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Events not to miss in Rocky Point in 2018!

With so much to do in Rocky Point throughout the year, get out your calendar and be sure to pencil in these dates for some of the area´s biggest and best events!

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers Circus Mexicus

Circus Mexicus is much more than just a four-day bender for some.  It’s four days of music from some of the biggest touring bands in Rock, Country, Americana, and Alternative giving fans a one-of-a-kind music experience. And you never know when an impromptu jam session will break out!

When?  June 7 – 10
More Info:  www.circusmexicus.net

Mermaids Arts Market

The Mermaid’s Market is a “Brick and Mortar” Artisan’s Street Market held the first and third Saturdays (from mid-October thru April each year) in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico at the Shrimp Plaza in the center of town.  Keep an eye out for their Annual Mermaid & Pirate Festival during the final Mermaid’s Market of the season.

When?  Jan 6 & 20, Feb 3 (as part of the Fish Bowl Seafood Festival) & 17, March 3 & 17, April 7
More Info:  http://www.mermaidsmarket.com/

January Jam & Mexican Moonshine Golf Classic

This classic rock ‘n roll weekend with Arizona based band Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers takes over venues from Sandy Beach to Cholla Bay with three days of strummin’ good vibes up and down the shore.  On Saturday, the Mexican Moonshine Golf Classic is a great time to pull out your best golf duds and hit the course for a friendly, fashionably sporting, and delectably tasty outing – with proceeds going to local charities!

When?  Jan. 12 – 14
More Info:  http://www.circusmexicus.net/lineup/

January Chili Cook-offs!

Each January, chili chefs bring their best offerings to the shores of Puerto Peñasco over MLK weekend where for two days chili showdowns take over the beach in front of Playa de Oro RV Park.

When?  Jan. 12th & 13th
More Info:  https://www.casichili.net/new-60-day-event-list.html

Festival de Mariscos “Fish Bowl” Seafood Fest

The local Rotary Club of Puerto Peñasco joins up with artisans of the Mermaids Market to celebrate the flavors of the region, rekindling the spirit of the sea with tasty delights and treats for all tastes!

When?   Feb. 3rd
More Info:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/festival-de-mariscos-fish-bowl-puerto-penasco-tickets-40242713038?aff=ehomecard

Southern Arizona Desert Racing

Southern Arizona Desert Racing revs up racing excitement in Rocky Point with varied events scheduled throughout the year!

When?
Sandstorm 300 Feb. 23rd – 24th
Tequila 150 May 18th – 19th
Cholla 250 October 5th – 6th
Point to Point Nov. 30th – Dec. 1st

More Info:  https://racesadr.com/

Balloon Fiesta – Ruta del Globo

For a second year in a row, hot air balloons will take to the skies over Puerto Peñasco. Get up early to watch the balloons take off, then come back in the evening for the warm balloon glow and family fun at Islas del Mar!

When?  Feb. 23rd – 25th

More info: https://www.larutadelglobo.com/

Hobie Regattas

Take in the colorful display of hobie cats dashing across the Sea of Cortez in front of Sandy Beach twice a year during the Cinco de Mayo Regatta, and again for the Piñata Regatta come Fall!

When?
Cinco de Mayo Regatta May 5th – 6th More Info: www.fleet66.com
Piñata Regatta Oct. 13th – 14th

More Info: www.fleet514.com

Rocky Point Triathlon

North America’s most rockin’ triathlon now has two dates on the Sea of Cortez!  Rocky Point Triathlon is the ULTIMATE Destination Triathlon & PARTY in the world!  Open for all levels and featuring 5K / 10K run courses up through Sprint, Olympic triathlon options. In 2018 there’s also the chance to sign up for the Rocky Point 70!

When?
Spring May 5th
Fall dates TBD

More info:  www.rockypointtri.com   http://www.legendendurance.com/rocky-point-tri.html

18th Annual Rocky Point Rally™

The greatest motorcycle rally just south of the border into Mexico! Four days of sun, fun, bikes, music, and fiesta on the shores of the Sea of Cortez in Puerto Peñasco, Sonora (Rocky Point) Mexico!

When?   Nov. 8 – 11
More Info:  www.rockypointrally.com