Spicy Flavors, Hot Entertainment, Cool Ocean Vreezes

The 13th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival, July 29 & 30

By Frankie Firme
Published on LatinoLA: July 17, 2006

Spicy Flavors, Hot Entertainment, Cool Ocean Vreezes

Once again, the Goddess of Ritmo Latino smiles down upon the West Coast, sea breeze blessed, sunshine~kissed oasis that is Oxnard,Califas, as the some of the most beautiful and fun loving people in the World converge for the annual 2 day celebration of love & music that is....The 13th Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival, July 29th & 30th.

As the last dozen years have proven, over 45,000 Gente are expected to party hardy in the Southern Califas sunshine that has attracted salsa dancers from different corners of the Globe, and this year is no exception.

The Oxnard "Downtowners" (previously known as the Downtown Oxnard Merchants Association), an army of over 40 sponsors & merchants, promise to make everybody feel welcome and at home in the sunshine and seabreezes, while you listen and dance to some of the sweetest live music on the Planet.

You will find everything Salsa at this year's festival, FOOD, MUSIC, REFRESHMENTS, and LOT's & LOT's OF DANCING, once again held at Plaza Park in beautiful Downtown Oxnard, the "Barrio by the Sea".

The Festival marketplace features gourmet salsas and sauces, clothing, art, souvenirs, jewelry, toys, music and much more!

The great Oxnard Salsa Challenge Recipe Contest, where salsa chefs from throughout the land ply their trade, and YOU are the judge! Take home some of most delicious salsa not found anywhere else!

Food & drinks ~ Over 25 food vendors cater to any & all of your tastes, from fresh shrimp cocktails to tasty tacos to Thai food. Frosty wine margaritas, ice cold pepsi and Bud on tap, fresh squeezed lemonade and smoothies are at your fingertips.

Family fun in the Kid's Korner ~ games, arts, crafts, face painting, and rides.

Not one, but 3 Salsa Dance contests, where contestants of all levels will compete for cash & prizes ~ and again...YOU are the judge of "who's hot...and who's not".

This year's line up of big league talent includes such heavies as:

~ Orquesta Charangoa
~ Leslie Paula and The Latin Soul Band
~ Orquesta Son Mayor
~ The Susie Hansen Latin Band
~ Johnny Polanco y su Conjunto Amistad
~ Orquesta Tabaco y Ron

Along with dance lessons, dance contests, and dance demonstrations, you will definitely go home with sore feet and a big smile!

The event will be hosted by Goldcoast Broadcasting Corporation's Pablo Ortiz and his friends that will get you and keep you in the mood.

Admission and parking are FREE both days , July 29th & 30th.

For more info, log onto: www.oxnardsalsafestival.com , and tell 'em you heard it from Frankie Firme & LatinoLA.com !

About Frankie Firme:
Frankie Firme's website: www.frankiefirme.50megs.com

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