Holiday Weekend Rundown…and a peek at 2014!

nutcracker-2013DD Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!  Friday the 13th. If you were up near dawn this morning, or in the coming days, you may have caught the 2013 Geminid meteor shower with the best viewing times during a moonlit sky between moonset and dawn on Saturday, the 14th. Sounds like a perfect evening to stay up and enjoy holiday fiestas in Puerto Peñasco!

Unbelievably we are nearing the end of 2013 and now looking ahead to the coming year! Enjoy this Holiday Rundown and we’ll be back to run down the weekends in the New Year! Happy Holidays! Felices Fiestas y Próspero Año Nuevo!


feria-librodec13-14-150x150 Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!  13th & 14th  Feria del Libro / Book Fair  3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Plaza del Camarón (across from City Hall) with activities to include book presentations, theater, ballet folklorico, art, music, literary conferences, and evening films presented by Cine Club Primera Toma, A.C. beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Kiosko at the Plaza

Full schedule may be found in Spanish at (programa completo en Español):  Feria del Libro 2013 Puerto Peñasco


The Nutcracker Ballet presented in full by Destiny Dance Academy!  1 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows. Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall)  Tickets at the door 120 pesos (about $10 US)

Municipal Music School Holiday presentation 6 p.m. Templo de San Francisco (next to Casa Hogar on Blvd. Josefa)  100 pesos.  More than 40 students from the Escuela de Música Municipal to performhawaiiano-fin2013-150x150 Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!

14thCholla Children’s Christmas party – early evening at Clubhouse in Cholla.  This year there are plans for a Light Parade through Cholla Bay following the party.  Find the Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club on Facebook and keep up on their activities:  CBSC 

16th Municipal Ballet School December recital  6 p.m.  Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall)   Classical ballet joined by students from the Pualani Hawaiian dance classes. FREE!

19th – Artistry of Hector Hans Munro featured at El Tapeo wine bar  8 p.m.

21st  Mermaid’s Arts Market at Plaza del Camaron 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Final Mermaid’s Market of 2013!  Great last minute gift giving ideas!!!

24th  Feliz Noche Buena – Christmas Eve!

25th  Feliz Navidad!

2olalde-ded28 Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!  8thMark Mulligan in concert at Caribbean Parrot!  5 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Reservations encouraged. Donations for entry go to local charity groups

28thGala Invierno. A night of opera and boleros with soprano Rocio Olalde (visiting from Sweden)  Municipal Auditorium.  Tickets 250 pesos (about $20 US/person) – Available now at Café Puerto Viejo across from Thrifty in the Old Port

29th  – Rocky Point Speedway near the Reef to host an end of the year Beach Bash with Circle Track Racing & Sand Drags  Spectators just 25 pesos – $2.50 US

31st – How will you be ringing in the New Year?

Wrecked at the Reef will be holding their annual Black & White New Year’s Bash! Tickets went quick – check with Wrecked directly if there are any spots left.

Yahir at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 

Agua de Coco and Terremar welcome La Culebra to ring in 2014 with the rhythms of SAAALSAA!

Despide el 2013 y Recibe el 2014 Bailando!! Orquesta la Culebra de Hermosillo
Individual tickets 350 pesos (approx. $30 US)  Boleto Individual $350
Tradicional Menudo al final de la noche  INFO: 638 380 5496

Januarydavid-aguilar2014 Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!

Mermaid’s Market – 1st and 3rd Saturdays!

6th – King’s Day  Tres Reyes Magos

9th – Start the year with music with David Aguilar in concert in Puerto Peñasco.  Municipal Auditorium 8 p.m.  Tickets 60 pesos (about $5 US) available starting today, Dec. 13th at Strauss Records next to La Estrellita Pemex Gas Station on Blvd. Benito Juarez (across from Alejandro Portugal Insurance)

17th Chili Cook-offs & Swap Meet at Playa de Oro RV Park on the Beach (Chili Heads of Puerto Peñasco, Sonora)   Info with Dave “Mad Jack” Garner  or Myrl Coultas

18th  Watch for a 2nd day of Chili Cook-offs at Playa de Oro

18th 6th Annual Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Golf Tournament to be held at Laguna del Mar 4 man scramble  $75 US entry  Info:  CBSC

24th – 25th  Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers  January Jam VII   Tickets soon to be available at

RCPM-in-jjs-cantina-15 Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!

Looking ahead

February:  Mermaid’s Market – To be held just on the 1st Saturday this month, Taste of Peñasco, …..

March:  Mermaid’s Market – 1st and 3rd Saturdays!  AZ Spring Break! March Madness golf at Mayan Palace ….

April:  Mermaid’s Market – 1st and 3rd Saturdays!   7th Annual Horseshoe Tournament – Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club    International Day of Dance,  13 – 20 Semana Santa / Holy Week Celebrations,  ATMC Skate event (end of Semana Santa),   Rocky Point Triathlon at Las Palomas!

May:  Uniting Nations Golf Tournament, Mermaid’s Market – 1st and 3rd Saturdays!

June:  RCPM CIRCUS MEXICUS!!!!!!!!!!!!  Watch for details at

Looking for upcoming events in Rocky Point?  Check out our Event Calendar!   If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at   or cell:  638 380 8849, or from the US: 480-282-4226   For weekend rundown announcements, please get them to us one week in advance (preferably)…though the earlier the better!  Don’t forget to subscribe to to get all our articles and announcements and/or Like us on Facebook at Rocky Point 360.

rpxmas Holiday Weekend Rundown...and a peek at 2014!  HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!  See you in 2014!!



Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: