Zwolle Tamale Fiesta

Zwolle Tamale Fiesta

Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Toledo Bend Lake CountryThe Zwolle Tamale Fiesta 2020 has been canceled due to Covid-19. The Fiesta will return October 2021!

Although the Fiesta has been canceled, you can still get your tamales! Come by the Zwolle Tamale Drive-Thru on Saturday, October 10th to purchase your tamales! Drive-Thru event will be held on Front Street, Zwolle, LA from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

The Zwolle Tamale Fiesta is a celebration of this areas Spanish and Native American Heritage.

The three-day event is held in Zwolle each year the second weekend in October.

Among events planned during the Fiesta are a tamale making demonstration, tamale eating and tamale judging contest, treasure hunt, live bands & dancing, arts & crafts, and a parade.

The Fiesta also features pageants, arm wrestling contests for all ages, a trail ride, Spanish costume contests, rides and food booths, a very popular Fiesta Mud Bog Race for trucks, and over 20,000 dozen tamales for sale.

The Fiesta is held at the Zwolle Tamale Fiesta Grounds in Zwolle.

For more information: Contact Chris Loupe at (318) 645-2388, or visit

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