Each year community leaders and activists join in the march against homophobia.
The Tijuana march will take place on Sunday May 17, beginning at Second and Negrete (see map below).
On May 15-17 a community engagement and educational event will be held at the Instituto Municipal de Arte y Cultura (IMAC) at the corner of 2nd (Benito Juárez) and Constitución in Zona Centro. The program will include live music and a short film.
Topics for discussion include:
– Struggles against homophobia
– Advances in Mexico
– Cultural activism
Now you can get some of the best food in the city next time you go shopping or see a movie. FoodGarden Market is now open at the south end of Plaza Rio near Caliente and under Cinépolis. The entrance is from the parking lot and is easy to miss.
Vendors have an array of fresh foods, drinks, baked goods, fruits, vegetables, nuts and cheeses.
Date: May 20 – 24
Time: 10:00am – 9:00pm
Place: CECUT – Zona Rio
Cost: $0.00 – gratis, free
The Expo Artesanal will be held on the Esplanade of CECUT (Centro Cultural).
Once again artisans will be present to show their crafts and artworks to all who are interested.
Food and drink will be available in the food pavilion, supplied by restaurants from all over Tijuana’s finer restaurants.
A stage will be available to showcase regional music and dance.
Revu-tour – A three hour walking tour of artisan shops along Avenida Revolución will be offered for the first time. English-speaking guides will provide information about the artisans and their shops. The tour will go through Pasaje Rodríguez, Pasaje Gómez, and Pasaje Revolución.
It is again time for the Playas Festival! This is a festival that takes place in several areas in Playas de Tijuana including the Casa de la Cultura, Parque Mexico and the Malecon (boardwalk)
March 19th – 22nd
Entrance is free
There will be food, music, fun, crafts, and exhibits. Some highlights are below:
March 19 –
Casa de la Cultura
– Danzon Encounter in the Los Arcos room
– Photography exhibit: ‘Playas a través de lente’ in the Álvarez Malo gallery.
March 20 –
– Parade in honor of the arrival of Spring
Starts at Parque México and terminates at Casa de la Cultura Playas.
– Bohemian Night of fun, games and food starts at 7:00 p.m.
March 21 –
Beach walk starting at 8:00am – Salvemos la Playas an effort to clean up the beach.
Fair with live music and games at Parque Mexico during the evening
March 22 –
Classic cars exhibition
Race along Avenida del Pacifico
Photography exhibition ‘Una Ventana al Pacífico’ by Omar Martinez
Playas de Tijuana is a quick drive from the El Chaparral crossing (San Ysidro). Taxi Libre is available for about $10 US or the Ruta is available for about $1 US.