The 2023 New Mexico Tamale Fest at Plaza De Las Cruces! (All Ages!)

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The 2023 New Mexico Tamale Fest at Plaza De Las Cruces! (All Ages!)

We're the largest tamale sampling fest in the land of enchantment featuring your local food trucks + Mexican Beer Gardens + Night Mercado!

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When and where

Date and time

May 5 · 6pm - May 6 · 12am MDT


Plaza de Las Cruces 100 S Main St Las Cruces, NM 88001

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

We're the largest annual tamale sampling festival in the land of enchantment featuring samples from your favorite local food trucks + Mexican beer gardens + a night mercado + music + games & musica! Viva New Mexico!

Get to sample some of New Mexico's BEST tamale's from your favorite local vendors

This is an all age event in the plaza, rain or shine. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol from the mexican beer gardens. Ticket includes entry into the official afterparty (2am) at Rad Retrocade located across the plaza as well!

DATE: May 5th 2023 (Cinco De Mayo) in the downtown Plaza De Las Cruces. Free parking anywhere downtown.

MUSICA: Satisfied, DJ Aaron Scene & DJ Rob E.


FOOD TRUCKS: TBA (Use your sample tickets at any truck and feel free to purchase additional full plates, samples, a la carte, & bulk orders.

General Admissioin tickets include in and out entry, 8 tamale sampling tickets (2-3oz per sample or equivalent to 2 tamales total) from any truck, unlimited photography, music, access to vendor row, & the official afterparty at Rad.

VIP tickets included all of the above plus a drink ticket & a VIP area thats seated/tented.

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***If you'd like to join as a food truck, vendor, or volunteer please submit your registration on our event planning website at

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