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Escondido Tamale Festival


  • WHEN Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11 a.m.
  • WHERE Grape Day Park , 321 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST Free

"Eat, play, learn, celebrate!"

The Escondido Tamale Festival is a celebration of tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California's culture. This event features the best tamales in North County, plus California craft brews and wine.

This tamale festival is a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who have influenced and contributed so much to our multicultural community. It is a show of appreciation for the traditions which have so positively affected Escondido.

Attractions planned include:

Tamale Contests
Stage Performances with Mariachis, Latin Dance and Folklorico Music Performances
Early California History Exhibits
Craft Area
Artisan and Holiday Vendors
Chihuahua Costume Contest and Fashion Show

Mark your calendars for some traditional fun and the best tamales in Southern California!

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional photo of the Escondido Tamale Festival. Court...

Above: Promotional photo of the Escondido Tamale Festival. Courtesy of the Escondido Tamale Festival.


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