¡Viva! Independence Day Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by La Cantina Sport Bar @ Sonoran Sky

¡VIVA!  It’s Mexican Independence Day weekend at the playa, the beginning of shrimp season, and (hopefully) the waning days of humidity.  As we really wind down the summer, that means Fall is around the corner and so lots ‘o activities coming up!  Get out the calendar and plan your journey south of the border! Let’s run down the weekend.  ¡VIVA!

Start up of Shrimp season – coastal boats Sept. 8th, deep sea Sept 16th

Sept. 13th  (tonight!)  6 p.m.  Café Lotería @ Convention Center – DIF fundraiser for repair of San Judas Tadeo church roof

Sept. 15th   Independence Day festivities in front of City Hall kick off around 7 p.m.  bands, food stands, and the traditional “grito” (call to independence) to take place about 11 p.m.

Sept. 15th & 16th   Mexican Fiesta Buffet @ La Cantina Sport Bar at Sonoran Sky  from 7 p.m.

Sept. 16th  CANELO vs GOLOVKIN  – will be showing at just about every watering hole in town  Check it out @  La Cantina at Sonoran Sky,  Tekila Bar, Boo Bar, Banditos, Capone’s…

Sept. 16th   Kermés Fair for Vida Joven 6 p.m. at the Palabras de Esperanza Community Center in Col. San Rafael

Mariachi y Tequilas  (on “Rodeo Drive”): ¡VIVA! 15% on Mexican dishes such as mole with chicken, mole enchiladas – and don’t forget to ask for the traditional chiles en nogada

Spa deal:  European massage 1 hour $39 usd @ Sol y Mar Spa   valid through Sept 20th!

Sept. 22nd  Bike Ride “Day without a Car” 5 p.m. departing from Shrimp Plaza

25 de septiembre a las 6 p.m. Obra de teatro / Theater: “52 Pulgadas: Monólogo documental de una guerra por el agua”. En el Auditorio Cívico Municipal Contador Público “Gerardo Portugal Martínez”. Entrada libre.

September 30th –  DIF Annual Black & White Ball.  The Black & White Ball is a traditional Peñasco event offering all a chance to look their best while raising funds for ongoing scholarship programs of the Municipal DIF.  Tickets and information at DIF or City Hall.

September 30th!  Rocky Point’s first dusk-triathlon!  Rocky Point Triathlon presents “Las Palomas Nights” 


Take advantage of all the Golf special that The Links have available for August & September and enjoy! check them out here!

Daily (Mon-Fri) English radio program “The Accent Show” w/Felix Rincón 106.1 FM from 10 am – 11 pm Los 40 Puerto Peñasco

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.

*Note: El Tapeo closed this week for vacay – sorry, no paella salsa night

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

7 p.m.  MOJITO & Karaoke NIGHT  starting from 7 p.m. – @ La Cantina SportsBar at Sonoran Sky  featuring Susy Mazón 


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

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

EL BUCANERO – now featuring LIVE MUSIC every Friday  from 7 p.m – 11 p.m.  Cumbia, norteña, salsa, a little bit of todo!  Calle No Reelección (across from Rosy’s Donuts)

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!

Friday SALSA @ Oktopus (formerly Beach Bum)  in the Old Port w/Agua de Coco  starting around 10 p.m….ish


@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm
Golf Senior special at The Club, 18 holes  $36.


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

Del Mar Charters with Captain Oscar – Local 383 2802 US: (520) 407-6054 www.delmarcharters.com oscar@delmarcharters.com

EcoFun Rentals  – sunset cruise, splash cruises, Bird Island, Pinacate tours  www.ecofunrentals.com

Federico’s Charters – Fishing charters, parasailing, whale watching, Bird Island trips, and more! www.federicosealand.com federparasail@hotmail.com 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 www.rockypointfishingclub.com

Peñasco Recreation Co. – city tours, adventures around Puerto Peñasco and beyond! mexicoruss@gmail.com www.penascorecreation.com

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

Blondie’s SUP – The newest paddle boarding company in town.  PADDLE BOARD RENTALS & MORE Hourly / Half Day / Full Day   www.blondiessup.com   Book a board:  US 480 812 5476   Mex  638 383 5203

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

Adventure with CEDO

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: www.cedo.org   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.

Visitors Center of the 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: pinacate@conanp.gob.mx

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


1 de octubre a las 7 p.m. Manuel Ballesteros es El Cholo    Espectáculo de Teatro – Danza – Cabaret  (Theater-Dance-Cabaret) Cooperación $100 pesos. Proceeds for Municipal Casa de la Cultura beneficio

Oct. 6th  & 7th  Tavern Band @ Boo Bar  8 pm-11 pm

Oct. 6th – 8th   Tekila Bar 2nd Anniversary weekend!

2nd El Tapeo Beer & Wine Festival  Oct. 7th  @  Laos Mar Best Western

Oct. 6th – 7th  Cholla 250  Southern Arizona Desert Racing      www.racesadr.com

October Hobie Cats! Piñata Regatta  Oct. 7th – 8th

Oct. 13th  The Black Moods @ Banditos

October 19th – Local Rotary Club to host 2nd World’s Greatest Meal to Help End Polio  SAVE THE DATE!  Dinner! Music! Raffle!  5 pm – 10 pm  300 pesos/person  (about $17 US)  Welcome Cocktail from 5 – 6 p.m.!   @ Peñasco Convention Center. Tickets on sale shortly! Drop them a note on Facebook:  @clubrotariopuertopenasco

19 al 22 de octubre: XLV Festival Internacional Cervantino, extensión Puerto Peñasco 2017. En el Malecón Fundadores.

Oct. 20thRocky Point Renegades  Sea of Cortez 2017 Fall Ride

October  Dirty Beach Mud Run!  Oct. 21st   www.dirtybeachmudrun.com

Over the Line Softball  “Big Ball in the Sand” OTL Tournament  Oct 21st

Mermaids Arts Market is back!  Oct. 21st  (1st and 3rd Saturdays Fall through Spring) @ Shrimp Park

Octoberfest 2017 @ Vidanta Golf   Oct. 20th – 22nd

3rd Santa Claus Cornhole Tournament   Oct. 27th – 29th   Three days of tournaments! More info and/or to become a sponsor:  SantaClausClub@hotmail.com

Oct. 28th  Cholla Bay OffRoad Poker Run  – OBSC 

1 al 5 de noviembre: Día de Muertos –Altares y Catrinas- 2017. En el Mercado de Artesanías, Calle 32, Camino Viejo a La Cholla

3 de noviembre    La Novia del Rancho @ EXPO Centro de Convenciones  8 p.m.  350 pesos

Nov 4th   Funkalicious Beach Volleyball    Rocky Point #18

17th Annual Rocky Point Rally!  November 9 – 12, 2017!

D-Backs Charity Golf Tournament @ The Links  Nov. 17th & 18th

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