May 5 & 6, 2018
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park – Main Stage
Saturday: Folklorico Competition from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
Live Music On Stage Until 8:30 p.m.
Sunday: Folklorico Competition from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Live Music On Stage Until 7:30 p.m.
Dancers from throughout California and Mexico will meet and compete during the ninth-annual Fiesta de Reyes Folklórico Competition in Old Town San Diego State
Historic Park. The two-day event will light up the main stage during the Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo Festival on May 5 and 6.
What is it?
Folklórico is a traditional Latin American dance that emphasizes local folk culture with ballet characteristics. Children, teen-agers and adults will compete in three categories for the competition title and cash prizes. Renowned judges from Mexico include Humberto Caballero, Jorge Luis Miramontes Plantillas and Cecilio Cordero. Dance instructor Luis Oceguera is producing the event on behalf of Fiesta de Reyes.
What You Need to Know:
The competition is free for the public to attend and will take place in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Children and adult performances alternate throughout the day, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Live bands will take the stage in the afternoon until 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. In addition, the state park will showcase children’s activities all weekend, including games, rides, crafts and additional entertainment much more.
Need more information?
For more information on the Fiesta de Reyes Folklórico Competition call (619) 297-3100.