Events in Ensenada
Food festivals, grape harvest soirées, concerts, motor sports, regattas, races, and more
A celebration of the Baja California ethnicities with traditions, food, beverages, art, crafts, music, dancing, games, and more from eight native communities. Location: La Ventana al Mar, the waterfront on Alvarado Ave.
Fiestas de la Vendimia
More than 40 events celebrate the annual Grape Harvest Festival, with festivities in Guadalupe Valley wine country and the port of Ensenada. Dinners, wine tastings, art exhibits, concerts, and more.
Ensenada Dresses Up in Wine-Culinary Festival
Baja California wineries and restaurants hold a gastronomic downtown fair that promotes the pairing of food and wine, presented by Ensenada Chamber of Restaurants. Location: López Mateos Ave and Blancarte Ave.
Placido Domingo in Concert
During Vendimia, the famed Spanish tenor performs with the Baja California Symphony Orchestra and Mariachi at Rancho San Gabriel in San Antonio de las Minas. apmproducciones.com/events/placidodomingo/
International Seafood Fair
Set on Costero Blvd. across the street from Riviera of Ensenada, the festival spotlights the local restaurant industry, the rich gastronomic traditions of the region, and treasures of the sea.
Baja Seafood Expo
On Costero Blvd. across the street from Riviera of Ensenada, this event celebrates Ensenada’s local culinary scene and sportfishing with competitive events.
Rosarito-to-Ensenada Bike Race
Since 1979, cyclists have pedaled this 50-mile course along the Pacific coast and inland through the countryside, with a Finish Line Fiesta on the Ensenada waterfront with live music, food, and drink, plus a parking-lot party at Hotel Corona.
Baja Rally 2015
Four days of motorbike and quad racing at its fi nest.
Annual San Diego-Ensenada Yacht Race
This 62-nautical-mile race with yachts in various classes starts in San Diego and officially finishes in Ensenada.
Chayanne in Concert
Chayanne performs from his recent album En Todo Estaré, with new rhythms like reggaeton and bachata, at San Gabriel Ranch in San Antonio de las Minas.
SCORE Baja 1000 Off-Road Race
Intrepid drivers travel close to 1,000 miles through mountains, valleys, deserts, forests, and beaches during this international off-road race that starts and finishes in Ensenada. Categories include everything from trophy trucks and non-modified autos to motorcycles and four-wheelers.
December - April
Gray Whale Watching Season 2015-2016
Take a four-hour guided tour and view the magnificent California gray whales near Ensenada’s Todos Santos Bay as they migrate.
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