The 16th Annual Rocky Point Rally is only 40 days away! Seems like just yesterday we were planning the 15th Rally! Oscar Palacio and his team have put together a stellar line up of events as you will see bellow. Sami Riveria has gotten everything organized again and kuddos to her. Every year it does get easier to produce an event of this size. For my part of heading up registration, I have been blessed to have pretty much the same group of volunteers for the past 6 years. These are all full time residents who moved here to relax and enjoy life. They give tirelessly of their time every year and my thanks to them. There are still a few details TBD, but here is the schedule that we have so far.
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10th
Registration: Remember it is only $20 USD or $350 in pesos and all monies going to our 7 local charities. For your money you will receive the official pin, patch, bandana, koozie holders, local Passport to get stamped, wristband which gives you FREE passage on the Pirate Boat ( on Friday and Sunday) and other things from local businesses. This will also be the drop off point for toys for the King’s Day Toy Run(which will be passed out in January of 2017.
Thursday Nov. 10th and Friday Nov. 11th registration begins at 9 am – 5:30 p.m. It is at Barklin Circle K (on the left) just south of the overpass on the highway. Look for the huge Law Tigers inflatable and all the activities and bikes. If you are coming from the West Coast as you get close to Puerto Peñasco just follow the signs.
Sanborn’s Mystery Over the Border Poker Run. Cards are $10 USD 4th stop will be at Registration on both Thursday and Friday.
There will be one from the US starting in Ajo, AZ both Thursday and Friday and of course the Condo Poker Run on Friday. Get your cards and then when you have them all stamped, turn them in at Playa Bonita on Friday Between 4:30 and 5:30.
Thursday Main Event
7 p.m. Kick Off Night Fiesta at Bandito’s on Sandy Beach featuring Whiskey’s Quicker, The Black Moods and Authority Zero.
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11 th
9:30 a.m. Pinacate Ride. meet up at Barklin Gas Station and the ride starts at 10 a.m. This event grows every year as it is a smooth ride and educational as well.
12 noon FREE Pirate Boat rides with your wristband. Drinks can be purchased on board
2:00 aprox. Condo Poker Run route and time to be determined . Cards are $10 USD. Turn in all Poker cards at Playa Bonita between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at the Fiesta at 7 p.m.
4:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Beach Fiesta Playa Bonita Concert by Latin Rebel Band from Arizona. Flag Honor Guard by the American legion Post MX 15
7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Evening Street Party (Sponsored by Penasco del Sol Hotel, Max’s and Scullyz) DL Marble and Matt Farris. Miss Rocky Point Contest sponsored by Max’s Café and Tattoo Contest sponsored by Skully’z.
Evening Party on Calle 13
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 12th
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakfast at Capone’s “Big Tuna Saluna”
11:30 a.m. Parade Line Up in front of the Red Cross
12:00 p.m. Parade starts and ends on the Malecon
Saturday Events on the Malecon
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Bike Show registration ( categories to enter in)
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Voting
1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Main Stage Music Latino Rebel Band, Mogollon, Javier Batiz and Noise Pollution AC/DC Tribute band
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13th
8:00 a.m. (aprx) blessing of the Bikes.
“Before You Go” Sunday at Capone’s with live music all day.
Noon Pirate Boat Rides.
Fiesta on the Malecon continues.
There will music and fun all over the city and many bars will be having entertainment, like Boo Bar. They will have on Thursday DL Marble, Friday Black Moods, Saturday Radioflix and Sunday DL Marble. Watch here as we will be announcing more as the become available.
If you would like to pre-register go to http://rockypointrally.com/2016-online-registration. You will be able to pick up your packet at Barklin gas Station/Circle K just north of town from 9 – 5 Thursday and Friday. Just look for the sign that says Pre-Register.
Come on down and enjoy. Don’t have a reservation or can’t find one, let us know.