Rocky Point, Mexico might be known as one of the best places for vacation in Mexico, but you may not know the community also enjoys hosts fantastic celebrations that feature delicious food from all around the area. Nothing beats enjoying the warming temperatures outdoors than doing so with a delicious taco in hand. Here are some of the upcoming festivals featured in Rocky Point this spring.
JJ’s Cantina Chili Cookoff & Garage Sale
One of the most well-known traditions for those celebrating Cinco De Mayo in Rocky Point is the Chili Cookoff featured at JJ’s Cantina. They will be serving up delicious chili with other contestants to see who truly can make the best bowl of chili you can imagine. Come enjoy this family friendly event at JJ’s Cantina and see how the locals and tourists compare with their chili cooking skills. While chili may not seem like a traditional Cinco de Mayo entrée, it sure will satisfy your craving for delicious food. JJ’s Cantina features several house-made cocktails and adult beverages to quench your thirst as you prepare for your second helping of homemade chili. Enjoy JJ’s Cantina Chili Cookoff & Garage Sale on May 5th and see what all of the fuss is about.
Other Cinco de Mayo Celebrations and Events
Cinco de Mayo is typically celebrated in the United States as an event filled with liquor, food, and a whole lot of fun, and Rocky Point is one of the best places for vacation in Mexico, especially during Cinco de Mayo. With a vast tourism base, the majority of local restaurants and bars celebrate Cinco de Mayo with food and drink specials all day long. You can even find various live music shows across the city, from Mariachi bands to classic American rock. Get outside on Cinco de Mayo and find your closest margarita and see how you can make your very own “festival” with your family on vacation.
Festivals All Year Round
Whenever you are booking your next vacation getaway to Rocky Point, make sure you explore all of the various festivals featuring delicious food held throughout the year. During the early spring months you can enjoy the Annual Rocky Point Shrimp & Commerce Festival that kicks off the shrimp season with delicious seafood that the whole family can enjoy. Manny’s Beach Club also hosts their own personal Annual Chili Cook-Off during the month of January that is a must try. In February, check out the Taste of Peñasco – Rocky Point TOP Chef Competition to see what the local chefs cook up. And finally the Annual Festival for Mexican Independence Day celebrates this historic day with various dishes that are native to Rocky Point. Get out and explore the delicious food in Rocky Point!