Posts Categorized: Events

Festival of Shellfish & New Wine: A Delicious Anniversary

Ensenada celebrates festival’s 20th year April 29 – May 5 By: W. Scott Koenig   The port city of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico showcases its gastronomic bounty from the Pacific to its five wine valleys again this year during the 20th Festival de las Conchas y el Vino Nuevo (Festival of Shellfish and New Wine)…. Read more »

Concurso de Paellas, Valle de Guadalupe

Vendimia paella fest - valle de guadalupe

Every year, as the Valle de Guadalupe Fiestas de la Vendimia draw to a close, the Concurso de Paellas (Paella Contest) serves as the grand culmination of the festival. As the last event on the calendar for the annual wine fest, the Paella Contest makes sure that the Vendimia goes out in style. Held at… Read more »

Arte en el Valle

by Marilyn Helgeson Presenting the world-class artists of northern Baja at Art Basel, the world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, is the stated five-year goal of Benito de Aquila and Claudia Matamoros, organizers of “Arte en el Valle” happening on August 23rd and 24th . In order for northern Baja to… Read more »

Baja Blues Fest

Baja Blues Fest Rosarito

The 3rd annual Baja Blues Fest will take place August 22-24, 2014 at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. The festival starts with a meet & greet party on Friday night and goes through a jam session on Sunday afternoon. The main event is all day Saturday with live music, local artists, food vendors and a raffle… Read more »

Baja Blues Fest at Rosarito Beach Hotel

The Baja Blues Fest was this weekend at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. Discover Baja was present and sharing a booth with “Baja Joe” from Baja’s Back Now who was MCing the event. Lots of local vendors had stalls exhibiting everything from aromatherapy oils to hang drums. We had our share of tacos, empanadas, cerveza and,… Read more »

Rosarito Art Fest

The Rosarito Art Fest was this past weekend in Rosarito Beach, filling the streets of Rosarito with stalls of artists, vendors, and delicious food and craft beers.  Awesome live music from groups hailing from all over Mexico provided a fun soundtrack for the weekend’s festivities.