Indio, CA- Our followers know that we are famous for helping the guests staying at our Acme Vacation Homes to Live Like Locals. So here is the latest insider info: Don’t Miss The International Tamale Festival in nearby Indio this weekend. This is a locals’ favorite that has garnered national attention. The Food Network named it to their list of the country’s Top 10 All American Food Festivals.
Tamale making is a traditional holiday ritual in the Hispanic community, bringing families together in the kitchen for this special time of year, which is why the Indio Tamale Festival is always held in early December. The event has a multitude of vendors, selling a variety of tasty tamales in many different flavors from traditional pork, beef, chicken to chili and cheese. You’ll also want to sample the gourmet tamales which have a limitless range.
Besides being a foodie fun house, The International Tamale Festival is also a competition. Vendors are judged on their goods in their quest to be named Best of the Fesitval. It is a serious deal…and for tamale goers, a very satisfying one. Besides tamales, the fest offers up the usual fair suspects providing entertainment for the whole family including funnel cakes, fried Twinkies, a beer garden, rides and live music.
IF YOU GO – Admission to the festival is free, and tamales and other fare and fun are pay as you go. The International Tamale Festival is located in Old Town Indio off Hwy 111and runs from 10am-8pm Saturday December 5th and 10am-5pm Sunday December 6th, www.tamalefestival.net . The festival has much to offer, and one of the best parts is that you can purchase tamales to go and enjoy back at your Acme House Co. vacation home.
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