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…
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 â€“ 7:00 PM
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
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
Live music and performances on 2 stages… Indoor & Outdoor eventâ€¦ Live DJ’s in the mix, dancing and lots of FOOD! ALL AGES welcome to this family event!!!
Sunday Oct. 9th, 2011
The La Puente Handball Club
15858 Amar Road
City of Industry, CA 91744
Directamente desde Puerto Rico Don PerigÃ±on Y Su Orquesta
Villariny Salsa Project
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. OrdoÃ±ez 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
I hope everybody had a great time at the Puerto Rican festivals that were held in June! If you missed out in the action it is not too late… there will be two more festivals held in August, one in Long Beach and the other in Vacaville! (for info on the festivals click here)
To hold you over in the month of July, check out these photos from the 2010 Boricua Festival in Long Beach!
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
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
Sunday, June 12, 2011
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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
Ray de la Paz
MC Javier Suazo
The Unofficial Puerto Rican Facebook Fam & Friends Picnic: San Diego, CA
Sunday, June 12, 2011
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Dusty Rhodes Park
Nimitz Blvd. and Sunset Cliffs Blvd.
San Diego CA 92107
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:
trash bags for trash and recycling
change of clothing in case of weather change
food storage containers
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.
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!
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 BorinqueÃ±a
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
*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
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 PEÃ‘A 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 2010 Saturday, August 21, 2010 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM PeÃ±a Adobe Regional Park
1 Pena Adobe Road
Vacaville, CA 95687
Tributo A La Salsa De Ayer FEATURING: Van Lester
Rica Salsa Dance Troupe
In advance: $20
At the door: $25
Children 12 and Under: FREE!
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:
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
Quique Cruz (El Terrible)
The Echo Park Project
The Janeen Puente Orchestra
At tickets locations (before festival): $20
Adults 17+ years: $25
Teenagers 13-16 years: $15
Senior citizens 55+: $15
Children under 12 years: FREE!