How to rock in the New Year! What to do!

With 2015 coming to a close in Puerto Peñasco, a winter “cold front” has wound its way back to our shores and there’s snow dusting the Pinacate. However, this shouldn’t keep things from heating up to welcome the New Year! Looking for the best spot to ring in 2016? Here’s some of what’s going on around town for New Year’s Eve ….. ¡¡adiós, 2015 – bienvenido, 2016!!

New Year’s Dinner & Champagne Toasts

Puesta del Sol restaurant @ Playa Bonita $35 US/person Surf & Turf w/Champagne Toast Music by Rico Suave   Reservations strongly encouraged

Peñasco del Sol – Gatsby Party $75 US/person 1200 pesos/person Includes International dinner buffet, open bar for 7 hours, and live music Reservations encouraged

Satisfied Frog – come for the last sunset of 2015! Prime Ribber & Champagne toast Dinner at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. Reservations encouraged


Wild Pack @ Southside Jillz get your blues of 2015 out early with the hard rockin’ blues band Wild Pack 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Ring in the New Year NY style ….we’re saying 3 hours early!

Carvin Jones @ BooBar speaking of Blues, “the King of Strings” voted by Guitarist Magazine as one of the 50 greatest blues guitarists with a sound reminiscent of Vaughan, Hendrix, Clapton, and BB King, Jones will be kicking off a full-gig weekend by ringing in the New Year at BooBar   Things get started at 9 p.m. so pull up a swing!

The Hourglass Cats @ Banditos Stepping up to self-described “funky fresh Latin reggae and rock n’ roll, The Hourglass Cats out of Phoenix will be swinging into the New Year at Banditos – $40 US/person Open bar from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight

Los Hijos de Mauricio @ Beach Bum on the malecón – Looking for more Latin rhythms and rock on the malecón? How about a little salsa to get you going in 2016? House band Los Hijos de Mauricio are sure to rock the palapa at Beach Bum as the New Year begins.   9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Los Ponchos @ Tekila Bar playing from 8 pm – 1 am Champagne Toast and full menú. Table reservations available

Yahir @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort – After ringing in 2014 at one of the best resorts on Sandy Beach, Mexican rising star and fan favorite Yahir from Hermosillo will once again be gracing the stage at Las Palomas to welcome 2016! For more information / Para mayores informes comunicarse al 01 800 108 1000 desde México, 1 866 360 2324 from the USA

SkyBar – DJ for New Year’s up on Whale Hill Sky Bar will surely offer the most spectacular view over the Old Port as you welcome 2016 to the beats of DJ Levi

Elixir – Looking for all night dance music? Elixir in the malecón will be serving up all the DJ delights to welcome the New Year!

Other hot spots!

Pikaros Bar on the way to the Mirador

Mi Casa Nueva – Calle No Reelección – Norteña / Banda into the New Year starting around 10 p.m.

Wrecked annual Black & White Ball (wait list only) with La Merca

Looking ahead!


CARVIN JONES in Puerto Peñasco

            Jan 1 – 2 Beach Bum @ 3 p.m – 6 p.m.

            Jan 1 – 2 BooBar @ 9 p.m.

January 2nd – Mermaids Arts Market @ Shrimp Park  10 am – 3 pm

January 2nd – Mark Mulligan @ Caribbean Parrot 5 p.m.

January 2nd – Harry Luge @ Banditos 9 p.m.



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