in Nayarit will be celebrating: from Nuevo Vallarta to Tecuala, you’ll find a party waiting for you.
3rd Flamingos 3-5K Race (September 26)
This is a recreational race, mainly to encourage the love of sports and give runners one more excuse to come vacation in the Riviera Nayarit.
San Francisco Patron Saint Festivities (September 26 – October 4)
The local Patron Saint Festivities in San Francisco—better known as San Pancho—are a very Mexican tradition held every year. Come enjoy the dances and the local verbena with its unique flair in this, the Cultural Capital of the Riviera Nayarit.
7th Annual Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica (October 4-7)
This grand culinary event is presented with the slogan ““Because the Best Recipe is Learning from the Stars.” Attendees enjoy a variety of activities including show cooking, conferences, workshops, wine tastings, expos, private events and the finest national and international chefs and sommeliers.
4th International Sport Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (October 14-18)
One of the most important sport fishing tournaments in the Riviera Nayarit is held in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Dozens of boats will be seeking to break the records for Tuna, Marlin, Mahi Mahi and Sailfish and take home the top prizes.
National Riviera Nayarit Triathlon Series (October 30-31)
Litibú will host for this sporting event for those who are prepared to brave the Swimming, Biking and Running portions on the beaches and mountains of the Destination. You can’t miss it!