Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in June 2016

The weather is beautiful and Tijuana is in full swing for some fun in the sun! This may not be a beach town, but there are a multitude of cultural, fun, and family friendly events scheduled throughout town. Make this the month you discover a new venue, try something new, or simply visit and enjoy a classic.

Tijuana is at the cusp of a revival and the energy is palpable. Check out some of what June has to offer and discover why so many locals and guests alike fall in love with Tijuana every day.

Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

Specific Date Events and On Going Events

Specific Date Events

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: Concert presentation by the Baja California Orchestra

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, June 3, 2016 at 9:00pm and Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 8:00pm and 9:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX Theatre

Information: IMAX laser show at the CECUT IMAX screen

Price: $52.00 M.N. general admission, $31.00 M.N. children’s admission

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Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Saturday with the Youth Symphony”, a musical concert to demonstrate the great advances of the Youth Symphony of Baja California

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm and on Saturday, June 11 & 18, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: CECUT, Video Room

Information: This weekly club invites you to join them as they discover and appreciate the best of international opera through their video screen room

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 3:00pm and on Saturday, June 11 & 25, 2016 at 3:00pm

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agual Caliente, 11999, Col. Hipodromo, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664 681 6885.

Information: Held on the second floor of Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Pop Art Walk will help to introduce different forms of art to the local community

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Room 1

Information: “Seed and Hope”, a photography exhibit by the CECUT, serves as the inspiration for this exhibit in El Cubo room of the CECUT museum

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: As a fixture of 1970’s Tijuana Rock and Roll, La Cruz will present its biggest hits as they trace their trajectory from local scenes to the national scale.

Price: $100.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket (includes concert and exposition)

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Date: Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX Vestibule

Information: A family friendly dance session where everyone can learn and practice new steps and dance moves

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 1:30pm

Location: CECUT

Information: Rock n’ Taco Fest 2016

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Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm and Saturdays 18 & 25, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, CECUTi Childrens Area

Information: A literary and creative outlet of Dr. Seuss and Kestutis Kasparavi favorites, children will enjoy readings and activities related to those- including literary creations and papel sculptures. Aimed at children ages 7-15, this workshop is free but does require advanced registration by emailing: cecuti@cecut.gob.mx

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 6:00pm and Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: With pianos, guitars, and the harmonica, among other musical instruments, this night of Fusion is sure to delight all music lovers

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 3:00pm and Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 3:00pm

Location: Parque Morelos Tijuana, Av. de los Insurgentes 16000, Rio Tijuana 3ra. Etapa, 22105 Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 625 2469.

Information: “Opera in the Parque Morelos” offers city residents access to Opera presentations in an outdoor setting. Offered every Sunday, there are two functions of Madame Butterfly this June. For more information you can call the offices of Opera en Tijuana at 686-3280.

Price: $50.00 M.N. (pesos) per person

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Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Latin American Concert”. A musical and guitar presentation of the music in Latin America.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Vestibule

Information: “Concert for Two Pianos”

Price: Free Admission with ticket

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Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX Theatre

Information: “A Window into the Universe: Astrology or Astronomy?”. This monthly conference series will include a presentation, film, Q & A session, and the chance to use the Astronomy Club’s telescopes to view the night sky at the end of the evening.

Price: $22.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket

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Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Room 1

Information: A Photo-documentary by Antonio Turok

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais Room

Information: Celebrating “The King of Mambo”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 10:00am

Location: Casa de la Cultura, Playas de Tijuana. Paseo Playas de Tijuana 777, Seccion Jardines, 22517, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 630 9714.

Information: Tijuana’s Fantastic Fest will celebrate all things comic-cosplay-anime

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 5:00pm

Information: Food Garden. For more information you can contact: marketingpolen@gmail.com

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: Live musical presentation by the students at the Superior School of Music in Mexico.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Oaxacan cuisine and its ancestral ingredients”. Get to know the different ways to prepare traditional dishes from this part of the country

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Central Exposition Area

Information: “Miradas” opening night exhibition

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo Vestibule

Information: This program is all about offering a chance to enjoy the traditions, music, steps and origins of Danzon.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Sala de Espectaculos

Information: 20th Anniversary “Summer Concert” by this talented orchestra

Price: $100.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket

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Date: Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Bach to Brouwer” musical concert

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video Room

Information: “Musical Appreciation” will delight crowds with its selection and talent

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Reading Room

Information: “Truenque de Libros” is a book swap held at the CECUT where anyone can come with adult, youth or children’s books to swap and enjoy

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: A classic evening with the Baja California Orchestra

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Sala de Espectaculos

Information: Come and enjoy an evening of Ballet with a classical production from some of the best dancers in the region

Price: $215.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket

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On Going Events:

Date: Various activities and specials throughout the week

Location: Oh Zone! Entertainment Family Complex is inside of Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. Agua Caliente 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-681-6885.

Information: There is something for everyone in the family at Oh Zone!

Price: Varies depending on activity. Roller skating is $63 pesos for two hours (skate rental included), bowling is $52 pesos for a round with shoe rental, the rock wall is $30 pesos per climb, Sky Jamboree is $37 pesos, and the arcade games are approximately .25 cents.

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Date: 2 X 1 deal available every Tuesday in June

Location: Mini City Tijuana is located inside the Plaza Rio Mall at Blvd. Paseo de los Heroes #95, Local C4, Zona Rio, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 684 0393.

Information: 2 X 1 Special Tuesday deal. Mini City is a child centered mini world where kids interact and simulate the everyday life of the adults that surround them. Through play and simulation, kids learn the responsibilities and benefits of working in a dairy farm, a medical clinic, a futbol team, a firehouse, a supermarket, and several other work spaces. Truly a fun experience for both children and adults.

Price: Regular price is $149.00 M.N. (pesos) for children’s admission and $45.00 M.N. (pesos) for adult admission

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in June 2016

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais Room

Information: Children and adults can enjoy matinee viewings of “Ambar” on Satudays at 12:00pm and “Wallace and Gromit” on Sundays at 12:00pm.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in June 2016 at 11:00am

Location: CECUT, CECUTi Children’s Room

Information: June 4 & 5: Batik Painting workshop, June 11 & 12: Painting and Drawing Workshop, June 18 & 19: Clay Sculpting Workshop, June 25 & 26: Metal Engraving Workshop.

Price: $17.00 M.N. (pesos) per child

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in June 2016 at 12:00pm

Location: CECUT, CECUTi Children’s Area

Information: Children’s books are read and shared with attendees. Saturday readings themes: monsters we carry within and Sunday reading themes: The stories of Don Eraclio.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Tuesday in June 2016 at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

Location: CECUT, Workshop Room #8

Information: Learn to dance some of the nation’s most classic steps in this fun and intensive weekly class.

Price: $500.00 M.N. (pesos) monthly

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Date: Varies

Location: Tren Turistico at www.trenatecate.com/ This train travels from Tijuana to Tecate.

Information: Tren Turistico is now available for special birthday celebrations.

Price: Contact 662-9771 for price information

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Date: Open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday-Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm

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

Information: El Trompo is an amazing, big, clean, and incredibly hands-on science museum that is sure to be a hit with the family. They run different monthly specials and events so make sure to check out their website to finalize your plans.

Price: $68 pesos special admission fee for the month of June

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Date: Open every day from 6:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Parque Morelos Tijuana, Av. de los Insurgentes 16000, Rio Tijuana 3ra. Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 625 2469.

Information: Parque Morelos Tijuana is a grand park with ample space to run and play or just to take a stroll and calming walk. Inside the park there are 11 kiosks, 10 separate green areas, BBQ pits to enjoy and use, bicycle paths, water splash park set up in certain seasons, and roaming and changing entertainment such as singers, musical bands, puppet shows, and much more depending on the date.

Price: Free admission. Some activities may incur a separate charge.

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Date: Open every day from 10:00am to 3:00pm or 5:00pm (depending on section)

Location: Parque Morelos Tijuana, Av. de los Insurgentes 16000, Rio Tijuana 3ra. Etapa, 22105, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 625 2469.

Information: Parque Morelos Tijuana has a zoo and reptile area within its park limits that can be enjoyed by all.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Open every day from 9:00am to 6:00pm

Location: Albercas El Vergel, Camino al Vergel 1, Alamar, 22110, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., + 52 664 621 3066.

Information: El Vergel Pools is a waterpark with plenty of space, pools, and slides for the whole family to enjoy.

Price: Adult admission is $120.00 M.N. and Children’s admission is $80.00 M.N.

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Date: Saturday, June 11, 18 and 25, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, CECUTi Children’s Area

Information: Saturday’s in June will be filled with stories and activities curated by a Dr. Seuss and/ or Kestutis Kasparavi theme. Admission is free but registration is required. If you wish to attend please send an email to cecuti@cecut.gob.mx

Price: Free Admission

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The amazing this is that these are just a small sample of the many events that are taking place in Tijuana. This is a vibrant city, full of life and child friendly opportunities. Yes, I will say it again: Tijuana is very child friendly, extremely family friendly, and full of fun for the whole family. There are many events and activities for children to enjoy in Tijuana. Of course, there are many opportunities for adults to enjoy the culture and life of Tijuana as well.

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2 thoughts on “Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in June 2016

  1. I recently discovered your blog and I am so greatful for what your doing here! I have searched for awhile for a comprehensive list of monthly events based around music, arts and family events in Tijuana and you have done an amazing job compiling the info! Thank you so very much, I am really enjoying it!!! Now thanks to you my family and I will be able to travel down to TJ from San Diego to enjoy many events!

    1. You are very welcome! I am so glad that you find it useful and helpful!

      You may want to subscribe to the blog as I write the “Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Events this (month)” post for every month. The July issue will be out soon and if you subscribe you will get it straight to your inbox:)

      I hope you enjoy and get to visit Tijuana for many of its awesome upcoming events!

      You can also “like” us on our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BorderFreeAdventures as I will link fox our blog posts there too and provide new events that come out after I publish the monthly events calendar too!

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