Summer Festivals and Events in Riviera Nayarit

Lots of upcoming festivals in the Riviera Nayarit area.

July 21 – 22
VI Sea Turtle Festival
This festival, held in the community of Platanitos, serves up activities aimed at protecting the environment and the conservation of the sea turtles.
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July 26 – 28
12th Bahía de Banderas International Fishing Tournament
Organized by the Bahía de Banderas Fishing Club, this traditional event that focuses on catching marlin and tuna returns to the waters off of the Riviera Nayarit with a slew of national and international participants.

August 4 – 5
6th Punta Mita Beach Festival
This fun family summer event mixes sports, gastronomy and luxury in Mexico’s most exclusive residential community.
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August 6 – 15
Corn Festival
A visit to Jala and Xalisco this August can be a great way to experience the Riviera Nayarit and its traditions. Located just a short distance from the coast of Nayarit, the communities of Jala and Xalisco plan all sorts of events including dances, entertainment, horse races and cockfights. The festivities originated with the celebration of Our Lady of the Assumption and in Jala the biggest ear of corn wins a prize.

August 8 – 11
Masters Of The Kitchen
Culinary Event with the presence of renowned chefs at an international level; Gilles Epie, Rob Gentile, Elizabeth Falkner among other international chefs.
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