18th Tucson Tamal & Heritage Festival

Casino Del Sol presents the 18th Annual Tucson Tamal & Heritage Festival on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at AVA Amphitheater from 10am to 5pm. FREE & open to the public.

The Festival celebrates the rich tastes, smells and variation of tamales from the Southwest and Mexico. This unique event provides organizations & individuals with an opportunity to fundraise as Vendors. 

The Festival Features:

  • Tamale contest
  • Live local entertainment
  • Food vendors
  • Food trucks
  • Artisan vendors
  • Farmers Market vendors
  • Fun for the entire family!


Attention Vendors:

Applications are available at the links below and at Casino Del Sol’s Club Sol desk. Submit your completed application along with the Credit Card Authorization form to Club Sol.  Cards will be charged once application is approved. Application deadline is Nov 27th. Official Vendor confirmation will come directly from Samuel Arellano after reviewing the application, via phone or by email.


  • Food Vendors:  $325 (inside venue)
  • Vendors with carts: $220 (north drive)
  • Tribal Members / Employees Food Vendors:  $125 (inside venue)
  • Artisans / Farmers Market Vendors:  $75 (north drive only)