2018 Entertainment Applications 

2018 – Entertainment ApplicationDeadline July 30

2018 – Community Stage Application

The Indio International Tamale Festival is loaded with excitement. Visitors delight in scrumptious tamales, endless alternative food options, shopping, and all-day entertainment.

Festival fans like to relax while enjoying a variety of dancing shows including traditional Folklorico dancing and line dancing as well as Cheer Groups.

Visitors can enjoy live music on five stages, new to the Festival… two Community Stages for more opportunities to view local talent!

Entertainment Schedule – 2017

2018 Attractions

Opening Ceremony


Live Music

Live Entertainment

Beer Gardens

Interactive Art Garden

Tamale Eating Contest & Best Tamale Contest

Best Tamale Flavored by TABASCO® Pepper Sauce Contest

Ford Hispanic Experience Tour and Test Drive Opportunity

Kiddie Land

Two Community Stages

Selfie Stops

2017 Best Tamale Awards

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2017 Best Tamale Flavored by Tabasco® Sauce 

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