San Felipe Carnaval 2012 has been a success! Despite relocating to in front of the Government Center on Ave. Mar de Cortez this year due to Malecon construction, the Carnival was a hit, and large crowds attended.
The festival was based around a Jungle theme this year, with zebra and leopard prints galore, wild animal costumes and floats draped in vines and foliage. Food stands were arranged along the back of Ave. Mar de Cortez, tempting the crowds with hot churros and gorditas, while music and dancing swirled around the main stage while carnival rides whirled behind the government offices.
As well, there was a strong presence by the Policia, keeping the crowds in order, making way for the parade floats, as well as strongly discouraging littering, making sure everybody was having a safe, fun time.
Missing the Carnival already, or didn't get to make it down and experience it? Check out the photos of the Carnaval in our Gallery!
Here's hoping you made it down for the fun, or if not can make it next year!
Spotlight on Events:
San Felipe Caminata Contra el Cancer – Cancer Walk
Gather on the morning of February 25th for a march through town, from the Arches to the Malecon in the name of fighting Cancer. Be part of the wave of color that sweeps through San Felipe, making a difference! Get More Info!
Ready for a culinary experience? February 25th is the 10th Annual Paella Festival at the El Cortez Hotel. Savor the taste of the traditional paella dish while taking in the live mariachi music and soaking up the Baja sunshine! Get More Info!
26th Mastercraft Safety Tecate Score San Felipe 250
The event you've been waiting for all year, the Score San Felipe 250 is an exhilarating offroad race through the Baja desert. On from March 9-11, get ready for a weekend of fun, from contingency on the Malecon to the heart-pounding action on race day! Get More Info!