Events San Carlos Sonora 2018

 

Events San Carlos Sonora 2018: 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 2018

Holidays, Festivals, Fiesta and Special Events

December 2018

  • December 1. Fit Camp 2018. 8:00am – 4:30pm, Estuary del Soldado.
  • December 1. Tianguis / Open Flea Market. 8:00am to 11:00am, Bahia Storage.
  • December 1. Festival del Camarón. 12pm – 6pm, Guaymas Malecon.
  • December 1. Sons of Freedom Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser. 5pm, San Carlos County Club.
  • December 1. Guaymas Fútbol Club vs Héroes de Caborca. 6:30pm, Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • December 5. SBPA Event Planning Meeting. 10:30am, San Carlos Country Club.
  • December 6. The first lighting of the San Carlos Christmas tree. 5:00pm, in the Plaza las Palmas next to Colibrí Restaurant.
  • December 7. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • December 7. Soul Motion Dance. 5:30pm to 6:30pm, La Casa de Paja. More info.
  • December 7. Christmas Parade in Guaymas. 4:30pm along Serdan to 3 President’s Plaza.
  • December 8. Tecalai community yard sale. 8:00am – 1:00pm, Tecalai.
  • December 8. Rescate Holiday Boutique. 9am – 1pm, on the San Carlos Malecon near Hammerheads.
  • December 8. FREE Kirtan, Sacred Chanting. 5:30pm – 7:30pm, La Casa de Paja. More info.
  • December 8. Guaymas Fútbol Club vs Futbol Premier Club. 6:30pm, Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • December 9. SBPA Annual Tianguis. 8am-3pm, SBPA Clinic Building on the Ranchitos Road.
  • December 9. Color Run. 8am, Guaymas Malecon.
  • December 10. Castaway Kids meeting. 10am, La Palapa Griega.
  • December 10. SBPA Holiday Shopping Party. 5:00pm – 6:30pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • December 11. 5th festival “Un juguete hace una sonrisa” (A toy makes a smile). 5:00pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • December 12. Día de Guadalupe (Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe).
  • December 13. Twilight Christmas Cocktail party. 4pm, San Carlos Style.
  • December 13. Jay Barwell photo exhibit “Metamorphosis: Images Created and Re-created”. 4:00pm – 7:00pm, Galeria Bellas Artes.
  • December 13. Hawaiian Outrigger canoe talk. 7:00pm, Club Deportico.
  • December 15. Club Deportivo Welcome Back breakfast. 7:30am – 11am, Club Deportivo. 150 pesos.
  • December 15. Tianguis / Open Flea Market. 8:00am to 11:00am, Bahia Storage.
  • December 15. Sun & Holiday Fun Round Robin Pickleball Tournament.
  • December 15. Open Art Studio and Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, at The Loft Studio, 467 Langosta, Caracol Peninsula.
  • December 15. An Introduction to Taoist Sacred Femininity. 10:00am – 1:00pm, La Casa de Paja. More info.
  • December 15. Colibri Community Art Show.  10am – 2pm, Colibri.
  • December 15. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • December 16. Men’s & Women’s Holiday Golf Tournament
  • December 16-24. Las Posadas – nine days of traditional festivities.
  • December 19. Sixth Annual La Manga Christmas Party and Posada. 11:00am, La Manga Elementary School.
  • December 21. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • December 21. The RevivalsTribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival. 2:00pm, La Palapa Greiga.
  • December 22. Castaway Kids Christmas Sing Along with Sam Rainwater and Susan King. 4pm – 6pm, Shots.
  • December 22. DiscoMar San Carlos. 9:00pm – 3:00am, El Mar restaurant.
  • December 24. Club Deportivo Board Meeting. 8:30 am, Club Deportivo.
  • December 24. Noche Buena (Christmas Eve).
  • December 24. Yacht Club Parade of Lights. Watch the Parade of Lights from La Palapa Griega, El Mar Restaurant or the beaches.
  • December 25. Navidad (Christmas Day)
  • 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. 4:00pm – 7:00pm, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • December 31. Fin de Año/New Years Eve. List of special dinners and parties.


January 2019

  • January 1. Año Nuevo / New Years Day is an official Mexican holiday.
  • January 1. Hangover Golf Tournament.
  • January 4. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • January 6. Día de los Reyes Magos.
  • January 7. Cast call for Rescate Theatrical Event.
  • January 14. Rotary’s Cow Plop Bingo.
  • January 15. Christine McGrath & Ben Johns Pickleball Clinics. More info.
  • January 18. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • January 18 – 26. FAOT Music Festival in Alamos.
  • January 20. Skinny Singles Pickleball Tournament.
  • January 20. Women’s March San Carlos-Mujeres Adelante. 10am – 2pm.
  • * January 23. SBPA Luncheon and Fashion Show. 11am – 2pm, San Carlos Plaza.
  • January 26 – 27. Rescate Presidents Cup Golf Tournament.
  • January 31. Grand Opening Party. 4pm – 6pm, San Carlos Style.


February 2019

  • February 1. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • February 3. Super Bowl 53 showing in sports bars and restaurants around town. See list of locations and food & drink specials.
  • February 3 – 11. Scott Moore Pickleball Boot Camp & mini clinics.
  • February 4. Día de la Constitucion (Constitution Day) is February 5, but is observed the first Monday in February. It is a public holiday.
  • February 5. Día de la Constitución an official holiday that commemorates Mexico’s Constitution.
  • February 5. Mark Mulligan at Rotary Club Event. San Carlos Country Club.
  • February 6. Rotary’s Tour of Homes. 12pm,  San Carlos Country Club.
  • February 7 to 11. Sombrero Showdown and Amigos Cup Pickleball Tournament. More info.
  • February 10. Valentines Golf Tournament.
  • February 14. Valentine’s Day. Specials dinners around town.
  • February 15. Rescate Auxiliary Meeting. 9:00am, Colibri.
  • February 15, 16 & 17. Yellowtail Tournament.
  • February 16. Rescate Grand Bazaar. 9am – 3pm, location TBA.
  • February 20. Cocktail Party Drinks/hors d’oeuvres for International Cup Golf Tournament.
  • February 21 – 22. International Cup Golf Tournament.
  • February 24. Día de la Bandera Mexicana.
  • February 28 – March 5. Carnaval Guaymas.


March 2019

  • February 28 – March 5. Carnaval Guaymas.
  • March 10. St Patrick’s Golf Tournament.
  • March 10. Castaway Kids Beach Party. Noon – dusk, La Palapa Griega.
  • 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 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. Rotary’s Carne Asada.
  • March 24 – 28. Rescate Theatrical Event. 7pm, El Mar Restaurant (back room).

April + 2019

  • April 14 – 21. Semana Santa.
  • April 14. Palm Sunday.
  • April 21. Easter Sunday
  • May 1. Dia del Trabajo (Labor Day)
  • May 10. Mother’s Day in Mexico
  • May 12. Mother’s Day in Canada & USA
  • June 16. Father’s Day in Mexico, Canada & USA.
  • December 7, 2019. Annual SBPA Tianguis. 8am – 1pm, Clinic Bldg, Ranchitos Road.

Last Season Events San Carlos ….. (stay tuned for more 2019 events)


April 2018

  • April 1. Easter Sunday. … continuing Semana Santa
  • April 4. Monthly SBPA Event Planning Meeting. 10:30am, San Carlos Country Club. All Welcome!
  • April 6. Cracker Jack’s Rewind: screening the DVD of this year’s Rescate Theatrical Event. 6pm, Dusty’ Deli.
  • April 7. Bahia Storage Tiangius. 8am to 11am.
  • April 7. Aguas y Mas Beach Party. 9am – dusk, San Francisco Beach.
  • April 7. Club Deportivo Roast Pork Dinner. 5:30pm.
  • April 9. Sam Rainwater. 5pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • April 10: San Carlos Yacht Club’s Education & Outreach program, “VHF Radio, install, use, improve”.
  • April 14. Concert Luncheon for Amor Hogar Agua Y Mas. 11am – 2pm, Colibri.
  • April 15. Mountain Bike race: 7th stage, Serial MTB Sonora. 7am, Pista Soldado.
  • April  26 – May 19. ExpoGan Sonora and Palenque in Hermosillo.
  • April 28. Perrothon: El Cobijo Fundraiser. 5pm, Guaymas Malecon.
  • April 30. Día Del Niño.

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May 2018

  • April  26 – May 19. ExpoGan Sonora and Palenque in Hermosillo.
  • May 1. Dia del Trabajo. Mexican national holiday (similar to US & Canada Labor Day).
  • May 3. Día de la Santa Cruz. Construction workers decorate and mount crosses on unfinished buildings.
  • May 5. Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican national holiday.
  • May 5.  Bahia Storage Tianguis / Open Flea Market. 8am – 11am, Bahia Storage.
  • May 10 & 13. Mother’s Day events in San Carlos (Mother’s Day in Mexico is May 10 and in the USA and Canada it’s May 13).
  • May 13. Guaymas (Cet del Mar) Paddle Event.
  • May 14. Sam Rainwater. 5pm, Country Club.
  • May 15. Teacher’s Day in Mexico.
  • May 19. Bag of Books Sale. 10am to 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • May 21. Sam Rainwater. 5pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • May 24 – 29.  Festival del Pitic in Hermosillo.
  • May 25 – 27. The Ladies International Fishing Tournament.
  • May 25 – 27.  Tucson Sailing Club Spring Regatta.
  • May 26. Carrera 6 Horas: 6 hour mountain bike race.
  • May 27 – 28. Memorial Weekend Parties.
  • May 28. Sam Rainwater. 5pm, San Carlos Country Club.
  • May 30 & 31. Circo Dragón. 7pm, Guaymas Auditorium.


June 2018

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July 2018

  • July 12 – 15. Annual Festival del Mar Bermejo. To commemorate the anniversary of The Battle of Guaymas, which occurred on July 13, 1854.
  • July 13 – 15. 71st International Billfish Tournament (Ernesto Zaragoza Foundation).
  • July 18. Anniversary of the death of President Benito Juárez (March 21, 1806 to July 18, 1872).
  • July 21. Sonora PADI Women´s 2018 beach cleanup. More info.
  • July 21. SBPA Bag of Books Sale. 10am to 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • 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 2018

  • August 8. Anniversary of the birth of Emiliano Zapata (b.Aug 8, 1879, d.April 10, 1919).
  • August 18. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • August 31. Guaymas Anniversary (see schedule in images below). On August 31, 1769 José de Gálvez founded the town of Guaymas and assigned the first plots.
  • August 31 – September 1. 6th Annual Marinaterra Dorado Derby Fishing Tournament.


September 2018

  • September 1. Annual State of the Union.
  • September 14. FotoSeptiembre Guaymas.
  • September 3. Labor Day (USA & Canada).
  • September 13. Los Niños Héroes, Hero of the Mexican-American War 1847. Battle of Chapultepec.
  • September 15. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • September 15. New Mayor of Guaymas, Sara Valle Dessens, sworn into office.
  • September 16. Día de la Independencia / Mexican Independence Day. Parade in Guaymas. Mayor’s State of the City address in the Guaymas Auditorium.

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October 2018

  • October 5 – 7. San Carlos Hammer Down Tournament (formerly the Labor Day Tournament).
  • October 8. Thanksgiving (Canada).
  • October 10. Comedian Javier Carranza “El Costeño”. 8:30pm, Guaymas auditorium.
  • October 12. Día de la Raza / Day of the Races (not an official holiday).
  • October 12. Comedian Teo González. 8:30pm, Guaymas auditorium.
  • October 13. Guaymas Fútbol Club first home game against Caborca.  7pm at Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • October 14. Trail Running Race. 7:30am, Pisa Estero del Soldado.
  • October 14. Naranjeros de Hermosillo baseball gets underway in October. October 14 is the first home game, at 6:00pm vs Mexicali.
  • October 17. Mark Mulligan Welcome Back San Carlos Party. 5pm, La Palapa Griega. 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 20. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10am – 2pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • October 22. Castaway Kids meeting. 10am, La Palapa Griega.
  • October 24. Full Moon Party. 5:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • October 26 – 28. Tucson Sailing Club’s Annual Fall Regatta.
  • October 26, 27 & 28. Festival de la Calaca. Plaza de la Pistola, Guaymas.
  • October 27. Guaymas Fútbol Club. 6pm at Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • October 28. Halloween Monster Smash Pickleball tournament. 8:30am, Mirador Courts.
  • October 29. Omar’s Silent Horror Movie Show, Phantom of the Opera. 6:00pm, La Casa de Paja Studio in Ranchitos.
  • October 27 – 31. Halloween Parties.

2018 Tucson Sailing Club Fall Regatta


November 2018

  • November 1-2. All Saints Day & Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is an important Mexican holiday.
  • November 1. First Bird Outing of the Season. 7:30am, Esterito Cafe.
  • November 1. Men’s golf league starts and continues every Thursday. For more information, contact Jim McAdie at jimmcadie@gmail.com or 226-1637.
  • November 1. Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. 6:30pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • November 2. Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead).
  • November 3. Bahia Storage Tianguis / Open Flea Market. 8am – 11am, Bahia Storage.
  • November 3. Tercer foro verde. 10:00am, Gale café.
  • November 3. Day of the Dead Catrina Party. Colibri.
  • November 3. Kirtan sacred chanting with Cherie Althauser. Dusk, La Casa de Paja.
  • November 3. Festival Hallowauu. 4:30pm – 7:30pm, Casa de la Cultura.
  • November 3. Guaymas Fútbol Club vs Huatabampo. 6:30pm at Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • November 4. 3rd stage Serial MTB Sonora (mountain bike race).
  • November 4. Fiesta Patronal San Carlos Borromeo 2018. 9am – 7pm, San Borromeo Church.
  • November 5. Omar’s Silent Comedy Movie Show with live music. 6:00pm, Colibri. And every Monday after.
  • November 6. Women’s golf starts. The Ladies 18 Holers tee off at 9am every Tuesday. Non-members are welcome. For more information, please contact Mary at 226-0156.
  • November 7. SBPA Event Planning Meeting. 10:30am, San Carlos Country Club.
  • November 8. Education Series: Turtle Conservation in the Sea of Cortez. 7:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • November 9. Dinosaurios El Espectaculo en Vivo. 5:30pm or 7:30pm, Guaymas auditorium.
  • November 9. Pink Party. 6:00pm, Shots Bar, Club & Restaurant.
  • November 10. Tribute to The Beatles with The Dudes, Las Adictas al Baile, Ready, Set, Dance and sooooo much more! 5pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • November 12. Castaway Kids meeting. 10am, La Palapa Griega.
  • November 15. Rescate Welcome Back Margarita Party. 5pm, Marinaterra Beach Club.
  • November 15. Education Series: Roaming North America with Smart Phones. 7:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • November 16 – 19: Buen Fin.
  • November 16 – 18. Mexican Beach Volleyball Tour. San Francisco Beach.
  • November 16. Huge Book Sale. 9:00am to 2:00pm, The Community Library at Tecalai.
  • November 16. Teo Gonzalez. 8:30pm, Guaymas Auditorium.
  • November 17. Bahia Storage Tianguis / Open Flea Market. 8am – 11am, Bahia Storage.
  • November 17. Mindfulness Meditation Workshop. 10am -1 pm, La Casa de Paja.
  • November 17. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • November 17. Six and a Half Mexicans with Mark Mulligan. 6pm, La Palapa Griega.
  • November 17. Guaymas Fútbol Club vs La Tribu de Cd. Jua´rez. 6:30pm, Estadio Julio Alfonso Alfonso.
  • November 17. DiscoMar San Carlos. 9:00pm, El Mar Restaurant.
  • November 18. Medio Maratón San Carlos.
  • November 18. Esperanza Azteca concert. 5:00pm, San Carlos Plaza.
  • November 19. 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 19. Karaoke Party. 6:00pm, Club Deportivo.
  • November 22. Thanksgiving dinners around town (USA Thanksgiving).
  • November 24. Sons of Freedom Poker Run. 11:00am registration at SoF Clubhouse.
  • November 26. Club Deportivo Board Meeting. 8:30 am, Club Deportivo.
  • November 30, December 1 & 2. Introduction to Kundalini Yoga Workshop with Deborah Leatherwood. La Casa de Paja.


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