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2019 Salsa Festival: Live Music, Performances & Dance Lessons | Berkeley

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Saturday, August 10, 2019 - All Day | Cost: FREE
MLK Jr. Civic Center Park (Berkeley) | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA


On Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 10 am – 3 pm, join in for the 2019 Salsa Festival featuring music, dancing, arts and crafts, great food, drinks, and fabulous activities for the entire family at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market.

 2019 Ecology Center Salsa Festival

Live music
Grammy Award Winning Percussionist, Christian Pepin y Su Orquesta Bembé

Dance

  • Professional Latin Dance performance
  • Salsa dance demonstrations and lessons by Fenix Dance
  • DJ “Magic” Mike

“Dancing on the Plaza”

  • Dance A Vision Children’s Dance

Family Activities

  • “Haute Trash” Selfie Booth
  • Snap a photo of yourself in recycled “haute couture” created by Haute Trash, a group of resourceful artists who produce runway fashion shows made from society’s trash to entertain, educate and empower others to think, reuse & recycle
  • Learning and Activities Hosted By East Bay Community Energy

Kids Activities
Lots of hands on fun and learning at the Kids Zone with eco friendly activities, hosted by the Ecology Center Youth Development Program including face painting, storytime circle and planet friendly bubbles & more

Arts & Crafts
Enjoy browsing the wares of local arts & crafts vendors

Beer – Wine – Mojitos
Enjoy wine poured by De Novo Winery, a certified sustainable wine grower, Microbrews or try a Mojito made with local, organic, sustainably sourced ingredients

Food Demos & Sampling
Kitchen on Fire Cooking School & Collective Kitchen & Bar, prepared with ingredients locally sourced from Farmers Market Vendors

Featured Food from Farmers Markets Vendors
Cafe Zambala – Desta Ethiopian – La Oaxaquena – Andy & Cindy’s Thai Food – Tony’s Kettle Corn & Crepes – Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen – Big Little Bowl Soups
Himalayan, Ethiopian, Sambusas, Tamales, Tacos, Pupusas, Quesadillas, Thai Curries, Egg Rolls, Crepes, Caribbean, Roti Wraps, Organic, Vegan Soup


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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Club / DJ, Dance, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music
Address: 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA

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