June 23, 2024

La Familia Cortez Restaurants Presents the Spectacular La Gran Tamalada Festival – A Decade of Honoring Tradition

Celebrating a remarkable milestone of 10 years, the La Gran Tamalada Festival, proudly sponsored by La Familia Cortez Restaurants, is set to enchant the hearts of San Antonio residents on a day filled with live music, working artists, pictures with Santa, and an array of cultural festivities. The event is scheduled to take place from 10 am to 6 pm, promising a joyous occasion for families and individuals alike.

“La Familia Cortez has once again partnered with Historic Market Square and the City of San Antonio to make the annual La Gran Tamalada even grander. The free event blends storytelling, the history of the tamalada, and promotes cultural pride and lifelong learning. Participants take home both knowledge of and appreciation for the techniques that have been passed from generation to generation for many years,” shared organizers in a press release.

The festival is poised to offer an immersive experience that extends beyond the culinary artistry of tamale-making. Attendees can anticipate a lively ambiance with music, crafts, and hands-on workshops where they can learn the intricate art of crafting their own tamales. The event will feature numerous food vendors, allowing visitors to indulge in the rich flavors of tamales, hot chocolate, bueñelos, and other seasonal delights.

Adding to the festive cheer, the beloved Pancho Claus will be making special appearances, spreading joy and laughter throughout the event. Attendees can also revel in the magical touch of snow, creating a winter wonderland atmosphere that adds an extra layer of enchantment to the La Gran Tamalada Festival.

La Familia Cortez Restaurants invites everyone to join in the festivities, immersing themselves in the rich cultural heritage of tamale-making and creating lasting memories with family and friends. The event encapsulates the essence of tradition, community, and the vibrant spirit of the holiday season, making it a must-attend celebration in San Antonio.

For further details and to stay updated on the La Gran Tamalada Festival, please visit La Familia Cortez Restaurants. Mark your calendars for this spectacular event that promises a delightful blend of cultural experiences, culinary delights, and holiday merriment.