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June 16, 2019


Chili Cook-offs 1/17 & 1/18

Get ready for some spice on the beach as there are two chili cook-off opportunities this upcoming  holiday weekend! On Friday, Jan. 17th, the Annual CHOPPS Pod (Chili Heads of Puerto Penasco) Cookoff will be held along the beach area of Playa de Oro RV Park in the Mirador. Just as last year, this cook-off […]

Welcome 2014! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero Welcome 2014! Here we are, nearing the end of our first full week in the New Year! Whales have already been spotted off the coasts of Puerto Peñasco, providing an extra draw to our winter waters and a great reminder of the “world’s aquarium” just beyond our door. Be sure to check […]

2013 Rocky Point Review

Here’s a taste of some of the activities and events in Puerto Peñasco during 2013!   Viva Rocky Point! Canción a Puerto Peñasco, written and performed by Rafael Lara. Un montón de estrellas, performed by Agua de Coco.

Holiday Weekend Rundown…and a peek at 2014!

Friday the 13th. If you were up near dawn this morning, or in the coming days, you may have caught the 2013 Geminid meteor shower with the best viewing times during a moonlit sky between moonset and dawn on Saturday, the 14th. Sounds like a perfect evening to stay up and enjoy holiday fiestas in […]

Buen Fin! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

The rumbling roar of motorcycles rolling through town last week has pretty much subsided. Rocky Point 360 was a proud sponsor of this year’s Rocky Point Rally! Reports are there were approximately 5500 to 6000 bikes in town, and the local Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) details with both the rally and other events around […]

Run! Walk! Dance! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

This Weekend Rundown is brought to you by RPR Mexico.  (Spots still available for Rally) How can this be? We are just days away from the end of October! GASP!  Let’s get right to it and rundown the weekend. Get your engines going because there’s still lots in store for November! Today – Friday, Oct. […]

Under a full moon! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown

This Weekend Rundown is brought to you by the NEW  Rocky Point 360 Business Directory! We are well into October’s activities in Puerto Peñasco! Shrimp boats are making their way back and forth into the harbor as the season marches on, road work around town is advancing, and it’s time to once again rundown the […]

Rocky Point Weekend Rundown! Shrimp & Celebration!

This week’s Rocky Point Weekend Rundown brought to you by: Giuseppi’s (Blvd. Freemont) By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero Shrimp boats touting fresh layers of paint line up along city docks, awaiting the official launch of shrimp season. This year, smaller boats will be able to start their search on Sept. 6th while those headed for deeper seas […]

Rocky Point Weekend Rundown! Labor Day 2013

This week’s Rundown brought to you by: The Club at Laguna del Mar By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau reports an ever increasing number of visitors graced the beaches of Puerto Peñasco this summer. Indeed, from late June through mid-August, visitors from across Mexico and the US spilled out onto city […]

Welcome to February! Weekend Rundown!

Remember back on Jan. 6th, when we happily shared the Rosca de Reyes (Kings’ Day pastry) and some of us had the pleasure of finding the “baby doll” in our slice? Well, Feb. 2nd is the Día de la Candelaria and time for “doll holders” to bring tamales to the party. I admit, I found […]

Chilly? Chili! Weekend Rundown 1/18 – 1/20

The recent cold front that shivered through much of Mexico (including Puerto Peñasco), bringing with it bitter temperatures and school closings, is on its way out and warmer air can be felt blowing through town. Mornings and evenings are still chilly and though we see a brave tourist or two donning shorts from time to […]

Important road & safety tips for the Rally

With the Rally weekend right around the corner, here are some important tips to help ensure everyone’s safety over the coming days. Be safe! Have fun!  The 11th Rocky Point Rally will be this weekend Nov. 10 – 13! Road into the Old Port & Malecón The Saturday Fiesta in the Malecón area has quickly become one […]