Spring Break, on! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

ecofunThis week’s Rundown sponsored by EcoFun Rentals – sunsets, whale watching, and Bird Island excursions

What’s that buzz in the air? Oh, it’s Spring Break in Rocky Point! Long a favorite spot for college kids clamoring over the border to the beach, Spring Break opportunities now embrace whole families looking for a little Spring solace by the sea. So, whether you’re doing the “woo hoo” Spring Break bash with the 18+ crowd in local watering holes, or taking in the sun, sand, sea lions, seashells, and shopping with the family, it’s time to run down the weekend!

First, check here –> Travel Tips and Road Construction notes

Plan your fiesta!

Elixir Spring Break Fiesta 2015 (Every night March 6th – 22nd starting at 8 p.m.) in the Mirador. Electronic. Dance. DJs

black-moods-boo-barBaja Cantina in the Mirador – Where the Spring Break party lives on (every night starting March 6th) starting at 9 p.m.!

March 6th – 3rd Gran Carrera en Tacones (3rd race in heels) 5:30 p.m. @ Malecón (In honor of International Women’s Day [March 8th])

March 6th – Chagoyan painting @ El Tapeo Wine Bar – 7 p.m.

March 6th – The Black Moods – Boo Bar on the malecón 8 p.m.car-show-march7-8

March 7th & 8th – Desert Dreams 6th EXPO Car Show at EXPO Convention Center

March 7th, 21st + April 4th, 18th – Mermaids Arts Market @ Plaza del Camarón (Shrimp Plaza) 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Only 4 more Mermaids Markets this season – all leading up to the April 18th Mermaid & Pirate Extravaganza with the music of The Bayou Brothers

March 7th – The Black Moods – Beach Bum on the malecón 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

March 7th – The Bellwethers + The Black Moods – Banditos 9 p.m.

black-moods-banditos-SBMarch 8th – The Black Moods – Boo Bar on the malecón 4 p.m.

March 8th – DJ Jeff Metcalf – Banditos 9 p.m.

March 11th – The Black Moods – Southside Jillz (end of Calle 13) 9 p.m.

March 13th – 15th – The Ice House Spring Break Madness in the mirador 9 p.m.

March 13th & 14th – The Black Moods – Beach Bum on the malecón 3 p.m.

March 14th – ¡Feliz cumpleaños Banditos! 1 year fiesta with acoustic by Roger!icehouse-SB

March 14th – Skate & Rock fiesta in the malecón 4 p.m.

March 14th – OBSC St. Patty’s Day Party 6 p.m. Cholla Bay Community Clubhouse

March 15th – Olio live in concert – Beach Bum in the malecón 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

March 15th – DJ Jeff Metcalf @ Banditos 9 p.m.

March 19th – 22nd The Ice House Spring Break Madness in the mirador   9 p.m.

Other adventures around town

Boat adventures and whale watching opportunities!

ecofun-4915Be sure to check with the numerous local boat excursions for Whale Watching Adventures

EcoFun trips: Friday, March 6th 4 pm (sunset), Saturday, Feb. 7th 12 pm (whale watching) & 4 pm (sunset), Sunday, Marc 8th 4 pm   ecofunrentals@gmail.com

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

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

Visit the Pinacate

pinacate-ven-a-conocerPinacate 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

Adventure with CEDO

NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – Upcoming trips March 7th – Kayaking in Morua Estuary, April 3rd – Dunes Tour, April 4th – Kayaking in Morua Estuary, April 5th – Tide Pools Tour 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)

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Nights   8 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo

Coming up

SEMANA SANTA * March 29 – April 5th * (class vacations March 29 – April 13)

March 28th – Over the Line Softball – OTL dates 2015  –  March 28  –  June 13 – October 24     Additional information:  John Fowler 602-840-1528

skate-ap11March 28th – CBSC Diamond Jim Jubilee Game Night

CBSC 60th Annual Fishing Derby –  April 9th – 12th; May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th   More info at: chollacbsc@gmail.com

April 10th –  80s Skate Party @ Beach Bum ATMC and Uncle Skate

April 11th – ATMC & Uncle Skate Fest @ the Malecón

April 11th – Funkalicious Volleyball “Color me Funky”

toma-color15April 12th – TOMA COLOR 2!! 5K and 10K fun run through town, doused in colors! Information:   tomacolorpuertopenasco.org

April 18th CBSC Horseshoe Tournament  More info at: chollacbsc@gmail.com

April 18th Mermaids & Pirate Extravaganza at the Mermaids Arts Market with zydeco music by The Bayou Brothers!

April 18th – The Bayou Brothers @ Banditos starting at 6 p.m.

April 25th – Rocky Point Triathlon   www.rockypointtri.com

April 25th – OBSC 29th Annual Bash & BBQ

May 1st – 3rd Rocky Point Times’ El Golfo Run (Reservations rockypointtimes@yahoo.com)

May 2nd – Taste of Peñasco & T.O.P. Chef!  For booth space contact Rosie Glover (booths – 638 386 9081  rosie@proalliance.com.mx)  Raffle tickets & prizes  Contact John Fowler via email at santaclausclub@hotmail.com  or by phone at 602-840-1528.

May 2nd – JJ’s Bathtub races

May 2nd – 3rd   Cinco de Mayo Regatta (Fleet 66)

May 9th – Chili Cookoff @ JJ’s Cantina + Garage Sale

May 15th – 16th   Tequila 150 by Southern Arizona Desert Racing

May 16th – JJ’s One club open

60th Annual CBSC Fishing Derby –  May 7th – 10th; May 21st – 23rd; Fish Fry and Awards May 24th   More info at: chollacbsc@gmail.com

June 11th – 14th RCPM Circus Mexicus!  www.circusmexicus.net

Oct. 10th – 11th  Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514)

November 11th – 15th   15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally   www.rockypointrally.com

Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point?  Check out our Event Calendar!   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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