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Yo Soy Funny: Central American Heritage Festival – A Celebration of Comedy, Culture, and Cuisine
Nov 25 • 12:00 pm PST
Embark on a vibrant journey of laughter, culinary exploration, and cultural immersion at the Yo Soy Funny: Central American Heritage Festival at the historical Scottish Rite Event Center in Long Beach on Saturday, November 25. A day-to-night fiesta of delicious delights and exciting entertainment.
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM: CULTURAL REVELRY AT THE FAIRGROUNDS
The community fairgrounds invites families from all backgrounds to enjoy a post holiday event where they can engage in the rich diverse nature of Central American music, art, food trucks and community programs.
Music and Art: Experience the enchanting Trio y Bolero music and live art by Jayson Valencia. 10 booths of community giveaways, cultural enrichment booths and food trucks.
Culinary Feast: Enjoy a variety of gourmet food trucks and an outdoor bar.
Interactive Experiences: Engage in cultural booths and themed photo opportunities.
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM: TASTE OF CENTRAL AMERICA
Dive into the gastronomic heart of the Central American Heritage Festival with “Taste of Central America,” — a journey through 7 exquisite tastings from each Central American country, including an option for three additional tastings of favorite dishes. As a prelude to our main event, ‘Soy Funny,’ Omar the Great sets the stage for an evening filled with laughter, while our special guest host, Longbeachize, celebrates and supports our local culinary talents. This one-of-a-kind evening promises not just a feast for all taste buds but also a showcase of community spirit and comedic flair, encapsulating the vibrant essence of Central American culture.
Culinary Journey: Cooks from each Central American country serve up their best dishes.
Music and Entertainment: Groove to the beats of DJ Linda Nueves and Omar the Great, alongside a full bar.
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: SOY FUNNY COMEDY EXTRAVAGANZA
Comedy Lineup: Prepare for laughter with Mala Munoz, Sergio Navoa, Johnny Roque, Nelson, and Hoozay.