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A salsa experience like no other is coming to Las Cruces this summer. The Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau has teamed up with the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership to host a weekend of salsa fun!

This weekend festival is set for August 23-24 on Main Street Downtown between Las Cruces and Griggs Street.

Saturday evening will feature live entertainment from the award winning, Latin ensemble, Nosotros, salsa dancing and lessons, food and beer vendors, live luchador wrestling on Main Street and fire dancers!

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The event will conclude on Sunday with food-trucks, vendors and a salsa making competition with salsa makers competing for cash prizes and bragging right for the best salsa in Las Cruces.

Don't miss out on the fun and a chance to vote for your favorite salsa. Admission is $10 for both days, $8 for Saturday only. Sunday is free however there is a $5 charge to get into the salsa tasting competition. Children under 12 are free.

For more information contact the Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau at 575-541-2444 or cvb@lascrucescvb.org