Photos by Richrd Scott for RockyPoint.comThis November 20th marks the 105th anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution. It is of course a big holiday, and Rocky Point sees it's biggest parade of the year on this day.Mostly, the parade is about kids. After studying about their history, they dress up as famous characters from the Revolution. Here is a
Want to help kids while at the Rocky Point Rally? Cruise the Charity Mystery Condo Poker Run to help the Mexico Children's Foundation They're coming. You can hear them on the streets of town. Little by little, the take over has begun. BIKERS! This week the 15th Annual Rocky Point Rally will see bikers from as far away as Canada partying like rock stars all
Sun sets, and the familiar shops at the Cholla Mall, also known as 'Rodeo Drive' close up. The street has been transformed into a living museum of Mexican culture for the Festival Dia de Muertos. Papel picado, colorful paper cutouts, hang on lines above the street lights. Out of the shadows come well dressed gentlemen with top hat and cane, as well as ladies in
"Trick or Treat" and "Thank you" can be heard as the first vampires, princesses, Hulks, and Catrinas make their way from table to table. "Oh my gosh, you're so adorable!" says the woman as a bumble bee takes a Snickers bar from her bowl. She gets back a "Gracias" and a shy smile.If you are a kid looking to score some candy on Halloween, Las Conchas is the place to be.
'Rodeo Drive' is the name given to the street heading towards the new Convention Center. Lined with shops full of things visitors might want, it will be the place to see Rocky Point's first Day of the Dead celebration.Dia de Los Muertos (in Spanish) is centered on the altares that guide the spirits of loved to come and have a visit. Altares, or altars, guide the
Local Jazz great Armando 'Kennedy' Noriega performs new works at the 2015 International Cervantino Festival in Puerto Penasco.This month we saw a return of the International Cervantino Festival to Rocky Point. This was the only event in Northern Mexico that was a an extension of the Cervantino Festival, one of Latin America's largest annual cultural events.Known
"Can I touch one?" The boy stares at the 13 tiny creatures in the styrofoam cooler. A small crowd of people has followed the biologist as she carries the just hatched Sea Turtles down to the spot where they were born. "Everyone please, we need to form groups. Each is responsible for one turtle." Itzel Cardenas is the biologist in charge of protecting them. Today, she is