¡Arriba las mujeres! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

Sponsored this week by Boo Bar Cantina in the Old Port! Swing by!

March 8th – it’s International Women’s Day! Kick back your heels (more like, kick ‘em off) and let’s run down the weekend and what’s up in town.  Remember, it’s Spring Break season (ASU March 5 – 12, UofA March 11-19, NAU  March 13 – 17)  so get out, have fun, stay safe, and ….drinks lots of water!

This weekend!


  • March 8th! International Women’s Day @ La Galeria 2 x 1 …. Yum!
  • Tiki Bar / La Cantina Sports Bar @ Sonoran Sky! Yes, OPEN to the public. Tiki open from 10 am till the sun goes down. La Cantina open everyday but Wednesdays (live music Thurs, Fri, Sat)
  • Southside Jillz – pool tables, horseshoe, cornhole, adult jenga, live music. Don’t miss late Saturday night with Agua de Coco (salsa..starting around 11 pm), plus live music through Sunday night with Los Ponchos
  • La Galeria heading into Old Port   Day Fiesta March 11th, 18th, 25th starting at noon
  • El Tapeo – wine bar. Because it’s a wine.bar.  Live music Thurs – Sat
  • Elixir Lounge in the Mirador – nightly March 3 – 18 – starting at 9 pm
  • Old Port hot spots day parties: BooBar, Shark Bite, Tekila Bar
  • Wrecked @ the Reef – Check out their outdoor/indoor stages and music line up for the month

March 8th – 9th Matt Farris & Big Vinny @ Wrecked  Afternoons 4-7 pm   @  Tekila Bar  8-10 pm

Banditos weekend!  March 9th – The Summer @ 8 pm / March 10th – 8 pm Sugahbeat 11 pm The Summer / March 11th  8 pm  Black Bottom Lighters  11 pm The Summer / March 12th  3 pm Sugahbeat  6 pm  Black Bottom Lighters   9 pm  The Summer

March 10th & 11th – Live at BooBar   The Hourglass Cats   show starts @ 8 pm

Spring break Massage special $25 at Sol y Mar Spa :

World Kidney Day Walk  – March 9th 5 p.m. Kidney awareness walk departing from Plaza la Madre to Dialysis Center.  Just show up with comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and water.

Dialysis Center Fundraiser March 11th  9 p.m. @ Quinta Ventura   Tickets 200 pesos

March 11th – Pinacate Tour – Adventure Day at Laguna Shores info@lagunashoresresort.com

March 12th – Annie La Huerfanita theater production Municipal Auditorium  7 pm 120 pesos    Fundraiser for Grupo Papanicolau

March 13th –  Art @ Kilombo 8 pm  Painting exhibit by local artists Manuel Martinez & Valerie Mireles.  Plus, poetry and bilingual narratives presented by Abigail Marquez, Andres Perz, and Marcia Diane.  Part of the every other Monday art shows @ Kilombo  (Plaza Gaviotas on Blvd. Juarez – next to TelCel)

March 16th Wine Tasting @ El Tapeo  7 p.m.  followed by music from Agua de Coco

Spring Break St. Patrick’s Day Beach Poolside Party @ Sonoran Sky  March 17th  2 pm – 6 pm   DJs all afternoon. Relax at the Tiki Bar and stop by La Cantina Sports Bar!

Off-Road & UTV Rally / AZOP Rocky Point Race – March 17th – 19th

Rocky Point Off Road Challenge @ Rocky Point Speedway  9 am – 2 pm

Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway   March 18th  & March 31st 11 am – 3 pm

South of the Border Festival – Southern Drawl Band  March 30th – April 2nd  Info at Satisfied Frog in the Old Port


Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 12 pm – 1 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco


@ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.


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


@ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita

7 p.m.  Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música with Jesse!


Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson


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

Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine.  Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) starting at noon.

@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky –  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson


@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

Whale watching, sunsets, fishing charters, and tours!

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com oscar@delmarcharters.com

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, and more! www.federicosealand.com federparasail@hotmail.com 638 104 4813

Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14 www.rockypointfishingclub.com

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours  www.ecofunrentals.com

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

Adventure 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! Info: www.cedo.org

Upcoming CEDO Tours:

  • March 10th – Exploring Morua Estuary (Kayak)
  • March 11th – Schuk Toak Visitor Center and Hiking the Sand Dunes @ Pinacate
  • March 17th – Exploring Morua Estuary (walk)
  • March 18th – Pinacate Adventure

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 Center Tel: (638) 108-0011 E-mail: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx; fgodinez@conanp.gob.mx

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Night

8 p.m./8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair


Pirate & Mermaids Arts Market   April 1st

CBSC Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament – April 1st

Baseball!  Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco  Season opener scheduled April 4th!

Semana Santa 2017 – April 9th – 17th

CBSC 2017 Fish Derby: Phase I  April 20-23, Phase II May 11-14, Phase III May 24-27 with fish fry on May 28th!

2017 Rocky Point Triathlon! April 22nd! Info and registration: www.rockypointtri.com

April 27th – 30th  Rotary District 4100 Conference    Rotarians! Join District 4100 (Sonora, northern Sinaloa, Baja California Norte, and Baja California Sur) for this great fiesta of camaraderie in Puerto Peñasco!  www.conferenciapenasco.com   Information (English): shandrakeesecker@gmail.com

2nd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament April 28th – 30th   Info and early registration: John Fowler   602-840-1528   santaclausclub@hotmail.com

April 29th – Soap Box Derby fundraiser for José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly! Get your team and soap box ready now!  For more info, contact Santiago Ruiz at: 638 384 6166   Team entry: 500 pesos

April 30th – 2nd Annual Children’s Day Fundraiser for Esperanza para los Niños. Become a sponsor or just come out for fun & activities in front of Sonoran Sky  2 pm – 6 pm.  Sponsorship levels from $25 US to $1000 US, donations greatly appreciated as the home works to become self-sufficient. This year’s fundraising goals to go toward additional solar panels, electric dryers and industrial kitchen (propane no longer permitted at home), plus concrete foundations for caretaker homes.  For more information please contact:  Michelle Auer  micauer@gmail.com  (480) 283-3843

Cinco de Mayo!  2nd Annual BBQ Competition @ Southside Jillz (home of award winning BBQ ribs, Taste of Peñasco 2017)  Come for the BBQ, plus get in on the “triathlon” by picking your top 3 games (jenga, pool, cornhole, horseshoes, and more)

Cinco de Mayo Hobie Cats regatta – May 6th – 7th  Info:  bfeilaz@hotmail.com

11th Anniversary Las Palomas Golf Tournament – May 12th 

Rocky Point Times Newspaper  El Golfo RunMay 12th – 14th  Info at: rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

Tequila 150  May 12th – 13th   Info:  Southern Arizona Desert Racing


RCPM Circus Mexicus 2017!  June 8th – 11th, 2017  www.circusmexicus.net


Hobie Cats Piñata Regatta   Oct. 7th – 8th   Info:  abkrauss@cox.net

 17th Annual Rocky Point Rally  Nov. 9 – 12, 2017!

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