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Heating up Downtown

The Oxnard Downtowners are thrilled to announce the return of our biggest event, the beloved Oxnard Salsa Festival. The Downtowners are a small non-profit 501c3 who have created and run many well known Downtown Oxnard events for over 25 years, such as the Oxnard Christmas Parade, Heritage Square Summer Concert Series, Downtown Oxnard Farmers Market, and the First Thursdays Food Trucks, to name a few. We eagerly anticipate welcoming you back to Oxnard's Plaza Park to celebrate the vibrant spirit of our community through music, dance, food, and salsa. With some enhancements such as a VIP seating area, gated event, upgraded entertainment and kids area, we know you will have a blast this summer at our much anticipated summer festival after a 4 year hiatus.


As far as famous festivals go, as a rule, they feature all sorts of intriguing elements, with art, shopping, music, and dining playing robust roles. Sometimes one area will rise to the headlining role, or multiple focuses will draw visitors to the party, giving guests plenty of enticing options. The Oxnard Salsa Festival, which started in 1993, draws those attendees who are eager to hear great music and applaud dazzling dancers as well as foodies who adore this saucy spicy condiment.


Tickets are available now and there are a few different options to consider. Certainly, the Salsa Tasting Experience is a must-do! The featured salsas make for a diverse and delicious line-up, with a wide array of pico de gallos, rancheras, and verdes hailing from both the Oxnard region and around the country. Those who adore the exquisite stylings of a perfectly performed Salsa number will want to find a spot to watch the talented dancers move to live Salsa tunes as well as Latin jazz. Shopping, a kids' area, food vendors, and other sunny, summer-style diversions will abound. General entry starts at $6.99, (and kids 12 and under are free!), but there are other admission choices with tasty and tantalizing upgrades.  

Come celebrate with us on the last weekend of July at Plaza Park in Downtown Oxnard. We look forward to seeing you there!


Board of Directors

Oxnard Downtowners Foundation

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