The Tourism and Conventions Committee of Tijuana (Cotuco), announced the realization of the 9th Taco and Salsa Festival, on April 16 and 17, on the esplanade of the Tijuana Cultural Center
During the two days of activity, an influx of between 5,000 and 7,000 attendees is expected, mainly Mexican-Americans, who like Mexican cuisine.
Tijuana, BC- The Tijuana Tourism and Convention Committee (Cotuco), announced the realization of the “9th Taco and Salsa Festival”, on April 16 and 17, on the esplanade of the Tijuana Cultural Center (Cecut).
In a press conference, the secretary of Cotuco, Karim Chalita RodriguezHe welcomed the reactivation of events that attract tourism to the city, especially when it comes to gastronomy that has Tijuana as the spearhead at the national level.
“We celebrate that traditional events such as this festival are being reactivated, within the framework of the new normality, in accordance with the new protocols, which we must continue to apply”express.
He announced that just over 30% visit this city to try the variety of dishes that are offered as part of urban gastronomy and in restaurants that handle Mexican, Italian, Oriental food and food from different regions of the world.
For its part, Carlos Zunigaresponsible for Public Relations of the festival, indicated that after just over two years of health contingency due to Covid-19, the Taco and Salsa Festival returns, in which there will be more than 90 exhibitors.
“For two days, the best taquerias in the region will be concentrated, as well as some of Playas de Rosarito, leaving the north of the Mexican Republic on high with the traditional taco that both national and foreign tourists who visit our border city like so much,” highlighted.
He said that, of the total number of stands, more than 20 will be taquerias; in addition to other options of food and drinks for the visitor to access a broader offer, coupled with the presence of handicrafts.
Likewise, Zúñiga said, there will be a stage where different local bands and musical groups will parade, who will enliven the event from 12:00 noon to 10:00 at night, on both dates, thus projecting an event family that will have all the security measures.
The head of Public Relations of the festival said that during the two days of activity, an influx of between 5,000 and 7,000 attendees is expected, mainly Mexican-Americans, who like Mexican cuisine.
For this ninth edition, he added, the host of the event will have the participation of the announcer Kimberly Luquinwho during the press conference expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to appear at an event that has nine years of continuous experience.