Greetings once again from the shores of Puerto Peñasco! It has been a minute, indeed. Believe it or not, the last time we pulled out the calendar to run down the weekend together was mid-March!
Well, we’ve all been through some stuff together – and mostly apart – over the past few months, haven’t we? Following two strict months of a citywide lockdown, several local businesses started to open up again around mid-May under city health guidelines. By June, visitors were able to return for vacation spells, while area beaches didn’t reopen until August 1st. Following Labor Day – yes, it was busy – the health filter north of town was removed, and we’ve continued to ease back ever since.
We’ve missed you.
- Border hours (both ways) remain modified, with border closure at 8 pm daily
- Masks (nose/mouth coverings) are required in all public spaces across Puerto Peñasco.
- Curfew siren is still in effect at midnight (two long blasts from atop City Hall)
- No health filter when coming into town (removed early September)
- Beaches (health filters also removed). Hours: 6 am – 7 pm / NO GLASS BOTTLES / Pack it in-pack it out (please take your trash) / Masks required when accessing the beach or interacting with vendors, though not in the water or once you’ve claimed your spot on the sand
- Some stores still have limit on # of family members allowed in at same time
- Reduced capacities and health protocols remain in effect at area restaurants/bars
As the city has reopened, events have also crept their way back onto the calendar and across our beaches, albeit masked and socially distanced as much as can be. So, let’s #maskupRP and #coastaldistance while we run down the weekend!
Friday Seashell Museum reopened – Every Friday 10 am – 5 pm Info: www.seashellmuseum.com
Oct 8 – 12 South of the Border Festival www.SobMexico.com
Oct 9th & 10th @ BooBar part of SOBMexico.com
Oct 8 – 11 Margarita Mermaids grand “re-re-opening” weekend! (Congrats to Rick and Krissy on the refurbished and even more colorful space at the end of the malecon in the Old Port) Featuring performances by Mark Mulligan and Mike Nash, plus local artists
Oct 10 Grill Master pre-elimination Tournament – Torneo de Parrilleros (eliminatorio) @ Esmeralda Resort TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD OCT 29TH More info on FB at Parilleros en Acción
Oct 14 – 18 International Cervantino Festival *VIRTUAL*
Puerto Peñasco is once again a subsite for Cervantino festivities – though as many things this year, these presentations will be shared virtually through online platforms
International Cervantino festivities to be aired simultaneoulsy from Guanajuato at https://festivalcervantino.gob.mx/
Local Cervantino festivities to be aired via Casa de la Cultura / Gobierno de Puerto Peñasco
Oct. 16 – 18 Tekila Bar 5 year Anniversary
Oct 16 – 17 Funky Boyz @ Banditos 7:30 – 10:30
Oct 17 David Voss & Big Country @ Manny’s 7 pm
Oct 20 Virtual Mexican Fiesta @ Xochitl’s Café – Live from Cholla Bay, Mexico 6 p.m.
Oct 23 – 25 Mayan Palace Oktoberfest @ Vidanta Golf
Oct 24 5th Annual “World’s Greatest Meal” Rotary Club fundraiser *Special delivery 4 pm – 7 pm* Tickets $20 US/dish (serves 2) Tickets and info: email@example.com
Oct 24 2nd Annual Desert Rendezvous Run – presented by BooBar
Oct 29th 1st GrillMasters Tournament – Torneo de Parrilleros
Oct 30th – Nov 1st Las Palomas 14th Anniversary Golf Tournament (wait list only)
Thanks for joining us again, and for your interest in Rocky Point! Be sure to check out the Event Calendar as we continue to update. Glad to have you back!
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¡Hasta la próxima! #MaskUpRP