Shell we? Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

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As we ease through this first month of 2018, we anxiously await the arrival of possible winter whale visitors,  plus activities and events that will surely keep us busy from now through the Spring.  Continue to stay warm as we have chilly evenings, but sunny days – and let’s run down the weekend and take a look at what’s coming up!

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Tonight! Jan 24th  FAOT (Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Festival) Presentation in Puerto Peñasco  @ 7 p.m.  Municipal Auditorium:  Auditorium:  Ferrer Meaney Duet / Duets of Siglo XX

Fridays – Seashell Museum NOW OPEN!  Super cool new project by Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm    114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo

Jan. 31st  Once in a Blue Moon Eclipse Booze Cruise – (for adults) to benefit the independent Rocky Point Scouting project  Information and reservations:  For info and pay info, please contact Barb Olszewski  Tel:  638 114 2406 or 602 324 9529



Feb. 3rd   Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” Seafood Fest 10 am – 4 pm  @ Shrimp Plaza  plus the Mermaid’s Market!   Food & Beverage tickets  $1 US / 20 pesos   RAFFLE TICKETS  $5 US / 100 pesos or 5 TICKETS @ $20 US / 400 pesos.  More than 30 stands showcasing food & local artisans!  Raffle packages include:  2 General Admission tickets to Circus Mexicus 2018, 2 night stay @ Sonoran Sky, 3 night stay for up to 20 @ cabin in Arizona (Christopher Creek), massage, boat cruise, dining certificates and more!!!

Info and tickets: Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” (on Event Brite)

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Feb. 5th   BooBar Annual Poker Run!  (*space is limited so sign up now!) Keep the tradition! Monday after the Superbowl!  Stop by the Boo Bar in the Old Port to sign up!

As in previous years, running approx 55 miles with nearly all of it being in the desert and on the beach. There will be 5 stops total along the run. 4 of them will be card drawing stops and 1 stop to air down our tires before going on the beach. The 4th stop will consist of $2dll ceviche tostadas with our good friend Francisco at ejido Lopez Aceves. The 5th and final stop to draw the final card will be at the Boobar.

Feb. 13th & 14th  Satisfied Frog 4th Anniversary Mardi Gras / Valentine’s Day shindig! Daily from noon to 10 p.m.    Plus, come celebrate their 4th Anniversary Feb. 16th – 18th!

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Feb. 14th   “Night for Two”  Dinner fundraiser event for Rocky Point Medical Clinics  300 pesos ($17 US/person)  For info and to reserve a spot:  Loly Martinez 638 112 0517  or Nicky Harispuro  638 116 0340

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Presidents Day Weekend @ BooBar  (every night starting at 8 pm)

Feb. 16th   Legendary rock and roll band Commander Cody and His Western Airmen live for one night only at the Boobar! Inducted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008, Commander Cody is most famous for his song Hot Rod Lincoln. An unforgettable act to come and see for sure!
Feb. 17th   &  Feb. 18th    The Black Moods

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Feb. 17th    Mermaid’s Arts Market @ Shrimp Plaza  10 am – 3 pm

  • The Mermaid’s Market sets up every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month in Plaza Camaronero (aka Shrimp Park) at the intersection of Blvd. Juarez and Blvd. Fremont, October thru early April. Featuring a diverse selection of local artists, don’t miss the Mermaid’s lounge serving up tasty specials including Naomi’s own “Bloody Marias”

Feb. 17th  10th Annual Cholla Bay Sportsmen’s Club Golf Tournament @ Las Palomas Golf Course  8:30 a.m. Sign up / 9 a.m. Shotgun start  $90  Info:  Contact  Joe  Chuck  or Tony

Feb. 17th  Wine Tasting @ Laguna Shores

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Feb. 23rd & 24th  Sandstorm 300  by Southern Arizona Desert Racing

** February 24th –  Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada vs.  Srisaket Sor Rungvisai **  (Los Angeles, California)

Feb. 23rd  25th  Balloon Fest – Ruta del Globo

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Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th

7:00 am – Inflating of balloons and take-off
2:00 pm – Gates open – Family picnic
5:00 pm – Live music, food, children’s area
7:00 pm – Balloon exhibition and light show
8:00 pm – Live music, food, children’s area

Sunday Feb. 25th

7:00 am – Inflating of balloons and take-off

Feb. 25th   Las Conchas Yard Sale!  11 am – 3 pm    Section 7 Lots 34 & 35 (Casa en la Playa)

Donate items or reserve a space:  Contact Bonnie or Ronda  382-0029


March 1st – 4th  Vive Peñasco “Carnavalesque” festivities

March 3rd & 17th   Mermaids Market @ Shrimp Park

March 17th  Skate Fest @ Pinacate Skate Park

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Spring Breaks!  ASU / U of A  March 4th – 10th,  NAU  March 18th – 24th

Semana Santa (schools out for 2 weeks)  March 25th – April 7th


MONDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.

TUESDAYS is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!

WEDNESDAYS   Golf special at The Club,18 holes $36 , food & beverages 2 X 1!

THURSDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

4 p.m. Connection Club happy hour on the patio at Puesta del Restaurant @ Playa Bonita

9:30ish…..  SAAALSA! With Agua de Coco @ El Tapeo Wine Bar


Stablefore SKINS game @ The Links golf course at Las Palomas 1 p.m.* (*time may vary) Info:

@ Southside Jillz  – 4 – 7 pm  Happy Hour with Bad A@@ music with Los Ponchos

Fridays & Saturdays @ Boo Bar in the Old Port –  Houseband DDO on weekends!

Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!


@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

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Cruises / Fishing / Charters / SUP / Scuba Diving / Tours

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, and more! 638 104 4813

Rocky Point Fishing Club – Fishing trips, sunset cruises, jet skis, Bird Island, and more. MX 638 383 6525 US. 602 386 69 14

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond!

Rocky Point Divers – Scuba & Snorkeling Gear, rentals, certification classes, and all that jazz!

SUPing the Sea Paddleboard rentals and lessons   Call 480-465-6691


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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! Info:   NOTE:  Some parts of CEDO offices remain under construction for remodeling, but be sure to stop by the gift shop and whale skeleton – and Nature Talks are back on!

CEDO offers FREE! Nature Talks that include a Tour of the CEDO Field Station twice a week in English and in Spanish. The English talks are Tuesday at 2PM and Saturday at 4PM. The Spanish talks are Tuesday at 4PM and Saturday at 2PM.

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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 Night

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

Got info on an event?

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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