Friday, April 17, 2009
Knott’s Berry Farm Celebrates Fiesta Mexicana April 25-26, May 2-3 and 9-10
Knott’s Berry Farm will be filled with the sights, sounds and delicious smells of an authentic Mexican Fiesta with music, dance, activities, and foods honoring the rich culture of our Mexican communities this April and May. Amidst vibrant banners, colorful Mexican serapes and bright piñatas, Knott’s Fiesta Mexicana will offer a full day of entertainment and activities for the entire family.
A mariachi trio will be performing throughout the day as well as local and professional Folklorico groups. Additional entertainment includes live performances by artist Prima J on April 26, the group Stone Soul on May 2, and Frankie J on May 3. Quinceanera Fashion Shows by Isabella Wall, the “Fairy Godmother of Quinceaneras,” will take place April 26 and May 10.
Also making a special appearance on May 2 is Jay Johnstone. Jay Johnstone is an American former professional baseball player and was active from 1966 to 1985 playing for the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs.
Fiesta Mexicana will also include salsa dancing and instruction, a free kid’s activity, Mexican arts and crafts booths, and authentic Mexican cuisine including fresh-made fajitas, carne asada cart, and fruit-filled empanadas, to name just a few.
Park hours for Fiesta Mexicana are 10 am -10 pm on Saturdays and 10 am to 7 pm on Sundays. For more information on all the exciting activities at Knott’s Berry Farm, visit www.knotts.com.