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Riverfest 2023
Saturday February 25 and Sunday February 26

Riverfest 2023 invites you to enjoy a weekend of activities, fundraising and the music of talented local musicians providing top quality entertainment!

This is your opportunity to provide much-needed help to the children with disabilities whom we care for here at Pasitos de Luz. Each year the kids have benefited enormously from the proceeds of Riverfest, and once again all the money raised over the weekend of February 25 and 26 will go to providing essential care and support to these special chlildren. We look forward to seeing you at this year’s Riverfest!

Where: El Rio BBQ Bar, Felipe Angeles #245, Col. Paso Ancho, Puerto Vallarta

When: Saturday February 25 and Sunday February 26, 2023. Gates open 12 noon.

Why: Benefit for Pasitos de Luz and one of top events of the Puerto Vallarta calendar! Live music, cash bar and menu, silent auctions, 50/50 tickets and more!

Music: The music line-up for this year’s Riverfest is our best ever. We are pleased to welcome back some old favourites, while also introduce new acts performing for the first time. So without further ado…

Saturday February 25 – doors open 12 noon

12:00 to 1:00 pm Brimstone
1:20 to 2:20 pm The Availables
2:30 to 2:50 Pasitos Kids
3:00 to 4:00 pm Retrobeat
4:20 to 5:20 pm The Stixx
5:30 to close Texas Embassy Blues Band

Sunday February 26 – doors open 12 noon

12:30 to 1:30 pm Mariachi
2:00 to 3:00 pm Losanna – Tribute to Selena “La Reina del Tex-Mex ”
3:30 to 4:30 pm Media Luna
5:00 to close Los Bambinos

Pasitos de Luz Children – On Saturday February 25 you can enjoy a short guest appearance by some of the Pasitos de Luz children at 2:30 pm.

Tickets are now on sale!

Admission: $500 pesos per person/ day advance tickets entitles you to:

  • Reserved Seating.
  • 2 Appetizers per person for your table.
  • A full afternoon of music for your enjoyment by the river.
  • Opportunity to bid on auction items and purchase tickets for a chance to win a 50/50 draw.


There will be a cash bar and more snacks, lunch or dinner available for purchase.

Please specify which day you want to attend. Or get tickets for both days!

Tickets: Reserve your tickets now to ensure you are able to be part of a special weekend of fundraising for an important cause that is critical for so many kids in need. Get your seat saved by emailing Barb at or by WhatsApp at +1 306 961 3311. Limited numbers of tickets are available. 

Proceeds: All proceeds go to Pasitos de Luz – we have no ongoing government funding and provide a wide range of services FREE OF CHARGE, including physical therapy, hydrotherapy, psychological care, nutrition & wellness, education programs and more to children with acute physical and psychological disabilities. We are a lifeline for 130 families.

Past attendee comments:easily one of the top events in Puerto Vallarta“, “the music was fantastic“, “love the location and everything about the event from the music and the food to the vendors and the fun“. “I wouldn’t miss it – already looking forward to the next one!“.

We encourage you to use taxis, ride share, bus or other means given very limited parking.

See you in February!

Join us at Riverfest 2023 in February