It’s Showtime! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

las-palomas-sponsor-banner It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!This week’s rundown sponsored by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

Despite storm alerts early in the week brought on from a tropical depression drifting over the desert, Puerto Peñasco saw only a brief shower early on Tuesday morning and a handful of scattered clouds accompanied by spectacular sunsets! Fall is now officially in swing and we’re gearing up for lots of weekend activities – starting this Saturday with World Championship boxing! Let’s get to it and run down the weekend.

Roads: Overpass construction continues just north of town. Remain alert to short detours.

September 25th – Grito Bohemio @ Bacanora Grill 8 p.m.   $10 US/couple Activities * Music * Raffles *

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lennon_jr It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!September 26th – World Championship boxing WBO/WBA Flyweight Champ Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada vs. Hernán “Tyson” Marquez   Puerto Peñasco EXPO Convention Center  –  Ring presenter  Mr. Jimmy Lennon Jr.

There are still some tickets for the WBA/WBO fight on the 26th, so be sure to get on that! Tickets available online @ in town @ La Fondita restaurant (Blvd. Fremont) and area Circle Ks

point-to-point It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Car races – Sept. 25th – 26th Point to Point by Southern Arizona Desert Racing

  • Sept. 25 – Registration across from Fire Department 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Driver’s meeting @ Chango’s 7:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 26 – Bikes stage @ 5:45 a.m. / Cars stage @ 7 a.m. / First Bike off @ 6 a.m. / First car off @ 7:30 a.m.pedeleando-esperanza-sept2015-630x945 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

September 27th – 26.7 KM bike race “Pedaleando con Esperanza” (Riding with Hope) Cost 250 – 350 pesos   starts 8 a.m. @ Mi Playa   Information/registration: Jesus Valenzuela (638)105-0137

JJ’s One Club OpenSept. 26th   Info @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay – Proceeds for Santa Claus Club


Oct. 3rd – Beatles Tribute @ Laos Mar Terrace 8 p.m.   Music by Rastas Band and RoJo Advance tickets available at El Tapeo Wine Bar

Oct. 4th – Pelicanos Bike Race – 7th Anniversary – 60K or 40K Sign up on Oct. 3rd in Plaza la Madre (in front of baseball stadium 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.) Or on the 4th at Chango’s Restaurant on Sandy Beach before race   Departure 8 a.m.

Oct. 8th – 10th   CERVANTINO International Arts Festival on the malecón – Activities start all three nights around 5 p.m. in the Old Port ¡FREE and in the Open Air (bring a blanket so you can grab a spot on the steps)!

  • Thursday night – Oct. 8th – ¡Noche de Salsa! Featuring VOX URBANA (Tucson, AZ) and Agua de Coco
  • Friday night – Oct. 9th – ¡Noche Mexicana & Rock! Featuring traditional Mexican dances, Germán Esquer Delgado, opera, and rock concert with singer/songwriter Alan Munro
  • Saturday night – Oct. 10th – Steller Evening by the Sea – with Armando “Kennedy” Noriega, Alexis Montoy, and featuring Susana Harp and her orchestra from Oaxaca

Oct. 9th – 11th – Angler of the Year Phase III @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

Mark-Mulligan-in-rocky-point-5-630x472 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Hobie Cat Piñata Regatta – Oct. 10th – 11th  (Fleet 66 & Fleet 514) Launching area in front of Playa Bonita RV Park  (featuring Mark Mulligan)

Angler of the Year Phase III – Oct. 9th   Info @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

Oct. 10th – The Hourglass Cats (AZ) @ Banditos 8 p.m.

Oct. 11th – Mark Mulligan …our favorite visiting trop-rocker… @ The Caribbean Parrot 5 p.m.

October 16th – 18th   Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers en Mexico! Make plans for October instead of January as these will be the last RCPM shows with the whole band in Rocky Point until Circus Mexicus 2016 (June 9th – 12th.2016)

  • October 16th – JJ’s Cantina – RCPM (all cover set), The Jons, Jason Boots
  • October 17th – Banditos – RCPM w/The Jons, Black Bottom Lighters, Nate Cook (from Yawpers)
  • October 18th – Banditos – Jim Dalton free show @ 12:30

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Speaking of music around town….

Oct. 16th Black Rabbits @ Banditos 9 p.m. followed by The Black Moods

Oct. 17th   Black Rabbits @ Beach Bum 1 p.m.

Oct. 17th The Black Moods @ Beach Bum 7 p.m.

Oct. 17th Black Rabbits @ BooBar 8 p.m.

moonshine-golf-classic-11-630x420 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Oct. 17th   3rd Mexican Moonshine Tequila Classic – along with RCPM’s October gigs the Tequila Classic has also been bounced from Jan. to Oct. Tequila! Golf! Raffle!


Oct. 23rd – The Black Moods @ BooBar 7 – 10 p.m.

Oct. 24th   Over the Line Softball –For more info please contact John Fowler 620-840-1528 If you need a registration form e-mail John at

PequenosGrandesJinetes-2015-630x714 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!Oct. 24th – CEDO Beach Clean up   Meet up 8 a.m. @ CEDO in Las Conchas More info: Contact, or call Marco at the CEDO office in Puerto Peñasco at (638) 382-0113 or 0115.

Oct. 24th – Trashy Day in Cholla Bay – Community clean up Gather at JJ’s between 8 – 9  a.m. #trashbucketchallenge

Oct. 24th – 2nd Grand Little Riders equine therapy fundraiser evening @ Rancho San José – Raffle tickets 100 pesos (come out for the evening and check out the equine therapy program) 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Oct. 31st Dirty Beach Mud Run on Halloween! @ Rocky Point Speedway   Info and registration rates: Get Dirrrrrty!

Don’t Forget!

Eco Fun Rentals:   Sunset cruises. Trips to Bird Island. City Tours. Pinacate tours. Contact them via email or visit offices inside Baja Cantina hotel in the Mirador

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054   Check with Captain Oscar for other adventures including parasailing, fishing trips, etc. he’s got you covered on the water!

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! Contact Russ Black to plan your next round of exploration – from the Tequila Factory to oyster farms, taco stand favorites, and back again!

About Time of Pacifica Charters with Captain Adolfo Perez – cel: 638 386 4345  Facebook: Captain Adolfo Perez

Stand-Up Paddle Boards – hourly and daily rentals with Rocky Point SUP Rentals  Tel: 044 638 103 1213

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NaturArte EcoTours of the Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans – See the CEDO Events Calendar for more info. Be sure to email them early to reserve your spot!

Free Natural History Talks @ CEDO: Tuesdays 2 p.m. (English)   4 p.m. (Español) & Saturdays 2 p.m. (Español) 4 p.m. (English)

Visit the Pinacate (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Pinacate Schuk Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve –The self-sustaining Visitors Center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Pinacate Biosphere Reserve offers ample parking, AC, informative museum, and terrific AV hall showing videos about this expansive, magical, wondrous area filled with moving dunes, ancient lava flows, and maar craters.   Km. 52 Carretera Federal Sonoyta – Puerto Peñasco

Biology Station Tel: (638) 383-1433 y 105 80 16 Schuk Toak Visitors Center Tel: (638) 108-0011 E-mail:;

CineMartes Tuesday Art Film Nights

8/8:30 p.m. on patio of Café Puerto Viejo in the Old Port – No cost, bring a chair

Looking ahead!

Beach Volleyball! Nov. 7th Funkalicious Volleyball

cedo-fall-festival-2015 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!November 7th – CEDO’s Fall Fiesta 35th Anniversary Celebration

15th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally™ – November 11th – 15th   The Greatest Motorcycle Fiesta Just South of the Border!

Nov. 13th – GRAN EXPO CANACO – Chamber of Commerce Expo & Raffle 5 p.m.

Nov. 16th –  Revolution Day Parade – in honor of 20 de noviembre Día de la Revolución (Blvd. Juárez)

Nov. 28th – Big Wave Dave Chili Cook-off in Cholla Bay – benefiting Nancy’s Rocky Point Animal Rescue

Thanksgiving Weekend – Art in the Park @ Las Conchas

poster-Cesar-Lozano-11x17pulgadas-630x408 It's Showtime!  Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!December 4th – 5th Cholla 250 Southern Arizona Desert Racing

December 17th – Dr. César Lozano @ Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort

If you have information you’d like to add, please let us know at Office: 383 1804, 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




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