¡Summertime en la playa! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Nuevo Logo 1This summer rundown sponsored by FMI Rentals

With one look at the beach over the weekend, or in many an area pool, it is clear that visitors continue to be drawn to Puerto Peñasco’s beaches through the summer. For area hotels and rentals it’s actually one of the busiest times! Humidity and all! Long gone are the times that businesses would close down for the entire summer, however a number of our favorite watering holes and dining spots use the summer months to close for a day or two midweek….or a week or two at a time….or even a month. Be sure to check with your favorite spot for possible changes in hours (see below). In the meantime, let’s run down the weekend.Circus Mexicus 2013 main event 38

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DRIVING REMINDERS & DETOUR WATCH

  • Sonoyta – Peñasco overpass construction near turn-off to coastal highway
  • Entrance to Puerto Peñasco (Blvd. Juarez) still rough as final paving work continues at intersection of Blvd. Juarez / Blvd. Samuel Ocaña / Blvd. Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez
  • Road work along one side of Blvd. Josefa Ortiz, from near entrance to Puerto Peñasco to Calle Lopez Portillo (former short-cut toward Sam’s).
  • Road “patching” work along highway East of town toward Mayan Palace. DRIVE CAREFULLY!

Baseball! This weekend the Tiburones head into their final series of the regular season, up against Hermosillo July 17th – 19th   Games start around 7:30 p.m. @ Francisco León Garcia Stadium (entrance to town) 45 pesos general admission.

sky-karaoke3Sky Bar Karaoke competition – elimination round July 16th, 23rd, and 30th – starting @ 11 p.m.   Grand Finale August 20th

“La Voz Puerto Peñasco” – Mi Casa Nueva – Much in the style of The Voice, competitors and coaches have been chosen and competition continues at Mi Casa Nueva (at the corner of Calle Luis Encinas & Calle No Reelección) Friday, July 17th @ 8 p.m. Family event – minors allowed accompanied by adult. Upcoming competition dates: July 24th & July 31stalnfonso maya poster-jul23

July 23rd – RockyPoint360 presents – an intimate night with Alfonso Maya acoustic in Las Conchas.   Come out for sunset around 8 p.m. with music starting about 9 p.m.  Tickets and more info available at RockyPoint360    100 pesos CUPO LIMITADO / SPACE IS LIMITED   Reservations: info@rockypoint360.com   Cel: 638 380 8849

**Sky Dive dates changed to September **

July 31st –  OctubreDoce acoustic concert @ EXPO Convention Center  8 p.m.  Proceeds for Dialysis Center   100 pesos

octubredoce-julio2015Some Summer Hours

Beach Bum on malecón: Closed Tuesdays through July, Closed Tues. & Wed. in August

Banditos: Closed currently for roof replacement. Look for them to reopen about mid August.

Boo Bar: Plans to shut down after July 26th for approx. 3 weeks or so

JJ’s Cantina – Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

La Curva – Closed entire month of August

Satisfied Frog – Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Saporro sushi – Closed August 1st – 15th

Hit the Water or the Dunes

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

Photo: Rocky Point SUP Rentals

Photo: Rocky Point SUP Rentals

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!

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

Stand-Up Paddle Boards – hourly and daily rentals with Rocky Point SUP Rentals  Tel: 044 638 103 1213   marze02@hotmail.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!

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)*

*Now with a Visitors Center in the Old Port!

Pinacate-Puerto (3)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 Nights

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

…into the Fall

2015 summer-mermaidsSeptember 5th – Mermaids Market @ Sonoran Spa

September 25th – 27th   SkyDive in Rocky Point! More info @ skydiverocky point@hotmail.com

Car races – Sept. 25th – 26th Point to Point by Southern Arizona Desert Racing racesadr.com

JJ’s One Club Open – Sept. 26th   Info @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

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

Angler of the Year Phase III – Oct. 9th   Info @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

Over the Line Softball – Oct. 24th   For more info please contact John Fowler 620-840-1528

39th El Golfo Run w/Rocky Point Times – Oct. 24th – 25th EMAIL RESERVATIONS ONLY PLEASE. ROCKYPOINTTIMES@YAHOO.COM

Mud_Run_by_Manny_ (233)Dirty Beach Mud Run on Halloween! @ Rocky Point Speedway   Info and early registration rates: www.dirtybeachmudrun.com

Beach Volleyball! Nov. 7th Funkalicious Volleyball

Mark your calendar for CEDO’s Fall Fiesta 35th Anniversary Celebration on November 7th! 

15thlogo-rally-2015 Israel Anniversary Rocky Point Rally™ – November 11th – 15th   The Greatest Motorcycle Fiesta Just South of the Border!   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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