The Veterans Day ceremony will be begin Saturday, November 11 at 10:00 am at the “Wall of Courage” in Grape Day Park followed by the Escondido Tamale Festival starting at 11am. The ceremony will be presented by Escondido’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1513, American Legion Post 149, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 70. Come by and learn about your local veterans.
Start your day honoring the men and women who served our country followed by a festive celebration with tamales, beer, live entertainment, and more!
Join the delicious fun at Escondido’s Tamale Festival in Grape Day Park on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11am. Enjoy free admission, great food, craft beer and wine to purchase, entertainment, competitions (including the chihuahua costume contest and fashion show) and celebrity chefs.
Presented by the Escondido Downtown Business Association, the Escondido Tamale Festival, an official San Diego Beer Week event, and is a celebration of Tamales and all the great Latin foods that have become iconic staples of California’s culture. It’s a look back at the history of the Spanish and Mexican settlers who have influenced and contributed so much to our multicultural community, and a show of appreciation for the traditions which have so positively affected Escondido.
Mark your calendars and come to Escondido in North San Diego County for some traditional fun and the best tamales in Southern California!