Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in February 2016

The month most likely associated with love will be celebrated enjoying music in Tijuana. There are some great events this month and most of them revolve around the appreciation of music and the arts.

So, Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

February in Tijuana

Specific Date Events and On Going Events

Specific Date Events:

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:00pm (and Friday, February 5, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Casa de la Cultura Playas de Tijuana)

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: The Baja California Orchestra will perform some of their classic pieces and, for the first time, their new piece: “My children”, composed by Dante Bazua. There will also be special guests at this performance.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00am

Location: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Municipal Public Library of Tijuana, 22789. +684-9320. For more information you can also contact: arteparaelcambiotj@gmail.com

Information: “Art for Change” is a festival in El Pipila neighborhood full of games, murals, puppet shows, story time by local police, and cultural activities for all. A full day of fun and activities for the whole family.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, February 5, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Café Literario, Casa de la Cultura Tijuana

Information: This free Jazz clinic will be hosted by Maestro Rene A. Perez and will look at the history of Jazz and its many sounds.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 11:00am to 8:00pm

Location: Mini City, inside of Plaza Rio Tijuana Mall, Zona Urbana Rio, Tijuana, 22100, Tijuana, Mexico.

Information: Mini City will celebrate its 3rd birthday this weekend and will have gifts, games, prizes, cake, a piñata and much more in store for its guests on this special day

Price:$149.00 M.N. (pesos) for children ages 3-12, $75.00 M.N. for children ages 1-2 years, 11 months, and $49.00 M.N. for parent/ adults.

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Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, CECUTi section

Information: “Ghosts and Mysteries” reading series is geared towards children. The aim is to inspire children to read through the mystery and intrigue of this genre. An age range of 8-15 years is recommended with group 1 consisting of 8-11 year olds and group 2 consisting of 12-15 year olds. The first session will begin on Saturday, February 6th and sessions will continue to be held every two weeks.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: Hostal Pangea Tijuana. Calle 1era y Avenida Mexico, #8250 (between Avenida Revolucion and Calle Madero, infront of the wax museum).

Information: Todos Santos will travel from Ensenada to Tijuana to share their gypsy music filled with Balkan, Arab, and Middle Eastern influences that are mixed with Mexican sounds to make their impressive musical sounds.

Price: $60.00 M.N. (pesos) per person ($3.53 U.S. dollars)

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Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: An evening celebrating the musical talents and possibilities of the guitar. From oriental classics to the Tango, the evening will be full of delights including works by Dusan Bogdanovic, Jorge Cardoso and Leo Brouwer.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: Macroplaza Insurgentes Mall

Information: “Dance to Love” is a dance contest held at Macroplaza Mall with three separate prizes awarded at the end of the dance off.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Romantic concert”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:30pm at Pasaje Rodriguez, Estacion Theatre and Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 7:00pm at CECUT

Location: Friday at Pasaje Rodriguez, Estacion Theatre and Saturday night at CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Border Labs” is an encounter between artists, organizations and the people of Los Angeles, CA and Tijuana, Mexico. Those present will work to further understand the border and cultural mentality of the region as well as several plays and writings about the issues at hand.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Rememberance”, a guitar concert of classic music

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Parque de la Amistad, Casa de la Cultura Playas de Tijuana

Information: Come and enjoy this organic market in the heart of Playas de Tijuana. Along with organic products and sustainable artisanal works, the market will offer vegan food, natural products, and excellent food options for all.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Minors as irregular refugees in the North of Mexico and in Europe”. This conference will look at culture and migration to try to understand recent events in our world.

Price: Free admission

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Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 3:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video room

Information: Reading of this book will be performed by the children in the “Club Somos Lectores” (Club “We are readers”) followed by a showing of the Henry Selick movie on the screen

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Of Nostalgia, Games, and Happiness”, a musical guitar concert where these three themes are explored in their musical forms.

Price: Free Admission

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On Going Events:

Date: Today through February 13, 2016

Location: Oh! Zone Entertainment Complex, LOcated on the top floor of the Galerias Hipodromo Mall, 11999-208, Blvd. Agua Caliente, 22024, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 608 4436.

Information: Oh Zone is having a photo contest. Submit your favorite picture of a kiss and then have your friends “like” it on the Oh! Zone facebook page. Winners will be announced on Valentine’s day and receive 500 credits on an Oh! Zone games center card to use at any game machine in the center.

Price: Free to Submit Photo

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Date: Wednesday afternoons

Location: Casa de la Cultura Altamira, Tijuana, Mexico. Tel., +637-3122

Information: Come down to Tijuana and enroll in a traditional Flamenco dance class! Enjoy the class every Wednesday afternoon

Price: Call Center for specific prices

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Date: THroughout February 2016

Location: CECUT

Information: “Monitos y Divas” is an art exposition bringing Tecate to life

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, February 19, 2016

Location: CECUT, IMAX theatre

Information: “Wild America” is an IMAX film exploring the national parks system in the USA

Price: $$8.00 M.N. (pesos) for general admission, $27.00 M.N. for children’s admission, and $29.00 M.N. for special Wednesday admissions. In U.S. dollars that is roughly: $3.00/$1.69/$1.81.

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Date: Various dates throughout February 2016

Location: CEART, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente No. 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa , Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +104-02-73 and +625-1057.

Information: CEART is offering various children and adult classes to further ones knowledge and cultural understanding. Classes include: ballet, flamenco, belly dancing, theatre, ceramics, guitar, chorus, and many more.

Price: Price varies by class, please call to ask specific questions

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Date: Various dates throughout February 2016 (classes begin February 3, 2016)

Location: Alianza Francesa Tijuana

Information: French classes taught by faculty from the French Alliance in Tijuana. This class is geared towards children ages 11-13 years old. Classes are from 5:30-7:00pm. For more information, please contact the organization directly at tel., +622-1522.

Price: $900.00 M.N. (pesos) for subscription (annual fee), $750.00 M.N. monthly tuition fee

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Date: Sundays throughout February 2016 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: “Stories of Quixote” is an interactive, high energy, comical and child friendly interpretation of the stories that make up this classic tale. We’ve had the pleasure of attending this story time and found it hilarious and very entertaining, particularly when we realized that audience participation would be encouraged and expected.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Saturday in February 2016 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT

Information: “The Little Prince” is shared in a child friendly performance where young and old can enjoy its lessons.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturdays and Sundays throughout February 2016 at 11:00am

Location: CECUT, CECUTi area

Information: Saturday and Sunday February 6 & 7th: jewelry workshop, Saturday and Sunday February 13 &14th: Art Lab, Saturday and Sunday February 20 & 21st: Optical illusion games, and Saturday and Sunday February 27 & 28th: Painting workshop.

Price: $17.00 M.N. (pesos) per child ($1.00 U.S. dollar)

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Date: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:00pm (and on going after the grand opening on this date)

Location: CECUT, Central exposition room

Information: “Equestrian visions”, abstract and acrylic forms explored by this Tijuana artists

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Various dates throughout February 2016

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum at Libramiento los Insurgentes, Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 644 634 3476.

Information: There are several activities this month to be enjoyed at El Trompo. From decorating cupcakes (February 13 &14), to superhero events on the weekends, to the Girls Science Club on February 27th, El Trompo has more than enough events and activities to merit a visit. Click on the calendar below for a better view or visit their website for more information.

Price: Regular prices for science museum admission are $90.00 M.N. (pesos) per person, $45.00 M.N. (pesos) with the February Monday and Wednesday sale price of 50% off.

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As always, these are just some of the many activities happening throughout the city of Tijuana in February. This is a vibrant city, full of life and child friendly opportunities. I invite you to come and discover why we love Tijuana so much. And make sure to subscribe to our blog. You will receive up to date information on all the amazing places we discover in Tijuana and around the world. You can also like us on our Border Free Adventures Facebook page to check out more daily events, videos, and pictures of this grand adventure.

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