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The Somerton Tamale Festival is happening on Saturday, December 16th, 2023, starting at 11am.  This festival celebrates a time-honored tradition of making tamales with family during the holidays.  There will be all types like beef, chicken, green chili and of course pork tamales.  The El Diablito Alumni Chapter of Arizona State University sponsors this huge event with the proceeds benefiting local college students with scholarships.  Don’t miss the tamale vendors, live bands, a tamale eating contest, dancers, choirs and a dance party at the end of the day.  Somerton Tamale Festival is held on Main Street between State Street and Union Street in Somerton, Arizona.  For more information, visit https://www.somertontamalefestival.com/