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Miss Cabrillo Festival Pageant
Sunday April 3, 2014 7pm - Flyer

Cabillo Festival, Inc. Paella Fundraiser Dinner
is rescheduled to July 11, 2014 Flyer

2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, SEP. 17, 10:00 AM
Cabrillo Festival in Ensenada, Baja California, commemorating Cabrillo’s arrival in Todos Santos Bay, 1542.

SATURDAY, SEP. 27, 4:00 PM
Commemorative Ceremony and Wreath Laying honoring Cabrillo will be at the Cabrillo National Monument, 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive. The keynote address speaker to be announced.

SATURDAY, SEP. 27, 6:30 PM
Cabrillo Discovery Celebration Dinner-Dance, S.E.S. Hall, 2818 Avenida de Portugal, Point Loma. No host cocktails- 6:00 PM; Dinner- 7:30 PM followed by dancing. $50.00 per person. Sponsored by Cabrillo Civic Club #16 of San Diego and Portuguese American Social and Civic Club. To purchase tickets, call 619-426-0769 or 619-221-8084.

SUNDAY, SEP. 28, 11:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Cabrillo Festival at Ballast Point, Naval Base Point Loma, south end of Rosecrans Street. FREE ADMISSION. There will be music, dancing, children’s activities and foods of Native Americans, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. There will be Kumeyaay basket making, knot tying and a 16th Century Spanish soldiers living history encampment. Re-enactment of Cabrillo’s landing on Ballast Point begins at 1:00 PM.


Be a part of history and welcome 16th century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo as he steps ashore on Ballast Point, Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Journey back to September 28, 1542 when Cabrillo, a Portuguese navigator sailing under the flag of Spain, landed at San Diego. Stepping ashore on Ballast Point, he was the first European to land on the west coast of what is now the United States of America.

The Cabrillo Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with educational activities, cultural demonstrations and exciting folkloric performances. Brightly colored clothing and dramatic music and dancing bring to life the traditions of the Native American, Mexican, Portuguese and Spanish cultures that are part of the Age of Exploration. The Cabrillo Festival features food booths with delicious traditional Mexican, Native American, Portuguese and Spanish food. Vendors will showcase their various artistic goods.

The highlight of the Cabrillo Festival is the re-enactment of Cabrillo’s landing on the shores of San Diego Bay. “Cabrillo,” his soldiers and a priest sail into the bay on San Salvador (The Californian), and once again claim the land for Spain.

Cabrillo Festival, Inc. - P O Box 60718, San Diego, CA 92166-0718
619-557-5450, 619-222-6786, info@cabrillofestival.org

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