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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

ROSARITO BEACH - Full Season of Events!

Fall is upon us and Rosarito Beach is ready for a full season of events! The month of October is packed with activities for people of all ages. Get ready for the Mariachi Festival, the Baja Book Festival, round two of La Playa Motocross series, Salsa Congress with Machito Ruiz, Festival de la Vendimia, Puerto Nuevo Lobster Festival, Art Fest, Alex de Pue and Miguel de Hoyos in concert, and the Halloween Dance.

Rosarito Beach is a popular resort spot just 30 miles south of San Diego, where there are great activities for all ages, all interests and all budgets. Throw in some of the hottest deals and lowest prices in years, and you won’t find a cooler place anywhere than this popular Baja resort.

Below is just a sampling of why you should visit in October. Please note, this highlight calendar is compiled at least two weeks previous to the first of the month, to allow you plenty of time for planning. Always check
http://www.rosarito.org/ for any additions, changes, updates and a complete event listing prior to your visit.

Rosarito Mariachi Festival, October 2: Bring the whole family along and enjoy the Saturday evening Espectacular featuring the Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Divas and Friends; Team Mexico vs. Team USA competing during each day (in both mariachi and folkloric dancing) for bragging rights and big cash prizes. This event takes place at the Rosarito Beach Hotel, so come and enjoy a beautiful ocean-front venue. Not only will it be a spectacular show, it also benefits the Rosarito Boys & Girls Club, so you can hear great mariachi music, have fun and help kids have a better life all at the same time. For information and prices www.rosarito.org

Baja Book Festival, October 9: Not just for the bookworm; come together at Joanna Jones Galeria y Café in Cantamar for a one-day cultural and lifestyle event showcasing authors and publishers of both English and Spanish language books and publications. The event will also include a celebration of the Baja regions food, wine and arts. For more information, visit:
http://www.bajabookfestival.com/

Salsa Congress with Machito Ruiz, October 16: Get ready to show off your dance moves at the Rosarito Beach Hotel with dance sessions being held from 1pm – 6pm. Following is the Dance and Party going all night from 9pm – 2am. Dance the night away to Caribbean music, salsa, bachata, cumbia and more. Entrance fee is $10 USD with food and drinks at an additional price. For more information, visit:
http://www.rosaritobeachhotel.com/U.S.A. call: 1.866.ROSARITO; for Mexico call: +01 (800) 265.2322.

Festival de la Vendimia, October 16: We hope you’re thirsty and hungry for wine and cheese because the Rosarito Beach Hotel is hosting an event for the best wines and cheese of Valle de Guadalupe. Activities such as grape stomping and more will be featured at the festival. Entrance fee is TBD. For more information, visit:
http://www.rosaritobeachhotel.com/ U.S.A. call: 1.866.ROSARITO; for Mexico call: +01 (800) 265.2322.

XVII Puerto Nuevo Lobster Festival, October 17: It’s fresh lobster season and Puerto Nuevo is serving up these tasty crustaceans their own special way. Come enjoy this delicious dish accompanied by an ice cold beer or a glass of white wine from the Baja Vineyards. Along with all the food and drink will be live music and the wonderful culture of Mexico. Do your part in helping consume the one million tasty crustaceans eaten each year in this lobster lovers paradise. For more information, visit:
http://www.rosarito.org/ e-mail: info@rosarito.orgcall: 1 (800) 962.2252.

Rosarito Art Fest, October 16 - 17: Grab the family and friends and join us for a celebration of all that can be found in Rosarito from art to gastronomy to hospitality. At the Art Fair, 60 artists will feature their work and we invite you to browse and purchase art and enjoy excellent cuisine! Admission is free and goes from 11am – 6pm. For more information, e-mail:
rosaritoartfest@yahoo.com

Alex de Pue & Miguel de Hoyos Concert, October 23: Come sit poolside at the beautiful new tower of the Rosarito Beach Hotel and enjoy music from Baja’s favorite artists. For only $120 MN or $10 USD with optional dinner from $75 MN you can rock the night away from 7pm – 10pm. For more information, visit:
http://www.rosaritobeachhotel.com/
USA call: 1 (866) ROSARITO; MEX call: 01 (800) 265.2322.

Halloween Dance, October 30: Start planning your costume now and get ready for a great party! Join the Rosarito Beach Hotel for a night of games, activities, prizes and dancing, all while benefiting Flying Samaritans. Admission TBD, from 7pm – 2am. For more information, visit:
http://www.rosaritobeachhotel.com/USA call: 1 (866) ROSARITO
MEX call: 01 (800) 265.2322.