¡AMOR! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

las palomas sponsor bannerThis weekend’s rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

Love is in the air…or maybe it’s that warm weather that’s got us all flush and hearts racing. As hundreds of RV adventurers from the U.S. and Canada will tell you, it’s a great time to be in Rocky Point! Grab your honey and get ready for a romantic weekend by the beach, let’s run down the weekend!

Thanks to Su Casa along “Rodeo Drive” for our cover photo!


Tuesdays – Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO

Saturdays – Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO

Craft Classes

  • Fridays Noon – 5 p.m. with Naomi Black @ Off the Beach Studio Info: mexiconaomi@gmail.com
  • 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month – Mary Lou Wilhelm conducting water color classes at Plaza Fabiola on “Rodeo Drive”       Info: MAREASDELMAR@aol.com

February 12th – 14th – Angler of the Year Phase I out at JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay [Phase II in October]

February 13th & 14th – Steps of Love Charity Golf Tournament – A benefit weekend for Steps of Love supporting children’s shelters in Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta. Charity Golf Tournament at The Links at Las Palomas Feb. 13th Two start times 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. Info at: www.stepsoflove.org (480) 420-8141

February 13th – Valentine’s Day Breakfast fundraiser for the local Music Academy of Puerto Peñasco 120 pesos 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. @ Los Juanes in the Mirador (above the American Legion)

feb-rio-roma-cntro-convFebruary 13th – Rio Roma en concierto @ Peñasco Expo Convention Center Tickets available at Convention Center Info: 638 382 8121

February 13th – Mardi Gras Fiesta – Old Boys Social Club in Cholla Bay 4 p.m.  ¡Parade & Fiesta!

Valentine’s Weekend Music

  • The HourGlass Cats @ BooBar (12& 13th) 8 – 11 pm
  • Pashley y Amigos @ Banditos   Feb. 12 9 pm
  • Elvis Before Noon @ BeachBum (Sat. 3 pm / Sun 6 pm)
  • Pashley & Amigos @ Tekila Bar   Feb. 12 7 pm
  • Agua de Coco @ Citrón Restaurant of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort – Valentine’s Day

February 14th – Las Conchas annual Yard Sale 11 am – 3 pm  Section 7 Lots 34 and 35 Casa en La Playa  How to donate items or reserve a space: To donate, call Bonnie or Ronda: 382-0029, or Julie Spray: 382-0309.

realistics-feb14-car-showFebruary 14th – Realistics Car Show on the malecón 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Minimum 50 peso suggested donation to enter bike/car in show. Check out or participate in this fundraiser for Los Rolling Rockies wheelchair basketball team as they head out for their next competition

February 19th – Mark Mulligan – TropRock straight from San Carlos 5 p.m. @ Caribbean Parrot

February 20th – 8th Annual Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Golf Tournament   8:30 a.m. $85 US Info @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

February 20th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (1st & 3rd Saturdays October through April)

February 20th – 21st – 207 mile bike ride supporting 1Mission – watch for bikes on the highway!

February 20th Voice & Guitar Contest (ages 15-25) Concurso Voz & Guitarra   Contestants to perform at Municipal Auditorium from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Information at the City Culture & Art Office next to Municipal Library

viva peñasco-febFebruary 26TH – 28TH ¡FIESTA VIVA PEÑASCO, CELEBRAR EL PUERTO! NOTE: Though Carnaval is traditionally celebrated just days before “Ash Wednesday” – or rather getting it all out before heading into Lent – this year’s festivities are making a move to be more accesible to visitors …. So rather than Carnaval (so as not to get mixed up with the religous calendar), let’s just call it a grand fiesta set in a carnavalesque atmosphere. We’ll keep you updated as we’re able.

February 26th – 27th Tequila 150 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing racesadr.com

sock-hop-lat31February 27th – CHARITY SOCK HOP @ Latitude 31 – fun and fundraising event for Ley 186, Civil Association (local non-profit organization with the goal of assisting individuals with disabilities across Puerto Peñasco)

Get out on the water!

Eco Fun Rentals: ecofunrentals@gmail.com   Sunset cruises. Trips to Bird Island. City Tours. Pinacate tours. Contact them via email or visit offices inside Baja Cantina hotel in the Mirador

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054   www.delmarcharters.com oscar@delmarcharters.com   Check with Captain Oscar for other adventures including parasailing, fishing trips, etc. he’s got you covered on the water!

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! Contact Russ Black to plan your next round of exploration – from the Tequila Factory to oyster farms, taco stand favorites, and back again! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345 www.pacificacharters.com   reservations@PacificaCharters.com  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

cedoAdventure with CEDO

NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot!

Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English)   4 p.m. (Español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)

Visit the Pinacate (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Pinacate Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve –The self-sustaining Visitors Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pinacate Biosphere Reserve offers ample parking, AC, informative museum, and terrific AV hall showing videos about this expansive, magical, wondrous area filled with moving dunes, ancient lava flows, and maar craters.   Km. 52 Carretera Federal Sonoyta – Puerto Peñasco

Biology Station Tel: (638) 383-1433 y 105 80 16 Schuk Toak Visitors Cinemartes33Arte-2Center Tel: (638) 108-0011 E-mail: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx; fgodinez@conanp.gob.mx

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

8 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair

Save the dates!


March 5th – CBSC Game Night in Cholla Bay

March 6th – 1K Family Obstacle Course & Fundraiser @ 106.1 FM (Blvd. Fremont)

SPRING BREAK SEASON March 6th-12th (ASU) March 13th – 19th (UA / NAU)

SEMANA SANTA holiday break March 20th – April 2nd [Easter – April 27th]


pirate-mermaid-ap22nd – Mermaid & Pirate Extravaganza at the Mermaids Arts Market!

2nd – Over the Line Softball (Check for Info @ JJ’s Cantina / John Fowler) upcoming dates June 11 / Oct 22

9th – CBSC Horseshoe Tournament

9th – JJ’s 1 Club Open (info @ JJ’s Cantina) upcoming date Oct 15

22nd & 23rd – International Jazz Day Festival with “Doc Jones”

30th – Rocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas

30th – May 1st – Hobie Cat Cinco de Mayo Regatta


AGAVE FEST – May 7th * Tequila * Bacanora * Sotol * Mezcal *

7th – JJ’s Chili Cook-off event & Garage Sale (Santa Claus Club)

13th – 14th – SandStorm 300 [Southern Arizona Desert Racing]

28th – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot

circus mexicus 2015-025June

June 3rd – 5th – Rocky Point Times 40th El Golfo Run

June 9th – 12th – CIRCUS MEXICUS

June 11th – Over the Line Softball


CEDO Wet Feet Ocean Camp July 2nd – 6th (ages 10-14)


Hobie16-03-Green-page-001Oct 8th & 9th – Hobie Cat Rocky Point Challenge

Oct. 10th – 14th – 2016 Hobie 16/18 NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Festival Internacional Cervantino – Peñasco site (dates TBD)

Oct. 21st – 23 Angler of the Year Phase II (JJ’s Cantina)

Oct. 22nd – Over the Line Softball


16th Annual Rocky Point Rally! Nov. 10th – 13th

If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at info@rockypoint360.com Office: 383 1804, cell:  638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226   For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…though the earlier the better!  Don’t forget to subscribe to RockyPoint360.com to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360



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