Raleigh Tamale festival dancers on stage
October 2019

Raleigh Tamale Festival

Add to Calendar 2019-10-05 14:00:00 2019-10-05 18:00:00 Raleigh Tamale Festival Dorothea Dix Park Flowers Field 2105 Umstead Drive Raleigh, NC 27603 City of Raleigh America/New_York public

We’re searching for “the best tamale in Raleigh!” Join us in a celebration of the Latino culture at our 2019 Raleigh Tamale Festival!

The event is open to public and admission is free! 

Registration is not required, but it does help us to know how many guests to expect and we can contact you with important information including event changes due to weather conditions. 

This event will include activities such as:

  • Authentic performances from local groups
  • Games and inflatables for the kids
  • Latin dance lessons
  • Local art exhibits
  • Informational and retail vendors
  • A food truck and amateur tamale competition

This event will include food trucks with a wide variety of tamales to purchase representing many different Latin American countries! The food trucks that will be present are Beli's Sazon, Poblanos Tacos, The Corner Venezuelan Food, La Republica, Crazy Tamales, Sweet Escape, Mexiarepa Grill, Charlie C's hotdogs on wheels, Pupusas Y tacos Marina, TW's Italian Ice, Holy Mole, and Tacos Mama Chava.

Special thanks to our Partner Sponsor, La Cocina Restaurante Mexicano, for making this event possible. Thanks to our Hermano Sponsor, Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy. Thanks to our Tío Sponsors, Lincoln Heritage Insurance, La Ley, and Univision. 

We currently have multiple opportunities for individuals, organizations, and businesses to be part of the event! If you are interested in any of the opportunities, please see the details here.




Flowers Field
2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
Event Type:
Festivals and Special Events