Penascotoday.com had the privilege to capture footage of the Rocky Point Zipline and now everyone can see what all the excitement is about. The zipline operators expect to be ready by the end of February for the public to enjoy the thrills. We are really excited about this new attraction and have prepared a special video of the footage for you to enjoy. We hope you like it. Keep following this space for more information on the opening dates and prices.
Thanks to Eric Brown for all your help and photos.Read More
The excitement builds up as the Festival OTI USA Mexico inaugurates with a press conference to get under way. Present at the press conference was General Director of the Festival Juan Carlos Serrano Young, scene and logistics coordinator Ernesto Leyva, in behalf of Kiko Munro, the mayor Puerto Peñasco, was Jorge Valdez, Rocky Point Radio’s [...]Read More
For everyone who has been waiting to travel to Rocky Point by air, wait no longer because its starting.Westwind Air Service is flying from the Deer Valley Airport in north Phoenix to Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico.Starting on February 10, 2017, flights from Phoenix to Puerto Peñasco on Fridays. Then on Sundays, flights from Puerto Peñasco [...]Read More
PenascoToday.com was delighted to be present at the press conference for the Whitney Houston Tribute Tour 2017, featuring the outstanding, charming, and lovable Charity Lockhart. The city of Puerto Peñasco is honored to the first in Mexico to have this special event. Charity Lockhart expressed herself saying that she loves Puerto Peñasco’s beautiful and romantic setting making suitable for Whitney Houston’s music. She added that she is very excited to perform for the people of our beloved town of Puerto Peñasco and is inviting everyone to be a part of her show. The event will be held at the Peñasco Expo Center, in a special date on February 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm. For ticket sale and more information, www.Globalticket.com.mx, Peñasco Expo Center 01(638)3838128 & 01(638)1160258.
• $20.00 Dllrs – General admission
• $40.00 Dllrs – Concert with dinner included
• $80.00 Dllrs – VIP table (table for 4 persons with dinner included)
With the planning for the Rocky Point Hot Air Balloon Festival well underway, Puerto Peñasco continues its steady progress towards being an all grown up full-fledged, destination resort town. While it develops, it continues to delight those of us who live here with fun and exciting things to do and more opportunities for jobs and success.Read More
On the night of January 29, 2017, Puerto Peñasco’s Municipal Auditorium was filled with art, elegancy, and creativity as it hosted the Eddie Wharez Awards 2017. The event where local and foreign artist are awarded in recognition for their outstanding contribution in making our town to stand out. This year’s hosts for the awards were Ruben Escalante and Maru Zacatelco. Puerto Peñasco’s Mayor Kiko Munro assigned Nina Mier Morales (director of art & culture) to give an opening speech, followed by a description of the meaning and birth of the Eddie Wharez Awards by Eddie Wharez. He also added that behind this event, there are people who place their time and effort to make this possible. Pamela Palasuelos is invited on stage for the first performance for a singing performance that cheers the crowd. This year’s categories for the awards and awardees were;
• Consolidated Artist: award presented by Mayra Garcia, awardee; Randy Vega
• Social Media Popularit: award presented by Guille Salazar, awardee; Dianna Aurelia Arzaga Beltran
• Foreign Contribution of Art & Culture: presented by Manuel Martinez, awardee; Ramses Shaira
• Trayectory Artist: presented by Nina Mier, awardee; Rosalinda Mendoza
• Juvenille Artist Group: presented by Gisela Gamboa, awardee; Aylin Aguilar
• Artist Group: presented by Beatriz Salido, awardee; Grupo de Teatro Taide
• Artisian of the Year: received by Eddie Wharez in behalf of awardee;Ricardo Monjaras
• Cultural Promoter: presented by Erick Plata, awardee; Laura Rivera
• Outstanding Character: presented by Maricela Luna, awardees Loli Monteverde & Daniel Almada
Eddie Wharez Gave the closing speech explaining that even in despair, may the spirit creativity live and be recognized. He wanted to thank and recognize two people for going out of their way to help to find and introduce Puerto Peñasco to other cities not only in Mexico but in the United States as well. North American Peggy Turk was recognized for her dedication in preserving Puerto Peñasco’s art and culture. Puerto Peñasco’s Irlanda Castro was recognized for taking our town’s culture to others. For the closing performance, Pamela Palasuelos gave a singing performace to dismiss the event. We hope to see you in the next awards.Read More
From the Malecon, Calle 13, Benito Juarez, Las Conchas, Playa Bonita and all of Sandy Beach our town vibrated to the presence of approximately 8000 motorcyclists and their friends who visited Puerto Penasco for Rocky Point Rally 2016. Penascotoday.com captured some of the moments on video and photos. We hope it was enjoyed by all.
See you next year.!!!Read More