Yes! You, May! Rocky Point Weekend Rundown!

Sponsored this week by RP Divers – offering new classes now in May!

May is a fantastically curious celebratory month in Mexico. We’ve zoomed past Labor Day, 5 de mayo, Mother’s Day, and even Teacher’s Day …and there’s still Student’s Day (May 23rd) and US Memorial Day Weekend!  Let’s go ahead and run down the weekend and get ready for summer!

May 17th   International Recycling Day!  Join in the effort and take your recycling items to Plaza de la Madre between 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.   Please be sure items are clean and separated: plastic bottles with/without tops, as well as tin or aluminum cans.

May 17th & 18th   Mi Puerto y su Cultura – various activities organized by Business Students of the Technological Institute of Puerto Peñasco (ITSPP):

  • May 17th “Memoria Histórica”  at the Municipal Auditorium  3 pm – 8 pm
    • Early Peñasco photo gallery / Video Conference with municipal chronicler Guillermo Munro Palacio / Film “Lo que el viento se llevó” on history of Puerto Peñasco / “La Danza del Venado” under the direction of Gabriel Padilla Félix
  • May 18th “Noche Bohemia” in the malecon  4 pm – 9 pm  Free Event!

Seashell Museum OPEN FRIDAYS! Presented by Naomi Black of the Mermaid’s Market! 10 am to 5 pm    114 Ramon Figueroa Col. Lopez Portillo

Avril y los Vatos Jazz  Friday nights @ Citrón at Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort  6 pm – 10 pm

TIBURONES BASEBALL SEASON  (home games indicated in white)  Start time generally 7:30 pm, Sundays about 6 pm

May 18th & 19th  Lane Change @ Boo Bar  8 pm – 11 pm

May 18th & 19th  Tequila 150  Southern Arizona Desert Racing

May 19th ULTIMATE DRIVING EXPERIENCE @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)  11 am – 3 pm

May 19th  Rocky Point Scouts stick horse beach derby 11:30 a.m. in front of Granada del Mar at Playa Mirador   Sponsorships still available $25 US  please contact Deb Turner  638 386 8645

May 20th   Sand Drags @ Pista los Patos (just off Sonoyta – Peñasco highway north)  trial runs start @ 1 pm

SOl y Mar Spa (located at Las Palmas resort)  1 hour European Massage $40 usd.

Memorial Day Weekend!

May 26th ULTIMATE DRIVING EXPERIENCE @ Rocky Point Speedway (near Wrecked)  11 am – 3 pm

May 24th – 26th  CBSC 63rd Annual Fishing Derby  plus Fish Fry & Awards on May 27th!

May 25th – 27th  Memorial Weekend Benefit Concerts @ Wrecked –  With proceeds from donations to be matched by Wrecked to help with medical expenses of artist Shawn Johnson

May 27th  Charity Pancake Breakfast @ Latitude 31  8 am – 12 pm  to benefit Esperanza para Nueva Vida Community Center

May 27th  Brews & Brushes @ Satisfied Frog  2 – 4 pm  *Space is limited – save your spot*  Info:

May 28th  US Memorial Day Flag Ceremony @ American Legion in the mirador  10 a.m.

May 28th  Mark Mulligan in Puerto Peñasco! 3 pm – 6 pm @ Chango’s on Sandy Beach  $5 US or $10 VIP    reservations:


1 de junio  Día de la Marina  (Naval Day)

June 7th – 10th    CIRCUS MEXICUS – Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers are getting back up to do it all over again!

June 15th & 16th  César López “El Vampiro” – Tributo a Caifanes y Maná  @ Shark Bite

CEDO Wet Feet Summer Camp (Ages 9 – 12)  June 28th – July 2nd


July 7th  Sonoran Resorts Casino Night for Charity  7 – 11 pm   $50 US  Tickets on sale @ Sonoran Sales Offices

July 11th  Santa Claus Battle of the Bars Cornhole – fundraiser for the Santa Claus Club   4 pm @ Wrecked   Every team MUST HAVE at least one owner or employee from bar establishment.  Register at JJ’s Cantina or Baja Hotel   or contact John Fowler


MONDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Horseshoes 1 p.m.

TUESDAYS is always 2fer @ Southside Jillz!

WEDNESDAYS   Golf special at The Club (Islas del Mar),18 holes $36 , food & beverages 2 X 1!

THURSDAYS    @ Southside Jillz  – Game Day starts around 1 p.m.

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:

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

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!


@ Southside Jillz  – BBQ night 5 p.m.  Music with Los Ponchos 7 – 10 pm

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!

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

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:   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.

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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