KP Presents

9th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival

Welcome to the 9th Annual Riverside Tamale Festival presented by Kaiser Permanente, a celebration of family and food in an effort restore life into Trujillo Adobe. The event features music from regional bands as well art displays, children’s activities, beer garden, and TAMALES! 

Our partners

The Riverside Tamale Festival is able to happen because of the support of our sponsors.

Come join us

The Riverside Tamale Festival is a great opportunity to experience the talent of our region. From bands, dancers, musicians and Lucha Libre, this festival will keep you on your feet! What could be better than enjoying delicious tamales while supporting local businesses? We hope to see you there!
Riverside Trujillo Adobe
Take a step back in time and help us preserve this 157-year old landmark!

The Riverside Tamale Festival is the signature event of the Spanish Town Heritage Foundation, a California public benefit nonprofit corporation and a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The festival provides Riverside residents a unique cultural experience showcasing the city’s rich Latino heritage. The Festival is a vehicle for organizers to journey toward the vision of the restoration and rehabilitation of the Trujillo Adobe, Riverside Landmark #130, Riverside County Landmark #009, a California site of historical significance, and a site of High Potential designated by the National Park Service. The Riverside Tamale Festival attracts tourists from all over Southern California and the Southwest. 

Ballet Folkloric
Want to make a difference?

By attending the Riverside Tamale Festival, you will be able to help restore one of California's most historic adobes.