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    Oxnard Salsa Festival



    It’s Back! Oxnard Salsa Festival Returns with Two Full Days of Hot & Spicy Fun on July 27 & 28

    The Festival returns after a five-year hiatus with salsa tasting, salsa dancing, margaritas, music and more

    (Oxnard, CA) –The hot ticket this summer will undoubtedly be the Oxnard Salsa Festival when it returns to its hometown the weekend of July 27-28 after a five-year break.  Both Saturday and Sunday will be filled with a stellar lineup of live music, delicious food, refreshing beverages, and an eclectic selection of craft and retail vendors.  And since the festival is celebrating all things “Salsa”, festivalgoers will be able to taste spicy samples of Salsa and enjoy the rhythmic sounds of Salsa music and the fiery moves of Salsa dancing.

    The popular event takes place in Plaza Park in downtown Oxnard.  General Admission tickets to the Oxnard Salsa Festival start at $6.99, children 12 and under are free.  Salsa Tasting Experience tickets that include festival entry, an exclusive shaded area, and salsa tasting from local and national salsa vendors, are $19.99.  All tickets provide full access to food, beverage and marketplace vendors, and live entertainment.  VIP and group seating tickets will also be available. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit  Festival hours on both Saturday and Sunday are from 11am – 7pm.

    The Oxnard Salsa Festival premiered in 1993 and is presented by the Oxnard Downtowners.  It features the region’s top salsa and Latin Jazz bands, marketplace shopping, two international food courts, a kid’s play zone with rides, a salsa tasting tent, and non-stop salsa dancing.  The festival takes place in coastal Oxnard, the largest city in Ventura County, situated along scenic Pacific Coast Highway. Downtown Oxnard enjoys year-round Mediterranean weather and is just five minutes away from Channel Islands Harbor and Mandalay Beach. It is adjacent to the Henry T. Oxnard National Historic District, home to City Hall, the Oxnard Transit Center, and Heritage Square—a block of beautifully restored early 1900’s homes and buildings.

    Oxnard Salsa Festival

    Date: July 27-28, 2024

    Place: Plaza Park Oxnard

    Time: 11am – 7pm

    About: The annual Oxnard Salsa Festival is a weekend celebration of all things salsa – the food, the music and the dance! Event highlights include main stage entertainment with salsa and Latin bands, salsa tastings and more than 100 vendors in an eclectic vendor marketplace.

    Savor and enjoy international foods in two food courts and a Kids’ Korner attraction with tortilla art. Don’t miss our popular salsa recipe contest. It’s Southern California’s HOTTEST summer festival!

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