have a hot time at the Old Town Salsa Fiesta in Albuquerque New Mexico

Old Town Salsa Fiesta Albuquerque

The Old Town Salsa Fiesta in  Albuquerque New Mexico has grown from a very small event to a great party. This lively fiesta will be on September 10, 2016, around the gazebo on Old Town Plaza from noon to 7:00 p.m., just east of Rio Grande Blvd. and north of Central Avenue. Admission is free, and you can buy a wristband for $5 to taste and vote for the various salsas from 2:30 to 5:00 p.m. Listen to great salsa bands on the Plaza, and try a little salsa dancing yourself!

Taste delicious salsas and vote for your favorite

Spice up your day at the Old Town Salsa Fiesta where you get to choose who has the best salsa in the City. Watch as contestants make their homemade salsa on site. The two categories for voting are professional and amateur, as local restaurants also compete for the “best salsa” award. Taste delicious salsas and vote for the ones you like best.

Listen to great salsa music at the Old Town Salsa Fiesta

Enjoy free kids’ activities and dance to tunes by local salsa bands throughout the day. This year’s bands include Mala Mana, Terra Plena, and Sabor Canela. The final band for 2016 is national headliner Frankie Morales and the Albuquerque All-Stars, a large band of talented local musicians. Your memories of hearing this fabulous music will last a lifetime.

Do some salsa dancing!

Enjoy the lively tempo and bright colors as dancers fill the Plaza. Put on your dancing shoes and try a little salsa dancing yourself–it will have your face smiling and your blood flowing. You may be so inspired that you sign up for  a salsa dance class when you get back home!

Come stay with us at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town!  

In addition to the Salsa Fiesta, there are many other events and fiestas to explore in Albuquerque!  Complete your getaway to this destination by treating yourself to a stay in some comfortable and convenient accommodations.  The Bottger Mansion of Old Town is a historic bed and breakfast in Albuquerque offering lovely rooms, outstanding amenities, and friendly hospitality.  Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our shady courtyard.  You will love your time in our beautiful oasis in New Mexico, so check our availability and book your stay today!

To learn more about the many things to do in Albuquerque, request our free Vacation Guide!

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