This day-long, community-friendly event attracts thousands each year, giving families an opportunity to come together and celebrate San Diego’s Mexican heritage through Mariachi music, colorful traditional ballet folkloric dancing, and a grand celebration of the arts, culture and culinary delights. This year, it will take place in Chula Vista, Bayside Park!
The National City Chamber of Commerce and The Unified Port of San Diego are proud to present the 7th Annual International Mariachi Festival & Competition. Come watch Mariachi groups from all over the United States and Mexico perform and compete. FREE ADMISSION!
The Mariachi program supports today’s youth in their artistic, individual and educational development. Prior to the festival, mariachi practitioners may take part in a two-day music conference at the University of San Diego, which includes instruction and training for 300 students by renowned Mariachi educators and practitioners.