Having a vacation in Puerto Vallarta is not just about enjoying its fabulous beaches and sceneries. It’s a great place to shop too. Seasonal markets are held every winter through spring; where you can find a wide array of items. Whether it’s a gift for someone special during the holidays, birthday or an item you want for yourself, the seasonal market in the coastal towns along Banderas Bay is a place where you can find it.
Marina Nuevo Vallarta
You can learn to dance or engaged yourself in some yoga displays in this seasonal market. It’s open from 9am- 2pm every Saturday and features an array of foods, crafts, glassware, clothing and jewelry. Shop and sway to rock and roll music as Marina Nuevo Vallarta offers live entertainment in its vicinity.
Old Town Farmer’s Market
The best place to find farm fresh products like vegetables, fruits and other native specialties like handicrafts, jewelry, clothing, arts and foods in Puerto Vallarta. This seasonal market is held from 9:30 am- 2pm every Saturday and lasts until April 25. What is so special of this market is that all products are dutifully made, baked, grown and sold by vendors who are locals from Puerto Vallarta. They must live nearby around 50 miles within the area of Puerto Vallarta. You can jive with the sound of live music as you do your shopping spree.
Marina Vallarta’s Market
It is best recommended to go here before the sunset, as you can go strolling along the promenade of Marina. Eateries abound where you can have a taste of real Mexican cuisine. This seasonal market offers a unique kind of shopping experience because of its operating hours, which is 6-10 pm every Thursday. You can also go to its neighborhood and meet the locals or better yet, try visiting some stores located within the vicinity. Products of different kinds can be bought here like handcrafted soaps, breads, home furnishings and accents. It runs from October to May and is located on the spacious boardwalk at Marina Vallarta.
Forever Spring Farmer’s Market – Bucerias
Delicious region made items are the hits of this market, which is held from 9am- 1pm every Wednesday. El Tuito cheeses, vegetable products, Madre Tierra’s organic produce, smoked meats, jams, sauces and even gluten free artisanal baked goods can be found here. Forever Spring Farmer’s Market is strategically located within Bucerias; it fills the needs of tourists and vacationers who visit the place.
At La Cruz Marina is where you can find this seasonal market, which is held every Sunday. Handmade crafts are available here like clothing, dishes, soap, jewelry and even organic foodstuffs. Be amazed at the sight of almost 170 vendors who crowd the place in search of shoppers and vacationers.
Mercado del Pueblo in Sayulita
Live music can keep you company as you go around Mercado del Pueblo’s market. Natural and organic products are sold by almost 80 vendors and its abundant supply of vegetables and fruits will make any vegan eater happy. There are also meat products, coffee, flowers, baked goods and salads. This seasonal market takes place every Friday from 10am- 2pm until May.