Plaza de Las Cruces

100 S Main St, Las Cruces, NM 88001

Las Cruces, NM, US, 88001

Tamale Sampling + Mexican Beer Gardens + Musica + Mercado + Ballet Folklorica!

The New Mexico Tamale Fest is returning to the land of enchantment for year 2 featuring Tamale sampling from your favorite local food trucks/vendors + Mexican beer gardens + a night mercado + musica + games & bellet folklorica! Viva New Mexico!

Get to sample some of New Mexico’s BEST tamale’s from your favorite local vendors and vote for the 2024 best of the best awards!T his is an all age event in the plaza, rain or shine. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol from the Mexican beer gardens sponsored by Rad Retrocade.

DATE: Sunday May 5th 2023 (Cinco De Mayo) from 4pm-10pm in the downtown Plaza De Las Cruces. Free parking anywhere downtown.

MUSICA: Satisfied & DJ Rob E = more TBA


FOOD TRUCKS: TBA (Use your tamale tickets at any vendor and feel free to purchase additional full plates, samples, a la carte, & bulk orders)Tickets can be scanned in via email or you can print prior to attending. GA includes all access entry to entertainment & the night mercado, in and out entry, official afterparty at Rad, unlimited photos, Tamale Fest branded cutlery, and 4 full tamale tickets from any food truck or vendor tent!

Viva Tamale Fest!

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