Salsa Tasting from 12:00-5:00pm*
Downtown Redwood City.
Salsa Tasting end times vary from booth to booth depending on how many gallons are made.
Salsa music, salsa dancing, and salsa tasting are at the forefront, featuring three stages with a variety of music, including Salsa, Latin Jazz, and Reggae. Our Salsa Tasting & Competition unites amateur and professional Salsa Chefs seeking fun, prizes, and Salsa Glory, and showcases succulent salsa for festival-goers to sample and take part in the judging. Public tasting is from 12:00-5:00pm, but it’s best to arrive early to be sure to try them all!
Along with an array of salsa choices, local restaurants also offer their scrumptious fares throughout the day. This free festival also boasts public Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, a Children’s Play Area complete with bounce houses, and much more. Redwood City’s Salsa Festival guarantees a fun-filled day of tasty salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a fine time for the entire family from noon until 8:00pm. So bring your dancing shoes!
Salsa Fest Schedule
Courthouse Square (Salsa) Stage
12:00pm Somos El Son
2:00pm Julio Bravo y su Orquesta Salsabor
4:00pm Orquesta Salson
6:00pm Salsa Tasting Winners Announced
6:15pm Montuno Swing
Latin Jazz Stage
1:00pm Curt Moore and Soul Sauce
3:00pm Masha Campagne and Rio Fever
5:00pm Brian Andres and the Afro Cuban Jazz Cartel
12:00pm Native Elements
· People’s Choice Award!
– $500 prize and award for 1st place
– $350 prize for 2nd place
– $250 prize for 3rd place
· Best Hot Salsa – $250 prize and award
· Best Mild Salsa – $250 prize and award
· Best Decorated Booth – $250 prize and award
· Public Salsa Tasting from 12-5pm
Fun activities for the entire family!
· Hands-on FREE Art projects
· Tequila Tasting
· Microbrew Tasting
· Children’s Play Area
Culture abounds in Downtown!
· City and Community booths
· Local restaurants offering their delicious fares
Jefferson Avenue: 12:00-5:00pm Salsa Tasting Competition – Public Tasting
Hamilton Street: 12:00-7:00pm Micro Brew & Tequilia Tasting
Middlefield Road: 12:00-6:00pm Kid Zone
More information at: