NEWS AND EVENT DETAIL
|4th Annual Redwood City Salsa Festival!|
|September 24, 2011 12-8pm|
Music spread throughout downtown!
Fun activities for everyone:
Culture abounds in Downtown:
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 4th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday September 24th, 2011. Three stages featuring Latin Rock, Salsa, and Latin Jazz music, plus a DJ Salsa stage, will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing (including free Salsa lessons) 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, as popular contestants may run out sooner! 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. Art on the Square will also be showcased, where artisans exhibiting their inspirational work will transform the streets surrounding Courthouse Square into an outdoor gallery. 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 new Theatre Way. With its retail shops and restaurants complete with outdoor dining, Theatre Way is a great place to eat, drink, shop, stroll, and meet up with friends and family. 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 becoming the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula. Plus, you can take the train! Redwood City’s Caltrain station is just a short walk from Downtown. Be a part of the community with Redwood City’s Salsa Festival and celebrate the culture and heart of the SF Peninsula.