Events San Carlos Sonora 2019

Events San Carlos Sonora 2019: monthly calendars of events, festivals and fiestas in San Carlos and Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. Find out what’s going on.

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Events San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico 2019 – 2020

Holidays, Festivals, Fiesta and Special Events

December 2019

  • December 2. Sam Rainwater. 2pm – 5pm, The Hair of The Dog.
  • December 4. Christmas Tree Lighting. 5pm – 8pm, Colibri. 7pm, lighting of the tree. In support of Agua y Mas Orphanage.
  • December 6. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • December 6. Christmas Parade in Guaymas with floats, marching bands and dance groups. 4:30pm – 7:30pm, along Serdan to 3 President’s Plaza.
  • December 7. Special Kundalini Workshop with Kartar Romero. 9am – 12pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • December 7. Art Walk. 9am – 3pm, Colibri.
  • December 7. Festival del Camarón. 12pm – 5pm, Club Dúo Marinaterra.
  • December 7. Visiting artist Kelly McGuire joins Mark Mulligan at La Palapa Griega.
  • December 7. Sons of Freedom Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. 5pm – 8pm, San Carlos County Club.
  • December 8. Trail Running Race.
  • December 8. Lions Club Pancake Breakfast. 8am to 12pm, Club Deportivo.
  • December 9. Sam Rainwater. 2pm – 5pm, The Hair of The Dog.
  • December 12. Día de Guadalupe (Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe).
  • December 14: Sun & Holiday Fun Round Robin Pickleball Tournament.
  • December 14. Rescate Christmas Boutique. 9am to 3pm, in the Catholic Church Plaza (next to Tortugas).
  • December 15. Men’s & Women’s Holiday Golf Tournament. Registration starts at 9:00am and Shotgun start at 10:00am.
  • December 15. EcoMarket Bazar. 8:00am – 5:00pm.
  • December 15. 6th festival “Un juguete hace una sonrisa” (A toy makes a smile). 4pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • December 16-24. Las Posadas – nine days of traditional festivities.
  • December 18. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • December 19. Orquesta Filarmonica Juvenil Christmas Concert. 7pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • December 20. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • December 21. SBPA Holiday Bake Sale. 10:00am to 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • December 21. San Carlos Yacht Club Presentation: Escape from the Ordinary. 6:00pm.
  • December 22. Christmas Carols with Sam Rainwater, Susan King and Friends. 4pm – 7pm, Colibri. A benefit for Castaway Kids.
  • December 22. Hanukkah begins in the evening and ends in the evening of Monday, December 30.
  • December 24. Noche Buena (Christmas Eve). Christmas Eve dinners around town.
  • December 24. San Carlos Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade. Watch the Parade of Lights from La Palapa Griega, El Mar Restaurant, Los Arbolitos, Turquesa or the beaches.
  • December 25. Navidad (Christmas Day). List of dinners, parties, etc (2019 coming soon)
  • December 25. Community Christmas dinner. Doors open at 1pm and dinner is at 2pm, San Carlos Yacht Club (sponsored by Barracuda Bob’s).
  • December 28. Día de los Santos Inocentes (The Holy Innocents) is a National Holiday similar to April Fools’s Day, celebrated with lots of practical jokes.
  • December 30. Celebrate New Years Eve-Eve with Sam Rainwater. 4pm – 7pm, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • December 31. 3rd annual Carrera Convivencia San Silvestre (5 km run). 6:30am, Malecón Turístico Guaymas.
  • December 31. New Year’s eve at Club Duo. MarinaTerra has special lodging rates. More information and book at (622) 225-2020 ext. 2.
  • December 31. Fin de Año/New Years Eve. List of special dinners and parties (more 2019 coming soon).


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January 2020

  • January 1. Año Nuevo / New Years Day is an official Mexican holiday.
  • January 1. Hangover Golf Tournament.
  • January 1. Sons of Freedom Pajama parade. Meet at Tortugas by 10:00am. Parade will leave about 11:00am.
  • January 3. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • January 6. Día de los Reyes Magos.
  • January 9. Club Deportivo Biscuits, Gravy & Mimosa Breakfast.
  • January 12. Rotary’s Cow Plop Bingo. Telesecundaria (Jr High School) in the Ranchitos.
  • January 15. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9:00am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • January 17. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • January 17 – 25. FAOT Music Festival in Alamos.
  • January 18. Annual Club Deportivo Steak Dinner.
  • January 19. “Run to End Violence” for Seguro y Sano.
  • January 25. Visiting artist Mike Nash joins Mark Mulligan. 5pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • January 25 – 26. Rescate Presidents Cup Golf Tournament.
  • January 29. SBPA Luncheon and Fashion Show. 11am – 2pm, Salon DUO (Marina Terra Beach).

February 2020

  • February 2. Super Bowl LIV (54) showing in sports bars and restaurants around town. See list of locations and food & drink specials.
  • February 3. Día de la Constitucion (Constitution Day) is February 5, but is observed the first Monday in February. It is a public holiday.
  • February 4 and 5. Scott Moore Pickleball Boot Camp & mini clinics.
  • February 6 – 10. Sombrero Showdown Pickleball Tournament
  • February 6. Art Auction with Michael Merrigan for Rescate. 3:30pm – 7pm.
  • February 7. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • February 8. Rescate Annual Grand Bazaar. Location TBA. Rescate Marketplace cancelled.
  • February 11. Rotary Tour of Homes.
  • February 13. Valentines Golf Tournament.
  • February 14. Valentine’s Day. Specials dinners around town.
  • February 15. High Tea and Silent Auction for the Caminata por la Vida . 2pm – 4pm, San Carlos Yacht Club.
  • February 15. Club Deportivo Valentine’s Day Prime Rib Dinner.
  • February 16. Walk for Life / Caminata por la Vida. 10am, La Palapa Beach.
  • February 19. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9:00am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • February 20 – 22. International Cup Golf Tournament.
  • February 20 – 25. Carnaval Guaymas.
  • February 21. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • February 22. Visiting artist Brent Burns joins Mark Mulligan. 5pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • February 24. Día de la Bandera Mexicana.


March – May, 2020 … more events coming soon

  • March 6. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • March 7. Rotary Carne Asada.
  • March 12 & 14 (men) and 24 & 27 (women). Golf Club Championship.
  • March 17. St Patrick’s Golf Tournament.
  • March 17. St Patrick’s Day Dinner. Club Deportivo.
  • March 18. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9:00am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • March 21. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • March 22 – 26 & 28. Rescate Theatrical Event.
  • March 28. Visiting artist Sunny Jim joins Mark Mulligan. 5pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • April 3. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • April 15. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9:00am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • April 17. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • May 20. Castaway Kids General Meeting. 9:00am, Castaway Kids’ Education Center.
  • May 22, 23, and 24. Ladies International Fishing Tournament.

Last Season Events San Carlos ….. (stay tuned for more 2020 events)


March 2019

  • March 1. Mark Mulligan. 5:00pm, Koyotl Restaurant.
  • March 1 – 3. Sons of Freedom 12th Anniversary Party.
  • March 2. Clay Sculpting Class. 9:00am to 1:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • March 2: Kirtan Sacred Chanting at dusk with Cherie Althauser. La Casa de Paja. Free.
  • March 7. Club Deportivo’s annual Ceramics Show & Sale and Breakfas. 8:00am to 12pm.
  • March 9. Rotary’s Carne Asada.
  • March 9. Vino Literal: Festival del Vino 2019. Club Duo.
  • March 10. Castaway Kids Beach Party. 11am – dusk, Soggy Peso.
  • March 14, 15 (men) and 19, 22 (women). Golf Club Championship (March 26: last day for Tuesday Ladies Day. March 28: last day for Thursday’s Men’s Golf).
  • March 15, 16 & 17: Therapeutic & Classic Iyengar Yoga Workshop with Deborah Bristow. La Casa de Paja. $150 USD. Call 226-0119 or write to kathybereza@hotmail.com to register.
  • March 16. San Carlos Community Church Women’s Retreat. 9:00am to 3:30pm.
  • March 16. Holistic Health Fair. 10:00am – 6:00pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • March 16. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • March 16. Art Walk. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Plaza las Palmas.
  • March 16. Mark Mulligan with special guests from Forastero Country Band. 5:00pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • March 17. Gary McKee St Patrick’s Day Golf Tournament.
  • March 17. St Patrick’s Day celebrations in restaurants around town. See list.
  • March 18 (3rd Monday in March) — day off to commemorate Benito Juarez birthday on March 21, 1806.
  • March 19. World Opening Invocation with Phil Cash Cash. 10:00am, Playa Piedra Pintas.
  • March 22. The Legends of Rock Concert. 2:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • March 24 – 28. Rescate Theatrical Event. 7pm, El Mar Restaurant (back room).
  • March 24. Esperanza Azteca Retro Concert. 6:00pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • March 28. Cabezas de Loro House Concert. 1:00pm.
  • March 30. Concert. 5:00pm, the San Carlos Community Church.
  • March 30. Visiting artist Thom Shepherd joins Mark Mulligan at La Palapa Griega.


April 2019

  • April 2. SBPA Olé Mexico Dinner. 5:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • April 13. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • April 14 – 21. Semana Santa (Easter week).
  • April 19. Good Friday
  • April 21. Easter Sunday
  • April 24. Rescate Annual General Meeting. 9:00am, Club Deportivo. The doors will open for registration at 8:30am.
  • April  25 – May 19. ExpoGan Sonora and Palenque in Hermosillo.
  • April 30. Día Del Niño.

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May 2019

  • continuing to May 19. ExpoGan Sonora and Palenque in Hermosillo.
  • May 1. Dia del Trabajo (Labor Day)
  • May 3. Día de la Santa Cruz. Construction workers decorate and mount crosses on unfinished buildings.
  • May 5. Cinco de Mayo is not observed as a national holiday in Mexico, but all public schools are closed.
  • May 9. Parrot Heads of San Carlos Happy Hour. 5:00pm.  For ticket information, email events@cabezasdeloro.com.
  • May 10 & 12. Mother’s Day events in San Carlos (Mother’s Day in Mexico is May 10 and in the USA and Canada it’s May 12).
  • May 15. Teacher’s Day in Mexico.
  • May 18. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • May 19. Guaymas (Cet del Mar) Paddle Event.
  • May 19. American Feelings Concert. 6:00pm, Colibri.
  • May 23 – 26.  Festival del Pitic in Hermosillo.
  • May 24 – 26.  Tucson Sailing Club Spring Regatta.
  • May 25. Carrera 6 Horas: 6 hour mountain bike race.
  • May 24 – 26. The Ladies International Fishing Tournament.
  • May 25 – 27. Memorial Weekend Parties.
  • May 31 – June 2. Yacht Club / Rescate Fishing Tournament.


June 2019

  • June 1 Dia de la Marina (Mexican Navy Day). Official Mexican holiday. Celebration in Guaymas.
  • June 14 & 15. 7th Annual Marinaterra Dorado Derby Fishing Tournament.
  • June 15. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • June 16. Father’s Day in Mexico, Canada & USA.
  • June 21. Summer Solstice.
  • June 29. DiscoMar. 9:00pm – 3:00am, El Mar Restaurant.

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July 2019

  • July 5 – 7. 72nd International Billfish Tournament (Ernesto Zaragoza Foundation).
  • July 6.”El Closet” Entrepreneur Expo. 6:00pm – 11:00pm, in the plaza by Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • July 10 – 14. Annual Festival del Mar Bermejo. Daily special events such as dance, theater, cinema and music at various locations in Guaymas. To commemorate the anniversary of The Battle of Guaymas, which occurred on July 13, 1854.
  • July 18. Anniversary of the death of President Benito Juárez (March 21, 1806 to July 18, 1872).
  • July 20. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • July 20. TacoFes. 3:00pm – 1:30am, La Herradura Hacienda, Guaymas.
  • July 30. Anniversary of the death of Miguel Hidalgo, leader of the Mexican War of Independence (May 8, 1753 to July 30, 1811). This is NOT a national holiday.


August 2019

  • August 3. El Closet Entrepreneur Expo. 6pm – 11pm, Colibri Restaurant.
  • August 3. Toy Story 4, live. 6:00pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • August 3. Lucha Libre. 7:00pm, Estadio Abelardo L. Rodriguez in Guaymas.
  • August 4. Hecho en Guaymas. 4pm – 9pm, Plaza 13 de Julio.
  • August 8. Anniversary of the birth of Emiliano Zapata (b.Aug 8, 1879, d.April 10, 1919). 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of the historic leader of the Mexican Revolution, Emiliano Zapata, and Mexican President AMLO signed a decree declaring that 2019 is the Year of Emiliano Zapata.
  • August 17. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • August 17. Hikikomori Fest‎. 12:30pm – 6:00pm, Casa de la Cultura, Guaymas.
  • August 22. Startup Talks. 6:30pm, Sawari Hotel.
  • August 31. Guaymas Anniversary. On August 31, 1769 José de Gálvez founded the town of Guaymas and assigned the first plots.
    • Civic Ceremony at 8:00am in Three Presidents Plaza.
    • Concert by the Banda Sinfónica de la Secretaría de Marina at 7:00pm in the Guaymas Auditorium.


September 2019

  • September 1. Annual State of the Union.
  • September 20 – October 22. Foto Sonora Guaymas.
  • September 2. Labor Day (USA & Canada).
  • September 8. Cruce de Bahia Miramar (swimming race).
  • September 13. Los Niños Héroes, Hero of the Mexican-American War 1847. Battle of Chapultepec.
  • September 14. DiscoMar. 9:00pm – 3:00am, on the beach at El Mar Restaurant.
  • September 15. Gran Fiesta Mexicana at Colibrí’s.
  • September 16. Día de la Independencia / Mexican Independence Day. Parade in Guaymas. Mayor’s State of the City address in the Guaymas Auditorium.
  • September 21. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.

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October 2019

  • October 3. Mi Cristo Roto. 7pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • October 11 – 13. San Carlos Hammer Down Tournament.
  • October 12. Día de la Raza / Day of the Races (not an official holiday).
  • October 12. For a Cleaner San Carlos clean-up event. 7am, Windstar Gas L.P. station (next to Ley supermarket).
  • October 12. Shots Restaurant and Bar Anniversary Party. Celebrate Shots’ 4th year Anniversary at the Black and White Anniversary Party on Saturday, October 12 from 6pm to 9pm. There will be live music by Yunuen & The Shots Band, free appetizers, margaritas and shots.
  • October 12. Naranjeros de Hermosillo baseball gets underway in October. October 12 is the first home game vs Navajoa.
  • October 12. Baile Pa La Raza. Guaymas Malecon.
  • October 14. Thanksgiving (Canada).
  • October 16. Business Expo. 10am – 7pm, Club Duo.
  • October 16. Mark Mulligan Welcome Back San Carlos Party. 5pm, La Palapa Griega. With special guest, Susan King on steel pans. La Palapa will have all-you-can-eat BBQ baby back ribs and chicken served with Greek salad and baked potato for 200 pesos.
  • October 17. Daisy’s Floral Design Grand reopening Party. 5pm, Hair of the Dog.
  • October 18. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club.
  • October 19. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • October 21. Castaway Kids meeting. 10am, Castaway Kids Education Center.
  • October 21. La Reina del Sur theatrical production. 7pm & 9:30pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • October 24. First Bird Outing of the Season. 7:30am, Esterito Cafe.
  • October 24. Rico’s Dolphin Tale Book Signing & Margarita Party. 5pm, Hacienda Mar de Cortez.
  • October 25 – 27. Tucson Sailing Club’s Annual Fall Regatta.
  • October 25 – 27. Festival de la Calaca. Plaza de la Pistola, Guaymas.
  • October 26 – November 1. Halloween Parties.
  • October 27. Halloween Monster Smash Pickleball tournament. 8:30am, Mirador Courts.
  • October 31. Men’s golf league starts and continues every Thursday. 9am, San Carlos Country Club. For more information, contact Jim McAdie at jimmcadie@gmail.com or 622-142-5089.
  • October 31. Happy Halloween. Halloween Parties.

 


November 2019

  • November 1-2. All Saints Day & Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is an important Mexican holiday.
  • November 1. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • November 1. Colibrí’s & La Bartina 64’s Halloween Costume Party. Halloween Parties.
  • November 2. Welcome Back Party with Los Country Boys. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Delfines Bar and Grill.
  • November 3. Seguro y Sano kick off party. 3:30pm – 6:30pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • November 3. Festival Hallowauu. 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Guaymas Malecon
  • November 5. Women’s golf starts. The Ladies 18 Holers tee off at 9am every Tuesday. Non-members are welcome.
  • November 5. Colibrí’s 3 Year Anniversary Party. 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • November 8 – 10. Yoga Workshop. La Casa de Paja.
  • November 8. San Carlos Photography Enthusiasts’ first meeting of the season. 8:30am, Tequila’s. For more info contact Rick Hadley via WhatsApp 622-176-1461 or email rhadley8161@gmail.com.
  • November 11. Sam Rainwater US Veterans Day show. 3:00pm – 6:00pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • November 12. Omar and the Gypsy Fish and the The San Carlos Youth School of Music Steel Pan Band. 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • November 13. SBPA Event Planning and Volunteer Meeting. 10:30am, San Carlos Country Club.
  • November 14. Rescate Welcome Back Margarita Party. 5pm – 7pm, Marinaterra Beach Club.
  • November 15 – 18: Buen Fin.
  • November 15. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9am, San Carlos Yacht Club. Everyone Welcome.
  • November 16. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • November 16. “Five and a Half Mexicans” (Mark Mulligan and the amazing Forasteros Country Band). 5pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • November 16. Rewind 60s, 70s, 80s with live music by The Dudes. 6pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • November 17. Medio Maratón San Carlos. 6:30am.
  • November 18. Día de la Revolución (Revolution Day) observed third Monday in November, originally November 20. This official Mexican holiday commemorates the Mexican Revolution of 1910. School parade down the blvd.
  • November 18. Sam Rainwater. 2:00pm – 5:00pm, The Hair of The Dog.
  • November 19 – 24. Festival Tránsito en el Mar. On Novevmber 24, the Festival will be on Posada Beach from 4pm – 6pm with live music and dance.
  • November 21. Mexican Party hosted by tourism students at ITSON. 3:00pm, ITSON.
  • November 21. Pink Party Fundraiser. 5pm – 7pm, Colibri Restaurant.
  • November 21. Sunset Bar & Grill will be serving a special 4 course dinner with wine pairing and live music. 5:00pm.
  • November 21. Parrothead House Concert with Thom Shepherd.
  • November 22. Martini Cove Underwater and Beach Clean Up, Ocean Sports and 72 Aquatics.
  • November 22 & 23. Pickleball clinics with Jessie Irvine & Scott Crandall. 8:00am, Mirador Courts.
  • November 22.  ¡Juguetón 2019 with Grupo Zero. 5:00pm, Mr. Iguana’s.
  • November 23. Mark Mulligan and Thom Shepherd duo show. 5pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • November 19 – 24. Festival Tránsito en el Mar. November 24: Las Adictas al Baile, the Ballet Folklórico Sonora Tradicional from Hermosillo, and SensaNova will be performing. 4:00pm – 6:00pm, El Mar restaurant.
  • November 24. Congreso Eucarístico. 3:30pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • November 25. Sam Rainwater. 2:00pm – 5:00pm, The Hair of The Dog.
  • November 28. USA Thanksgiving. Click here for a list of restaurants hosting special dinners.
  • November 30. La Etapa San Carlos Bike Race (by Tour de France).


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