The City of Redwood City presents

Redwood City Salsa Festival 2014

Sat Sep 27
Courthouse Square
Music, Dance, Salsa, City Events, Other City Events, Family


Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 7th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday September 27th, 2014. Multiple stages featuring a variety of Latin Music, including Salsa and Jazz, will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing all day long. Plus, this year we’ve expanded our cultural offering with an additional Reggae Stage. 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 to be sure to sample the most popular! 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, a Children's Play Area complete with bounce houses, and much more. 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.

Music spread throughout downtown!
• Courthouse Square Salsa Stage
• Latin Rock Stage
• Reggae Stage

Competitions galore - with new prizes this year!
• People's Choice Award
- $500 prize and award for 1st place
- $350 prize for 2nd place
- $250 prize for 3rd place
• $250 prize and award for "Best Mild" salsa
• $250 prize and award for "Best Hot" salsa
• $250 prize and award for Best Decorated Booth (increased prize!)
• Public Salsa Tasting from 12-5pm

Fun activities for the entire family:
• Hands-on FREE Art Projects
• Tequila Tasting
• Microbrew Tasting
• Children's Play Area

Culture abounds in Downtown:
• City and Community Booths
• Local food vendors offering their delicious fares

Encompassing 11 city blocks of Downtown Redwood City, much of the event takes place on Broadway between Middlefield and Hamilton and on the beautiful Theatre Way. 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 know as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula. Plus, Redwood City’s Caltrain station is just a short walk from Downtown and the festival. Be a part of the community with Redwood City’s Salsa Festival and celebrate the culture and heart of the SF Peninsula.

Stage Schedule
Courthouse Square Salsa Stage
12:00pm Orquesta Soboriche
2:00pm Edgardo Cambon and Sexteto "LaTiDo"
4:00pm VibraSON
6:00pm Pa'l Bailador

Latin Jazz Stage
1:00pm Ed Johnson and Novo Tempo featuring the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Ivan Lins
3:00pm Brian Andres and the Afro Cuban Jazz Cartel
5:00pm Ray Obiedo and Mistura Fina

Reggae Stage
12:00pm Native Elements
2:30pm Rafa

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Redwood City’s Salsa Festival is proud to be supported by the following sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor: Facebook
Salsa Tasting Competition Sponsor: Chavez SuperMarket
Official Beer Sponsors: Tecate, Dos Equis
Supporting Sponsors: Xfinity, Kaiser Permanente
Community Partners: Redwood City Downtown Business Association, Redwood City Parks & Arts Foundation, Menlo College
Media Sponsors: NBC Bay Area, Telemundo, 93.3 La Raza

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  1. Courthouse Square
    2200 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA