Let’s Enjoy Tijuana: Great Events in March 2017

Spring is almost here and, in Tijuana, the city is abuzz with the endless possibilities the sunshine brings (you know, if it ever actually stops raining). Think outdoor lunch at the Mercado Hidalgo or a chance for the kids to run around Parque Morelos. Of course, with 105 Kid Friendly things to do in Tijuana, you are sure to enjoy your visit to this thriving and energized city. There is an amazing foodie culture, Art galleries that range from eclectic to traditional, a fun music scene, and a family friendly culture that welcomes the giggles of your happy kids.

So, Let’s Enjoy Tijuana!

Specific Date Events and On Going Events:

Specific Date Events:

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Date: Wednesday, March 1 to Friday, March 3, 2017

Location: Colegio Aleman Cuauhtemoc Hank, Blvd. Agua Caliente #12027, Colonia Hipodromo, 22420, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 505 2358

Information: This school sponsored book fair is a great way to learn about excellent children’s books available, attend literacy workshops, and attend read out louds for the kids.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CEART, 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: “Myers Evolution” is the newest exhibit opening at CEART

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Date: Saturday, March 4 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Tijuana Cultural Center, Federico Campbell Room. Paseo de los Heroes 9350, Zona Urbana Rio, 22010, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., + 52 664 687 9600.

Information: This fun theatrical performance will bring together theatre and futbol to try to finally answer the question: Quien se picha las sodas?

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 1:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: The youth lyrical ensemble will present songs from around the world in this performance directed by Mtro. Jose Medina

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: Tango at the CECUT is a chance to enjoy the tango as a spectator and participant in this family friendly event.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX Theatre

Information: “A Window into the Universe: Spring Equinox” is a chance to learn about the celestial skies, ask questions of the experts, and enjoy an evening looking at the night sky with the telescopes on loan from the Astronomy Society

Price: $22.00 M.N.

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Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017- All day

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

Information: El Trompo is a fun and interactive science center where the knowledgeable staff is able to guide young and old alike. With several floors of science and wide open spaces, this museum is definitely one of our favorites. We highly recommend a visit!

Price: 50% off admission fee all day (March 8, 2017) for all females. General Admission fee is $90.00 M.N.

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Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais Room

Information: A fascinating story about a dancer who goes searching for her lost partner without suspecting how much that act would change her life.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, IMAX Theatre Vestibule

Information: Come out to learn all about the art of Danzon, its history and the music that surrounds it.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, March 9 AND Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Bel Canto: Italian Romaticism”. Four sessions to explore the emblematic plays that represent the first half of the XIX century.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:30 and 5pm

Location: Teatro Zaragoza, Calle Salvador Diaz Miron 4ta. 1600, Zona Centro, 22000, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico. Tel., +52 664 685 8860

Information: Masha y el Oso is based on a loved cartoon and will be on stage in Tijuana for all children to enjoy!

Price: $120.00 M.N. general admission, $300.00 M.N. VIP tickets

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Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8-10:00pm

Location: El Foro, Avenida Revolucion #8341, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico

Price: $590.00 M.N.

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Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: “Girls of the War” is a play based on two very different lives and everything that really unites them.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Saturday, March 11 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12-2:00pm

Location: CECUT, Classroom No.3

Information: Come out and learn Kimaiay, one of the four original languages of Baja California.

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Date: Sunday, March 12, 19 and 26, 2017 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Federico Campbell Room

Information: Flamenco is coming to the CECUT and, in these Tablao afternoons, you too can enjoy this energizing dance.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 8:00pm

Location: CECUT Theatre

Information: “Diego El Cigala”, a musical concert

Price: $1,000 to $1,200.00 M.N.

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Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11:00am to 7:00pm

Location: Estacio Garcia, Blvd. Simon Bolivar, La Mesa (diagonal from Calimax los Pinos)

Information: With a different theme every month, Tren Turistico is a crowd pleaser. For March 2017, the theme is “A Festival of Fish and Seafood”. There will be a guide, a history lesson on board the train, wine and cheese, raffles and live entertainment, and that’s just on the way to the festival! Once in Tecate you can enjoy the actual festival before boarding the train back for some tequila and live mariachi.

Price: $580.00 M.N. per adult, $560.00 M.N. per senior citizen, and $500.00 M.N. per child

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Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 2:00pm

Location: Meet under the Tijuana Arch in Zona Centro

Information: Meet under the arch and join this free walking tour of Tijuana to learn more about this thriving city

Price: Free Tour

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Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017 starting at 12:00pm

Location: CECUT

Information: Three main events will fill the stage to entertain on this the “International Day of Theatre”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, March 23 and Friday, March 24, 2017 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: La Caja Fuerte, Pasaje Rodriguez, Between Revolution Street and Constitution Ave. (3rd and 4th Streets), 22000, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Come out and enjoy the Spring bazaar at Pasaje Rodriguez where you will no doubt find yourself intrigued by at least one of the shops or options available.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Location: CECUT IMAX Theatre

Information: Celebrate this amazing artist and be immersed in the colors and vibrant works that will make your imagination soar.

Price: $52.00 M.N. general admission fee, $31.00 M.N. children’s admission fee, and $33.00 M.N. general admission fee on Wednesdays

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Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 12-8:00pm

Location: La Caja Fuerte, Pasaje Rodriguez, Between Revolution Street and Constitution Ave. (3rd and 4th Streets), 22000, Zona Centro, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico.

Information: Spring Expo will have art, magic, tarot, and other entertainment on hand to help you as you enjoy a day out in the Pasaje Rodriguez space.

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:30pm

Location: El Teatro de Tijuana

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Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 5:00pm

Location: CECUT, Video Room

Information: “Singing Recital”

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Location: CECUT, Reading room vestibule

Information: Looking for a book? Wanting to get rid of some of your own books? Come out to this win-win event where you can exchange books with other attendees!

Price: Free Admission

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On Going Events:

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Date: Open throughout the month of March 2017

Location: CECUT, El Cubo, Exhibit Hall 3

Information: “Illuminated Portraits”, by Alejandra Phelts

Price: Free Admission every Sunday, regular admission fee every other day of the week

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Date: Every Saturday throughout March 2017 from 10:00am to 1:00pm

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

Information: El Trompo is a fun and interactive science center where the knowledgeable staff is able to guide young and old alike. With several floors of science and wide open spaces, this museum is definitely one of our favorites. We highly recommend a visit!

Price: $1,500 M.N. for the whole program

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Date: Every Tuesday throughout March 2017

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

Information: 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: Every Tuesday the admission price has a special of 2 X 1. Regular admission fees are $149.00 M.N. per child and $45.00 M.N. per adult.

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Date: March 2017

Location: CECUT, El Cubo, Exhibit Hall 1

Information: “Viacrucis: The Passion of Christ”, a new exhibit at the CECUT

Price: Free Admission every Sunday, regular admission fee every other day of the week

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Date: Every Saturday and Sunday throughout March 2017 at 11:00am

Location: CECUT Children’s Section

Information: There are different arts and crafts activities available for children every weekend in the CECUT. Workshops options include: clay modeling, stuffed animal workshop, art lab, and traditional Mexican crafts.

Price: $17.00 M.N. per child

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Date: Every Saturday in March 2017 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT

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

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Every Sunday in march 2017 at 2:00pm

Location: CECUT

Information: “Stories of Don 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!

Price: Free Admission

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Date: Available throughout March 2017

Location: CECUT

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Date: Available throughout March 2107

Location: CECUT

Information: “Indefinite variation and a colorful life”, an exposition by Wu Xiahong

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Date: Available throughout March 2017

Location: CECUT

Information: Contemporary art exhibit at the CECUT

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

Location: CECUT, Classroom No. 8

Information: Learn the dances of Mexico in this class

Price: $500.00 M.N. per month

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Date: Every Saturday in March 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: CECUT, Classroom No. 3

Information: Looking for a new language to learn? How about Hnahnu?

Price: $500.00 M.N. per month

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Date: Every Monday in March 2017 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: CECUT Video Room

Information: You can come out to the CECUT and learn the Nahuatl language

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Date: Every Monday to Friday in March 2017 at 7:00pm

Location: CECUT

Information: “To the Limit”, an IMAX film

Price: $52.00 M.N. general admission price, $31.00 M.N. children’s admission, $33.00 M.N. general admission special price for every Wednesday

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Date: Every Saturday from March 4 to April 1, 2107 from 10:00am to 2:30pm

Location: CECUT, Carlos Monsivais Room

Information: This is an amazing course taught by the experts. If you ever wanted to learn about the Political Organization of Mexico now is your chance!

Price: $1,000.00 M.N.

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Date: Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 8, 2017 (at various times)

Location: The Thursday, March 30, 2017 event will be held at Rooftop Palominos, Blvd. Sanchez Taboada 10631, Zona Gastronomica, Zona Rio, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico at 8:00pm

Information: Choreography Contest with various events throughout the city of Tijuana. You can attend one or all of them and enjoy the dancing abilities and inspired choreography of these city artists.

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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 and see for yourself!

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