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2018 San Diego International Mariachi Summit

Presented by Southwest Airlines

​August 15-19

Download Mariachi and Ballet Folklórico registration forms here.

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August 17, 7:30 pm • San Diego Civic Theatre

1100 Third Av. • San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $20-75 ($120 VIP)

Join the world's greatest mariachi -- Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán -- San Diego's world-class Symphonic Mariachi Champaña Nevin, the San Diego Binational Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Folklórico Internacional for an unforgettable evening of Mexican music and dance! Celebrate the beauty, passion and pageantry of Mexico.

August 15, 7:30 pm • Southwestern College Mayan Hall
900 Otay Lakes Rd. • Chula Vista, CA 91910

Tickets $10, available at the door

Mariachi Garibaldi from Southwestern College welcomes mariachis, dancers and lovers of mariachi music and dance from around the US and Mexico in this opening celebration of the 2018 San Diego International Mariachi Summit. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of mariachi at Southwestern College.

August 16, 7:30 pm • Southwestern College Mayan
900 Otay Lakes Rd. • Chula Vista, CA 91910
Tickets $10, available at the door

Incredible and inspirational student mariachis from across the US showcase their talents. See the future of mariachi in action and be amazed by the virtuosity and passion of young mariachis today.


August 18, 10am - 6 pm

Bayside Park, Chula Vista

999 Bayside Parkway • Chula Vista, Ca 91910

Chula Vista Harborfest is a family-friendly celebration that welcomes everyone to enjoy a classic summer festival with breathtaking ocean views as a backdrop. Attendance is free, however Tacos & Spirits Revolution, Craft Beer Uprising, and the Baja Wine Tour require an admission ticket.