Join owners Tom and Luis as they celebrate 11 years of serving our community in Vallarta. Each year is better than the last. Don’t miss all the fun!
As part of a full weekend of activities for the Vaqueros de Jalisco, Bar Frida is preparing to welcome all of the attendees starting at 7pm on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at a special night of cowboy fun! In its 3rd year, this event draws attendees from all over Mexico for parties and events organized with them in mind. Click on the schedule to the right to see the full weekend schedule.
Following up on last year’s successful Macho Vaquero weekend, the local group Vaqueros Jalisco will be in Vallarta for the long Revolution Day weekend, November 12 to 14, 2010. Kicking off the events on Friday, November 12 will be Bar Frida’s Cowboy Welcome Party where all the visiting cowboys will receive a free shot of Frida’s now famous tequila and a free hot dog. Frida’s kitchen will serve a full menu as well.
In addition to the opening night at Frida’s, events will be held at No Borders Bar on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 13 and 14. For more information see No Borders facebook page here.
WELCOME to FRIDA’S! JALISCO VAQUEROS!
– Eartha Kitt
“There is no one like him!”
– Sordid Lives writer/director Del Shores
Puerto Vallarta, mEXICO, October 24, 2010: Mingo Mexico Productions announces the Puerto Vallarta debut of Mark Alan Smith, singing live at Paco’s Ranch, in a three-night engagement during the US Thanksgiving week: November 24, 25 and 26, 2010 at 8pm each night.
Mark’s LIVE vocal impressions (there is no lip sync in this show) of Cher, Bette Midler, Patti LaBelle, Judy Garland, Liza Manelli, Patsy Cline, Carol Channing, Louis Armstrong and many others leave his standing-room-only audiences begging for more. His stage presence and vocal range make this performer a must see!
For more than 20 years, Mark Alan Smith has traveled the US and other parts of the world selling out theatres, nightclubs and showrooms. He has performed with some of the greatest entertainers of our time including the legendary Eartha Kitt, Tiffany, The Weather Girls, Martha Wash, Thelma Houston and Sir Elton John, to name a few. A documentary about Mark, From a Jack to a Queen, directed by Erik Hayes, ran in short film festivals in 2003, winning an “Audience Favorite Award”.
Performances will be at the all-new Paco’s Ranch (Ignacio L. Vallarta 237 next to Club Roxy) in Vallarta’s old town/southside on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, November 24, 25 and 26, 2010 at 8pm each night. Tickets for VIP seating near the stage are 150 pesos. General admission tickets are 100 pesos. VIP tickets are encouraged for guaranteed seating. Groups of 6 or more qualify for discounted seating.
Tickets may be purchased at Bar Frida, Hotel Mercurio, VES Offices and online at www.MarkAlanSmith.eventbrite.com (note: there is no extra service fee online).
Opening Night, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24 is a special show to benefit VES, Vallarta Enfrenta el Sida, A.C. Proceeds from this performance will help VES continue their HIV education and outreach work in the Vallarta area.
Mark’s show is best suited for adults and, on most nights, contains adult humor. The solo performance is approx 90 minutes with no intermission. Cocktail service is available before and during the show. Doors open at 7:30pm. Showtime is 8pm. For more information call Mingo Mexico Productions at (322)168 9950 or in the USA at (405)240 6675. Or visit www.MarkAlanSmith.Eventbrite.com.
Each year they get better. The Costumes! The prizes! The good times! Come on out and help us do it again this Halloween! A special group performance is in store from the staff and some regulars….don’t miss it!
Here’s the lineup for the upcoming movie nights at Bar Frida:
Sep 08 Sordid Lives
Sep 15 No movie. Independence day
Sep 22 To Wong Foo…Julie Newmar
Oct 06 Brokeback Mountain
Oct 13: Transamerica
October 20th: Mambo Italiano
October 27th: Chicago
November 3rd: Billie Elliot
Free Popcorn! Cheap Drinks (15 pesos beer!) and a great cause! A 25 pesos donation is suggested per person to benefit VES, Vallarta En Frenta Sida. VES staff members will be on hand with information and little gifts for everyone.