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This year marks the 1st Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” Seafood Fest of the local Rotary Club, in partnership with the artisans of the Mermaid’s Market! ….it’s going to be a blast, and tasty at that! In celebrating our seaside community, the Seafood Fest seeks to highlight a number of yummy dishes from ceviche to escabeche, fish burgers to possibly even paella …yum! Plus, 3 Boys will be on hand so you can take fresh fish home and prepare it yourself! Oh, and why call it the “Fish Bowl”? Well, you got it, this lip smacking fest aims to find its home on the Saturday before the Super Bowl – plus, look for fishbowls around the raffle area as you check out all the great packages!
What to know!
When: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Where: Shrimp Plaza (at intersection of Blvd. Juarez and Blvd. Fremont) – parking on east side of shrimp park as well as along Blvd. Fremont
Cost? There will be food / beverage tickets available on site at a cost of $1 US (20 pesos) per ticket You can then exchange the tickets at the food stands and “Rotary bar” Most dishes running 1-3 tickets or so – cerveza 2 tickets water/soda 1 ticket
Raffle prizes? You betcha! Raffle tickets are $5 US (100 pesos) each or 5 tickets for $20 US (400 pesos) and here’s the deal, you get to choose which raffle item(s) to bid on by dropping your raffle ticket in the appropriate fishbowl – you’ll see! Some of the great raffle prizes already lined up include:
2 tickets to Circus Mexicus 2018 (General Admission) + merch from Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers
Mexican Moonshine Tequila
2 night stay @ Sonoran Sky
3 night stay in an Arizona mountain cabin – for up to 20 people!
Four Peaks Brewery gift certificate + t-shirt
Golf rounds @ The Links of Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
Lucy spa massages
colorful contact lenses from Optica Turati
artwork from the Mermaids Market
Dining gift certificates: Tekila Bar, Satisfied Frog, Fit, Boo Bar, Mare Blu, and more!
Proceeds from the event are to further the local Rotary Club’s social service activities across the community and participation in Global Grant possibilities. For more info, check them out at: Club Rotario Mar de Peñasco A.C. or online: www.clubrotariopuertopenas.com
The local Rotary Club holds two principal fundraising activities yearly, including the October “World’s Greatest Meal” in support efforts to eradicate polio across the globe (one of Rotary International’s main areas of focus), and now the Fish Bowl! See you there!