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July 17, 2019

Events

15 years of Sea, Sun, and Fiesta at the Rocky Point Rally

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero of Rocky Point 360, first published in Quick Throttle September Southwest Edition Dubbed by some as “Sturgis meets Mardi Gras” on the shores of the Sea of Cortez in northern Mexico, the Rocky Point Rally™ will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary this November (Nov. 11th – 15th). Just about an hour ride […]

Toma Color gears up for 2nd year of colorful fun!

April 12th will see a burst of color along the streets of Puerto Peñasco during the 2nd edition of Toma Color (Puerto Peñasco’s own version of the popular “color run”). Last year, the family-friendly, colorful, open to all ages and abilities event raised $120,000 pesos for the local Dialysis Center. This year, Toma Color organizers […]

Yuridia “La Reina de la Balada” to perform in Puerto Peñasco

Press Release:  Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau In an effort to strengthen tourism promotion, on November 22nd the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau will present the talented Sonoran singer Yuridia, “La Reina de la Balada,” in a mega concert at the EXPO Center Convention Center where 2600 people will take in an unforgettable […]

El Gallito ready to defend World boxing titles

The press conference, including presentation of the stars for Saturday’s double flyweight boxing championship, was scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at Peñasco del Sol Hotel. A large boxing ring, serving as background, had been set up in the lobby of the hotel. A few minutes before the arranged time, Juan Francisco “El Gallito” Estrada Romero arrived […]

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Tiburones 2014 Season!

The 2014 season of the Liga de Beisbol Profesional Norte de Sonora (LBPNS) gets underway today, April 9th, with opening games in Caborca, Cananea, and Cajeme. The 2013 Championship Tiburones of Puerto Peñasco face off against Rojos de Caborca tonight in Caborca, heading back for their first home games of the season (also against Caborca) […]

Gallito to defend titles in Puerto Peñasco

El Gallo to headline World Championship bout in Puerto Peñasco! In an unprecedented event for our city, and after achieving world class rumor level, it was officially announced that World Boxing Organization and World Boxing Association flyweight champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada of Puerto Peñasco will seek to defend his titles against Filipino Richie […]

Pirates, Mermaids, and Cajun in Puerto Peñasco!

“What is Ka-Huun?”  I’ve heard this question a few times ever since the Mermaid’s Market announced they would be adding pirates, zydeco music, and a Cajun shrimp boil (in lieu of crawfish because, well…we’ve got shrimp) to this Saturday’s arts market at Plaza del Camarón. Ka-huun?  This is exactly how one would pronounce “Cajun” in […]

Dirty Beach Mud Run for Fun

People come to Rocky Point for the beach, plus the sea and sand. This weekend, you can get up close and personal with both at the Dirty Beach Mud Run. “The people who have done it say it’s as good as the big events in Arizona,” Darren Dodd says with a gleam in his eye. […]

Ready for Toma Color 5K!

Preparations are ready for the “Toma Color” 5K race to take place this Sunday, March 30th, with the participation of more than 800 people (and just a slight change to the starting point). En Español: Listos para Toma Color Luis Altamirano, one of the event organizers, explains registrations were closed after surpassing participant expectations. “We […]

OTL Softball hittin’ the Reef 3/29

Over-the-Line softball fans gather three times a year on the sands of Rocky Point for some OTL fun, plus fundraising for the year-long activities of the Santa Claus Club.  This weekend, March 29th, they’ll be at it again near the Reef – the traditional OTL sandy fields and then again come June and October. Organizer […]

Party at the races!

By Richard Scott Car races and Spring Break?  Mixed with sand drags, wet t-shirt contests, beer pong and all day DJ’s, you’ve got the Glamis Status Spring Break Takeover this Saturday, March 15th, at Rocky Point Speedway! I find Darren Dodd, who runs the speedway, in a bobcat smoothing the short course track, getting ready […]

Highlights from the 2014 Taste of Peñasco

On Saturday, February 15th, the 7th annual Taste of Peñasco event took over Plaza del Camarón for the highly anticipated 2014 Top Chef Competition as well as with stands offering delectable delights, artwork, and community services….all together offering a glimpse into all the tastes of Peñasco!  Proceeds from this year’s event were for the local […]

René Acosta named T.O.P. Chef 2014

Chef René Acosta of “Don Julio’s” was named the winner of the 7th edition of the Taste of Peñasco Top Chef competition, organized this year to support the local DIF system, Fire Department, and the Santa Claus Club. The traditional Plaza del Camarón was the setting for the culinary competition, more than 2000 tourists and […]