Culture

Circus Mexicus 2020 June 4-7

Discounted Advance Purchase Tickets to Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers’ annual Circus Mexicus Music Festival will go on sale Saturday, March 7 at 10:00am (Mountain).  Line up and schedules will also be released via www.rogerclyneandthepeacemakers.com , www.circusmexicus.net and all Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers social media prior to March 7. Beginning in 2000, Roger Clyne […]

Viva Peñasco 2020 Carnaval Calendar

The 2020 Viva Peñasco Carnaval festivities will hit the streets of Puerto Peñasco Feb. 28th – March 1st, featuring daily parades along Blvd. Juarez, a “community theater” (Teatro del Pueblo) at El Chamizal event center, carnival rides (set up through March 7th), and headline concerts Saturday & Sunday at the esplanade near Hotel Peñasco del […]

Circus Mexicus 2020 June 4-7

Discounted Advance Purchase Tickets to Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers’ annual Circus Mexicus Music Festival will go on sale Saturday, March 7 at 10:00am (Mountain).  Line up and schedules will also be released via www.rogerclyneandthepeacemakers.com , www.circusmexicus.net and all Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers social media prior to March 7. Beginning in 2000, Roger Clyne […]

Pirates and Mermaids Extravaganza coming April 4th!

By Russ & Naomi Black, Mermaids Market Save the date! The Pirates and Mermaids Extravaganza is scheduled for April 4th, back for it’s 9th year. If past growth is any indicator, 2020 will be bigger and better than ever!  This annual party signals the season’s end of the Mermaids Arts Market which runs every first […]

Viva Peñasco 2020 Carnaval Calendar

The 2020 Viva Peñasco Carnaval festivities will hit the streets of Puerto Peñasco Feb. 28th – March 1st, featuring daily parades along Blvd. Juarez, a “community theater” (Teatro del Pueblo) at El Chamizal event center, carnival rides (set up through March 7th), and headline concerts Saturday & Sunday at the esplanade near Hotel Peñasco del […]

Call for Carnaval floats & groups!

The City of Puerto Peñasco, via the Carnaval Viva Peñasco – Fiesta y Cultura 2020 organizing Committee, is receiving entries for this year’s Carnaval to be held Feb. 28th – March 1st.  Organizations, public and private groups, along with cultural and educational institutions, and the community in general is invited to participate: Group & Float […]

Keeping the pace: RCPM Jan Jam 2020

Indoors, outdoors, on the beach, or under a palapa. From the stage to the playa, golf course to baseball diamond, no matter how you shaped it or where you went, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers’ January Jam made its presence known across Rocky Point for three rock-filled days complete with brilliant sunshine and magnificent sunsets! […]

FAOT 2020 Puerto Peñasco Jan 20 – 22

FAOT (International Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Festival) returns to Puerto Peñasco with three presentations at the Gerardo Portugal Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall), Jan. 20th – 22nd.  Each evening’s presentation is scheduled  @ 7 pm   Entrance is free though reservations are encouraged (300 seat capacity)  Reserve a space by visiting offices of Casa de la […]

Art Walk in Old Port Dec 28

Following Christmas festivities, enjoy the talents of artists from Puerto Peñasco and Tijuana during the 4th Art Walk through the Old Port, to take place Dec. 28th. The Open House at selected galleries and restaurants, along with an art display at Plaza Colosio, will welcome visitors from 1 pm – 6 pm.  Check the map […]

Virgen de Guadalupe

By MoKa Hammeken (Republished from 2011) On December 12th, the day of the Virgen de Guadalupe, also known as our Señora of Guadalupe, is celebrated across Mexico. She is the Mexican representation of the Virgin Mary and whose sanctuary may be found in the Basilica of Guadalupe in the northern part of Mexico City. According […]

The movie “Sonora” to air on Netflix in November

By José Antonio Pérez Among movies debuting on Netflix in November, the film “Sonora”, authored by Puerto Peñasco native, writer, historian and novelist, Guillermo Munro Palacio, stands out. The film, which premiered in Puerto Peñasco on August 27, will be available to Netflix subscribers starting on the 29th of November. “Sonora” tells a similar tale […]

Revolution Day parade Nov 18th

While Nov. 20th commemorates the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920), the official day off will be Monday, Nov. 18th at which time area schools, athletic clubs, and organizations will take part in the annual Revolution Day parade along Blvd. Juarez. This day commemorating the Mexican Revolution recognizes when Mexico, after being a free and sovereign country for […]

Day of the Dead festivities “Curios” Nov 1st & 2nd

The popular “Rodeo Drive” (Calle 32) in Puerto Peñasco will once again be host to Day of the Dead celebrations Nov. 1st & 2nd. Both evenings will include the display of traditional Day of the Dead altars (contest and judging on Friday), complemented with dance and music, and on Saturday a Catrina contest (awards for […]

Invitation to Cervantino in Peñasco this weekend!

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco is set to serve as an extension of the 47th International Cervantino Festival, one of the most important arts festivals in Latin America.  Local festivities from Oct. 24 – 27 are scheduled to include participation of over 1000 artists via 65 expressions of fine arts, strengthening the city’s renown […]