The Events Are Back On in The Riviera Nayarit!
|The cuisine, adventure and cultural experiences that make the Riviera Nayarit such a highly sought-after destination will be emphasized this Fall through the wide variety of festivals and tournaments scheduled.|
Riviera Nayarit, Mexico – After a short break during the month of August the events are back in the Riviera Nayarit from September through October. Check out the list for the cream of the crop of social, cultural, sports and culinary events:
4th Flamingos 3-7K 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.
4th Int’l Sport Fishing Tournament in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (Sept 28-Oct 1)
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. More info »
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.
National Riviera Nayarit Triathlon Series (October 1)
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!
5th MTB Las Varas Mountain Bike Race (October 2)
Get ready for mountain biking to the max in the Las Varas community of Compostela.
Vidanta Celebrity Golf Tournament (October 13-15)
The new Vidanta Golf Greg Norman Design course will be inaugurated in high style with a series of events, among them, this celebrity tournament with several ex NFL, NBA and PGA Tour athletes.
Third 5 and 10K Guayabitos Race 2016 (October 16)
The Avenida Sol Nuevo in Rincón de Guayabitos will come alive with runners enjoying this casual competition and family-friendly atmosphere.
Alfredo Barba Hernández Aquatic Marathon (Oct 22)
This is the first time this aquatic event will take place in the Riviera Nayarit – it’s not only a top-level competition but also quite a sight for visitors. The Bahía de Jaltemba will be brimming with swimmers in search of glory.
8th Vallarta Nayarit Gastronómica (October 23-26)
This year’s schedule places it among the top events of its kind on the continent: 46 chefs from around the world will be participating, along with four special guests who share 6 Michelin stars among them – including Chef Jordi Roca, who has three of those to his name. More info »
And these are only a few of the events scheduled for the remainder of the year! Click HERE for the complete 2016 calendar of events in the Riviera Nayarit.