The municipal government of Puerto Vallarta, through the Tourism Department, has scheduled a series of activities that will give greater appeal to the downtown and will be an important attraction for tourists over the Easter holidays.
Ramón González Lomelí, head of the agency, said that the city will provide activities that promote the destination over the Easter holidays, including four stages in the area of the pier, where visitors and residents will be able to enjoy, in the afternoons, pictures of Mexican folklore, music, circus shows, and other entertainment.
To these events, the two ‘turicletos’ will be making trips for the enjoyment of the tourists, as well as the putting in operation a train that will offer routes to the families along the Malecon.
González Lomelí announced that he is working on other events of great importance for the destination, which will be taking place throughout the year, such as beach soccer, a FIFA tournament for the qualifying rounds of the Concacaf, as well as the International Folklore Festival, where the attendance of five countries has already been confirmed; the Tennis tournament and one more edition of the Down Vallarta.
There will also be the International Pyrotechnics Festival, with three venues, the Malecón, the IPEJAL site and the baseball stadium of the Agustín Flores Contreras sports unit, an event where 450 participants from different countries are expected.
“Vive Vallarta” will be held on the site of the Puerto de Luna hotel, an event that will have a handicraft show of states and municipalities, area of games and food, as well as the installation of a theater for artistic presentations, and this time the installation of an ice rink is planned.
“We have several projects for Easter and in the month of May, to continue promoting the destination; these are just some of the plans that we have, in addition to very important groups and conventions that will be arriving at the port,” he concluded.