November


Los Angeles International Tamale Festival

Since 2005


Tamale Taste-Off

Saginaw (MI)

Since 2009


Escondido (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2015


Feria del Tamal y el Atole

Chicago (IL)

Since 2012


Friendly House Tamale Dinner & Festival

Phoenix (AZ)

Since 1935


December


San Antonio (TX) Tamale Festival

Since 2010


Somerton (AZ) Tamale Festival

Since 2014


Indio (CA) International Tamale Festival

Since 1994


Oxnard (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2008


McAllen (TX) Tamale Fest

Since 2013


Univision Tamale Festival

Dallas (TX)

Since 2007


Taste of Tamales Food Festival

Los Angeles (CA)

First Year Unknown


Tamale Festival and Classic Car Show

Gilroy (CA)

Since 2014


Food City Tamale Festival

Phoenix (AZ)

Since 2004


Tamale Festival Houston (TX)

Since 2014


New Mexico Tamale Festival

Silver City

Since 2011


Placentia (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 1995


Tamales Holiday Festival at Pearl

San Antonio (TX)

Since 2010

Events

March


National Tamale Day, March 23

Since 2015


Raleigh (NC) Tamale Festival

Since 2009


April


Riverside (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2013


May


City of Diboll (TX) Tamale Festival

Since 2008


Big Tamale National Cook-Off

Little Rock (AR)

Since 2015


June


Tamale Fest

Memphis (TN)

Since 2015


August


San Jose (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2011


Habla Tamale Cook-Off

Angel (NM)

Since 2015


Pueblo (CO) Tamale Festival

Since 2013


September


World Tamale Eating Championship

Lewisville, TX

Since 2005


Sacramento (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2004


Palmdale (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2005


Lancaster (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2005


October


Zwolle (LA) Tamale Fiesta

Since 1975


Delta Hot Tamale Festival

Greenville (MS)

Since 2012


Colton (CA) Tamale Festival

Since 2014


Wapato (WA) Tamale Festival

Since 2005