Jul 23 2015
The 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival is THIS WEEKEND #salsafestival #oxnardsalsafestival #oxnard

The 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival is THIS WEEKEND!

July 25 & 26, 2015 Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard Food Music Dance

Oxnard Salsa Festival

Live Spicy! Eat Spicy! Come to the 22nd annual celebration of everything salsa – the food, the music, and the dance. On the menu this weekend at Plaza Park from Saturday and Sunday

  • Salsa Bands & Salsa Dancing
  • Spicy Foods & Ice-Cold Drinks
  • Beer & Margarita Gardens
  • Salsa Tasting Tent
  • Festival Marketplace
  • Kids Zone with Tortilla Art
  • Community Dance Showcase – Saturday at 1 pm
  • Dancing with our Community Stars – Sunday at 1 pm

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Salsa Tasting Tent

Z-140726-OxnardSalsa-0779Live Spicy! Eat Spicy! The Oxnard Salsa Festival is a celebration of all things salsa – food, music and dance – and a place where salsa (the sauce!) reigns supreme.

Under the big-top Salsa Tasting Tent, you’ll find fifty different flavors of salsa to sample and buy. From fresh and fruity, sweet and smoky, to mild and scorching hot. It’s the region’s biggest salsa bar!

Admission to the Salsa Tent is $5 per person and includes a bag of fresh Mission tortilla chips and ten tasting tickets.

Spice up your life at the Oxnard Salsa Festival. And enjoy great salsa all summer long by visiting the restaurants and gourmet grocers featured.

2015 Salsa Tasting Tent Exhibitors

BG’s Café (Saturday only)
428 South “A” Street – Oxnard
House red salsa, garlic roasted green salsa

Chehalem Ridge Brands, LLC
Hu-La-La Tropical Fruit Salsa, Blues Berry Fruit Salsa, Rockin’ Raspberry Fruit Salsa, & Swingin’ Strawberry-Rhubarb Fruit Salsa

Del Real Foods
Available at Raphls, Albertsons, Costco
Del Real Foods Salsa Roja, Del Real Foods Salsa Verde

Desert Smoke BBQ
Desert Smoke BBQ Dippin’ – Moppin’ BBQ Sauces – Sweet & Spicy, Raspberry Chipotle, Pineapple Habanero, Habanero Peach, Hatch Green Chile, Cascabella, Ghost Chile, Scorpion, Ghost Chile, 7-Pot, and more!

El Dorado Mexican Restaurant
601 South Oxnard Blvd. – Oxnard
Chunky Chips Salsa

El Oaxaco Restaurant (Sunday Only)
335 West 4th St. – Oxnard
Salsa de Chili de Aqua, Red Salsa

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market
1710 East Gonzalez Rd. – Oxnard
Mango Salsa, Chipotle Salsa, Hot Salsa, Salsa Verde

Ghost Scream Hot Sauce
Ghost Scream Hot Sauce, Ghost Scream Chili Garlic Paste, Ghost Scream Chili Garlic Jam

the kitchen
529 South A St. – Oxnard
Oxnard Strawberry Salsa, Salsa Verde

La Dolce Vita Ristorante (Sunday Only)
740 South B St. – Oxnard
“The Sweet Life” Italian Salsa

La Fonda Del Rey
455 South A St. – Oxnard
Watafonda and Chefychoice

Mama Vega’s Products
Mama Vega*s Pico De Gallo, Mama Vega*s Hillbilly Salsa, Mama Vega*s Chipotle Sriracha Salsa

Margarita Villa
1567 Spinnaker Dr. #200 – Ventura
Villa House Red Salsa

Naked Infusions
Oaxaca White Chocolate, Rustic Blue Cheese, Black Silk Expresso, California Burnt Sage

Rootz Sauce and Rootz Watermelon Salsa

Tomas Cafe
Martha’s Red Salsa and Tomas Cafe Mango Salsa

Tresierras Supermarkets
133 W. Pleasant Valley Rd. – Oxnard
Salsa Molcajete and Salsa Verde (Green)

Vallarta Supermarkets
1050 South A St. – Oxnard
2690 n. Vineyard – Oxnard
Deli-Fresh Salsa Roja & Verde, Pico de Gallo, Salsa de Aguacate, Spicy Habanero Salsa, & Guacamole

Whole Foods Market
650 Town Center Drive – Oxnard
365 Al Pastor Salsa, 365 Roasted Poblano Salsa

Visit these downtown restaurants serving at the Festival: BG’s Cafe, El Oaxaco and Sabor.

Directions to the Festival

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Salsa Recipe Contest

Your family and friends RAVE about your homemade salsa, but do you have what it takes to be the best of the best? We think you do! Take the challenge and enter to win the Great Oxnard Salsa Challenge – Amateur Division recipe competition taking place on Sunday, July 26 during the 22nd Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival!

2012 Salsa Fest 423Take the challenge and enter to win the Great Oxnard Salsa Challenge 2015 taking place on Sunday, July 26 at the Oxnard Salsa Festival!

Presented by the Oxnard Salsa Festival and the kitchen restaurant in downtown Oxnard, amateur salsa chefs are invited to compete to win! The contest is limited to 50 salsas and pre-registration is required. The entry fee is $25 per salsa and includes one souvenir t-shirt per entry. Entry forms are due by Friday, July 10, 2015.

Winning salsas will be selected in several categories including Best Red, Best Green, Best Fruit, Best Mild, Best Medium, and Best Hot. The Judge’s Choice Winner (the best of the best!) will be awarded with a $100 cash prize from the Oxnard Salsa Festival. First place category winners receive a Festival ‘goodie bag’ and a $30 restaurant gift certificate from the kitchen eatery, which was featured on ‘Diners, Drive-ins & Dives’ with Guy Fieri, on the Food Network.

Download the Amateur Entry Form

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