This week’s Rundown presented by The Club at Laguna del Mar Sounds like a whole lot of folk are having a whale of time in Rocky Point these days! January has been filled with whale sightings just off our shores, and many local boat trip providers happy to add whale watching tours to their usual […]
The Rocky Point Speedway on the way to Cholla Bay is gearing up for lots of sand, beach, and mud action for March! Save these dates and get ready to get dirty this Spring!
OTL Softball in Rocky Point gathers by the Reef every Spring, Summer, and Fall. Games are part of activities to help out the Santa Claus Club . OTL dates for 2014 March 29 June 7 October 25 Additional information: John Fowler 602-840-1528 The “SANTA CLAUS CLUB” delivers food boxes, bikes, toys, clothes, & bedding to […]
By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero This weekend marks the first full moon of 2014, and throws us right into the MLK, Jr. Holiday. Work on the Home Port is advancing with more than 100 meters of rock fill going out to sea, and there’s plenty of roadwork going on just about everywhere you look in town. This […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
By Shandra Keesecker-Rivero From November 7th – 10th, the traditional Rocky Point Rally took to the streets of Puerto Peñasco. Thirteen proved to be a lucky number overall for this year’s rally as it was the Rally’s 13th year, in 2013, and we all waited with abated breath to see if Calle 13 would be […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]