2012 Dia De San Juan Festival in Long Beach CA

If you missed my Twitter tweet or post on our Facebook page, the 17th annual Dia De San Juan Festival by Fiestalegre is moving BACK to Long Beach from San Dimas! The festival will be held on Sunday June 17th at the Queen Mary Events Park in Long Beach so mark your calendars! Here are more details on the festival…

Long Beach Puerto Rican Dia De San Juan Festival 2012 Front 2012 Dia De San Juan Festival Long Beach

What, When & Where?

17th Annual Dia De San Juan Festival
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Queen Mary Events Park

1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach CA
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

How Much?

Adults Advance only: $25
At door 15 & older: $30
Senior (62& up): $25
Children 11-14: $15
Parking on site: $12
Children 10 & under: FREE

Buy your tickets online in advance at: Fiestalegre.net

Special Guests

NG2
Choco Orta
Tabaco y Ron
La Bomba Mix
MC Paloma
Super DJ Robby
and more!

For more information contact Fiestalegre at (714) 522-6208 or fiestalegre@aol.com

Hope to see you all there!

Click here to see info on ALL 2012 Puerto Rican Festivals and or Parades in California

Festival Del Descubrimiento De America: 2011

Festival Del Descubrimiento De America - 2011

Hey everyone! Sorry for the late heads up but I have just received information about the Festival Del Descubrimiento De America, put together by the California Puerto Rican Parade & Festival! Here’s all the information you need to know…

Festival Del Descubrimiento De America - 2011 Festival Del Descubrimiento De America – 2011

Festival Del Descubrimiento De America – 2011

What:
Live music and performances on 2 stages… Indoor & Outdoor event… Live DJ’s in the mix, dancing and lots of FOOD! ALL AGES welcome to this family event!!!

When:
Sunday Oct. 9th, 2011

Where:
The La Puente Handball Club
15858 Amar Road
City of Industry, CA 91744

Directamente desde Puerto Rico Don Perigñon Y Su Orquesta

Villariny Salsa Project

Orquesta Taino

Reggaeton Artist Master Joe & AK Rambo

Directamente desde Puerto Rico El Nuevo Talento Del Bloque Jeviel Y Leugim

Bachateros Hugo Y Pily con Bachata Real.

From New York Don Ivan & Alex M. and the Salsalicious Dance Group

From Vasilios Night Club D.J. Willie, D.J. Nicky & D.J. Ordoñez Y La Maquinaria Musical

$20 Advance tickets $25 at the door or you can purchase tickets online through PayPal on our website: www.caprparade.org

Tickets also available at these ticket locations:
Liborios Markets (213)386-1458
El Zorro Market (310)674-4219
El Nuevo Mundo Market (323)773-6500
Habana Cafe(Downey) (562)776-7251
La Puma Rosa (323)973-8358
Melodias y Cargos (818)399-2065
Big Ed’s (714)821-1290
Shoe Port (Southgate) (323)567-4444
Mofongos Rest. No. Hollywood (818) 754-1051

For more info:
www.caprparade.org

Volleyball World League: USA vs Puerto Rico

Volleyball USA vs Puerto Rico
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Hola mi gente! I just received word that on Friday, July 1st and Saturday, July 2nd Puerto Rico will be playing against USA in a FIVB Men’s World League Volleyball match! Of course it would be great if team Puerto Rico had some Boricuas in the stands cheering them on! The events will be at Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid. More information about this event below:

FIVB Volleyball World League

USA vs Puerto Rico

Friday July 1st & Saturday July 2nd at 7:00 PM
Long Beach State Walter Pyramid
1250 North Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840

Purchase your tickets online:
LongBeachState.com

Or call the Box Office:
(562) 985-4949

2011 El Dia De San Juan Festivals & Boricua Festivals

It’s about that time again! Spring is almost over and Summer is approaching which can only mean one thing – Puerto Rican Festival season!

Here is the information on all of the festivals going on from Northern to Southern California! There will be festivals in San Jose, Vacaville, San Dimas, Long Beach and San Diego!

* Page will be updated as new information arrives

El Dia De San Juan Festival: San Dimas, CA

El Dia De San Juan Festival San Dimas 2011 El Dia De San Juan Festival San Dimas 2011

WHEN?
Sunday, June 12, 2011
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

WHERE?
Frank G. Bonelli Park
120 Via Verde
San Dimas CA 91773

HOW MUCH?
Advanced Ticket Price (before June 11): $25
Adult: $30
Senior 62 & Up: $25
Children 11-14: $15
Children 10 & Under: FREE
Parking: $10
* Buy tickets at www.fiestalegre.net

WHO?
Special Guests:
Frankie Vazquez
Michael Stuart
Ray de la Paz
Johnny Polanco
La Plena
MC Javier Suazo
DJ Willie
y mas!

The Unofficial Puerto Rican Facebook Fam & Friends Picnic: San Diego, CA

San Diego Puerto Rican Day Facebook Family Friends Picnic in the Park

WHEN?
Sunday, June 12, 2011
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WHERE?
Dusty Rhodes Park
Nimitz Blvd. and Sunset Cliffs Blvd.
San Diego CA 92107

HOW MUCH?
Free!

This will be a bring your stuff kinda BBQ. Everyone will be responsible for themselves. We are however going to have a potluck of dishes for those that got that golden touch on some authentic P.R. food. inbox Ian or I with what you want to bring to the table.

Here is a list of things you should bring to make the day easy and problem free:
tent
BBQ grill
tables
coolers
charcoal
cooking utensils
trash bags for trash and recycling
blankets
change of clothing in case of weather change
food storage containers
ICE!!!!!
disposable plates, utensils, and cups.
I’m sure there will be a no open container rule along with the permit so please …. put it in a cup.

More info: Official Puerto Rican Day FB Friends Picnic in the Park

El Dia De San Juan Festival: San Jose, CA

WHEN?
Saturday, June 25, 2011
11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

WHERE?
History Park
1650 Senter Road
San Jose CA 95112

HOW MUCH?
Advanced Ticket: $20.00
At The Door: $25.00

WHO?
Mylena Vega
Las Bomberas de la Bahia
Latin Rhythm Boys
Pa’L Bailador
Angel Lebron
Tabaco Y Ron
DJ Santos Lopez

More info: www.wrprc.org

El Dia de San Juan Salsa Festival: San Diego, CA

El Dia De San Juan Festival San Diego 2011 El Dia De San Juan Festival San Diego 2011
WHEN?
Saturday, June 25, 2011
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WHERE?
N.T.C. Liberty Station, Point Loma
2640 Historic Decatur Rd.
San Diego CA 92106

HOW MUCH?
Advanced Tickets: $20.00
At The Door: $30.00
Kids 12 & Under: FREE

WHO?
Spanish Harlem Orchestra
Conjunto Costazul
J.D. All Stars
Areito Borincano Bomba & Plena Group
Family Fun Zone & Drum Circle

* Buy tickets at www.ticketweb.com

Festival de la Isla: Vacaville, CA

WHEN?
Saturday, August 27, 2011
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

WHERE?
Pena Adobe Park
1 Pena Adobe Road
Vacaville CA 95687

HOW MUCH?
In Advance: $20.00
At the Front Gate: $25.00
*Buy Tickets Online at www.festivaldelaisla.com

WHO?
Direct from Puerto Rico, Jerry Rivera!
Orquestra America
La Fuerza Gigante
Orquesta Avance

*More information at www.festivaldelaisla.com

Boricua Festival: Long Beach, CA

WHEN?
To Be Determined

WHERE?
Queen Mary Events Park
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach CA 90802

Victoria Sanabria LIVE at Stevens Steak House!

Victoria Sanabria performing Live

I am VERY to happy announce that the talented Victoria Sanabria will be performing in the City of Commerce next week on Thursday, February 24th! Being one of the most respected trovadoras direct from Puerto Rico, this is one show you do not want to miss!

Coming to Los Angeles on her first West Coast tour and CD release party
on Thursday February 24th at Steven’s Steak House
Salsa diva and Trova queen VICTORIA SANABRIA and su orquesta con Decima
with special guest DJ Pedro El Sabroso
and with MC Host and actor Ismeal Carlo!

For information contact: JC Ospina (818) 736-7748
Pre-sale tickets are only $15.00 for this cultural experience
bringing you the best de nuestro isla mi gente Boricua vamos pa’encima y a goZARRRRRR!

Borinquen Post’s Annual Valentines Salsa Dance

Borinquen Post Valentines Flyer 2011

Nothing to do on the weekend right before Valentine’s Day? Check this out mi gente! The American Legion Borinquen Post 508 is hosting their annual Valentines Salsa Dance on Saturday, February 12, 2011 in West Covina! Support this non-profit organization for Hispanic Veterans. Details below..

Borinquen Post 508
Annual Valentines Salsa Dance

Featuring
El Sonero Phil Robinson y
La Sonora Borinqueña

Saturday, February 12th
7:00 PM to about ~12:30 AM
American Legion Post 790
330 N Azusa
West Covina, CA

Tickets: $25 (Dinner NOT Included)

For More Information and to Purchase Tickets:
Steve Lopez (626) 919-5553
John Garcia (909) 633-9812
Benny Garcia (714) 357-3864

The Conga Room Presents: El Gran Combo!

*Update 01/25/2011 – The concert has been postponed to Thursday March 10, 2011. Read official statement below

To our valued customers, the January 27th concert for El Gran Combo has been postponed. Due to an unanticipated matter involving a key member of the band preventing travel from being timely confirmed, we will be bringing you this wonderful and iconic band from Puerto Rico on March 10th. All tickets sold will be honored on March 10th. Additional information may be obtained tomorrow on the Conga Room website (www.congaroom.com) or by calling the Box Office. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you at the show on March 10th.

El Gran Combo will be performing LIVE in concert at The Conga Room in Los Angeles, California on Thursday, January 27th! If you purchase your tickets ONLINE you can get $5 off thanks to JC, here is the info!

COMING TO THE CONGA ROOM L.A LIVE AND ON THEIR LAST WEST COAST TOUR AFTER 50 YEARS IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY…
THE UNIVERSITY OF SALSA
EL GRAN COMBO DE PUERTO RICO
ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011

FOR INFO AND TICKET PURCHASE CONTACT:
JC (818) 736-7748
OR EMAIL JC@CONGAROOM.COM

* AND USE MY SPECIAL PROMO CODE ( JC ) IN CAP LETTERS WHEN YOU PURCHASE ON LINE WWW.CONGAROOM.COM AND GET OFF $5.00 DOLLARS ON EVERY TICKET YOU BUY

Big thanks to JC for the info and discount!

Festival de la Isla in Vacaville, CA-2010

Thank you to S. Cortez for the heads up on this great event! Attention Northern Cali Boricuas! The Festival de la Isla will be this SATURDAY, August 21st at PEÑA ADOBE PARK in Vacaville, California! Check it out for great music, food, and fun! There will also be a childrens play area so bring the kids! Details below..

Festival de la Isla, Vacaville California


Festival de la Isla 2010
Saturday, August 21, 2010
10:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Peña Adobe Regional Park
1 Pena Adobe Road
Vacaville, CA 95687


Tributo A La Salsa De Ayer
FEATURING:
Van Lester
Tommy Olivencia
Paquito Acosta
Frankie Ruiz
Mel Martinez
Salsa Caliente
DJ Bosco
Rica Salsa Dance Troupe


TICKET PRICE:
In advance: $20
At the door: $25
Children 12 and Under: FREE!


For More Information & to Purchase Tickets Online:
www.festivaldelaisla.com

BoricuaFest in Long Beach, CA- 2010

Boricua Festival in Long Beach

This is one event that I am definitely excited for! The 4th annual BoricuaFest will be Sunday, August 8th at the Queen Mary Event Park in Long Beach, California! Be ready for great performances, Puerto Rican food, cultural artwork, souvenirs, and even an El Coqui Kidz Zone to keep your kids entertained! More info below:

Long Beach Boricua Festival


4th Annual California Boricua Festival – BoricuaFest 2010
Sunday, August 8, 2010
10:00 AM- 7:00 PM
Queen Mary Events Park
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802


FEATURING:
Johnny Rivera

HOSTED BY
Raq-C
Nautica de la Cruz

MUSIC BY
La Maquinaria Musical
DJ Willie & DJ Nicky

ALSO PERFORMING
Areito Borincano
Freddie Munoz
Quique Cruz (El Terrible)
Salsalicious
Alerta 3
The Echo Park Project
The Janeen Puente Orchestra
Ray Montana
Las Muñecas

TICKET PRICES:
At tickets locations (before festival): $20
Adults 17+ years: $25
Teenagers 13-16 years: $15
Senior citizens 55+: $15
Children under 12 years: FREE!

MORE INFO:
www.fiestabuena.com

View the flyer and check out more photos from last years festival below!

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