So long September! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Photo: Rusty Childress. Rocky Point Rally. Nov 2017

Sponsored this week by the Rocky Point Rally – only weeks away!

We’ve reached the final weekend of September. Humidity levels have dropped and spirits are soaring as Fall teases us with cool mornings and not-quite-as-sultry nights.  As Rocky Point enters October, which ask just about anyone tends to be the best weather of the year – we are alert to wind gusts possibly headed our way early into next week..and, could it be … rain?  Stay tuned, and in the mean time let’s run down the weekend

September 27th & Oct. 4th  Teatro Bar @  Los Martinez Cantina  100 pesos at the door   (in Spanish)

Sept. 28th – 29th   Backroads from Tucson @ Banditos  7:30 pm

Sept. 29thPainting FUNdraiser @ The Satisfied Frog 2 pm – 4 pm  for the Tiburones wheelchair basketball team

29 septiembre  Periodismo Cultural – Conferencia  11 a.m.  Biblioteca Pública Municipal


5th – 7th Tekila Bar 3rd Anniversary Celebration

4th – 7th  Uniting Nations Cupgolf tournament at Vidanta Golf Course (Mayan Palace)

5th – 6th Point to Point  Southern Arizona Desert Racing

6th One Club Open @ JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay

12th – 13th Piñata Regatta Fleet 514

12th – Curvy Fashion Show  5 pm @  Convention Center  30 pesos

12th  – 14th   Bayou Bandits @ Banditos

13th  Rocky Point Beach Volleyball  90s   Registration: 

13th – CEDO Octopus Garden Party & fundraiser!

18th – 21st Cervantino extension Puerto Peñasco

20th  OTL Softball Tournament  Rocky Point “Big Ball in the Sand”  8:30 am on Sandy Beach east of Wrecked  Info:  Ryan Lugo (480) 540-8390, Mike Lugo (480) 620-6260,  John Fowler (602) 840-1528, or Emily Asche –

20th Dirty Beach Mud Run

20th  Kids Charanga Derby – fundraiser for the local Casa Hogar

24th –  3rd Annual “World’s Greatest Meal” Event on World Polio Day by the Rotary Club of Puerto Peñasco   Tickets $25 US   Quinta Ventura   5 pm – 10 pm  For more info  and to reserve tickets:   or

27th – The CEDO 2018 Northern Gulf of California Coastal Clean-up

26th – 28th Santa Claus Club Cornhole Tourney Contact: John Fowler


Nov. 2nd – Día de los Muertos – Day of the Dead traditions across Puerto Peñasco

Nov. 3rd –  FUNdraiser for Horse Therapy program for children with special needs  Info: Equinoterapia Corceles del Desierto de Sonora

18th Annual Rocky Point Rally Nov 8 – 11, 2018 Early bird registration now open at: Rocky Point Rally

Nov. 14th – Fashion Fall Fiesta – by Naomi Black

Nov 17th –  RP20    Funkalicious Volleyball    Info:

Nov. 24th  Traditional DIF Black & White Ball to benefit educational scholarships  couples 1800 pesos  single 900 pesos

Nov. 30th – Dec 1st Cholla 250 Southern Arizona Desert Racing


*Note – Seashell Museum – By appointment with Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm 114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo To set up a visit, please contact Naomi at:

WEDNESDAYS Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),18 holes $36

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:

Avril y los Vatos Jazz Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort 6 pm – 10 pm
Fridays & Saturdays @ Tekila Bar in the Old Port – Los Ponchos straight outta Hermosillo starting around 9ish upstairs!

Fridays & Saturdays @ Banditos featuring The Summer

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

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

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

Pirate Ship – visit Balboa’s on north side of marina  383-5490

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

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

Adventure with CEDO

Plus, ask about their Save the Whale Tail campaign!

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:
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.

Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar Biosphere Reserve (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 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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