June events in Riviera Nayarit

Concerts and sports, culinary, and cultural events are just some of the many activities travelers can enjoy in Riviera Nayarit this month.

1st Riviera Nayarit Rock Festival (June 9)
Fans of Spanish rock have a date on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the 1st Riviera Nayarit Rock Festival. The concert will take place at the Hard Rock Hotel Nuevo Vallarta’s arena with the Mexican band Panteón Rococó headlining, accompanied by local bands Sal de Mar, Renglón, and The Black Hardies. For more information: https://bit.ly/2wmBOBm

58th San Blas International Fishing Tournament (June 13-17) 
The Historic Port of San Blas is getting ready to welcome the 58th San Blas International Fishing Tournament from June 13-17, held at the Marina Fonatur and organized by the Tepic Sport Fishing Club. The three competition categories include Sailfish, Marlin, and Mahi-Mahi (Dorado). The tournament is considered the best in class in the Mexican Pacific and one of the Riviera Nayarit’s top ten events of the year. For more details: https://www.facebook.com/clubdepescatepic

2018 North American Optimist Championship (June 24-July 1) 
The Riviera Nayarit will be the official host of the 2018 North American Optimist Championship from June 24th through July 1st at the Vallarta Yacht Club. This is one of seven continental championships held worldwide in the Optimist class, backed by the Mexican Sailing Federation (FMV) and endorsed by the IODA and the World Sailing Federation. The competition is open to athletes from North America, South America, and the Caribbean; boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 15 who have been selected by their respective associations. For more information: http://www.vallartayachtclub.org/

Battle of the Saints in Mexcaltitán (June 29)
The patron saint feasts for Saint Peter and Saint Paul on the Island of Mexcaltitán, the Birthplace of Mexican Heritage, are some of the most iconic traditional festivities in the region. They are celebrated with a pilgrimage that reenacts the one the Mexica or Azteca people embarked on centuries ago when they left Aztlán to found the Great City of Teochtitlán.