Hike & Rueda at Iron Mountain in Poway - Sat. July 6th

Greetings Everyone! 
Hike & Rueda is back! Get ready to Hike and dance at Iron Mountain Trail in Poway, CA. Maritza will be leading some ruedas & salsa suelta while we enjoy nature. This event is FREE! 

Here are the details:
WHAT: Hike & Rueda Meet Up 
WHEN: July 6, 2019 at 9am
WHERE TO MEET: At the Iron-rod archway at the Trailhead. You can't miss it. It looks like this:
HOW TO PREPARE: Bring plenty of water, some snacks, sunscreen, a hat for shade. 
Link to the trail info:
Distance: 5.3 miles RT
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation gain: 1102 ft.
Link to Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/f6VpiAvZfF92 

San Diego Rueda's Annual 4th of July Celebration in Escondido

San Diego Rueda's 
Annual 4th of July Celebration
Time: 4-9:30pm 
Address: Maple Street Plaza, Escondido, CA 92025

Join us for our 4th edition of San Diego Rueda's 4th of July celebration at the Maple Street Plaza in Escondido. This is a ***FREE*** event sponsored by the Center for the Arts in Escondido, open to all ages. Enjoy dancing with old friends and be ready to make some new ones. We will have an awesome playlist, glow in the dark ruedas and of course fire works!!! This is a potluck, please bring something to share. We also recommend bringing lawn chairs, and sunscreen.

La Gozadera Cuban Nights Dance Party in Encinitas - Sat. Jun 29th

Se Formo La Gozadera!

On June 29th join us for our quarterly timba party in North County San Diego, we will be celebrating birthdays, eating delicious Cuban cuisine and drinking some traditional Cuban beverages. 

Music by the best timba DJ in southern California: DJ Warapo

Casino Rueda Class starts at 5pm
$10 entry, students get in for free with ID before 6pm


SUNDAY JUNE 2, 5:00-10:00 PM
The GRANADA L.A., 17 So First Street, Alhambra 91801

SABROSURA! WELCOME SUMMER dancing to CUBAN SALSA-TIMBA-SON-RUMBA-REGGAETÓN at CURUYE’s JUNE CUBAN DANCE PARTY! DEEJAY WARAPO will be hot back from dj’ing in La Habana & Miami, and will be playing the LATEST CUBAN MUSIC that they’re dancing to throughout the island, and keeping our dance energy high throughout the evening!

WE’LL BE CELEBRATING the JUNE BIRTHDAYS of  KAY TORRES, TANIA de la PEÑA, JOHNNY MENDOZA, NOISEX GOMEZ… so far. Word has it that not only will we be celebrating with the birthday dance, but with a fresh mango cake as well!

KATI HERNÁNDEZ will kick off the party with her hot Cuban dance moves. Throughout the evening-- between the salsa and timba--we’ll be dancing some reggaetón and conga lines!

Plan on having a meal or snack with your friends from Chef Israel’s varied menu! Contact Curuye if you’d like to reserve a table!

FREE PARKING in structure across from the GRANADA.

All ages welcome!

$10 cover includes dance class. 


Curuye Timba Dance Party in LA - Sun, May 5th


A BIG CURUYE WELCOME to the caravan of SAN DIEGO CUBAN DANCE & MUSIC LOVERS & SHAKERS who are traveling north to dance & revel with all of L.A.! The ever popular MARITZA BAÍDA of SanDiegoRueda.com, as well as TIM SNEDEKER of EnRuedaMeMás will be leading a RUEDA de CASINO class at 5:30 PM! Cuban DJ SANDUNGA will be making the trip too, keeping us dancing the evening away to Cuban Salsa, Timba, Reggaetón! Let’s all make sure we dance with a San Diegan or two or three before the night ends!  
The Granada’s restaurant offers some tasty offerings: everything from salads, appetizers and snacks to hot entrees, so consider sharing a meal with your friends. 

We’re looking forward to an especially festive evening with May birthdays galore! Dancing the Birthday Dance, and sharing their birthday cake with you so far will be DOMINIQUE SANS DAVID, JENNIFER BOYCE, JULIET HWANG, KATHLEEN SARGEANT, MARITZA BAÍDA, ROCÍO ALONSO, ROGELIO CICILI, TIM SNEDEKER, Message Curuye if you too would like to celebrate your May birthday at the party!

Here are the details:
WHAT: Best Cuban Dance Party in So-Cal (PLUS, it's Tim and Maritza's Birthday Celebration)
WHEN: Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 5pm-10pm
WHERE: The Granada LA  -  17 S 1st St, Alhambra, CA 91801
COST: $10 cover charge includes the dance class.  Free parking in the structure across the street from the Granada. ALL AGES WELCOME!


Casino on Concrete at Del Mar Powerhouse Park - Sat. June 1st CANCELLED

Greeting Everyone!

Sorry, everyone, I had to cancel.  Next month for sure.

June's installment of Casino on Concrete is our second time being there with an awesome view!  If you haven't been here before, you don't want to miss this place. The last time we went here, we had a dancing friend who brought his drone and took a video of us dancing at Powerhouse Park. We'll be there. Come dance casino, rueda de casino, Cuban salsa suelta at Del Mar's Powerhouse Park on Saturday, June 1st. It should be a gorgeous sunset while we dance.

Here are the details:
WHAT: Dance party at the beach a.k.a. Casino on Grass
 WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2019  4pm-7pm
WHERE: Powerhouse Park - (no address but her is the closest address to this place
                 1700 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014PARKING: there is street parking or parking across the street - there is a fee to park there so bring change.
HOW TO PREPARE: cameras, snacks and hydrating drinks to keep the dancing going.

Hike n Rueda at Volcan Mountain Trail - Sun. May 26th

Grab your hiking boats and your moves, and JOIN US on the Volcan Mountain Trail! Let's get out in nature and do some Ruedas. If you haven't been on this trail, it is very scenic and you can see into the Anza Borrego Desert.  Plenty of places to dance rueda on this hike. Don't forget to bring a camera!

Here are the details:WHAT: Casinero meet-up to go hiking and dance rueda any chance possible on the hike
WHEN: Sunday, May 26, 2019 9:00am (had to change it to due road closures on Saturday)
WHERE: This is taking you to Farmer Road in Julian (the trailhead to Volcan Mountain Trail) https://goo.gl/maps/mihQBdTAAJm
TRAIL INFO: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/volcan-mountain-trail
Distance: 4.9 miles RT
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation gain: 813 ft.