5th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Downtown Redwood City (map)
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 5th annual Salsa Festival! Three stages featuring Latin Rock, Salsa, and Latin Jazz music; Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory. PLUS, there's Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, and a Children’s Play Area, complete with bounce houses, carnival rides, and more!
Music spread throughout downtown!
Courthouse Square Salsa Stage
Latin Rock Stage
Latin Jazz Stage
$500 prize and award for "People’s Choice" salsa
$250 prize and award for "Best Mild" salsa
$250 prize and award for "Best Hot" salsa
$150 prize and award for "Best Decorated Booth"
Public Salsa Tasting from 12-5pm
Fun activities for everyone:
Hands-on art projects - Art Stations with FREE projects
Family Area with Carnival Rides
Culture abounds in Downtown:
City and community booths
Local restaurants offering their delicious fares
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 5th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday September 29th, 2012. Three stages featuring Latin Rock, Salsa, and Latin Jazz music will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing all day long. Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory, at the mouth watering and exciting Salsa Tasting & Competition, where the public takes part in the judging. Public tasting is from 12-5pm, but come early to be sure to sample the most popular! Along with tasty salsa, local restaurants will also offer their delicious fares throughout the day. The festival features public Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, and a Children’s Play Area, complete with bounce houses, carnival rides, and more. Redwood City’s Salsa Festival guarantees a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for the entire family from noon until 8 pm.
Encompassing 11 city blocks of Downtown Redwood City, much of the event takes place on Broadway between Middlefield and Hamilton and on the beautiful Theatre Way. Theatre Way and parts of Broadway will be pedestrian-only, making this a family-friendly event not to miss! Downtown Redwood City, with its lively and active music, theater, dining, and shopping scene, is truly the heart of the community and is know as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula. Plus, Redwood City’s Caltrain station is just a short walk from Downtown and the festival. Be a part of the community with Redwood City’s Salsa Festival and celebrate the culture and heart of the SF Peninsula.
Redwood City’s Salsa Festival is sponsored by Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services, Chavez Supermarket, One Marina Homes – New Homes in Redwood City, Redwood General Tire, Xfinity, NBC Bay Area, Telemundo, and Fiestas Patrias.