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¡Qué Chilo Sonora! Sonora Televisa Reality show to feature Rocky Point

Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The new reality show project ¡Qué Chilo Sonora! (Sonora is so cool!) brings together talented artists and TV hosts from Televisa Sonora to compete in challenges at sites across the state, while promoting the entire region. The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau encourages the local tourism and business […]

Puerto Peñasco implements fines for pets off leash

As of July 1st, pet owners may be subject to fines if their pets are found off-leash in the street, announced Puerto Peñasco Municipal Animal Control Coordinator Erick Francisco Gastélum Pacheco.  Fines will range from to 90 to 14,000 pesos (approx $5 US to $700 USD). This effort, in coordination with Municipal Public Safety, Qualifying […]

Music for the Sea – Orkesta Mendoza & Special Guests

Join Orkesta Mendoza featuring Quetzal Guerrero, plus special guests Salvador Duran, Mariachi Nuevo Azteca de Tucson, Los Èsplifs (DJ set), Golden Boots, and Puerto Peñasco’s own Agua De Coco for two special evenings of spectacular live music right next to the sea! Concerts will take place Friday, September 30, and Saturday, October 1 at the picturesque CEDO  grounds in Las Conchas on the Sea of Cortez […]

Puerto Peñasco hosts 2022 Bacanora Festival July 2nd-3rd

Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The Sea of Cortez in Puerto Peñasco will serve as background July 2nd and 3rd to promote Sonora’s emblematic beverage, along with regional products, and a musical array of invited artists. The 2022 Bacanora Festival will take place on the Malecon in the Old Port, promoting Sonora’s traditional spirit […]

Puerto Peñasco beaches achieve Platinum Beach awards

Source: Puerto Peñasco Convention & Visitors Bureau Puerto Peñasco’s Sandy Beach, along with the beach at Islas del Mar, received the national Platinum Beach award in recognition of excellence as well as standards of cleanliness and sustainability. The Mexican Institute of Standardization and Certification (IMNC) granted the Platinum Beach awards to the two beaches in […]

Roger Clyne @ Banditos in May

Roger Clyne will be performing two solo shows May 19 and 20 outdoors at Banditos. The May 20th show will be in conjunction with the South of the Border Music Festival. Each show will feature a different set list. Advance Purchase tickets are just $20. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. $5 Roger’s […]

Funkalicious Volleyball – May 6th – 8th

Register Now for the Funkalicious Beach Volleyball Pirate Booty: Rocky Point XXVII Tournament hosted by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort Funkalicious is expected to draw 300 players from the US, Canada & Latin America Puerto Peñasco, Mexico – Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort is hosting the Funkalicious 27th Pirate Booty: Rocky Point XXVII […]

Rocky Point Triathlon @ Las Palomas Returns April 30th

Registration Open for the Rocky Point Triathlon hosted by Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort The event is expected to draw 800 participants from across the Southwest and Canada Puerto Peñasco, Mexico – Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort will play host to the Rocky Point Triathlon, Saturday, April 30, 2022. The triathlon will feature […]

CEDO announces Regional Fisheries & Aquaculture Festival for June

The Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans (CEDO) has announced Puerto Peñasco will host the 2022 Regional Fisheries & Aquaculture Festival, June 7th-9th. The Festival, which will be open to the general public and held at the Peñasco Expo Convention Center, aims to promote and assist the regional fishing sector through just […]

Annual Red Cross Drive Underway thru May 8th

The Red Cross delegation in Puerto Peñasco kicked off its 2022 collection drive on April 4th with the goal of raising 400,000 pesos (approximately $20,000 US). The annual drive, which runs through May 8th, started up with an initial donation of 20,000 pesos (roughly $1K US) presented by mayor Jorge Pivac Carrillo, with the promise […]

Puerto Peñasco to host Potentur expo in May

The local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) is preparing to welcome the 2022 Potentur tourism expo May 4th – 5th, under the slogan “Come, Enjoy, Discover. Feeling Rocky Point.” OCV Director Lizzette Ibarra details Potentur is a national tourism innovation platform, made up of over 500 travel agencies, that highlights destinations across Mexico. At least […]

Circus Mexicus tickets on sale!

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers are proud to announce their signature Circus Mexicus Weekend is around the corner June 9-12, 2022 and tickets are on sale now! Joining RCPM will be American Aquarium’s BJ Barham, along with legendary Texas guitarist Jesse Dayton with his band, and rising stars The Black Moods. Rounding out the weekend […]

Regional Fisheries & Aquaculture Festival in June

CEDO ANNOUNCES REGIONAL FISHERIESAND AQUACULTURE FESTIVAL SONORA 2022 Promoting artisanal fisheries and aquaculture in the northern Gulf of California – Save the Date – June 7-9, 2022 at the Peñasco Expo Center 2022 has been recognized by the United Nations Assembly as the INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ARTISANAL FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE (#IYAFA2022), an initiative that highlights and […]

Countdown to new Tijuana-Puerto Peñasco flight

At about a month out from its launch, tourism and governmental authorities met in Tijuana recently to formally present the new flight set between Tijuana-Puerto Peñasco. The first Calafia flight along the new route will take place April 29th, offering direct connection between Tijuana and Puerto Peñasco Fridays and Mondays.  Passengers in and out of […]

Spring Break surpasses expectations prior to Semana Santa

Spring Break 2022 in Rocky Point topped expectations with a reported 135,000 visitors over the two-week span.  The local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) determined this represents economic revenue of over 150 million pesos across the city. OCV Director Lizette Ibarra noted, “We are catalogued as a safepoint destination, which garners confidence among our California […]

Peñasco OCV presents road signs to Sonoyta

Convention and Visitors Bureau presents new road signs to neighboring Sonoyta The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors (OCV) Bureau recently presented 16 new road signs to the neighboring city of Sonoyta.  These road signs are for principal avenues throughout the city, and aim to assist with clarifying speed limits and ensuring respect for traffic laws, […]