Balloon Festival flies up! – Rocky Point

Balloon Festival flies up in Rocky Point!

The Balloon Festival is one of the most beautiful events to watch in company of your family, friends or partner. Come to Rocky Point and enjoy a colorful sky filled with hot air balloons of different shapes and colors! The event will be placed at Laguna del Mar!

See the program schedule:

Afternoon entry: $40 pesos

6:00 pm Picnic including live music, food and child’s play area.
7:00 pm Hot air balloon and lights shows.
8:00 pm Picnic including live music, food and child’s play area.

Sunday 26 de Febrero.
6:00 am Magic Sky: Free entry, sky hot air balloon show.

This event is subject to weather

For more Information Call: 638-383-1979 / larutadelglobo@gmail.com

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Balloon festival map

9th Annual Taste of Peñasco

Taste of Peñasco coming up Saturday, Feb 18, 2017!

Peñasco del Sol Hotel & Conference Center

9th Annual Taste of Peñasco Sonoran Spa Reservation

9th Annual “Taste of Peñasco” Festival to be held on February 18
Featuring music, food, fun and spirits, all for a great cause

For more information visit the main page of the event:

• http://www.tasteofpenasco.com/

9th Annual Taste of Peñasco Sonoran Spa Reservations

International Cervatino Festival returns to Puerto Peñasco

International Rocky Point Cervantino Festival

Rocky Point Cervantino – October 13th – 16th. Free event!

International Rocky Point Cervantino Festival

Puerto Peñasco will once again be a subsite for the XLIV International Cervantino Festival. Mexico’s most prestigious Art and Culture Festival. Every year, Guanajuato is the location for world class theater, dance, music, and visual arts. Puerto Penasco has been an extension city for the festival, including last year. The Malecon was filled with festival goers.

This event brings top international performers to our local stage. This year, Taiwan’s Amoving Sound will perform on Rocky Point’s Malecon.

Headline programs.

Thursday, Oct. 13th  “A Moving Sound” (World Music Group,Taiwan)

Traditional rhythms of Taiwan fused with contemporary music in creating a colorful sound that speaks to spirituality, human commitment to others and with nature.

Friday, October 14th

Boleros and songs with Rito Emilio Salazar and Jorge Martín Aguilar Tirado

Saturday, October 15th

Astrid Hadad, “Mysterious Earth”

A journey through magic and stunning scenes straight from Mexico’s history, via Astrid’s humorous, irreverent, though well documented point of view.

Sunday, October 16th

Philharmonic Orchestra of Sonora

Artistic program to include:

• More than 1000 participants, featuring international, national, regional, and local talents

• 26 main events

• 40 alternate performances

At the Malecón Fundadores:

  • Five stages
  • Theater tent
  • Mimes
  • Callejoneadas (strolley musicians)
  • Art Island
  • Conversation table
  • Children’s area
  • Cineclub
  • Living statues
  • Photography and painting exhibitions
  • Art show and muralists
  • Presentation of authors
  • Diverse workshops
  • Special recognition of architect Daniel Almada Ibarra


International Rocky Point Cervantino Festival 2016
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Flyweight World Champion Juan Francisco “El Gallo” Estrada returns

Juan Francisco El Gallo Estrada returns to action on October 8th!

Former WBO/WBA flyweight champion Juan Francisco El Gallo Estrada will box Filipino Raymond Tabugon in Puerto Penasco, Sonora. Mexico.

Juan Francisco El Gallo Estrada Rocky Point

Just days after Juan Francisco Estrada announced that he will vacate his WBO and WBA flyweight world titles to move up in weight, the former champion has a date for his first match at 115 pounds. Estrada will face Filipino Raymond Tabugon in front of his hometown fans at the Francisco Leon Garcia Stadium in Puerto Peñasco on October 8.

The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) is once again proudly bringing back THE BEST in Boxing, featuring hometown and World Champion Juan “El Gallo” Estrada, announced OCV President Héctor Vázquez del Mercado.  The OCV President added the unforgettable boxing bout marks the return of THE BEST, Juan Francisco “Gallo” Estrada who will take on Filipino boxer Raymundo “Tornado” Tabugón.

The boxing event, scheduled for October 8th, is another effort of the Peñasco OCV and Zanfer Promotional Group to draw an increasing number of tourists to the area while presenting, for a second year in a row, a phenomenal boxing event featuring the world flyweight champion plus hometown pride.

The fights will once again include Box Azteca expert commentators Eduardo Lamazon, Julio Cesar Chávez, Marco Antonio Barrera, Carlos Aguilar and Rodolfo Vargas.  The legendary boxing voice of Jimmy “It’s Showtime” Lennon Jr. will also highlight the evening once more.

The upcoming boxing event will take place Saturday, October 8th, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Francisco León García baseball stadium, plus there will be eight additional fights.

Tickets are available online at:  www.globalticket.com.mx

And at Café Limani (located in Plaza Pelicanos, Calle Coahuila y, local 1D [east side of Shrimp Park next to CANACO])

  • GENERAL: $300.00 pesos
  • RING SIDE GENERAL: $800.00 pesos
  • RING SIDE ORO: $1,200.00 pesos
  • RING SIDE VIP: $1,500.00 pesos

 

Juan Francisco El Gallo Estrada Rocky Point

Rocky Point Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend – Rocky Point

Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd thru 4th, 2016.


Rocky Point Labor Day Weekend Castaways

Labor Day is observed in the U.S. on every first Monday in September as a day to recognize the contributions of American workers of all industries to the U.S. economy. It is also meant to give workers a well-earned day off to relax at home or to get out for recreation.

To many, Labor Day marks the end of the summer season, even as Memorial Day marks its beginning. Many see Labor Day as their last chance to get out and take a vacation before summer is gone, and many workers get a two-week annual vacation period with Labor Day Weekend right in the middle of the two weeks off.

Most U.S. schools restart classes, after the long summer break, about a week before Labor Day. Others schools, however, resume classes on the day after Labor Day, thus allowing families to get in their last taste of summer before the school yea gets underway.


Rocky Point Labor Day Weekend Castaways
About Labor Day

The first Labor Day was held in 1882. Its origins stem from the desire of the Central Labor Union to create a holiday for workers. It became a federal holiday in 1894. It was originally intended that the day would be filled with a street parade to allow the public to appreciate the work of the trade and labor organizations. After the parade, a festival was to be held to amuse local workers and their families. In later years, prominent men and women held speeches. This is less common now, but is sometimes seen in election years. One of the reasons for choosing to celebrate this on the first Monday in September was to add a holiday in the long gap between Independence Day and Thanksgiving.


Rocky Point Labor Day Weekend Castaways

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3,2 and 1 beachfront condos available for you and your family! Come and be part of this great musical event this International Jazz Day at the best place in Rocky Point!

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1st Annual Rocky Point Charanga Derby

Rocky Point Charanga Derby

Rocky Point Charanga Derby, 2016.


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If you are planning to visit Puerto Peñasco this summer and are looking for any event out of the ordinary, we recommend that you register in the first Rocky Point Charanga Derby also known as the “Soap Box Derby”. The event will take place on Saturday July 23th at 5 p.m on the hill of “El Mirador” in the Campeche street. So prepare your car for a good time of fun. Registration begins in July 2nd at the Casa Hogar José Davalos and it is $400 pesos per team. All the money raised anger directly to help the asylum of elders José Davalos Valdivia.

To all fans of races but especially of the amateur vehicle construction.

The event consists of careers of carts of propulsion (not engines neither nor system of pedals), every team will construct its ideal vehicle to lower the hill of the lookout to 35 Kmph, to continue on the track, to skip on the ramp, coming in the least possible time to the goal with everything, the two best carts with better time will play the stellar career for the first place!


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Build your ideal vehicle type “Soap Box” down the hill to the “Mirador” to 35 Kmph continue on the track and jump over the ramp, reached in less time as possible to the finish with your team behind you!

To register you can call 638 384-6166 to find out where to sign up. Teams will consist of the car built by a 5 member team. There are no engines in these cars but then again it is all down hill. There will trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as prizes and certificates donated by local restaurants, bars and merchants.

This is sure to be the event of the summer here in Puerto Peñasco. Get started today building your car and if you don’t remember where Mirador Hill is, it is up the hill on the way to Baja Cantina (Campache Street). Needless to say this is quite a steep hill.


Rocky Point Charanga Derby Castaways

1st International Salsa Festival in Rocky Point

1st International Salsa Festival

Salsa Festival August 27th, 2016.


1st International Salsa Festival

Rocky Point is having its First ever Salsa Festival! Coming up this August 27th.

In the framework of the International Salsa Festival will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of “More people dancing Salsa”, the record to beat is achieve more than 452 couples dancing salsa simultaneously. The organization Record Guinness is coordinated with the City Council to deliver the achievement certificate on the same night of the event!

The event will take place in the Malecon Fundadores also known as “Old Port” on August 27th, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 1:00 am.


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Come early for one of two free to the public classes before the music starts, and you too could be a salsa dancer!

  • 1st Lesson of Salsa (FREE) – 7:00 pm
  • 2nd Lesson of Salsa (FREE) – 9:00 pm

Headlining acts for the 1st International Salsa Festival in Rocky Point area East Coaster Luisito Rosario, and Phoenix’s own Carlos Rivas. This appearance is a follow up for Carlos, who played in this years International Jazz Day Celebration.

Event time listing

  • 8:00 pm – Group of Salsa for defining
  • 10:30 pm – Attempt to break the Record Guinness with the music of Luisito Rosario.
  • 11:30 pm – Carlos Rivas

So mark your calendar for this free event. A big part of the population will certainly be there to enjoy the show, and there will no doubt be food carts, arts and crafts for sale, and other fun stuff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking for a place to stay? Castaways got your back!

3,2 and 1 beachfront condos available for you and your family! Come and be part of this great musical event this International Jazz Day at the best place in Rocky Point!

Just give us a call.

US: (602) 445-6222

MX: (638) 388-0101

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Memorial Day in Rocky Point

Memorial Day, 2016.

Memorial Day, May 27th, 2016.



Memorial Day 2016 Rocky Point

Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the la Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries of memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer.



Memorial Day 2016 Rocky Point
 

It is unclear where exactly this tradition originated; numerous different communities may have independently initiated the memorial gatherings. Nevertheless, in 1966 the federal government declared Waterloo, New York, the official birthplace of Memorial Day. Waterloo-which had first celebrated the day on May 5, 1866-was chosen because it hosted an annual, community-wide event, during which businesses closed and residents decorated the graves of soldiers with flowers and flags.

Memorial Day traditions

Cities and towns across the United States host Memorial Day parades each year, often incorporating military personnel and members of veterans’ organizations. Some of the largest parades take place in Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. Americans also observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries and memorials. On a less somber note, many people throw parties and barbecues on the holiday, perhaps because it unofficially marks the beginning of summer.

It is customary to mark the day by visiting graveyard and war monuments. One of the biggest Memorial Day traditions is for the President or Vice President to give a speech and lay a wreath on soldiers’ graves in the largest national cemetery, Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia. Most towns have local Memorial Day celebrations. Here are some ways you can honor the men and women who serve our country:

  • Put flags of flowers on the graves of men and women who served in wars.
  • Fly the U.S. flag at half-staff until noon.
  • Visit monuments dedicated to soldiers, sailors and marines.
  • Participate in National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. local time.
  • March in a parade.

Looking for a place to stay? Castaways got your back!

3,2 and 1 beachfront condos available for you and your family! Come and be part of this great musical event this International Jazz Day at the best place in Rocky Point!

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5th International Jazz Day Celebration

Rocky Point Jazz Festival – 5th International Jazz Day set for April 22 & 23

Rocky Point Jazz Festival, April 22 & 23.

Rocky Point Jazz Festival

In 2002, the Smithsonian Institute determined April as Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and then in November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated April 30th as International Jazz Day.

Jazz was born in the US and traveled the world as a music of tolerance, freedom and human dignity. This is why UNESCO created International Jazz Day. This event reminds us Jazz is more than music.

This year the 5th International Jazz Day will be celebrated at  Malecon Fundadores. Headlining the event will be Nayo Jones, along with Carlos Rivas and his Mex-Sal orchestra, among other local and international artists. So let’s unite, communicate, and enjoy some beach diplomacy by taking in festivities to honor International Jazz Day right here in Puerto Peñasco with two nights of jamming under the stars, April 22nd and 23rd.

For more information about International Jazz Day please visit  jazzday.com

Rocky Point Jazz Festival

Looking for a place to stay? Castaways got your back!

3,2 and 1 beachfront condos available for you and your family! Come and be part of this great musical event this International Jazz Day at the best place in Rocky Point!

Just give us a call.

US: (602) 445-6222

MX: (638) 388-0009

For an unforgettable vacation experience Book on Sonoran Spa Resort  here!

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MX: (638) 382-8205

3rd Annual Toma Color Run

3rd Annual Toma Color Run set for April 24th

Toma Color run Rocky Point, April 24th 2016.

Toma Color Run 3rd Annual Toma Color Fun Run

Toma Color 5k and 10k run for charity

This is the 3rd Annual Toma Color fun run to take place this year on Sunday, April 24th starting at the Plaza of the Governors on the Malecón. The purpose of the event is to promote health and happiness and came from an ancient Hindu ritual that celebrates the coming of Spring by coloring people. Come and join us fot a 5k or 10k run or walk.

What is Toma Color run?

Toma Color is a race inspired by the Color Run that started in the United States in 2012 and soon spread across the World. The Color Run is now in over 50 countries.

The initiative of bringing this race on the streets of Rocky Point, occurs in order to contribute something to our community, raising funds for solidarity purposes.

This event is open to anyone and you need not run, you may walk or jog. Last year we had people with children in strollers and wheel chairs. It is a great way to spend family time and all is for charity. Come meet the people of Rocky Point and learn more about our charities that we work with as a community.

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Entries

From the day March 9 they are receiving registration records in Puerto Viejo Coffee Roasters in the Port area.Inscriptions from March 9 to April 9 will cost.

Individual – $ 250mxn and Group $ 200mxn

Registration from April 10 to April 19 will cost.

Individual – $ 300mxn and $ 250mxn Group.

The Awards.

The awards consist of medals and contributions from sponsors, expected soon more information.

Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • 3 Getting places
  • Team with most participants
  • Oldest participant
  • Participant younger
  • More original team

For more information you may call 388-8000 or check out the following social medias.

TomaColorPuertoPenasco.org
Facebook/TomaColor5k

 

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