Work of famed Mexican muralist Siqueiros to exhibit in Puerto Peñasco

The “Huellas Digitales” (Fingerprints) art exhibit of famed Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros is coming to Puerto Peñasco, where it will be housed for 3 months at the Municipal Art Gallery (GAM) in the Old Port, beginning Oct. 8th. An unprecedented look into Siqueiros’ life and work is meant to bring new generations closer to […]

May Rocky Point Rundown!

My, oh my, it’s May! The days are sunny, the sea breeze is inviting, and the water is getting warm. It has been an active Spring in Rocky Point, and we’re just gearing up as the Summer nears. The first weekend of May welcomed back hobie cats, more live music, plus golf and volleyball tournaments […]

Turtle Rescue & Release: CEDO blog

Oct. 30, 2020. From the CEDO Blog – Nélida Barajas Acosta, CEDO Executive Director It was a cool October morning when we received the call from the local office of ZOFEMAT (Federal Maritime Land Zone – the local animal rescue agency). An Olive Ridley turtle was found at Playa Hermosa. She had gone out at […]

Rocky Point Fall Weekend Rundown

It finally felt like Fall in Rocky Point this morning (almost…wait, did it?). Foggy streets greeted early risers as people threw open windows and front doors, wondering if this means we’ve really turned the corner on lingering summer humidity. In a glance at the news, we see the “only essential travel” limit at the US/Mexico/Canada […]

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, […]

Gallito Estrada returns to ring Oct. 23rd!

Puerto Peñasco will be on edge Oct. 23rd for a thrilling night of boxing to include hometown Juan Francisco “Gallito” Estrada, currently WBC World Super Flyweight and The Ring Junior Bantamweight champ.  Gallito will face off against Carlos Cuadras, who he defeated in a thrilling match in 2017. The fight night, which is to be […]

Love the Arts! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Phoenix area has already surpassed a record number of over 100° days! While we may still have some humidity lingering this late into October, Puerto Peñasco is at least 10° – 15° degrees cooler and we’ve got the sea breeze!  Live music continues to ring out under #CoastalDistancing standards in town, and yes, we are […]

Holiday weekend draws Fall tourism to Puerto Peñasco

The holiday weekend commemorating Columbus Day, or Indigenous People’s Day in the United States, also known as Día de la Raza in Mexico, reported positive tourism numbers with hotel occupancy between 80% and 100%. This represents an important source of revenue for Puerto Peñasco, remarked Héctor Vázquez del Mercado, president of the Puerto Peñasco Convention […]

Las Palomas HOA presents welcome donation to Fire Department

On October 7th, representatives from the Las Palomas HOA Board of Directors met with local Fire Department personnel, the head of Civil Protection, and Mayor Ernesto Munro to present the department with a donation of much needed and important equipment. Arizona firefighter Mike Cichocki of the Las Palomas Board,  and President of FireFighter CPR located […]

Safety operatives strengthened in Puerto Peñasco

Press Release. Oct. 8, 2020. Public Safety Secretary. Sonora. To provide peace of mind for travelers, tourists, and residents of Puerto Peñasco, authorities from the three levels of government have ordered police forces to the municipality and surrounding communities. In a meeting held virtually, presided over by State Public Safety Secretary David Anaya Cooley, along […]