Wind Festival this Weekend

From Friday May 18 to Sunday May 20, the 8th Annual Wind Festival will take place on the beaches of Nuevo Vallarta in Flamingos. This is one of the most important kite surfing events in the world and the most important in Mexico, attracting the world’s best athletes.

Over 300 kite boarders will participate in Freestyle, Big Air and Slalom events and the impressive Downwind race from La Cruz to Flamingos. The downwind race takes place on Saturday and is a great spectacle to watch. Tip: Watch the racers take off over lunch at Frascati’s in the La Cruz Marina.

During the events you are invited to bring your beach chairs and umbrellas and enjoy the festivities which includes DJ music,  giveways, food and drinks. There is VIP access available for $150 pesos a day or $200 for the 3-day event.