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May 22, 2019

Things to do

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 […]

Pinacate / Schuk Toak Visitors Center

Congratulations to the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve and Grand Desert of Altar in having been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on June 21, 2013!!! Republished from Jan. 2012 The Pinacate and Grand Desert of Altar are wonderful jewels surrounding our seaside town. In addition to a visit to the fascinating Maar craters of the Pinacate Reserve (entrance […]

Father’s Day Weekend Rundown! Baseball & Sand Drags!

This Father’s Day weekend we’d like to send our best to all the fathers out there, particularly of course to our own and to my bro! While the wild calendar of activities has settled down somewhat following all the music last weekend, we’re still looking forward to an exciting summer as the humidity starts to […]

Let there be music! 2013 Circus Mexicus Weekend Rundown!

The long anticipated time to trek across the desert and to the shores of Puerto Peñasco from spots across the globe has come; it’s Circus Mexicus weekend in town though the music has already begun!  Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers take center stage on Saturday night, yet tunes begin to spill out over the beaches […]

golf in rocky point, 7th anniversary golf tournament at las palomas beach & golf resort, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora

Rocky Point 360s’s All Star Weekend Rundown 5/31 – 6/2

Weekend Rundown Brought to you by: Maria Alemany Following a packed Memorial Day Weekend, with numbers from the local Convention and Visitors Bureau pointing to over 35,000 visitors who made their way to our beaches, Puerto Peñasco is not settling into a summer malaise any time soon.  Let’s jump to the weekend rundown for a […]

Fish & Chips! Memorial Day Weekend Rundown!

Weekend Rundown brought to you by: As we begin with this Weekend Rundown, a quick glance at the calendar tells us we’re just under a month away from the launch of AeroMéxico flights between Puerto Peñasco, Las Vegas, and Hermosillo! Today representatives from Puerto Peñasco, alongside Sonoran tourism officials and Governor Padrés, are in Las […]

Julieta Olalde-painter-Puerto Penasco

10 de mayo Weekend Rundown! Felicidades Mamá

10 de mayo – Mother’s Day in Mexico. This is perhaps one of the most important dates on the calendar. While there are no parades going through town, as on Revolution Day in November, or bells ringing out across city plazas, as on Independence Day in September, el 10 de mayo is celebrated across Mexico […]

A cooking class with Chef Mickey two years in the making

Contributor: Robert Farrell I had been promising myself that I’d do it…I had been promising it to myself for a couple of years. Finally, over the Cinco de Mayo weekend, I fulfilled that promise: I took one of Chef Mickey’s cooking classes to expand my kitchen skills. Chef Mickey (Chef Mickey’s Place, Blvd. Fremont at […]

5 de mayo ¡Viva la Weekend Rundown!

Hard to believe but it’s already May! As our gran amigo Joe Houchin explains in an article shared with us this week, May brings with it a slew of activities and traditional fiestas. May 1st was Labor Day, 3 de mayo is the Day of the Holy Cross honoring those in construction, 5 de mayo […]

Semana Santa Weekend Rundown!

There are certain sounds that go with the rhythms of Rocky Point. The sound of Semana Santa is that of bandas, bandas, and más bandas!   If you are unfamiliar with this traditional northern Mexico style of music, which seems to mix vestiges of polka by running the gamut of música ranchera, boleros, corridos, and cumbias, […]