The Best Tamales in North County
plus California Craft Beers & Wine
FOOD & DRINK
Traditional, Gourmet & Vegetarian Tamales Vendors including
Oaxacan, Banana Wrapped, Dulce, Smoked BBQ varieties & more!
Holiday Tamale Pre-Orders
Vendors & Food Trucks
Craft Beer & Wine Garden
Escondido Tamale Festival is an official San Diego Beer Week Event
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY
The Annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be begin Saturday, at 10am at the “Wall of Courage” in Grape Day Park followed by the Escondido Tamale Festival from 11am-5pm. The Veterans Day Ceremony will be presented by Escondido’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1513, American Legion Post 149, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 70. Come by and learn about your local veterans!
Best Tamale Contest, Chihuahua Costume Contest & Amateur Salsa Dance Contests!
Best Tamale Contests with Special Guest Judges
Grande Stage featuring Mariachis, Folklorico, Aztec, Latin Dance Performances
Chihuahua Fashion Show, Arts, and more
Hispanic Heritage Exhibits & Low Rider Car Club
Tamale and other Food Vendors
Handmade Crafts Vendors
Multicultural Holiday Décor
FOR THE KIDS
Kids Fun Zone
Face Painting & Henna Tattoo Artists (Fee)
Sugar Skulz (Fee)
Grape Day Playground
Fun for Kids with San Diego Makers Guild
Learn to Build Rockets' Red Glare in honor of Veterans Day (FREE)
VIVA LA TAMALADA!
~ Eat, Play, Learn, Celebrate! ~