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Indio Tamale Festival

04dec10:00 am7:00 pmIndio Tamale Festival10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tamale Festival

Event Details

The 29th Indio Tamale Festival returns on December 4th and 5th.

The City of Indio is pleased to announce the full program of music and experience at the 29th Annual Indio International Tamale Festival in Downtown Indio. Music highlights include La Sonora Dinamita, Tijuana Panthers, Banda Arkangel, The Red Pears, Thee Midniters and Sweet & Tender Hooligans “the Ultimate Smiths & Morrissey Tribute Band.”

New to this year’s festival is the Guiness Certified World’s Biggest Bounce House from Big Bounce America, an over 13,000 sq ft structure that towers at 32 ft tall. Featuring climbing towers, basketball hoops, slides, ball pits, confetti cannons and a DJ, children and adults alike can enjoy it’s incredible maximalism.

Appearing for the first time at Tamale Festival is a stacked bill of luchador wrestling, featuring 6-matches per day of high-flying athletics. Enjoy the wrestling while sipping on a wide selection of gourmet micheladas curated by Michelada Rumble.

Tamale Festival also features a 3,600 sq ft roller rink with skates available for both adults and children. Alf Alpha’s Super Sonido Sistema brings the energy to the rink, delivering a skate party filled with music and dance.

The talent of the region finds its stage at Tamale Festival. This year’s festival showcases some of the Coachella Valley’s rising stars in DannyLux, Giselle Woo & The Night Owls and Israel’s Arcade, among others.

Also returning are everyone's favorite carnival rides, providing hours of entertainment for the entire family.

Over the first weekend of December, the reimagined festival, set for 10 AM to 7 PM on Saturday, and 10 AM to 5 PM on Sunday, will bring in tens of thousands of food lovers, and hundreds of vendors.


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Indio International Tamale Festival

100 Civic Center Way, Indio CA 92201