Indio International Tamale Festival

Indio, CA 92201

760-832-8620

The Festival is produced by KevaWorks, Inc., in partnership with the City of Indio.  Fantasy Springs Resort Casino will serve as the official presenting sponsor, as they have since 1999.

It all started in 1992 with an idea by Dave Hernandez, a member of the Downtown Indio Merchants Association. The rich heritage of the tamale, consistent community support and hard working tamale makers have created the festival's tremendous success. Recently, the Food Network-TV ranked the Indio International Tamale Festival in the top 10 "All-American Food Festivals" in the nation!

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