Cinco de Mayo Festival
& Tamale Cookoff

Sunday, May 4, 2014
11a - 4pm

Mayo Festival Sonoma

Do you make the best tamales in SonomaCounty? Or just love to eat them? Either way, don’t miss the second annual Cinco de Mayo Festival and Tamale Cookoff.  Join a panel of celebrity judges (to be announced!) and taste your way through an assortment of tamales prepared by professionals.

Cinco de Mayo festivities include live music, traditional Mexican folk dancing and children’s activities. The fun starts at 11am with a performance by Aztec Dancers, followed by Mariachi Nueva Generación and local favorite, Ballet Folklórico Quetzalén. Children will enjoy face painting with Popo the Clown, bounce houses, games and crafts. Additional food and beverages will be available from vendors

From 11-1 p.m., attendees will taste and vote for their favorite for the “People’s Choice”  Official winners of the Professional and People’s Choice categories will be announced around 1:30 p.m., followed by a performance by local band Tudo Bem.

Organized by parents for Sonoma Valley Schools, proceeds from this event will benefit participating SonomaValley schools.

Tickets purchased in advance are $20 for adults and $10 for kids 3-12, and include a full lunch and tamale tastings from all professional competitors. They can be purchased online at

A limited number of tickets will be available at the door for $25 for adults and $15 for kids 3-12.
All children 2 and under are free of charge. When purchasing tickets, attendees can designate their school affiliation and a portion of the proceeds will go directly to that school.

Tickets are limited so purchasing in advance is recommended!

Sunday May 4, 2014

$20 adults, $10 kids advanced purchase
$25 adults, $15 kids day of