2020 Day of the Dead contest to be held under health protocols

Puerto Peñasco will be holding its traditional Day of the Dead Altar and Catrina contests for a 6th consecutive year, though this time under specific health protocols, explained Municipal Art and Culture Director Beatriz Salido Macías. The contests, set for Oct. 31st, help preserve Mexican traditions while encouraging community participation in recreational and cultural activities, […]

Patsy Hesler Clark Celebration of Life Nov. 28th

On October 3rd, Puerto Peñasco lost one of its most beloved and recognized individuals, Patsy Hesler Clark. Patsy could often be found walking the beach with her dear friend Doris and dog, Lucy (Lucita), playing bingo, or attending fundraisers for local charities.  She enjoyed her time in Peñasco and was seldom seen without a smile […]

“Sonora” awarded two Ariels for film shot in heart of the Sonoran desert

Press Release. Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The film “Sonora” won two Ariels at Mexico’s most important film awards event held on Sunday, September 27th. Shot principally in the desert surrounding the Pinacate, “Sonora” brought the impressive landscape to the world on the big screen, taking home an Ariel for Best Adapted Screenplay as […]

Steps of Love “Step UP” for Education Challenge

Contributor: Steps of Love / AIM Peñasco A few of our wonderful supporters are challenging owners at each resort/living community to open their hearts and their pocketbooks to invest in a better future for kids in Puerto Peñasco.  Funds raised will enable us to provide hundreds of students with a nutritious meal each school day […]

Sonora nominated for 10 Ariel Awards: To air Sept. 27th

Mexico’s Ariel Awards will be announced this Sunday, September 27th. This is a particular moment of pride for local author Guillermo Munro Palacio, whose novel “La Ruta de los Caídos” was transformed into the film Sonora now nominated for 10 Ariels. The Ariel is an award given by the Mexican Academy of Arts and Film […]

U.S. Fishing embargo and high cost of diesel impact local fleet

Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s decision to not restore fuel subsidies for fishing fleets, along with lack of progress on ending a U.S. fishing embargo specifically impacting the Upper Gulf of California, exacerbates the severe crisis Puerto Peñasco’s fishermen have been facing since March, stated Mateo López León, representative of the Shipbuilders Federation for […]

CEDO eyes October reopening

The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) is programming to renew activities in October, detailed Executive Director Nélida Barajas Acosta. Until the center reopens, detailed Barajas Acosta, CEDO will continue to strengthen community work with areas within the Puerto Peñasco – Puerto Lobo biologic fishing corridor.  CEDO’s Visitors Center, ecotours, and […]

CEDO continues reactivating programs and activities

Along with Puerto Peñasco’s reactivation, the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) is planning to start up activities and programs over a phased process, indicated CEDO Director Nélida Barajas Acosta, though under health measures to prevent an outbreak of Covid-19. She detailed the first step for CEDO has been to have […]

Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort receives 2020 Travelers Choice Award

Based on favorable comments from travelers over the past year who have enjoyed their stay at the resort, Trip Advisor granted Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort a 2020 Travelers’ Choice accommodations award. Héctor Vázquez el Mercado, General Manager of Las Palomas, remarked the distinction, which was also granted to several local restaurants, was based […]

PLAZA FABIOLA has reopened!

The city has inspected and certified our business to be safe, clean & in compliance with requirements Open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily on “Rodeo Rd.” Closed Wednesdays New Spring/Summer merchandise has arrived! Regulations we’re required to adhere to: – All persons are required to wear protective masks – Maximum of 10 clients allowed […]

Missing Circus Mexicus? Don’t miss RCPM CM Cyber-Celebración June 13th

(Tempe, AZ)  While COVID-19 has suspended Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers’ 20 year streak of performing Circus Mexicus live in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, the band is keeping the spirit alive by hosting a cyber Circus Mexicus livestream broadcast Saturday June 13th, 2020 at . RCPM Live: The Circus Mexicus ¡Cyber-Celebración! Livestream will bring the […]