Puerto Vallarta Farmers Markets: What to Know

As the weather finally starts to cool down in Puerto Vallarta, the return of the high season has also arrived. In Bandera Bay, there are various farmers markets that are popular tourist attractions that locals like to visit as well. The three most popular markets include the Old Town Farmers market, the Marina market, and the La Cruz de Huanacaxtle market. Farmers tend to open at the beginning of November and last through the end of April or May. If you want to plan a vacation to Puerto Vallarta this winter, there are great deals available right now on low-cost travel packages. Discount Vacation Hotels at 1-877-606-0014 is a trustworthy travel agency that can help you book your stay at some of the best resorts in Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay. Meanwhile, read more below about what to expect during this year’s Farmers Markets in PV.

Puerto Vallarta Old Town

One of the area’s most popular farmers markets is located in Old Town PV. Every Saturday morning, the Lazzaro Cardenas park near the Malecon boardwalk in the Zona Romantica will come alive with tons of great vendors selling their fares. There, vacationers will enjoy exploring the eclectic and interesting farmers market that receives more than 100,000 visitors each year. There are more than 80 vendor booths selling locally made products produced and sold by vendors that live within 75 kilometers of Puerto Vallarta. There is incredible food, jewelry, clothes, and so much more as well as live music, too. Popular items include organic coffee, farm-to-table produce, herbs, flowers, baked goods, salsa and dips, chocolate, locally made cheeses, fresh pasta, meat pies, perogies, Greek yogurt, and more. You can even get an adjustment from a board-certified chiropractor or pamper yourself with a professional massage.

Puerto Vallarta Marina

The Puerto Vallarta marina market is another wonderful attraction to visit on Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The market is held from the beginning of November 2021 through May 2022. Visitors will be able to take a stroll through the marina as they check out all the cool offerings from local vendors, merchants, artists, and artisans displaying their goods. You can bet there will be an incredible variety of delicious foods and drinks to try, too. Wondering what to try first? Some of the most popular foods include traditional Mexican tacos, tamales, burritos, empanadas, Thai entrees, Indian cuisine, homemade pastries, and baked goods, Italian Limoncello, raspados, aguas frescas, and chocolate-dipped bananas. We recommend you come early as you have to enjoy a meal from the delicious prepared foods available at the Marina market!

La Cruz in Riviera Nayarit

If you want to head north of Puerto Vallarta, the La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Market is located about a half-hour north of PV in the neighboring state of Riviera Nayarit. The La Cruz Market first opened in November 2010 as a place to promote local artisan works without intermediaries. They recently moved and are now located within the Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz. La Cruz Market is proud to feature the best artisan products in Banderas Bay. The La Cruz farmers market will be open every Sunday morning from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm starting in November through the end of April. In addition to the wide variety of products available for purchase, make sure to take the time to enjoy the beautiful marina and Banderas Bay views. Go early to avoid the big crowds and heat that tends to occur closer to mid-day.

High season is here and it’s a great time to visit Puerto Vallarta. In addition to the amazing weather, there are wonderful great farmers markets to visit in Banderas Bay. Book a vacation to Puerto Vallarta, contact Discount Vacation Hotels at 1-877-606-0014. They only work with quality resorts that have successfully implemented COVID safety and sanitation measures, too. Remember, call Discount Vacation Hotels to take advantage of special deals on all-inclusive travel packages and low-cost vacation deals before they sell out and reserve your accommodations for a dream getaway to Mexico!

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