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Super Human marathoner took breather in Rocky Point along 6000 KM run across Mexico

Marathonist Daniel Almanza of the Super Human Project made his way to Puerto Peñasco as he sped through the Sonoran desert on his journey across Mexico, from Los Cabos to Quintana in 100 days. After embarking on this trek, the athlete from Nuevo Leon has already seen some of the …

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Convention and Visitors Bureau presents new road signs to neighboring Sonoyta

The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors (OCV) Bureau recently presented 16 new road signs to the neighboring city of Sonoyta.  These road signs are for principal avenues throughout the city, and aim to assist with clarifying speed limits and ensuring respect for traffic laws, for tourists and residents alike. Héctor …

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Mar de Peñasco Rotary Club invites all to its 5th Fish Bowl Seafood Fest

Preparations are set for the 5th Annual Fish Bowl Seafood Fest of the local Rotary Club. The event, to be held at Shrimp Plaza on Saturday, Feb. 12th, will bring together nearly 30 restaurants, over 20 artists, music, and plenty of fun, offering a family-friendly afternoon on the day right …

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Productive Arizona tour included visits with Consuls and Press Outlets

Members of the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) recently wrapped up a fruitful strategic and promotional tour through Arizona, where they met with consuls and press outlets. The objective of the OCV meetings in Arizona, which included OCV Director Lizette Ibarra and Administrative Promotional Assistant Camila Dominguez, was …

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Extended Holiday Border Hours at Lukeville/Sonoyta crossing

The U.S. Office of Customs and Border Protection at the Lukeville border crossing site has announced extended hours over U.S. federal holidays. Currently, border hours at the Lukeville/Sonoyta crossing are from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.  These hours will remain in effect, though extended over holiday weekends to 10 p.m.  …

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OCV confident about tourism in 2022

2021 was a time of renewal, both economically and for tourism in Puerto Peñasco. These factors, along with progress in vaccinations, continues to strengthen the destination as a safe city. After the pandemic struck the local economy harshly in 2020, and particularly tourism, 2021 saw important recovery in the number …

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January Jam is here!

The 12th edition of Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers winter music festival will take place in Puerto Peñasco from January 14th to 16th, bringing together bands from across the Southwestern U.S. along with throngs of followers. As a preamble to Circus Mexicus, “January Jam” is a three-day music festival that, …

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Fundamental role of CBV in cross-border vaccination campaigns

The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) directly participated in the 2021 cross-border vaccination campaigns held at the Lukeville, AZ – Sonoyta, Sonora crossing, which resulted in application of 8,600 doses over 18 dates. In the binational effort focused on strengthening the health of residents along the Sonora / …

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Celebrate the Holidays in Rocky Point

We’ve made it to a month bursting with Holiday fiestas and New Year’s celebrations! These dates are filled with family gatherings, joy, and giving thanks for all we’ve been through in 2021.  The Christmas spirit can be felt in homes, and across the city, with the setting up of Christmas …

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Donations presented from 20th Anniversary Rocky Point Rally

Rocky Point Rally organizers presented donations, raised from registration and other activities of the 20th Anniversary of the Rocky Point Rally, to eight charitable organizations in Puerto Peñasco and Sonoyta. Lizette Ibarra, Director of the Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV), accompanied Rally organizer and founder Oscar Palacio Soto …

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Rocky Point Rally’s 20th Anniversary

Puerto Peñasco celebrated 20 years of the Rocky Point Rally this year. The event, which first began as a celebration among friends, is now a tradition that brings together thousands of motorcyclists from the United States and Mexico, and beyond. Twenty years of the Rocky Point Rally may seem simple, …

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Thanksgiving in Rocky Point

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, one of the most important dates on the U.S. calendar, and one that year after year people to choose to celebrate with family or friends in Rocky Point. This holiday, which falls on the fourth Thursday each November, is traditionally celebrated with a feast featuring a …

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