Events and Activities
The festival features local vendors offering delicious tamales made with traditional recipes passed down through generations. Attendees have the opportunity to sample different types of tamales, from classic varieties like pork and chicken to unique options such as vegan and dessert tamales. Apart from enjoying mouthwatering tamales, visitors can also immerse themselves in a vibrant cultural experience during this festival. Live music performances featuring traditional Mexican tunes add a festive atmosphere to the event. Spectators can dance along or simply enjoy the lively melodies while savoring their favorite tamales.
Just a short distance away from downtown, you’ll find Cocopah Resort & Casino where you can try your luck at slot machines or enjoy live entertainment shows. If you’re interested in history and culture, consider visiting Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area located nearby. For nature enthusiasts, Mittry Lake Wildlife Area is worth a visit. This wildlife preserve boasts diverse flora and fauna within its tranquil surroundings.