Spring Break! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

rcky pt speedwayThis week’s Rundown sponsored by Rocky Point Speedway. Sponsors of this weekend’s Glamis Status car races, late March Mud Run, and car racing thrills!

With one look at swarms of baseball caps and bikinis streaming onto Puerto Peñasco’s beaches, not to mention scantily clad university students wandering through local grocery stores or chowing down late night tacos, it’s apparent that Spring Break is here!  We’ll wait to see what the numbers say, but upon mere observation59th fishing derby it seems like we’re on an upswing in bringing back breakers. ¡Bienvenidos! Stay safe…and let’s rundown the Weekend!

March 13th – 15th   59th Annual Fishing Derby – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club    Enter at the boat ramp / radio shack next to JJ’s Cantina.  This is the first of 4 derby events so save upcoming dates:  April 11 – 13, May 2nd – 4th, and May 22nd – 24th

March 13th – 16th   SPRING BREAK FIESTAS 2014! DJs, CONTESTS, POOL PARTIES, SAND DRAGS, CONCERTS

Ignite the Beach – 1 p.m. – 3 a.m.   Live DJs all Day and Night plus the Ying Yang Twins on the 14th

Spring Break DJ Spots – Sonoran Sky Tiki Bar, Peñasco del Sol Hotel, CRAZY (formerly Ice Box) in Mirador, Gua Gua, Playa Bonita, Baja Cantina

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March 15th

sp-break-glamis-takeoverGlamis Status and Rocky Point Speedway present Rocky Point Takeover car races, sand drags, contests, music & entertainment   – Gates open at 1 p.m.   Entrance $10 USD

Mermaid’s Arts Market – Plaza del Camarón  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

St. Patty’s Day corned beef dinner – Old Boys Social Club in Cholla Bay  6 p.m.

4th Cabalgata Feminil – 4th Annual Women’s Horseback Ride – departing from the baseball stadium  after around 9 a.m.  $170 pesos for participants  (Bring your horse?)

toma-color-30marzoRemember! Registration is still open through March 15th for the 5K Toma Color fun run (to take place March 30th), with proceeds going to help equip the Dialysis Center of the local DIF.  Stop by Puerto Viejo Café (across from Thrifty) in the Old Port to register!

March 17th – Mexican Holiday in honor of Benito Juarez’s birthday (March 21st but commemorated on Monday)  DAY OFF  … St. Patrick’s Day!

Coming up

March 22 – 23  2014 AGA Member Weekend Tournament at the Peninsula course of Mayan Palace (March 22 – 23)  Info: Peninsula Golf Course – Director, Luis Torres  golfpuertopenasco@grupovidanta.com 638 383 0443

mudrun-march2014March 29 – Dirty Beach Mud Run at Rocky Point Speedway

March 29 – OTL Softball (Information: Please contact John Fowler of the Santa Claus Club  602-840-1528)

March 30 – Toma Color 5 K of colorful fun run  *Early registrations open through March 15 at Puerto Viejo Tostadores Café in the Old Port (across from Thrifty) just 200 pesos / proceeds for dialysis project of DIF

April:     7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament (April 5th) – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club, the April 5th Mermaid’s Market is promising to have a Pirate and Mermaid Extravaganza, Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations 13 – 20, International Day of Dance gala April 12th, Book presentations by Carlos Sanchez (April 4th) RockyPointTriLogoand Guillermo Munro Palacio (April 25th), Easter Bocce in Las Conchas (Community Relations Committee), Funkalicious Volleyball (April 12 @ Sonoran Sun), ATMC Skate event (April 26th),    Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas (April 26)  JJ’s Bathtub Races (April 26)

May:  JJ’s Chili Cook-off (May 3), 6th Biker Fiesta by the Rocky Point Riders (May 2 – 5) @ Concha del Mar RV Park, Uniting Nation’s Cup at Peninsula golf course of Mayan Palace (May 15 – 18), JJ’s One Club Open (May 17 [also Oct. 25]), Anniversary golf tournament at The Links,…

JuneRoger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus 2014  June 5 – 8!

Save the date:  14th Rocky Point Rally    November 6 – 9, 2014!  Find them on Facebook:  Rocky Point Rally.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   or 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.    Like us? Love us!  Help become a sponsor of Rocky Point 360!

Our offices are now located in Plaza Pelicanos (east side of Plaza del Camarón where Yummi Salads is), next to the Chamber of Commerce (CANACO) and just down the walkway from the Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV). We are upstairs in Suites 4 – 5A. Or, let us know you’re coming and we can meet downstairs for coffee!

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