Tamale Festival

The City of Oxnard Recreation & Community Services and Oxnard Tamale Festival Committee are proud to present this year’s 7th annual Oxnard Tamale Festival! The event will be held in downtown Oxnard’s Plaza Park on December 6, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Featured in various media outlets including CNN, CBS News, KEYT News, ABC News, Ventura County Star, and VIDA Newspaper, our activities including our famous Eating Contest has captured the attention of over 20,000 participants located throughout California.

Collaboration is key to success – Efren Gorre, Director of Oxnard City Corps

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Oxnard Tamale Fest

Just a quick update... our vendor applications are now SOLD OUT! Check out our website to see a listing of all the great vendors that will be serving amazing food at the festival!

Nov 17th 6:41pm • 1 Comment

The Oxnard Tamale Festival has just been informed that our event has been selected to be featured on ABC 7's Seven Day Community Calendar that will be aired on television.

In addition, NBC 4 did a great story about our event.

Major Masa: Oxnard and Indio Tamale Festivals


Do you like them with squash, raisins, or neat? Chow down, tamale lovers.

Nov 15th 7:24am • 1 Comment

We would like to take the opportunity to thank our Veterans and active military personnel for their sacrifice to our country. We hope today all of our supporters will take the time to attend their local Veteran's Day event in their community and stop and thank a Vet for their service.

Nov 11th 3:27pm • No Comments

We would like to present the 2014 Official Event Poster. Thank you so much to our Presenting Sponsor, Oxnard College, and all of our sponsors and event supporters for helping to make this event a success!!

Nov 6th 6:28am • 3 Comments

Thank you to all of our supporters for helping us reach 1,000 Likes. We hope you will continue to spread the word!!

Sep 29th 5:12am • No Comments