Daily Archives: August 21, 2008

What to do in Tijuana this weekend

             Manu Chao video from Krishalay Channel YouTube.

Aug. 22-Sept. 21: The Tijuana Fair kicks off at Parque Morelos, aka Morelos Park. It’s about a 15 minute cab ride from the border. Ballad-reggae artist Feliz Danilo Lopez will perform Saturday at 9 p.m (Aug. 23). 

Sunday, Aug. 24: The Caesar Salad Festival takes place on Avenida Revolucion, just a ten minute walk from the San Ysidro border. Festival will involve music, dance…and plenty of Caesar salad. Tijuana is said to have been the birthplace of the Caesar Salad.

Sunday, Aug. 24: Manu Chau plays at the Plaza Monumental in Tijuana, otherwise known as the bullring by the sea. It’s about a 10 minute cab ride from the border. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost about $25 and can be bought online at http://manutijuana.com/en.html

For more information on weekend events (and if you can read some Spanish),  go to http://guiadetijuana.com/eventos-tijuana.html