The second annual Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta, presented by Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment, is coming to Kino Stadium October 4-7. The four-day event will bring the enthusiastic atmosphere of the Mexican Pacific League to Tucson. In addition to great baseball, here is some of the other entertainment fans will see:
Bands: There are lively musicians coming to Kino Stadium for the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta. The bands will be performing before and during games, just like in the Mexican Pacific League. Arranque Norteno and Tecnobanda La Pilarena are two of the bands headlining the event. There are additional musicians being scheduled for this year’s fiesta.
Mascots: Fans of all ages will enjoy the antics of three Mexican Pacific League mascots. Beto Coyote of Hermosillo, Chaco of Obregon and Benny of Mazatlan will perform throughout the four-day event. The mascots will be dancing and performing their routines on the field during games, just like in the Mexican Pacific League.
Dancers: Multiple ballet folklorico style dance groups will perform throughout the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta.
Drink Specials: On Thursday, October 4 fans can enjoy the same Budweiser Thirsty Thursday drink specials as Tucson Padres games. Regular 16oz Budweiser, Bud Light and Coca-Cola products will go on sale for only $1.50 per drink. Designated drivers will get a wristband for complimentary soft drinks. There is also a $2 special on craft beers like Sierra Nevada, Odell and Barrio.
Tickets are still available for the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta. To purchase tickets, call (520) 434-1367, visit the Kino Stadium box office or go to www.tucsonpadres.com. There is also a full schedule of games on the Tucson Padres website.