The picturesque city of Ensenada, Mexico, is a coastal city situated just south of San Diego in the Baja California Peninsula. It is often referred to as the “Cinderella of the Pacific”. While the beauty of majestic Ensenada is enough to entice any visitor, there are also many festivals and events you can enjoy while paying a visit to this enchanting area. The following are some of Ensenada’s 2019 festivals and events you don’t want to miss, brought to you by Air Evac International:
Bike Fest by EnsenadaBike.Fest: March 30th
Explore all that Baja has to offer by enjoying a 10-mile bike ride with the Ensenada Bike Fest Team. You will begin at the ranch, and ride through some 100 acres of property. Enjoy beautiful views of the valley and even a few colorful bridges. At the end of the ride, Canneria Cerveza craft beer and a resort style pool awaits.
Blue Sky Festival, Ensenada, Hosted by TNTAV Mexico April 5-7
Enjoy three days of food, fun and music, including a TNTAV AC/DEC Tribute from the Antelope Valley, along with the amazing Corazon De Mana Band, Aspen Rock Band and Led Zepagain.
SYBeInspired Trip For Cancer Warriors, April 5-7th
Be part of an inspirational event by attending the reflective and restorative three-day retreat lead by Katie Be Happyy, Leadership Director of SurfYogaBeer. The event takes place in Ensenada and includes completing a project at a local orphanage, wine tastings from wineries all over Baja, an introduction to meditation, self-growth workshops, amazingly scrumptious Mexican cuisine and a nature inspired and enhanced spiritual recharge. Though most will have to pay to attend this restorative event, 20 cancer warriors will have their cost waved as a way to commend them for a battle hard fought and won.
Baja Kayak Fest: Hosted by Baja Kayak Festival April 5th
Come take part in this festival, which takes place annually and celebrates the art of kayaking. Enjoy the rugged beauty of the Pacific Ocean near Ensenada, Baja, Mexico. This event is not for the faint of heart, only adventurers need apply.
Las Conchas y Vino Nuevo Festival Tour, May 2nd-7th
Begin your tour by taking a flight from you home airport to Tijuana. From this location, you board a luxury van, which will take you into Ensenada to the hotel Torre Lucera. Once here, you will check into a luxurious room overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean. Enjoy a late lunch at the hotel, then relax by the pool. You can even explore Ensenada via Uber. Friday, you will begin your tour of the Valle de Guadalupe wineries after partaking of breakfast in your hotel. The wineries selected to tour are all hand chosen by the guide who has years of wine experience worldwide. On Sunday, get ready for the main event the Las Conchas y el Vina Nuevo Festival, which will take place right on site at the hotel. Enjoy young wines, roses and whites as well as the area’s rich bounty of seafood prepared for you by restaurants all throughout Mexico. Relax and enjoy all the splendor of the ocean as you partake in the very best of Mexican wine and food. Remember, your tour fee includes all samples.
Cristian Castro Ensenada in Ensenada, Foro Santo Tomas, May 18th
Scheduled to perform in the ever impressive Foro Santo Tomas, is Cristian Castro, who has become one of the most popular artists of the decade. Don’t miss your opportunity to take part in an event of a lifetime. Sing along, dance, jump and enjoy the sounds of Cristian Castro Ensenada in person and make memories you will treasure for the rest of your days.
Air Supply En Ensenada! Hosted by Royal House Society and BAJAMAR, Ocean Front Golf Resort, June 29th
What is more legendary than the great Air Supply? Enjoy the sound of Australian Air Supply in Ensenada! This soft rock duo made up of Australian Russell Hitchock and English Graham Russell perform in Bajamar’s within the magnificent Infinity Center, Ocean Front Golf Resort. Don’t miss this critically lauded duo that is considered one of the best of this generation.
If you’re a beer lover, you can’t miss the Ensenada Beer Fest. Each year, during this festival, you can experience craft beers from all over the country in a fun, entertaining atmosphere. Over 120 breweries are participating, 20 restaurants are offering delicious fare, four groups are entertaining with music, and you can enjoy lectures explaining the behind-the-scenes methods used by your favorite breweries.
Premium Wine And Tapas Tasting Experience, Hosted by Trevista Vineyards, Multiple Dates
Trevista Vineyards is a boutique winery located in Mexico’s wine country. It is a charming and relaxing environment where passion for good company, good food and good wine come together to create an unforgettable experience. Along with your tour ticket, you get to tour the wine cellar and learn more about the natural farming practices Trevista Vineyards employs. Once your tour is complete, get situated by taking a seat at the beautiful farm table where you will partake of a guided vertical tasting that includes three different years of wines, pared skillfully with delicious tapas. This is of course is all while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere surrounding the vineyards.
The Festival of Ensenada: August 2-19th
This world-renowned event takes place August 2nd through the 19th. It celebrates the new edition of the Festival de la Cosecha y la Vendimia. It is a cultural representation of the region and often attracts thousands of visitors annually. Not only will you get to enjoy beautiful city of Ensenada while attending this festival, but you will learn how Ensenada grapes are processed and taste the best wines in the region.
Enjoy all the above events and festivals when visiting beautiful Ensenada, Mexico.