Oxnard Salsa Festival

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Presented by the Oxnard Downtowners, the award-winning Oxnard Salsa Festival features the region’s top salsa and Latin Jazz bands, non-stop salsa dancing, marketplace shopping, tortilla art for kids, a Salsa Tasting Tent, two international food courts, and salsa dance exhibitions.

The 23rd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival was held during July 30 & 31, 2016. The 2017 Festival is scheduled for July 29-30, 2017.

If you are a member of the media who would like to attend, please contact Diane Rumbaugh to secure a press pass BEFORE FESTIVAL WEEKEND.

2017 Press Releases

May 22,2017Local Talent Showcased on the Community Stage 

May 11, 2017 – Entries Being Accepted for The Great Oxnard Salsa Challenge

March 1, 2017Vendor Applications Available

February 21, 2017 –  Dates Set for the 2017 Oxnard Salsa Festival

2016 Press Releases

August 12, 2016 –  Dancing with Our Community Stars Results

June 20, 2016 2016 Press Kit

June 15, 2016 – Oxnard Salsa Festival Announces Six Stars for the ‘Dancing with our Community Stars Dance Contest and Charity Fundraiser’

June 13, 2016 – Main Stage Seating Now Available

May 26, 2016 Great Oxnard Salsa Challenge

May 11, 2016 Exciting Main Stage Lineup

March 5, 2016 – Vendor Applications now available

February 5, 2016 – Date Set for the 2016 Oxnard Salsa Festival

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Media Contact:

Diane Rumbaugh
Festival Media


Photography throughout site is courtesy of Chris Zsarnay, Ruth Ballin, Kenneth Earl, Kelly Gray, Scott Hern, Richard Jenkins.

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