Puerto Vallarta has become one of the world’s most recognized gay travel destinations. Gay PV Magazine has had the pleasure of seeing the Puerto Vallarta gay scene grow to become one of world’s most famous gay travel hotspots in the world. What has made the gay life of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico so popular many international gay travelers visit for the first time, repeat and then even live here? Here is the GAYPV Arts and Culture Gay Guide Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta has an amazing art and culture scene with numerous great art galleries and artists exhibiting and living in town. Mix in festive Mexican culture festivals and rich traditions for amazing arts and culture scene for every gay traveler.
Centro Historical Art Walk www.puertovallartaartwalk.com. Puerto Vallarta has established itself as a vibrant center of art creation, exhibition and promotion. An important contribution to the city´s art scene is Puerto Vallarta´s ArtWalk which this year will be held, every Wednesday 6 to 10 pm, from November until May each year. The participating galleries in Centro Historico exhibit works by important national and international artists. Remarkable paintings, exceptional sculptures, fine ceramics and jewelry are offered.
Southside Shuffle on Basilio Badillo www.facebook.com/pg/SouthSideShuffleBB. Shops and businesses on the popular Basilio Badillo Street have joined to produce the South Side Shuffle, an evening street party that takes place two Fridays each month, from 6 to 10 pm, between early November and early April. As far as street parties go, the South Side Shuffle is as good as it gets. The participating businesses go all out to ensure that you enjoy your evening, providing complimentary beverages and even the occasional appetizer. There is also live music, with from two to four groups circulating nonstop on the sidewalk. All in all, the South Side Shuffle offers one of Puerto Vallarta´s best shopping experiences, on two short easy-to-walk blocks. The neighborhood´s recently expanded sidewalks, with their colorful bougainvillea planters, are an added bonus as you saunter from shop to shop. And for tourists and visitors wondering what living in Mexico is all about, The South Side Shuffle provides a unique opportunity to meet local business owners, many of whom have relocated from the USA and Canada.