Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in March 2016

March has scheduled itself into a cultural and musical frenzy in Tijuana, Mexico. While there is never a reason to be bored in Tijuana, this coming March will entertain young and old alike. Come out and discover all the treasures the city has to offer, immerse yourself in the cultural events held throughout the city, and show your entire family an amazing time with plenty of free events.

Tijuana has already matured into a culinary heaven, this month you have plenty of opportunities to see how the city is transforming itself into a cultural mecca as well.

So, Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

March in Tijuana

Specific Date Events and On Going Events

Specific Date Events:

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6:00pm)

Location: CECUT IMAX theatre

Information: The Mariinsky Orchestra, from Russia, will be performing at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City and their live performace will be transmitted into the IMAX screen at the CECUT. This is an event not to be missed!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 6:30pm

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

Information: “Dance at the Border, Contemporary dance and expression in the Border region”. This looks like an incredibly interesting premise, involving racism, immigration, and identity (as the organizers describe).

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:00pm and Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: Antiguo Palacio Municipal de Tijuana, Calle 2da., s/n esq. Constitucion, Zona Centro, CP 22000, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-688-1721 and +685-1527.

Information: The Baja California Orchestra will be performing at the central patio of the Old Municipal Palace in Downtown Tijuana

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 9:00pm

Location: Villa Saberios, Blvd. Sanchez Taboada esq Escuadron 201, 22010, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-175-6847 and 664-120-2985.

Information: Musical presentation based on the songs of Francisco Gabilondo Soler.

Price: $230.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket

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Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 starting at 9:00am and Saturday, March 5, 2016 starting at 12:00pm

Location: Pasaje Rodriguez, Local #49, Avenida Revolucion, Between 3rd and 4th Street, Zona Centro, 22000, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-552-9823. Email: pedagogiaarteycultura@gmail.com

Information: The theme for this art expo is “Art & Vision: A New Era”. Attendees can bring their own art pieces (foto, drawing, or painting) to share or just come to look and enjoy the other art pieces. The days events include free yoga (9 and 10am on Friday), Chi Kung (11am on Friday), Yoga (Saturday at 9 amd 10am), Meditation class (Saturday at 4pm), African dance class (Saturday at 5pm), and many other events.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: Gastro & Brew, Blvd. Cuauhtémoc Sur Poniente 2721, Colonia Davila, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Jazz concert presented in a fun setting

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016

Location: El Foro, Antiguo Palacio Jai Alai, Avenida Revolucion 8208, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Julieta Venegas, Tijuana raised artist, will perform at the Jai Alai in downtown Tijuana.

Price: $300.00 M.N. (pesos) each ticket

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Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX area vestibule

Information: Come learn about the evolution of music, dance exhibitions, dance protocol, and dance group dynamics, all while actually participating and dancing, through this active program. Children, youths and adults are all welcomed.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:00pm (Grand Opening on this date)

Location: CECUT, Exposition Hall, Lower Level

Information: “Expectativa” is a new exhibition at the CECUT museum and will be holding its grand opening on this date.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT IMAX Theatre

Information: “Window into the universe: The Sun” is a movie, talk, Q & A session, and telescope viewing opportunity all in one. Children have loved the past events held by the same group and adults enjoy the variety of information and opportunities available.

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

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Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: Presentation of “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Price: $200.00 M.N. (pesos) per ticket

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Date: Friday, March 18, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Temporary Exhibit Hall at Museo de las California (area)

Information: Audio-visual exposition of the music, spaces, and players in the cities musical history. This is the date for the exhibits grand opening and is therefore free.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, March 18, 2016 at 8:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: A Tango concert presented by “Tango de Frontera” before they depart on their Argentina Tour

Price: $150.00-250.00 M.N. (pesos) each ticket, depending on seat location.

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Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 and Sunday, March 20, 2016

Location: NTC Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur, Barracks 16, San Diego, CA, 92106. (619) 752-6118. www.latinamericanartfestival.com

Information: I usually don’t post activities across the border but decided to add this one for any readers in the CA area who might want to attend.

Price: Check festival website for details

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Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 12:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: “Peter and the Wolf” is a play where Peter is a disobedient child who runs away with his friends, the bird and the duck. It is in the woods near his grandfathers home that he faces a hungry wolf who tries to eat the three friends.

Price: $160.00 M.N. (pesos) for adults, $100.00 M.N. (pesos) for children

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Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Concert interpreting Sor, Giuliani, Rodrigo, and Julio Cesar Oliva, among others.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video room

Information: “Musical Appreciation, German Musical” is a video-musical presentation offered in the CECUT video room.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: Rosarito Beach Hotel

Information: “Baja Sand” is an afternoon with folkloric dance, art, sand castles, and music in Rosarito beach.

Price: $5.00 USD per person

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Date: Friday, March 25, 2016 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Multi-media music concert including violins, pianos, cellos, and many other musical instruments coming together to form a great evening of musical talent.

Price: $120.00 M.N. (pesos)

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Date: Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 4:00pm

Location: CECUT, El Cubo vestibule area

Information: An open space for the whole family to dance, or learn to dance, in style

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell room

Information: Classical guitar concert with interpretations of classical pieces and some new tendencies

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, March 27, 2016 starting at 3:00pm

Location: Galerias Hipodromo Mall, Blvd. AguaCaliente 11999, Colonia Hipodromo, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-681-6885.

Information: Bring the whole family to enjoy a day out at Galerias Hipodromo with an Easter Day celebration. Activities will be available for the whole family.

Price: Free Admission

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On Going Events:

Date: Saturdays & Sundays in March-April

Location: CECUT

Information: Learn to play chess, or just practice with other children, at the CECUT. Saturdays from 12:30-2pm you have a beginners class for ages 6-12 and from 2-3:30pm there will be an advanced class for ages 6-12. On Sundays there is class for children ages 3-5. Sundays advance class is held from 11-12:30 and the beginners class is held from 12:30-2pm. Space IS limited so please register ahead if possible.

Price: $300.00 M.N. (pesos) per child.

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Date: Oh! Zone is opened every day with Monday being “Student Day” with 20% discount

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

Information: There is something for everyone in the family at Oh! Zone. Our latest review of our fun filled day can be found here.

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

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Date: Everyday in March 2016

Location: CECUT, Theatre vestibule

Information: “Monitos… y Divas” is an art exposition by Gabriel Adame sure to please the whole family. His work has been called “important for today and essential for tomorrow” by his peers and the CECUT.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Dates throughout March

Location: Three locations throughout the month: Antiguo Palacio Municipal, Casa de la cultura Tijuana and Casa de la cultura Playas de Tijuana

Information: The Baja California Orchestra has five scheduled concerts throughout the month of March 2016

Price: Free Admission

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Date: February 26 to July 18, 2016 from 10:00am to 2:00pm (on Saturdays)

Location: El Trompo Interactive Science Museum

Information: Children ages 8-15 can learn about robotics and the science behind building their own robot at El Trompo. There are three levels/ courses and this is the first one.

Price: $2,650.00 M.N. per participant

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Date: March 21 to April 1, 2016 from 9:00am to 3:30pm

Location: Km 19, Carretera Libre a Rosarito. Please call or email for further information on specific instructions and location.

Information: This active kids camp (held during Easter break) is a great way for kids to interact, practice their Spanish, or just play with the animals and activities included in the camp.

Price: $200.00 M.N. (pesos) per day, per child. Includes all food. 50% discount for sibling groups.

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday in March 2016

Location: CECUT Childrens area (CECUTi)

Information: Children are welcomed for specially designed reading times on Saturdays and poetry readings for kids on Sundays at 12:00pm.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Available throughout March 2016

Location: CECUT IMAX Theatre

Information: “Wild America” is an IMAX film that introduces the viewer to the National Parks in the USA

Price: $48.00 M.N. (pesos) for general admission, $27.00 M.N. (pesos) for children’s admission, and $29.00 M.N. (pesos) on Wednesday admissions.

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Date: Various dates throughout March (check out details in attached picture)

Location: The Cook Book, Plaza Jardin Local 1, Via Rapida Pte. y Leona Vicario 4246, Zona Rio, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +664-200-2102.

Information: Thematic cooking classes popular with locals.

Price: Price varies by class but will generally be either $480.00 pesos or $500.00 pesos per person, per class.

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Date: Various dates throughout March 2016. Please view attached picture for more information.

Location: The Cook Book, Calle 10 #482 Entre Ruiz y Obregon, Zona Centro, Ensenada, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +156-5384.

Information: Thematic cooking class for anyone interested.

Price: Price varies depending on class. Please call venue for more specific information.

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Date: Every Sunday in March 2016

Location: CECUT

Information: “Stories of Quixote” is an interactive, high energy, comical and child friendly interpretation of the stories that make up this classical 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 expected. A highly recommended event for both children and adults alike.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Saturday in March 2016

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: Available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in March 2016

Location: Galerias Hipodromo, (1st floor, by the central courtyard), Blvd. Agua Caliente No. 11999, Colonial Hipodromo, 22024, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 681 6885.

Information: Ceramic painting at Galerias Hipodromo. Kids and adults can choose a ceramic piece to paint in the mall courtyard to take home.

Price: $25.00 M.N. (pesos) per ceramic painting

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Date: Deal available every Tuesday in March 2016

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 Tuesday in March 2016

Location: Mundo Divertido Tijuana, Local #62, Plaza Mundo Divertido, Avenida Via Rapida Pte., Fraccionamiento San Jose, 22202, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 701 7133.

Information: Tuesday Special: $80.00 M.N. (pesos) for 1 hour of unlimited rides wristband ($175.00 M.N. every other day). Mundo Divertido is a family entertainment center with carnival style rides, arcade games, and its own food court. Additionally, it is located right next to a movie theatre with English subtitle and Spanish language movies.

Price: $22 pesos per individual ticket (you will need 2-5 for each ride), $80 pesos for a 1 hour unlimited rides wristband on Tuesdays, and $175 pesos for the 1 hour wristband every other day.

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Date: Open Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday & Sunday, 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. The run different monthly specials and event so make sure you check their website to finalize your plans (March events have not been posted as of February 26 but I wanted to get this information out to everyone).

Price: $90 pesos general admission into all exhibits. The museum is running a special until March 31, 2016 and entrance will be $68.00 pesos during this month!

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The amazing thing 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. I invite you to come and discover why we love Tijuana so much. And make sure to subscribe to our blog (on the right hand side). 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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