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¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

logo-cantina-1200x536 ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown! Sponsored this week by La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky! Live music Thursdays – Saturdays!

¡La vida es un Carnaval! Or at least this weekend, life is a carnaval full of parades, rides, music, dancing, and fiesta right next to the beach in the Mirador!  After last weekend’s colorful balloons in the sky, this weekend the colors will take to the streets for afternoon parades…and, oh yes…it’s the beginning of the Spring Break season (ASU March 5 – 12, UofA March 11-19, NAU  March 13 – 17)! Let’s dive right in and see what’s up in town!

This weekend!

VIVA PEÑASCO 2017 CARNAVAL!  March 3rd – 5th! In the Mirador. Parades, carnival rides, concerts, rodeo, and more!  Parades scheduled to start daily around 3 p.m. from the baseball stadium, down Blvd. Juarez and to the Mirador!  Carnaval Concerts – Friday: Grupo Laberinto   Saturday: La Concentración

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March 3rd – Wine Bar with music by troubadour Andrés Herrera  starting around 9:30 p.m.  @El Tapeo Wine Bar (Laos Mar Best Western)

DL Marble @ Wrecked March 3rd & March 16th , March 4th @ Tekila Bar

Mermaids Arts Market –  March 4th & 18th  @ Shrimp Plaza  10 am – 3 pm  featuring the Mermaid’s Lounge Beer Garden

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March 4th – FC Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco  (Peñasco’s own soccer team) vs. Guerreros Obregon F.C.   7 pm   Campo Arturo Bravo   $30 pesos

@Banditos – Spring Break start up!  Fri: The Summer @ 9 pm Sat:  Pashley y Amigos 9 p.m. Sun:  The Summer @ 9 p.m.

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@BooBar above the Fish Market  – DJ under the palapa – Don’t miss the pirate “Crow’s nest” at the Boo


Charity Sock Hop @ Latitude 31 – March 5th   4 p.m.  Proceeds to go toward organization Ley 186 for people with disabilities. Plus, bring along camping gear to donate to the new Cub and Boy Scouts programs in Puerto Peñasco.

March 5th – Desert Dreams 2017 Car Show on the Malecon  Sign up starts @ 5 p.m.  Info/Registry  638 107 0137  and at Rodriguez Classics in Rocky Point  383 8422

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Also in March!

Matt Farris & Big Vinny @ Wrecked   Afternoons starting at 2 pm  March 6th – 9th

World Kidney Day Walk  – March 9th 5 p.m. Kidney awareness walk departing from Plaza la Madre to Dialysis Center.  Just show up with comfortable clothing, walking shoes, and water.

Dialysis Center Fundraiser March 11th  9 p.m. @ Quinta Ventura   Tickets 200 pesos

@BooBar above the Fish Market  – DJ under the palapa plus The Hourglass Cats

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Race Car Experience @ Rocky Point Speedway   March 11th  & 25th    11 am – 3 pm

March 11th – Pinacate Tour – Adventure Day at Laguna Shores info@lagunashoresresort.com

Wine Tasting @ El Tapeo  March 16th  7 p.m.  followed by music from Agua de Coco

Spring Break St. Patrick’s Day Pool Party (near the Tiki Bar!) @ Sonoran Sky  March 17th  2 pm – 6 pm

tikibarlogotipo-2 ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Off-Road & UTV Rally / AZOP Rocky Point Race – March 17th – 19th

Rocky Point Off Road Challenge @ Rocky Point Speedway  9 am – 2 pm

South of the Border Festival – Southern Drawl Band  March 30th – April 2nd  Info at Satisfied Frog in the Old Port


Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 12 pm – 1 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco


@ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.


Natural History Talk [English 2 pm] / Plática de Historia Natural [español 4 pm] @ CEDO


@ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita

7 p.m.  Music with Jesse Gerardo @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  (go for the sunset at Tiki and stay for the música with Jesse!


Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info: ltorres@laspalomasresort.net

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky – 7 pm – 11 pm  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson

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Plática de Historia Natural [español 2 pm] / Natural History Talk [English 4 pm] / @ CEDO

Wine & Pizza @ La Galeria…bring along your favorite wine.  Saturdays @ La Galeria Restaurant & Bar (just before heading in Old Port) Noon – 10 p.m.

@La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky –  English/Spanish Rock with Los Hillson


@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

whales-feb21-2017-delmar-11-1200x800 ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Whale watching, sunsets, fishing charters, and tours!

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

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, and more! www.federicosealand.com federparasail@hotmail.com 638 104 4813

Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14 www.rockypointfishingclub.com

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours  www.ecofunrentals.com

cedo ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!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! Info: www.cedo.org

Upcoming CEDO Tours:

  • March 10th – Exploring Morua Estuary (Kayak)
  • March 11th – Schuk Toak Visitor Center and Hiking the Sand Dunes @ Pinacate
  • March 17th – Exploring Morua Estuary (walk)
  • March 18th – Pinacate Adventure

Visit the Pinacate (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

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

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

Save the dates!

Pirate & Mermaids Arts Market   April 1st

CBSC Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament – April 1st

Baseball! Tiburones de Puerto Peñasco  Season opener scheduled April 4th!

Semana Santa 2017 – April 9th – 17th

CBSC 2017 Fish Derby: Phase I  April 20-23, Phase II May 11-14, Phase III May 24-27 with fish fry on May 28th!

rockypointtri ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!2017 Rocky Point Triathlon! April 22nd! Info and registration: www.rockypointtri.com

April 27th – 30th  Rotary District 4100 Conference    Rotarians! Join District 4100 (Sonora, northern Sinaloa, Baja California Norte, and Baja California Sur) for this great fiesta of camaraderie in Puerto Peñasco!  www.conferenciapenasco.com   Information (English): shandrakeesecker@gmail.com

final-logo-2017-pto-psco-1200x717 ¡Carnaval! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!April 29th – Soap Box Derby fundraiser for José Dávalos Valdivia Casa Hogar home for the elderly! Get your team and soap box ready now!  For more info, contact Santiago Ruiz at: 638 384 6166   Team entry: 500 pesos

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2nd Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tournament April 29th  Info and early registration: John Fowler   602-840-1528   santaclausclub@hotmail.com

Cinco de Mayo!  2nd Annual BBQ Competition @ Southside Jillz (home of award winning BBQ ribs, Taste of Peñasco 2017)  Come for the BBQ, plus get in on the “triathlon” by picking your top 3 games (jenga, pool, cornhole, horseshoes, and more)

Cinco de Mayo Hobie Cats regatta – May 6th – 7th  Info:  bfeilaz@hotmail.com

11th Anniversary Las Palomas Golf Tournament – May 12th 

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Rocky Point Times Newspaper  El Golfo Run – May 12th – 14th  Info at: rockypointtimes@yahoo.com

Tequila 150  May 12th – 13th   Info:  Southern Arizona Desert Racing

RCPM Circus Mexicus 2017!  June 9th – 12th, 2017  www.circusmexicus.net

Hobie Cats Piñata Regatta   Oct. 7th – 8th   Info:  abkrauss@cox.net

 17th Annual Rocky Point Rally  Nov. 9 – 12, 2017!

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