Sun, September 9, 2018
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Mexican Heritage Plaza
1700 Alum Rock Avenue, San Jose, CA 95116.
VIVA FRIDA IS BACK!!!! Join us for a festive tribute in honor of Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo!
ART * TEQUILA * MUSIC * FOOD * CULTURE
Arte Azul invites you to take part in an unforgettable day in the open grounds of the Mexican Heritage Plaza to celebrate the life and passion behind Frida Kahlo’s paintings.
Come sip on some margaritas in our VIP section and listen to live Mariachi as you admire paintings from local Chicano and Mexican artists. We will have a variety of food vendors plus Mexican antojitos for all guests to indulge. Frida themed photo booths will allow guests to capture the perfect selfies. Together, these elements are the perfect combination for a fun and festive atmosphere to celebrate one of Mexico’s most renowned artists.
The event is kid friendly so the whole family can come out and enjoy this festival. There will be a special kid’s sections for children to take part in arts and crafts, face paintings and more.
A VIP section for guests +21 will feature brand ambassadors from some of the most prestigious tequilas and mezcales offering tastings. VIP guests will also have access to special lounge areas.
*Guests are encouraged to dress according to the Frida Kahlo theme and wear flowers in their hair.
*THIS YEAR WE ARE HAVING A FRIDA AND DIEGO LOOK A-LIKE CONTEST … and A FRIDITA AND DIEGITO LOOK A-LIKE CONTEST TOO!!. Prize for the winner!
ART ~ “El arte mas poderoso de la vida, es hacer del dolor un talisman que cura.” -Frida Kahlo
The event will feature an extensive exhibit of replicas of some of Frida Kahlo’s most famous paintings
Art exhibits from talented, local Mexican and Chicano artists will add a special touch to this event
FOOD ~ “Todas las frutas habia en el jugo de tus labios.” -Frida Kahlo
We will have various food vendors that include a variety of traditional Mexican food, churros, paletas, aguas frescas and more!
MARIACHI ~ “Viva la vida.” -Frida Kahlo
This festive tribute could not be complete without live Mariachi music!
It’s an exciting event you wont want to miss!!!!!!!!
MAS MUSICA~ Get ready to dance, dance, dance!! Grupo Cafe Canela, a ten member versatile band will be get the fiesta started. They are known for their high energy performances featuring a wide variety of Latin music styles including salsa, cumbias, merengues, banda and more!!
TEQUILA and MEZCAL ~”Doctor si me deja tomar este tequila, le prometo no tomar en mi funeral” -Frida Kahlo
Enjoy complimentary tastings from participating premium tequilas and mezcal
Tequila brand ambassadors will showcase their brands and offer expertise about the history, technical process and culture of Mexico’s national beverage
BALLET FOLKLORICO~ A very special treat this year! Los Lupenos of San Jose will be sharing thier talent and beautiful bailes at this year’s VIVA FRIDA. Amazing performances for the whole family to enjoy!
* General Admission $20* Children (10 and under) $7 children 3 and under are free*
VIP (+21 only) $45 (includes tequila and mezcal tastings and signature drinks plus special access lounge areas)
NOTE: TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!
Tickets are not refundable but are transferable.
In the past, this event has SOLD OUT so we recommend that you purchase your tickets ahead of time! hope to see you there 🙂