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New this year! Come celebrate the 200th Anniversary of Mexican independence and the 100th Anniversary of the Mexican revolution with an incredible festival that highlights the rich diversity of the country and its people. From the traditional to the contemporary, this festival has it all!

 

Curatorial Statement

Discipline:

Venue:

International Marketplace

6:00pm –12:00am

Shopping

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

World Café

6:00pm –12:00am

Food

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Mariachi Clown by Cornisa 20

7:00pm

Theatre

Family

A show of mariachi clowns in the colors of the Mexican flag attempting to interpret Mexican music.

Psychotripcal Orchestra

8:00pm

Music

Where Cumbia, Cha Cha Cha and Mambo are mixed with the modern sounds of Rock, Dance and Electronica.

Los de Abajo

9:30pm

Music

Their music has been called “punk salsa” but the band prefers the term "tropipunk" because of the fusion of tropical rhythms. Come and enjoy either way!

Jeanette Macarri

11:00pm

Music

Enjoy the original creations and emotional interpretations of singer and actress Jeanette Macari, an opera singer and a super-gifted comedian.

Kid's Guide to Harbourfront Centre

10:00am – 9:00pm

Family

An interactive discovery walk for kids around the Harbourfront Centre site!

Film: Santo y Blue Demon vs. Los Monstruos

12:00pm

Film

Two of Mexico's top wrestlers battling it out until one is defeated...or is he?

International Marketplace

12:00pm –12:00am

Shopping

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

World Café

12:00pm –12:00am

Food

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Lucha Libre Mask Craft Workshop by Mexican Social and Cultural Foundation

1:00pm

Family

Kids can create their own Lucha Libre mask and become a Mascadoro/a.

Site Animation by Cornisa 20

1:00pm

Theatre

Family

Cornisa 20 will be roaming the site with wonderful stilt walkers.

Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

1:30pm

Dance

Pull out your dancing shoes and come enjoy these entertaining Mariachi dancers as they move from Ann Tindal Park to the Sirius Stage at 2pm.

Viva Mexico Mariachi and Mexican Folkloric Dance Company

2:00pm

Music

Dance

Come dance and sing along with Mariachi Viva Mexico and Mexican Folkloric Dance Company!

Chef Jose Hadad

2:00pm

Food

Food demo by Frida Restaurant and Bar's executive chef, Jose Hadad.

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling

3:00pm

Family

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling – Presented with BSE Wrestling Inc. and Circle Squared Wrestling Inc. featuring Blue Demon Jr. and Incognito from Mexico and Canadian Mascaderos.

Sabor Norteño

4:00pm

Music

Sabor Norteño, the first Mexican Norteño band formed in Canada performs the best of Mexican northern music.

Historias en Vplanivuelo - Triciclo Rojo

4:00pm

Dance

Family

The secret of happiness explored through the scenic integration of clown with contemporary dance techniques, music and computer animation.

Chef Jose Hadad

5:00pm

Food

Food demo by Frida Restaurant and Bar's executive chef, Jose Hadad.

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling – Meet the Wrestlers

5:00pm

Family

Audiences will have the opportunity to meet the Lucha Libre wrestlers up close following their match!

Film: Santo y Blue Demon en la Atlántida

5:30pm

Film

Santo must take on fellow good-guy grappler Blue Demon in a fantastic battle of the titans!

The Homeless

6:00pm

Music

Blending Latin music, rock, blues, r&b and soul to achieve a high-energy, passionate show.

Mariachi Clown by Cornisa 20

7:15pm

Theatre

Family

A show of mariachi clowns in the colors of the Mexican flag attempting to interpret Mexican music.

Chikita Violenta

8:00pm

Music

A Mexican indie rock band who have crafted their unique sound after North American and British acts.

Café Tacuba

9:00pm

Music

Grammy award-winning Café Tacuba incorporates a wide variety of styles, including alternative rock, traditional Mexican music, ska, punk, funk, new wave and electronica. This marks their first headlining performance in Canada.

Mexico Amigo

9:00pm

Music

Enjoy the sounds of Mexico Amigo, the most recommended mariachi band in Ontario.

Late Night NOW - Lucha Libre Dance Party with Dirty Maria

11:00pm

Music

Wear your Mask and Dance Luchadores and Luchadoras.

Mexico Amigo

11:00pm

Music

Enjoy the sounds of Mexico Amigo, the most recommended mariachi band in Ontario.

Kid's Guide to Harbourfront Centre

10:00am – 6:00pm

Family

An interactive discovery walk for kids around the Harbourfront Centre site!

International Marketplace

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Shopping

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

World Café

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Food

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Cascabel

1:00pm

Music

Cascabel brings the sound of Latin jazz, gypsy and Mexican music together in one group.

Pancho Villa, La Revolución no ha terminado (The Revolution Isn’t Over)

1:00pm

Film

The fantastic story of Pancho Villa told by those who knew him.

Lucha Libre Mask Craft Workshop by Mexican Social and Cultural Foundation

1:00pm

Family

Kids can create their own Lucha Libre mask and become a Mascadoro/a.

Site Animation by Cornisa 20

1:00pm

Theatre

Family

Cornisa 20 will be roaming the site with wonderful stilt walkers.

Historias en Vplanivuelo - Triciclo Rojo

1:30pm

Dance

Family

The secret of happiness explored through the scenic integration of clown with contemporary dance techniques, music and computer animation.

La Tortilleria Food Demo

2:00pm

Food

Tortilla Food Demo by La Tortilleria

Mariachi Clown by Cornisa 20

2:00pm

Theatre

Family

A show of mariachi clowns in the colors of the Mexican flag attempting to interpret Mexican music.

Q&A with Cornisa 20 and Triciclo Rojo

2:30pm

Learning

Family

Q&A with Triciclo Rojo and Cornisa 20 following Historias en Vplanivuelo.

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling

3:00pm

Family

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling – Presented with BSE Wrestling Inc. and Circle Squared Wrestling Inc. featuring Blue Demon Jr. and Incognito from Mexico and Canadian Mascaderos.

The Last Zapatistas, Forgetten Heroes (Los Últimos Zapatistas, Héroes Olvidados)

4:00pm

Film

A film that brings to life the testimony of these last 12 surviving revolutionaries of the storied Liberation Army from the south through enthralling interviews.

Mariachi Clown by Cornisa 20

4:00pm

Theatre

Family

A show of mariachi clowns in the colors of the Mexican flag attempting to interpret Mexican music.

Rosita Stone

4:00pm

Music

An award winning recording artist and bilingual songwriter who produces and arranges her own music!

Lucha Libre – Mexican Free Wrestling – Meet the Wrestlers

4:15pm

Family

Audiences will have the opportunity to meet the Lucha Libre wrestlers up close following their match!