- The Oyster Festival, the Capoeira Festival and Batizado, the Guayafest, the Laser World Championship, the Salsa and Mambo Festival, the Open Water Swimming Tournament and the Children’s Fishing Tournament await you in the Riviera Nayarit.
Every month the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau keeps you informed on the latest happenings in the area: this April is busy with sporting events, festivals and much more for everyone to enjoy!
Oyster Festival (April 3)
One of Bucerías’ most iconic events is the yearly Oyster Festival, which celebrates local divers with a popular feast that showcases the sense of community shared by the locals. They elect a festival queen, search for the largest oyster and offer visitors a delicious selection of dishes.
5th Capoeira and Batizado Festival (April 8-10)
San Pancho welcomes some of the top exponents of this martial art as they present workshops, batizado ceremonies and everything relative to this culture.
17th Annual Guayafest (April 9-10)
Rincón de Guayabitos will be host to dozens of classic, modified and tuned-up Volkies, which will take center stage during this unique festival in this lovely seaside village.
The 2016 Laser World Championship (April 12-20 / April 22-30)
The first two of four phases of an international event that brings together the best sailors in the world will take place in April: first the Laser Women’s World Championship followed by the Laser Masters World Championship – Radial, both in Nuevo Vallarta.
Salsa and Mambo Festival (April 21-24)
This fabulous event returns to Nuevo Vallarta as it does every year, bringing with it the best salsa players on the continent to share their rhythm and talent, not to mention have some super fun times in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure.
Open Water Swimming Tournament (April 23)
One of the most intense competitions in the Destination takes place in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. It’s quite the show to see the swimmers break the line and race to be the first to reach the finish.
Children’s Fishing Tournament (April 30)
Once again the Riviera Nayarit CVB celebrates children with a recreational sports event, where they can learn fishing techniques in a family environment at the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.