Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in January 2017

Happy New Year!!!

Ok, I’m a bit late. Ok, about a week late.

We’ve been busy exploring and moving between three different cities, enjoying family holiday time, and, yes, procrastinating a bit. Still, this is my favorite post to write each month and I am happy to finally get to share some of the exciting events to enjoy this January in Tijuana, Mexico.

So, without further adieu, Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

Specific Date Events and On Going Events:

Specific Date Events:

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Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT IMAX Theatre

Information: “A Window into the Universe: The Enigma of Black Matter”. Come out to enjoy an evening of pondering this mystery of the universe and looking at the night sky with the powerful telescopes available for the night.

Price: $22.00 M.N. per person

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Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART Tijuana, Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273.

Information: “Migrant Mexico: A Traveling Soul”, an exposition of art

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Two decades, Six chords”, a guitar concert.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 11:00am to 7:00pm

Location: Pasaje Rodriguez, Avenida Constuticion 720, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Enjoy a day of open bazaar and cultural sales and charms at the Pasaje Rodriguez space.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Location: Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273, ext 110.

Information: “Tango Milonga”. Come and enjoy the Tango at CEART

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Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00pm

Location: La Antigua Bodega de Papel, Av. Plutarco Elias Calles 2012, Zona Centro, 22000, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 634 0310.

Information: Come out and enjoy this special tribute to The Beatles by Revolution Band. Must be over 18 to attend this concert.

Price: $100.00 M.N.

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Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 3:00pm

Location: Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Preambulo”, The music and guitar of Manuel Maria Ponce.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais Room

Information: “Tenochtitlan: Archeology in the heart of Mexico City”, a presentation.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Exposition Hall Vestibule

Information: Come out to dance, listen to music, learn some new steps, and make new friends while sharing a passion for movement!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Momo” is the story of a lonely child living amongst the ruins of an old theatre and Gigi, a youth who likes to listen to stories.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video Room

Information: “Musical Appreciation- in Romantic Style”.

Price: Free Admission

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On Going Events:

Date: Every day throughout January 2017

Location: Oh Zone! (inside of Galerias Hipodromo), Blvd. Agua Caliente, 11999-208, Colonial Agua Caliente, 22024, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 608 4436.

Information: The Oh Zone! family fun center is the perfect place to be in this January weather. Located inside the Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Oh Zone has it all: bowling, rock climbing, roller skating, an arcade, and even its own snack bar!

Price: Price depends on activity selected and includes: Bowling for $53 pesos on weekdays and $91 pesos on the weekends, Sky Jamboree for $45 pesos, Rock Wall for $30 pesos, Roller Skating and arcade.

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in January 2017 at 11:00am

Location: CECUT, CECUTi Children’s Area

Information: January 7 & 8: making a toy, January 14 & 15: Paper art, January 21 & 22: creating something from clay, and January 28 & 29: painting workshop.

Price: $17.00 M.N. per child

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in January 2017

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum, Libramiento Los Insurgentes s/n, Zona Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 634 3476.

Information: With three major science events every weekend day, El Trompo is even more of an amazing deal! El Trompo is a fun and interactive science center where the knowledgeable staff will be able to guide the children or answer any questions that they may have. With several floors of science and wide-open spaces, this museum is definitely one of our favorites.

Price: Free with museum admission

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Date: Every Saturday in January 2017 from 10:00am to 11:00am

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum, Libramiento Los Insurgentes s/n, Zona Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 634 3476.

Information: This beginners level chess class is the perfect way to get the brain going before touring the rest of the science museum! El Trompo is an amazing and interactive science center where the knowledgeable staff will be able to guide the children or answer any questions that they may have. With several floors of science and wide-open spaces, this museum is definitely one of our favorites.

Price: Free (no museum admission needed).

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Date: Every Sunday in January 2017

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum, Libramiento Los Insurgentes s/n, Zona Rio Tijuana, 3era Etapa, 22226, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 634 3476.

Information: Sundays are dedicated to Newton and then to hands-on experiments during this months special programing. El Trompo is an amazing and interactive science center where the knowledgeable staff will be able to guide the children or answer any questions that they may have. With several floors of science and wide-open spaces, this museum is definitely one of our favorites.

Price: Free with museum admission

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Date: Every Tuesday in January 2017, all day long

Location: Mini City, (located inside of Plaza Rio Tijuana), Blvd. Paseo de los Heroes #95, Local C4, Zona Rio, 22010, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 345 8705 and +52 664 200 2112.

Information: Mini City is a children’s world where they can “play adult”. There are sections throughout the center where the kids can become doctors, scientists, farmers, soccer players, firefighters, and fulfill their roles in many more occupations. Activity and learning come together throughout the various sections and “businesses” with every child engaged with the exhibits. This is truly a great place for the kids to enjoy an afternoon out.

Price: $159.00 M.N. per child and $59.00 M.N. per adult.

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Date: Every Tuesday in January 2017 at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Location: CECUT

Information: Learn the classic and most beloved dances of Mexico in this active and fun dance class.

Price: $500.00 M.N. tuition fee

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Date: Available throughout January 2017

Location: Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273.

Information: “Montecristo”, an art exposition available at the CEART cinema vestibule.

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Date: Available throughout January 2017

Location: Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273.

Information: “Intimidades Collectivas”, an exposition.

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Date: Registration starts on January 16 and classes start on January 30, 2017

Location: Centro Estatal de las Artes Tijuana, Via Rapida Oriente 15320, Zona Rio, 3era Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 104 0273.

Information: CEART is much more than a wonderful venue full of art and music. It is also a place where young and old-er can come and learn and grow. As such, CEART offers a wide array of classes- from classical dance to music- for anyone willing to learn. Check out their facebook page to see their long list of classes and enroll!

Price: Varies depending on course.

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As always, these events are but a small sample of everything that Tijuana has to offer this month. Come out and visit this thriving city! I know you will enjoy yourself, be immersed in the local culture, and find yourself coming back for more.

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