San Carlos & Guaymas Sonora Mexico Newsletter with special events, weekly calendar, local news and weather, photos, videos, fishing report, dive report, Cinemex (movie) listings and more.

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This week’s newsletter: September 11, 2019

San Carlos and Guaymas Photos

Perhaps the best that the rain gives us is clarity, losing ourselves for a moment in our subconscious and remembering things that we didn’t even know were there … that were always there. by Carlos González Nemer

The Caracol, by Fernando Salcido

Relaxing kayak ride in the estuary, by J Whirales

Several San Carlos residents participated in Sunday’s Cruce de Bahia Miramar swimming competition. Congratulations to the following racers who medalled in their categories — Marisa Velasco (1st place); Judith Moore (2nd place), and Steve Levon (1st place). first pic by Cindy Couturier

Between the sunset and the rain. The beauty of Sonora never ceases to amaze, by Mickey Taylor

San Carlos Weather, News & Marketplace

News & Marketplace

  • Join us on Facebook for photos, event updates and more (more than 10,500 people already do).
  • FREE Beginner Spanish lessons for adults are now taking place at Colibrí Restaurant & Bar on Fridays at 11:00am. They run just over an hour. Feel free to join and learn to habla español! Bring a notebook and pen.
  • Sunset Bar & Grill will be closed on Friday, September 13 for a private event.
  • Next week’s What’s Up San Carlos newsletter will be emailed to you on Monday evening instead of Tuesday.
  • Monday, September 16 is Independence Day in Mexico and is a national holiday. Schools, banks (including CIBanco) and many businesses will be closed.
  • Do you like beautiful music, or better still, do you like playing beautiful music? If so, Darwin Kellicut is now recruiting and organizing the third winter season of the Nuevo San Carlos Band. Participation is open to everyone in the community, and is meant to be friendly, playful, and fun! If interested, please contact Darwin at The band will practice at the Tecalai Clubhouse. An announcement will be made when practice sessions begin. Last winter they were from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Fridays.
  • Toymaker Mattel is releasing a limited-edition “Dia de los Muertos” Barbie doll in honor of the Mexican holiday “Day of the Dead”. The doll will go on sale on September 12, retailing for $75 USD (no, not pesos!) Click here for more info.
  • There is sports equipment, vehicles, boats, houses for sale and rent, and more, listed in the Classifieds. There are also people looking for items, so if you have any to sell, list them now — it’s free.

San Carlos Weather Forecast

Wednesday, we’ll have cloudy skies and a 40% chance of thunderstorms and rain in the morning. The daytime temperature on Wednesday will be 31C (87 F) and 25 C (78 F) at night. Starting Thursday, we’ll have mostly sunny skies with temperatures between 32 – 34 C (90 – 93 F). Nighttime temps will be 27 – 28 C (80 – 82 F).

Keep an eye on the weather at our San Carlos Weather page with satellite images and live weather feeds.

Ocean Camp Travel Adventures Present…

We are very thankful for the response to our tours. These are great opportunities for you to get introduced to some of what the incredible country of Mexico has to offer. Take a look and let us know if you would like more information.

Oaxaca. Departing November 11, 2019 for a weeklong tour to one of the most beautiful states in Southern Mexico, Oaxaca. Oaxaca City was again named in 2018 as one of the Top 15 Cities in the world. In addition to the State Capital, we will also visit various towns known for the amazing crafts like Teotitlán del Valle (weaving), San Bartolo Coyotepec (black pottery), San Martin Arrazola (wood carvings), and others.  Check with us for availability! Click here for more information.

Central Mexico. Departing January 19, 2020. Three Cities in Central Mexico, for seven days. Escorted, round trip airline, local transportation, lodging, visiting Valle de Bravo, Monarch Butterflies Reserve, Taxco and Mexico City. Taking Reservations now! Click here for more information.

The Triple Crown: San Miguel de Allende – Guanajuato – Guadalajara. Departing February 2, 2020. Three cities for seven days. A weeklong visit to the historical towns of San Miguel de Allende (named  several times as the #1 City in the World), Guanajuato and Guadalajara, touring famous landmarks and leaving some time for shopping for fine arts and crafts around the states of Jalisco and Guanajuato. Escorted, round trip airline, local transportation, lodging, day tours, breakfasts. Check with us for availability! Click here for more information.

Whale Watching. Departing February 22, 2020. Whale Watching Tour in Baja Sur. Four days, including round trip air, lodging, breakfasts and some meals, whale watching expeditions. Check with us for availability! Click here for more information.

NEW! The Yucatan Peninsula. Departing March 8, 2020. Let’s go for a week-long tour visiting the states of Yucatan and Quintana Roo, stopping in the fabulous city of Merida, world wonder archaeological site of Chichen Itza, Playa del Carmen, Cozumel and Tulum. Check with us for availability! Click here for more information.

Exploring the Copper Canyon, Spring Edition. On March 26, 2020 join us on the Spring Edition of our tour through the “Barrancas del Cobre” in the State of Chihuahua, Mexico, and marvel at the fantastic views of the canyons, learn about the Raramuri ethnic group whose communities are throughout the canyon system. All of this while traveling on one of the world’s greatest train adventures. Check with us for availability! Click here for more information.

For more information and/or reservations, please send an email to with the tour you are interested in the Subject Line. You may also like our Facebook Page to receive updates and see pictures of our tours.

Mark and Miguel
Ocean Camp San Carlos

This Week’s Special Events

Ready, Set, Dance for Kids, now on

Calling all kids from 3-12 years old to Ready, Set, Dance — a 10-week fall cycle of classes. There are two dance groups: Dance Kids (3-5 years old) & Dance Juniors (6-12 years old). Also, Gymnastics every two Mondays for kids 3-12 years old. Gymnastics is included for the Dance Kids & Dance Juniors, or kids can drop-in just for gymnastics or dance. For those local families you know, please encourage them to join. It’s a wonderful after-school opportunity for kids.

The Dance Juniors (6-12 year olds) are Mondays & Wednesday from 4:00pm – 4:50pm, advancing in Jazz Dance, Gymnastics for dancers, and Ballet. Mondays will alternate between Jazz & Gymnastics, Wednesdays will be Ballet. The teacher is Fabian Valdez, owner of U-Beat Dance Studio in Miramar. We’re lucky to have this talented, professional teacher come to San Carlos to give classes!

From 5:00pm – 5:30 pm, the Dance Kids (3-5 year olds) will be with Michelle Duvall, Director and lead instructor of Ready, Set, Dance. Michelle expertly guides kids into Jazz Dance, learning the building blocks of dance though fun games & age appropriate activities. Michelle is also Director of Las Adictas al Baile and her creative choreography can be enjoyed at many local charity events. The kids will also have Gymnastics for dance every other Monday, in place of dance.

Paola Guerrero will lead both groups of kids in Gymnastics on every other Monday, as a drop-in option, or as part of the Dance Kids or Dance Juniors program. She is the Gymnastic Dance instructor at U-Beat Studio and we’re honored that she’s bringing her fun classes to San Carlos.

Dance Kids and Dance Juniors runs for 10-weeks, beginning Monday, September 9 through November 13. The cost is $1,000 pesos, or $60 pesos drop-in for any class, dance or gymnastics. The 10-week cycle ends with a performance in the dance show “Rewind” on November 16 at the Guaymas Municipal Auditorium. Another Michelle Duvall creation not to be missed! Get your tickets early.

Call or WhatsApp Michelle at 622-123-4939 for more information on the Ready, Set, Dance program.

Classes are at La Casa de Paja, one block east of Carmelita’s Ranch Nursery, near Loma del Mar. See La Casa de Paja’s page for map and directions.

Delfines Bar and Grill, September 14 – 15

Celebrate Mexican Independence this weekend on September 14 and 15 at Delfines Bar and Grill with the following Drink Specials:

* 2 x 1 Margaritas

* 20 peso Beers (Tecate, Tecate Light, Indio, XX Equis)

Sunset Bar & Grill Patria, September 14 – 16

Sunset Bar & Grill will be offering a Patria Promotion from Saturday, September 14 to Monday, September 16.

During this time, get a bucket of 10 beers for the cost of 7 beers. Promotion is valid for Tecate Light only.

DiscoMar San Carlos, September 14

On Saturday, September 14, celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day weekend and dance the night away to Retro music with Mr. Oldies Time, DJ Arturo Garcia, on the beach at El Mar Restaurant, from 9:00pm – 3:00am.

Tickets are 100 pesos per person.

Reservations are suggested. For more information or to make your reservation, call or WhatsApp 622-118-8098 or send a message on the DiscoMar San Carlos Facebook page.

Gran Fiesta Mexicana at Colibrí’s, September 15

On Sunday, September 15, come and party with Grupo Zero as cumbia, mariachi and world music fills the air during Colibrí’s Mexican Style fiesta and help us celebrate our independence with a complimentary Mojito.

10% of all bar sales will be donated toward the purchase of trash bags for clean up days.

Doors Open at 6:00pm.

Cover charge is 50 pesos.

Make your reservation by calling 622-115-3466,

Mexican Independence Day Celebrations, September 15 – 16

September in Mexico is known as El Mes de la Patria — the month of our country.

Look for push carts offering flags of all sizes, trumpets, sombreros and noisemakers, all in patriotic green, white and red.

The main event is on September 15 – 16, when Mexicans celebrate their nation’s independence from Spanish rule.

On Sunday, September 15, the President of Mexico will give El Grito (the Cry of Dolores that marked the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence) in the zocalo in Mexico City. Cities throughout Mexico will join in.

In Guaymas on Sunday, the Independence festivities will include performances by the Caribe Show and Grupo Tolerados who will liven up Three Presidents Plaza starting at 8:00pm. At 10:00pm, join our Mayor, Sara Valle Dessens in El Grito. ¡Viva México!

September 16 is Día de la Independencia (Mexican Independence Day). There will be a parade in Guaymas starting at 8:00am on Monday. It will go down Calle 20 to the Guaymas Auditorium. On the same day at 1:00pm in the Guaymas Auditorium, the Mayor, Sara Valle Dessens, will present her first Government Report.

Mexican Independence Day Buffet, September 16

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar will be serving a special Mexican buffet on Monday, September 16 starting at 2:00pm to celebrate Independence Day.

The traditional Mexican buffet will feature Mexican dishes, desserts and “aguas frescas” for 250 pesos per person.

For reservations, please call 622-225-2020 ext. 4.

Sonora movie now playing

Sonora, Alejandro Springall’s newly released movie, is now playing at Cinemex in Guaymas. It is in Spanish.

1931 in Mexico, under pressure from the Sonoran government, a group of people are forced to take a trip to Mexicali where they will have to face the racism and other kind of dangers through the dangerous desert.

Watch the trailer.

Future Special Events

Clean Up The World, September 21

Clean Up the World Weekend will be held on the September 20 – 22 weekend.

You can get involved by helping to clean San Francisco Beach in San Carlos on Saturday, September 21, starting at 7:00am until 10:00am.

Gloves and bags will be provided.

Hammerdown Fishing Tournament – registration now open

The Hammerdown is a 2 day, no kill, fishing tournament that has been in existence for over 30 years (first as the Cantina Cup, then as the Labor Day Tournament). This year it will take place from Friday, October 11 to Sunday, October 13.

The entry fee is $150 per angler (no boat fee). Pre-registration is now open. Register online here.

The 2019 rules are here.

For more information, contact:
Wade Earl – at 602-619-1874 US Cell
David Rothschiller – at 622-126-8720 MX Cell

Other News Around Town

San Carlos Foundation Update

The San Carlos Foundation is rolling along as we hit September. A new project under the project leadership of Janey McLean and Leslie Nichols in collaboration with Enrique Gamez, our Comisario, was held on September 6. There are many unsightly metal sign posts along Beltrones Boulevard. The team of Janey, Leslie, and Enrique had identified a number of the signs to remove and plan to recycle the metal. This terrific project will definitely improve the Boulevard!

Sonora Vista Construction, along with owners Josh Douglas, Victor Toledo, and their employees, Jesus Zavala and Daniel Ortega, stepped up to the request to provide manpower and necessary equipment for this project. A big thanks to Sonora Vista for their generous offer to help improve the community! There will be more stages to this project in the future and we would love more offers like this one as we progress. It is truly a team effort and a great way to get out and meet new friends!

If you would like to be involved with the San Carlos Foundation, please contact any Board member at or go to where you’ll also find a link to Donate. Pictures of our progress are on our Facebook page. Come join us as we work together to make San Carlos the best.

San Carlos Foundation…working together to Enhance the Beauty of San Carlos!

New Rescate Ambulances

If you’re in town this week, be sure to keep your eye out for the arrival of Rescate’s two new ambulances. They should roll into town about the middle of the week.

Rescate is eternally grateful to the two families whose anonymous donations made it possible for us to buy these vehicles. From all of San Carlos, thank you!

For more information and news about Rescate, visit the website at

Women For Sobriety Support Group

Women of San Carlos, recovery from addictions is a difficult road to travel alone. I, Paula Owen, am offering a support group to empower women to overcome addictions called Women For Sobriety. The “New Life” program uses 13 Acceptance Statements to create a new way of thinking that empowers women to develop a sense of self efficacy and self worth. With the support of other women in similar circumstances, women find their individual path through self discovery, gained by sharing experiences, hopes, and encouragement.

In 1992 I became a participant in this program recovering from alcohol abuse. It had a huge impact on my life and I now celebrate 27 years of Sobriety. It gave me the confidence to go on to earn a Master’s degree in Counseling in 1996.

The Women For Sobriety group will be starting on Wednesday, October 16 from 10:00am to 11:00am. Meetings every Wednesday will be held at the San Carlos Marina in Room 9 called “The Gathering Place” Community Center. Email me for questions or interest at

Paula Owen

Fishing Report

I don’t think that many boats were out this week with the weather. It has felt very tropical. Nothing big in the forecast, but hopefully some fish are swimming our way. The water continues to cool.

We made it out for a half day last Thursday. There wasn’t a big tide swing, which seems to be critical to upwelling of cooler fish rich water. Look for the breaks and give them a little extra time. Some friends found some small ones backside of the Island. I didn’t hear of any reports from farther out, as most of this summer has been pretty quiet on the radio. We didn’t find many of the small Dorado in close, so I think they moved back out. I did see one marlin’s tail barely break the water ten yards behind my baits, moving from both short riggers, and then grabbing a small lure in the center as I was dropping a naked bait back. It pulled for a few seconds and then proceeded to grab my skirted ballyhoo several times before a short hookup. I am due to catch one.

The shorelines have a few Leatherjacks and Ladyfish. Some good Sierra are moving in. I did get one snapper, and had a handful snap at my popper. The skipjack are getting closer. There is some bait around, but the waves stir things up. Be patient, it’s going to pick up soon!

by Bryan Replogle, Team Margarita Sportfishing,
photo by PQ Almada, Catch 22 Sportfishing Adventures

What’s Playing at Cinemex Guaymas

Cinemex changes the movies that are showing during the week, so check their site on the day you are going for the most up-to-date listings.

For a full listing and show times, visit Cinemex. Movies usually change on Thursdays.

  • Movies playing in English: It Chapter Two (It: Capítulo 2). Dora and the Lost City of Gold starts on Friday.
  • Movies playing in Spanish: It: Capítulo 2; Angry Birds 2, La Película; Sonora; Agente Bajo Fuego; Había Una Vez En Hollywood; La Llegada del Diablo; Tres García; Solteras; Belzebuth. Dora y la Ciudad Perdida comienza el viernes.
Most “Hollywood” movies for adults are in English with Spanish subtitles, but check before you go.
Map to Cinemex Guaymas.

Click here for Tips on how to navigate the Cinemex website.

The movie prices are much lower than that of the US and Canada. Seniors (Mayor) 60 years and over get a discounted price. Also, every Tuesday is 2×1 day for all movies at all show times by showing your Cinemex card. This means two people get in for the price of one. At this time, there is a discounted price for movies from Monday through to Thursday.

Be sure to use your Cinemex card when buying refreshments; you earn points on these purchases also. Then ask at either the ticket or refreshment counter how many points you have accumulated and use these to offset your total cost when you want.

There is also a Cinefan card available. This card costs 50 pesos and gets you into 20 movies any day of the week for just 30 pesos. There are also special discounts on refreshments associated with this card.

Happy Hours and Food Specials

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar

Embarcadero Cocina + Bar has reopened at Marinaterra Hotel with a new menu and an extensive choice of wines and cocktails.

Enjoy indoor seating, at the bar and on the patio overlooking Marina San Carlos — with the World’s Best View.

A breakfast buffet is served from 6:00am to 1:00pm. From Monday to Friday, there’s a special price of 140 pesos for women. The cost on weekends is 210 pesos and weekdays 180 pesos.

There is also an à la carte menu.

2×1 Martinis and 2×1 draft beer every day!

Embarcadero is now serving Paella on Sundays, starting at 2pm for 210 pesos per person. The paella will be cooked outside on the terrace by Embarcadero’s chef for your viewing pleasure. (Take-away service is also available.)

For more information and a map, click here.
Phone: (622) 225-2020 EXT 04
Address: Hotel Marinaterra on the Malecon at Marina San Carlos.

The Palapa Bar and Caddy Shack Bar & Grill

The San Carlos Country Club and Golf Course has something for everyone!

The Palapa Bar by the pool is open from 7:00am to 9:00pm every day.

We have great discounts on food.

You don’t have to be a member to buy a day pass for the pool or to eat at La Palapa restaurant. Come in and ask about the great food and drink promotions.

For more information and a map, click here.
Phone: (622) 226-1020 & (622) 226-1102
Address: in the San Carlos Country Club, between Loma Bonita and Solimar.

La Palapa Griega

Enjoy delicious Greek food, seafood, cold drinks and live music on Posada Beach. You can sit in the open-air, palapa covered restaurant, or on lounge chairs on the beach.

Our friendly staff is waiting to serve you.

Tuesday food special: Gyro Tuesdays with 60 pesos gyro, 30 pesos tequila and 50 pesos margaritas … add a Greek salad for 40 pesos. From 5pm – 8pm.

La Palapa Griega is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 11am – 9pm, and Sunday from 10am – 8pm.

La Palapa Griega accepts credit cards (Visa and Mastercard).

For questions or reservations, call 622-226-1888. Click for more information and a map.

El Mar Restaurant

Enjoy air conditioned beach-front dining at El Mar Restaurant on La
Posada Beach.

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 7am – 9pm, serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Closed on Mondays.

Lounge by and play in our beachside pool – $50 pesos per person. Pool is open from 8am to 8pm.

Breakfast: Omelets, Egg McMuffins, Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Benedict, Chicken Fried Steak and more.
Lunch: Burgers, Cheese steaks, Create Your Own Salads, Chiles Rellenos, Enchiladas, Mexican Combos, Fish & Chips, Tortilla Soup, Sandwiches and more.
Dinner: Fish, Chicken, Steak, Filet Mignon, Shrimp. We Cook Your Fish.

Daily Specials include:
Tuesday: Chiles Rellenos ala Isabel
Wednesday: Pork Ribeye with Apple Sauce
Thursday: Fettuccini Alfredo with Shrimp
Friday: Fish & Chips
Saturday: Coconut Shrimp
Sunday: Breakfast Buffet from 8am – 12pm, $120 pesos. Drinks not included. Enjoy Isabel cooking omelets or eggs any way you like, bacon, beans, fried potatoes, chilaquiles, hotcakes, French toast, fruit and chicken chipotle or birria on alternating Sundays.

Beer Selection: Tecate, Tecate Light, Amstel, Bohemia, Coors Light, Heineken, Indio, Miller, XX Lager, XX Ambar.

For Information or Reservations, call 622-226-1008.

For Information on our Meeting Room, Event Center or Wedding Planning, call 622-226-1003.

For additional information and a map click here. Follow us on Facebook.

Captains Club

The Captain’s Club will be closed at end of June for 3 months.

Captains Club is the best “harbor hangout” in town. Our restaurant/bar, located just south of the Marinaterra Hotel, is open to everyone. We serve the coldest beer in town and the freshest food available. Try our BBQ grilled burgers, beer battered fish and shrimp tacos, and our famous Cahuamanta soup in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Savor one of our delicious pizzas made in our wood fired pizza every day starting at 5:00pm. Guaranteed you’ll love it or we’ll buy you a beer!

Remember — You catch it and we cook it! We’ll cook your fish anyway you like it, with 2 sides. Click here for more information and a map.

Happy Hour everyday from 3pm – 7pm. 20 pesos draft beer, Pacifico, Pacifico Light, Corona. 45 pesos Margarita.

Daily Food Specials include BBQ Pork Ribs, Chile Rellanos, Nachos con Carne, and Cajun Chicken Sandwich. Don’t miss out on Pozole Thursdays…come and get it until it runs out. And don’t forget Clam Chowder Fridays.

Entertainment this week: watch all our sports broadcasts throughout the week.

Hours: Open Everyday except Tuesdays from 3pm – 11pm. Follow us on Facebook. Website: Call 622-226-2123.

Delfines Bar and Grill

Delfines Bar and Grill has been recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, based on the consistently great reviews we’ve earned! San Carlos’s finest international dining experience with a full service bar and bilingual staff.

Lunch: 12 fresh, flavorful and unique sandwiches with a variety of soups and salads.

Dinner: International fair of 18 specialty entrées each served with soup or salad, starch and seasonal veggies. Kung Pao Chicken, Proscuitto/Asiago Chicken Pasta, Ginger Citrus Shrimp, Fire Thai Filet, Fresh Catch of the Day and many more. Please click map and menu below, or see menu at All menu items are available for take-out.

Delfines features San Carlos’s only Teppan table, a great show and perfect for special occasions, available for parties of 6 or more by reservations 622-226-0499.

Entertainment: Saturday: Live Music, 7pm – 10pm.

Happy Hour Sunday from 3pm – 7pm: house wine $2 USD & beer $1 USD (Tecate light, XX lager and Indio).

Mama’s Homemade Italian Thursdays from 5pm – 10pm. All-you-can-eat pastas and homemade sauces are now only 200 pesos. Choice of entrées. Includes Italian salad and garlic roll.

Summer Hours: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11am – 11pm. Open Sunday from 11am – 9pm. Closed on Wednesday. For reservations, questions, or inquiries about catered events, please contact Delfines’ owner Patrick, 622-226-0499. Click for map and menus.

Sunset Bar & Grill

Just a short 7 minute drive from town, on the old Club Med beach, you’ll discover this one-of-a-kind handcrafted restaurant.

Sunset Bar & Grill offers a healthy, concise late lunch & dinner menu, and top shelf unique mixed cocktails, fine tequilas, bacanora & mezcal.

Choose from an eclectic array of appetizers & sides to accompany your grilled main. Our grill Chef masters the perfect doneness you request on the top cut black Arrachera beef, the fresh catch of the day or the gourmet sirloin burger.

The brick mesquite oven deepens the flavors of the handmade flatbreads and pot pies. The weekly gourmet specials are designed to please your senses.

Sit on a rope swing while sipping a signature Mojito or pick any repurposed wooden spool table to watch the sun dip into the ocean … you will be drawn to the numerous décor details that create an unsurpassed ambiance.

If you are looking to spend an amazing evening on the beach with thoughtfully prepared food & cocktails, served in a tantalizing ambiance – don’t leave town without experiencing the Sunset Bar & Grill – the sexiest restaurant on the beach!

Entertainment. Friday: The Bad Rumors, 7pm – 10pm. Saturday: Son Desierto plays World Music, 7pm – 11pm. Sunday: Sonora Jazz Band, 6:30pm – 9:30pm (reservations recommended).

Hours: Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 4:00pm – 11:00pm; Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. Click here for the menu and a map. Follow us on Facebook. For reservations, call 622-109-0003.

Soggy Peso Bar

Originally the only small shack on a desolate beach, the Soggy Peso Bar remains the quintessential traveler’s dream of a Mexican beach bar.

Improved over the past 12 years, this daytime & evening beach bar maintains its rustic vibe; even the locals say they feel like they’re on vacation when they’re at the Soggy.

From the freshest Mexican style seafood to the best margarita, the live music to world music, the spectacular sunsets to the friendly staff, laying in the hammocks to marveling at the kiteboarders, your experience at the Soggy Peso will feel complete.

For the non-seafood lover, the small menu boasts great paninis & salads, guacamole & bean bowls. For the seafood lover, the signature crab tostada, shrimp quesadilla or Mexican seafood cocktail are a must. The original owner and long standing staff members strive for consistency in providing a quality experience.

For visitors & locals alike, take the time to experience Soggy’s good vibe, and savor a cold beverage & delectable light fare with two feet in the sand at the best little beach bar in town!

Entertainment: Every 2nd Monday (June 24): Eric Holland, 4pm – 6:00pm, Tuesday: Omar, 4:30pm – 7pm. Thursday: The Dudes, 4:30pm – 7pm. Friday: Assterisko, 4:30pm – 7pm. Saturday: Luna, 4:30pm – 7pm. Sunday: Son Desierto, 3:30pm – 6:30pm.

Hours: Open every day from 11am – sunset. Open later during Full Moon special events. Click here for the menu and a map.

HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille

It’s Hammer-Time! Check out the best sports bar in town. Located at the San Carlos Marina, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille is your best choice for great meals, cold drinks and great atmosphere. Come watch the sun set behind Tetakawi and the boats come and go from the marina.

Enjoy the ambience of our air-conditioned, re-designed pub and fabulous outdoor patio and Margarita Bar! Our unique menu of pub style food includes appetizers, lunches and dinners with favorites such as Dry Rub Ribs, the Dockside Chop Salad or the HammerHead Burger, all made from scratch with only the freshest ingredients.

Check out our daily food and drink special while you watch your favorite games on one of our 7 large TVs. Serving Pizza every day! Time for a new t-shirt or hat?… check out our merchandise on sale.

Are you a beer lover? HammerHead’s is the only bar in all of Sonora state supplying micro beer from Baja Brewing Co. made and bottled out of San Jose Del Cabo. Choose from award winning Cabotella (Lager), Baja Blonde (Pale Ale), and Baja Black (Obscura) and Baja Stout (Stout). Delicious and refreshing…try one today.

Happy Hour everyday from 2pm-5pm. $15 peso Draft Beer, $35 peso regular Margaritas and $40 peso flavored Margaritas.

Entertainment this week: Thursday: Luna Band, 8pm – 12am. Friday: Malibu, 8pm – 12am. Saturday: The Dudes, 3pm – 6pm; Luna Band, 8pm – midnight. Sunday, Monday and Thursdays are NFL football days at the Bar.

Hours: Open daily from 10am – midnight, sometimes later. The breakfast menu is available from 10am – 1pm everyday. We have FREE WI-FI and we do “Take-Out”. Call us at 622-226-0152 and follow us on FacebookClick here for more information, menus, and a map.

Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar

Tortuga’s Restaurant & Bar will be closed from September 4 – 27 for vacation.

Tortuga’s is your fine dining experience in San Carlos. Tortuga’s is starting a new season with the Fresh Food Bistro menu. All of the menu items come from local fresh sources. All of our famous meats (Prime Rib, Rib Eye, Filet Mignon), Special Catch of the day, Spicy Tuna, Field Salad and a few new dishes are hand-picked to ensure you’re getting the best.

The Bistro is open 3:00pm to 11:00pm from Monday to Friday and 1:00pm to 11:00pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Every Friday, try our Prime Rib special which includes one glass of wine (540 pesos). Call early to reserve (622-226-2051) as the Prime Rib always sells out — it’s delicious! The Saturday special is our famous Beef Wellington (425 pesos).

Tortuga’s Bar is open and we welcome you from 8:30am to 11:00pm. Come in, have fun, laugh a lot, and try the Best Hamburger in San Carlos, and a few new dishes like crab cake and marinated eggplant. Open in the morning serving fresh coffee, a special French Toast Breakfast, Eggs Benedict, and all your favorites.

Tortuga’s now has fresh French baguettes every day (except Wednesday) after 11am. Reserve yours by calling 622-226-2051. Try the fresh pizza from Friday to Monday.

Check out the website for more information.

Colibrí Restaurant & Bar

We welcome you to the Colibrí Restaurant & Bar, a garden oasis like no other in San Carlos. Located in the north-west corner of Plaza Las Palmas (where the CEA water company is located) in the center of town, Colibrí (which means “hummingbird” in English) is your best choice for an intimate, romantic dinner or for a fun outing with a bunch of friends.

With many separate dining areas, the choice is yours. Enjoy your favorite meal in our indoor, air-conditioned restaurant; eat outside in the enclosed garden area; or have a view of the ocean on our outdoor patio upstairs — with seating for over 100 people, we’re ready for your group, large or small. We have a well-stocked bar, including beer and wine.

Our menu is full of unique dishes that is sure to satisfy the most discerning palate. The restaurant features Tapas (small plates), International entrées, and mouth-watering desserts. You must also try our delicious mesquite wood-fired pizzas. We also serve a full breakfast. Come in and check out our delectable culinary delights! We hope Colibrí will become a favorite of yours.

Happy Hour every day from noon – 5pm: 25 pesos beer (Tecate Light, Coors Light, XX-Lager), 45 pesos Vodka drinks, 2×1 Margaritas and Martinis. 85 pesos 1-topping pizzas.

Entertainment: Friday: Grupo Luna, 7:30pm – 10:30pm. Saturday: Cadenza, 7:30pm – 10:30pm.

Hours: Open Tuesday – Sunday from 8:30am – 10:30pm. Closed on Monday. Follow us on Facebook. Click here for more information and a map. Reservations at 622-115-3466.

La Bartina 64

Looking for a casual dining experience in the heart of San Carlos with views of the beautiful Sea of Cortez! Then look no further than La Bartina 64 – located upstairs in the Seascape Plaza.

With three seating areas to choose from, you can have it all. Sit on our outdoor patio while sipping a refreshingly cool cocktail; enjoy a modern, clean and comfortable dining experience indoors; or head out to the rooftop patio with padded couches, chairs, a bar and music.

Our specialty is our gourmet food! We have a varied menu to please all palates: salads, ceviche, tostados and tacos, burgers, steaks, shrimp, sashimi and much, much more, including dessert. You’ll also enjoy our fully stocked bar with over 14 wines available, Modelo brand beers, and exotic cocktails.

At La Bartina 64, you can dance the night away with Assterisko or other live music, or take in all the sports action on one of our 8 big-screen TVs savoring our popular Juicy Lucy burger and a nice cold beer. With seating for over 140 people, there’s always room for you to enjoy yourself at La Bartina 64. Birthday promotions — come with a party of 4 or more and your meal is free! Celebrate your special day on Friday – buy one bottle and the 2nd one is free.

Happy Hour is Monday – Friday from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. 2 x 1 drinks and beers (except Tuesdays)! Sundays is Bottomless Mimosas from 2pm – 6pm, 250 pesos.

Food Specials:
Wednesday Double Burger Deal: two cheeseburgers for 110 pesos.
Slice Night Thursday: from 3pm – 9pm, enjoy 1 pepperoni pizza for 90 pesos, or 2 pepperoni pizzas for 160 pesos.
Slice Night Sunday: 2pm – 10pm.

Entertainment: Wednesday: Malibu Lite, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Thursday: Mario Sandoval, 6pm – 9pm. Friday, Saturday & Sunday: DJs all night long. Sunday: Assterisko playing rock and acoustics, 2pm – 7pm.

Hours: Open Monday & Wednesday, 2pm – 10pm; Thursday, 2pm – 11pm; Friday & Saturday, 2pm – 3am; Sunday, 2pm – 10pm. Closed on Tuesday. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out.” Call us at 622-226-0968. Click here for the menu, more information, and a map.

Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar

Blackie’s — Celebrating 20 years in San Carlos!

Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar has been a staple in San Carlos for 20 years, offering a delicious dining experience and excellent service for its national and international guests.

Our charming upscale restaurant serves favorite authentic Mexican dishes such as our popular Shrimp Guillermo and Meat, Chicken or Shrimp Fajitas. If you are in the mood for the best cut of Sonoran beef like our Rib Eye Steak, or Raspberry Chicken, or perhaps a Fish au meunière, come hungry because our international menu has a variety of food options that will please any palate. Start your meal with a Caesar Salad, prepared for you table-side by our welcoming and friendly staff, and end it with a refreshing complimentary after-dinner drink. Come in today and find out why we are rated one of the top San Carlos restaurants on TripAdvisor!

Weekly Food Specials: Ask your server for the Daily Specials from Friday to Sunday. Blackie’s Restaurant is offering 10% off if you pay in cash.

Happy Hour: Monday to Friday, 3pm – 6pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2pm – 5pm. 2 x 1 Beer Specials on Tuesday and Thursday: Tecate Light, Dos Equis

Entertainment: Tuesday: Alfredo & Manuel, 6pm – 9pm.

Hours: Open Tuesday to Friday from 3pm – 10:30pm, Saturday & Sunday from 1pm – 10:30pm. Closed on Monday. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out”. For reservations, call 622-226-1525. Click here for the menu, more information, and a map.

Maria’s Restaurant Bar

¡Viva Mexico! If you want home-made, quintessential Mexican food, then come to Maria’s Restaurant Bar, where traditional Mexican cooking is our specialty. Maria’s invites you to enjoy a special breakfast, like our popular Omelette Tony filled with cheese and Chilaquiles and topped with red and green salsa. For lunch or dinner, why not try the delicious Mexican combination platter, the Chile Rellenos, or our Enchiladas with rice. Ask your server for the Daily Meal Special — you can try something new every time you visit!

Our licensed, air-conditioned restaurant is located on the top floor across the street from the Marinaterra hotel entrance. Follow the signs to park and walk up the stairs. Our outdoor patio boasts views of the marina and Tetakawi, and is a perfect spot to enjoy the sunset.

With free WIFI and a big-screen TV, a welcoming atmosphere and affordable prices, Maria’s is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the best authentic Mexican food in San Carlos.

Entertainment: Wednesday & Thursday: Alfredo and Manuel, 6pm – 9pm. 2×1 margaritas.

Hours: Open daily from 6:30am – 11:00pm. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-132-7899. Follow us on FacebookClick here for more information, the menu and a map.

Turquesa Restaurant

At the new Turquesa Restaurant, admire the beautiful Sea of Cortez and watch the sunset from our outdoor patio or air-conditioned restaurant.

Located across the street from Charly’s Rock and next to the Hacienda Tetakawi hotel, Turquesa Restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 7:00am – 11:00pm. Enjoy a traditional southern Mexican breakfast, the popular Skillet de Pastel Azteca. This lasagna-style dish is made with chicken and corn tortillas with a red chile sauce.

For lunch or dinner, try our delicious Rib-eye tacos or our Tlacoyos de Cameron – a regional shrimp dish made with thick corn dough tortillas. With beef, fish, and shrimp on our menu and a fully-stocked bar, we have something for everyone. Come and try our new menu with burger sliders, hot dogs, soups and salads.

With your meal, why not try one of our special artisanal beers, RREY London or RREY Kolsch, crafted in the city of Monterrey and brewed to perfection as per the German tradition.

Entertainment: Acoustic Fridays with Mario Sand, 7pm – 10pm. Saturday: DJ By the Beach plays background melodies from 5:30pm – 11pm.

Hours: Open Monday, Wednesday – Sunday from 7am – 11pm. Closed on Tuesday. Follow us on Facebook. We have FREE WIFI and we do “Take-out”. For reservations, call 622-103-0416. Click here for more information.

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme in San Carlos welcomes You!

Los Arbolitos de Cajeme has been serving its clients delicious meals for the past 25 years and is one of the most popular restaurants in the State of Sonora. Los Arbolitos prides itself on its excellence in cuisine and on its customer service. Come on in and give us a try. If you are a guest of San Carlos, staying at a hotel or rental unit, ask for your coupon to receive a 10% discount on food consumed in our restaurant.

Our San Carlos restaurant has the freshest seafood, the best Sonoran beef cuts, and the nicest and largest outdoor palapa-covered patio that has striking views of the Sea of Cortez. Watch the dolphins swim by or the sun set while you enjoy a fantastic meal any day of the week.

Your meal begins with our complimentary in-house tortilla chips and sauces. Start with one of our many appetizers, including soups and salads, tacos and tostadas. Follow that with our popular Shrimp dishes, like Boston or Ranchero Shrimp. Looking for a bit more heat? Our Shrimp a la Diabla won’t disappoint. We also offer 7 different options for fish fillets. Our seafood is always fresh and has a unique and characteristic northern Mexican flavor. Prefer to have some meat? Then try the mouth-watering Arrachera steak, cooked to perfection and served with rice and salad.

You must try our famous Molcajetes – – you choose either a hot or cold option, filled with a delectable assortment of seafood or with shrimp, steak and chicken.

We are licensed and carry an assortment of beers, wine, spirits, and cocktails.
Drink Special: 2 x 1 Margaritas– every day, all day! 3 X 2 national beers from 5pm to 7pm. Plus, NO CORKAGE FEE if you bring your own bottle of wine.

Hours: Open Every Day from 9am – 8:30pm. Follow us on Facebook or check out our website. We do “Take-out” and Delivery (small fee). Call 622-226-0076. Click here for more information and a menu.

Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar

Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar will be closed September 3 – 11 and will reopen on Thursday, September 12.

You haven’t experienced San Carlos, Mexico until you’ve been to Tequila’s. Named after Mexico’s national drink, Tequila’s Restaurant & Bar is the quintessential Mexican experience. We also specialize in Seafood!

Our Sports Bar has been family-owned for almost 35 years. Tequila’s welcomes you to enjoy breakfast (we make the best chilaquiles rojos in town), lunch (try one of our delicious gourmet burgers), and dinner (we’re famous for our chili rellenos) at our spacious restaurant located at the side entrance to the Marina, just past Marinaterra hotel.

With Daily food specials, Daily Happy Hours, 2 Pool Tables, 4 big-screen TVs, DirecTV with all sports (NFL, MLB, NBA), free wifi, and lots of parking, Tequila’s is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the best Mexican and seafood in San Carlos. Bienvenidos!

Enjoy the patio bar where we sell “raspados”, smoothies, milkshakes, ice cream, and nachos. Dogs are welcome on our nice sunny covered terrace.

Daily Food Specials:
Monday: Mexican Combo, 130 pesos
Tuesday: Chimichangas (beef or chicken), 115 pesos
Wednesday: Fish Filet (garlic or your choice), 135 pesos
Thursday: Chiles Rellenos (cheese), 115 pesos
Friday: Seafood Soup, 120 pesos
Saturday: Shrimp Spaghetti 140
Sunday: Brunch with 55 pesos Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s or Bloody Caesars.

Entertainment this week: Friday: 8 Ball Pool Tournament, 6pm and Karaoke Night, 9pm–1am. Saturday: Live music, Grupo La Familia, 9pm–1am.

Hours: Open Every Day! Sunday – Thursday from 7am–11pm; Friday & Saturday from 7am–2am. FREE-WIFI. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-226-0545.

Hair of the Dog

Welcome to Hair of the Dog! Our restaurant and bar has a laid-back, casual setting, where guests are free to have as much fun as possible as they are entertained by their surroundings — dancing to a live band, singing karaoke, playing some pool, watching all the Games & Sports on our 3 big screen TVs, and more. Our servers work hard to ensure you have a great experience at Hair of the Dog.

We are conveniently located right along the main street in San Carlos, with lots of parking at the back of the restaurant.

Join us indoors in our air-conditioned restaurant, or enjoy your food and drinks on our outdoor patio. We’ve got plenty of room for your party!

Our extensive menu has something for everybody. Hungry? We’ve got buffalo wings, 11 different burgers, BBQ ribs, fish and shrimp dishes, pasta, salads and vegetarian meals. Try our delicious sandwiches too, including the popular Club Sandwich. We also have lots of snacks, including onion rings, chili cheese fries, quesadillas and tacos.

Food & Drink Specials: Taco & Tequila Tuesdays!

Weekly Entertainment:
Thursday, 7pm – 10pm: Shuffle Band
Friday, 9pm – 1am: Assterisko
Saturday, 9pm – 1am: Live Music and Open Mic
Sunday, 7pm – 10pm: Los Bad Rumors

Hours: Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 11am – 10pm; Friday, 11am – 1am; Saturday, 11am – 1am; Sunday, 11am – 10pm. Closed on Wednesday. FREE-WIFI. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-150-8719. Follow us on Facebook. Click here for more information, a menu and a map.

Grill Express San Carlos

Now Open! The best Carne Asada in town!

If you’re in the mood for some delicious Carne Asada or grilled Chicken, then head over to the newly opened Grill Express San Carlos. Using the best cuts from the beef capital of Mexico, Grill Express San Carlos’ specialty is grilled meat as well as delicious grilled chicken.

Choose from individual packages, or packages to feed 2 or more hungry people. Your order includes everything you need for a traditional Mexican taco – salsa tatemada, beans, fresh tortillas and a drink. You can add other sides as well, such as pico de gallo, guacamole, grilled onions, peppers and more.

Order in or “to go”. This is a great option for Take Out food in San Carlos. We’ll have your order ready within 5 minutes!

Located on Beltrones main street between the Hair of the Dog restaurant and the car wash, you can enjoy the indoor, air-conditioned seating, or you can relax on the outdoor patio. This is the 4th Grill Express restaurant – they are family owned, with 2 popular restaurants in Guaymas and 1 in Empalme.

Wednesday Food Special: Receive a FREE order of guacamole with your order if you mention you saw this ad on What’s Up San Carlos!

Hours: Open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am–5:30pm; Friday & Saturday from 9am–10pm. Closed on Tuesday. FREE-WIFI. We do Take-Out. Call us at 622-132-1000. Follow us on FacebookClick here for more information, menu, and a map.

Explore San Carlos: Tours and Excursions

El Mar Diving Center

We are San Carlos’ Premier Scuba Diving Center, providing Adventure since 1988. We offer certification courses (Open Water; Advanced; Diver Specialties such as navigation, underwater digi-photo, night, deep, and wreck diving) representing SSI and PADI Training. Already certified? Then come to El Mar to rent or fill your tanks or service your equipment. We also offer a snorkeling course.

For a memorable day on the water, join us for one of our diving, snorkeling, kayaking or fishing trips. We also rent kayaks, snorkeling and scuba gear. Click here for more details.

Phone: 622-226-0404 (San Carlos Office); 1-877-365-0251 (Toll Free from U.S. & CAD)
Address: 263 Creston, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico
Facebook: El Mar Diving Center San Carlos Mexico

Team Margarita Sport Fishing

San Carlos offers outstanding sport fishing year-round and our Team Margarita charter boats can adapt to whatever fishing style you prefer. We practice “catch and release” on all billfish, but other varieties can be excellent food for the table. Light tackle or fly-fishing enthusiast? We can set you up!

Check out our weekly Fishing Report on

We can also host sunset cruises, eco-cruises (whale watching, dolphins, birds, etc), and snorkeling trips. We specialize in sailing trips, kayak excursions, and windsurfing. Boat, kayak, and equipment rentals available. Click here for more details.

Phone: 044-622-855-5926 or 622-227-0219 (San Carlos Office); 1-520-232-2103 (U.S. & CAD)

Jack Wilde Kayak Adventures

Family and friends coming to visit? Do you want them to experience the beauty and wonder of San Carlos, to really understand why you love it here so much? Why don’t we take them kayaking?

Out on the water we can truly enjoy the gorgeous scenery, the interesting wildlife, and the feel of the Sea of Cortez beneath us. Combine it with a swim or snorkel and a little beach time; what better way to show off this incredible location?

A three-hour tour, including kayak, costs only $40 USD per person.

Trips are in stable and dry double kayaks and include basic instruction, all required equipment, a light snack and a biologist as your guide. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

You can also take Kayak Paddling lessons.

Click here or call Jack for more information.
Phone number 044-622-138-1805 (cell) 622-226-1293 (home)

Nacapule Horse Rides

You can enjoy our Sonoran desert with our amazing trail rides. We offer 1, 2 and 3 hour trail rides and sunset rides for all levels and abilities. Or try our unique and fun picnic or BBQ rides. Ride costs start at only $25 USD.

Call today to book your ride (we require 24 hours notice). Ask for specials, events and package deals. English and Spanish are spoken. Call Natalie at 622-101-2208.

Phone: 622-101-2208
Facebook: Rancho Nacapule
Hours: Open 7 days week for morning, afternoon, and evening / sunset rides.

What’s Happening this Week in San Carlos & Guaymas

Wednesday, September 11


  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Maria’s Restaurant Bar.
  • Malibu Lite. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, La Bartina 64.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Bikram Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia San Borromeo.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website.

Thursday, September 12


  • The Dudes. 4:30pm – 7:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Maria’s Restaurant Bar.
  • Mario Sand. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, La Bartina 64.
  • Shuffle Band. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Hair of the Dog.
  • Luna Band. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

Friday, September 13


  • Assterisko. 4:30pm – 7:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • 8 Ball Pool Tournament. 6:00pm, Tequila’s Restaurant.
  • The Bad Rumors. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • Acoustic Fridays with Mario Sand. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Turquesa Restaurant.
  • Grupo Luna. 7:30pm – 10:30pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar.
  • Grupo Malibu. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Assterisko. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Hair of the Dog.
  • Karaoke Night. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Tequila’s Restaurant.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.
  • Community Library at Tecalai. 9:00am – 11:00am. Works on a “leave one, take one” basis. Or, if you don’t have a book to leave, you can make a small donation.
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.

Saturday, September 14

Special Event

  • DiscoMar San Carlos. 9:00pm – 3:00am, The beach by El Mar restaurant. NEW


  • The Dudes. 3:00pm – 6:00pm, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Luna Band. 4:30pm – 7:00pm, Soggy Peso Bar.
  • Grupo La Bohemia. 5:00pm – 8:00pm, El Mar Restaurant.
  • DJ By the Beach plays background melodies. 5:30pm – 11:00pm, Turquesa Restaurant.
  • Son Desierto plays World Music. 7:00pm – 11:00pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • Live Music. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Delfines Bar and Grill.
  • Cadenza. 7:30pm – 10:30pm, Colibrí Restaurant & Bar. NEW
  • Luna Band. 8:00pm – 12:00am, HammerHead’s Dockside Bar & Grille.
  • Live Music and Open Mic. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Hair of the Dog.
  • Grupo La Familia. 9:00pm – 1:00am, Tequila’s Restaurant.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Athleticlub San Carlos is open from 8:00am – 3:00pm. Pickleball court available to members and non-members.
  • Castaway Kids Thrift Store open from 9:00am – 1:00pm.
  • Rescate Treasures Thrift Store open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • AA meeting. 10:00am, beach by La Palapa beach. Website.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Masses in English. 4pm, San Carlos Borromeo Church.

Sunday, September 15 ¡Viva México!

Special Events

  • Gran Fiesta Mexicana. Colibrí Restaurant & Bar. NEW
  • Baile de Fiesta Patrias including Caribe Show and Grupo Tolerados. 8:00pm, Three Presidents Plaza. El Grito at 10:00pm. NEW


  • Assterisko. 2:00pm – 7:00pm, La Bartini 64.
  • Son Desierto. 3:30pm – 6:30pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Sonora Jazz Band. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Sunset Bar & Grill.
  • Los Bad Rumors. 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Hair of the Dog.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Church Service at San Carlos Community Church, 9:00am. Simultaneous Translation of the worship service into Spanish allows for both English and Spanish speaking listeners to understand the service. Great music, practical life application of the Scriptures and a bilingual Children’s Church all make for a meaningful time at SC Community Church.
  • Holy Mass celebration. El Palmar, 9:00am.
  • Agape Christian Fellowship Sunday morning worship services. Visit, for church service time and more information. Behind Delfines Bar & Grill.
  • SBPA’s Altered Tails Book Shoppe (in Marina San Carlos) is open from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
  • Mass (in Spanish). 11:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website

Monday, September 16 – Día de la Independencia

Special Events

  • Día de la Independencia Parade in Guaymas starting at 8:00am. It will go down Calle 20 to the Guaymas Auditorium. NEW
  • The Mayor, Sara Valle Dessens, will present her first Government Report. 1:00pm, Guaymas Auditorium. NEW

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; Belly Dance, pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.

Tuesday, September 17


  • Show Playeros (Omar Arriaga & Jonathan Ayón). 4:30pm – 7:00pm, Soggy Peso.
  • Alfredo & Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Blackie’s Restaurant & Bar.

Clubs & Organizations 

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia de San Carlos Borromeo.

Wednesday, September 18


  • Alfredo and Manuel. 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Maria’s Restaurant Bar.
  • Malibu Lite. 6:30pm – 9:30pm, La Bartina 64.

Clubs & Organizations

  • Exercise classes such as Zumba, pilates, spinning, Latin dance, Fight fitness, yoga, water aerobics; pickleball, tennis and more. 6:00am – 9:00pm, Athleticlub San Carlos.
  • Bikram Yoga with Kathy Bereza. 8:30am, La Casa De Paja.
  • Mass. 9:00am, Parroquia San Borromeo.
  • AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) English speaking meetings. 5:30pm, in the San Carlos Medical Plaza. For more information, call 622-161-8357, or visit the website.

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  • September 21. Clean San Francisco beach. Starting at 7:00am.
  • September 21. SBPA Used Bag of Books Sale. 10:00am – 2:00pm, Altered Tails Book Shoppe.
  • September 28. SBPA Spay/Neuter clinic. 8:00am, SBPA Ranchitos Road clinic site.
  • October 11 – 13. Hammerdown Fishing Tournament.

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