August 2018 Baja Bulletin


PedEast Tijuana San YsidroNew PedEast San Ysidro Pedestrian Crossing Opening

A new pedestrian border crossing at San Ysidro is scheduled to start operations on August 15th. The new facility is replacing the temporary eight-lane structure that has been in use during construction. The PedEast border crossing will have 22 lanes but is planned to open with 10 lanes in use initially. The opening of PedEast comes two years after the opening of the PedWest crossing, which will continue to operate as usual.


hurricaneBe Prepared for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season runs from May 15-November 30 in the Pacific. Read our Hurricane Preparedness Guide with resources to help you be prepared for hurricane season in Baja Sur.



fiestas_de_la_vendimia_2017_valle_de_guadalupe_baja_mexico2018 Fiestas de la Vendimia – Tickets and Dates

The Valle de Guadalupe wine harvest festival will take place from July 26 to August 19, 2018. Discover Baja has tickets for sale for the Concurso de Paellas on Sunday, August 19th. Tickets are $60 for members and $70 for non-members. Please call 800-727-2252 for tickets. We recommend booking your hotel in advance now. See our list of Valle de Guadalupe Hotels for reference. For more information about Vendimia, as well as the full calendar of events in English, please see our Fiestas de la Vendimia page.



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