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October 22, 2019


2019 Day of the Dead Altar contest invite

The City of Puerto Peñasco announces the 2019 Day of the Dead Altar contest in upholding Mexican traditions and promoting community participation. General guidelines: Open to:  Schools,  General Public Register at the Office of Art & Culture (across from City Hall) by October 31st – office open Monday-Friday 8 am-7 pm  Registration is free. One […]

Cobach Day of the Dead Altar Contest Oct. 31

The local COBACH high school invites the community to enjoy their traditional Day of the Dead as well as Catrina & Catrin contests, to be held this year on Thursday, Oct. 31st beginning at 5:30 p.m. The COBACH high school is located on Blvd. Juarez between the Municipal Gym and Albatros bus station (parking on […]

2019 Coastal Clean-up Campaign Oct. 19th!

By José Antonio Pérez This Saturday, Oct. 19th, more than 500 people are expected to take part in an intense Coastal Clean-up effort as part of the 2019 International Coastal Cleaning Campaign, announced local Clean Beach Committee chair Marcia Ortega. The main goal of this effort isn’t necessarily to pick up tons and tons of […]

Jornada de Limpieza Internacional de Costas 2019

Por José Antonio Pérez             Un ejército de más de 500 personas participará en una intensiva campaña de aseo de playas que se realizará en Puerto Peñasco el 19 de octubre, como parte del programa denominado Limpieza Internacional de Costas 2019, reveló Marcia Ortega Morales.             La gerente del Comité de Playas Limpias precisó que […]

Peñasco Chamber of Commerce promotes 7th Shop Local campaign

By José Antonio Pérez With November “Buen Fin” just weeks away, which is meant to boost sales through special offers leading up to the holidays, the Puerto Peñasco Chamber of Commerce is already well into its 7th annual shop local campaign entitled “Si en Peñasco compramos, todos ganamos” (If we buy in Peñasco, we all […]

Walk, Jog or Run 5K “Run for Pink” Oct. 12th!

There’s still time to register for the Oct. 12th “Run for Pink” 5K   to raise funds for the ongoing work of the local George Papanicolaou association! The main goal of this group is to decrease incidences of cancer, particularly among women, across communities through prevention and treatment programs. They offer free cancer detection screenings to […]

43rd Black & White Ball coming up Oct. 19th

By José Antonio Pérez This year’s edition of the Baile Blanco & Negro (Black & White Ball), whose main purpose is to help support the education of young professionals, will be held on October 19th at the Puerto Peñasco Convention Center. Puerto Peñasco first lady and president of the local DIF (National System for Integral […]


Please remember upcoming office hours on October 10 and connect with the U.S. Consulate General in Nogales via Skype!  This is a free service, designed to increase communication between American citizens in Puerto Peñasco and the American Citizen Services staff in Nogales.  If you have questions or concerns that you’d like to discuss with a […]

SeaShell Museum reopens Oct. 4th!

A privately owned seashell collection. This small museum is free admission and open to the public on Fridays only from the first of October thru mid-June. Cannot visit on a Friday? Send an email for another day and time. Appointments are readily available!  mexiconaomi@gmail.com CLICK to Make an Appointment

Plaza Fabiola 5th Anniversary!

October 2nd marks Plaza Fabiola’s five years in their beautiful shop in the curios market “Rodeo Rd”! For their 5 year anniversary, they are celebrating by giving discounts to all of their clients!! You will find discounts throughout the store from October 1 – 14, 2019!

Gastro Fest 638 ready to tease taste buds

(UPDATED INFO ON TRANSPORTATION!) Various dining experiences have been budding up around Puerto Peñasco this past year, with several chefs showcasing their culinary prowess at wine pairing events or teaming up to offer delectable dishes and a fun night of cuisine.  Gastro 638, a collective of local chefs who have forged their spot at the […]

Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf Tournament!

“I back, you back, we back the Dbacks!” – Roger Clyne Join Luis “Gonzo” González and friends once again November 16th for the 2019 Gonzo & Friends Charity Golf Tournament at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort.  Proceeds from the event, now in its third installment, will go toward Esperanza Children’s Home and you can […]