About the festival

 The Diamond Valley Tamale festival is a community event featuring over 90 vendors including crafters, well-known name-brand merchandise, and local artists. The festival will also featured are food vendors of various types, food trucks, and a Home Brewer & Craft beer garden, not to mention TAMALES! Local groups have been invited out to perform throughout the day and the Diamond Valley Classic Car & Motorcycle show will be on the premises making this a well-rounded event full of fun for the entire family!


The Diamond Valley Tamale Festival isn’t all about the piping hot, delicious spicy, mouthwatering tamales – we take pride in help showcasing vendors and their products ranging from homemade aprons, ladies makeup to hand crafted wooden signs! We have vendors from as far away as Anaheim, Victorville, and the Chula Vista area that are excited to show and sell their products that excite the senses.


We are proud to host the Best of the Valley Tamale contest for the region’s Best Tamale on Saturday afternoon.

So don’t forget to bring the whole family! The Diamond Tamale Festival has a Kids Zone area, so bring the whole family out, with plenty of activities, shopping, and food! There will be ongoing live entertainment throughout the day as well.


The Diamond Valley Tamale Festival is the annual fundraiser the helps raise funds for the Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation. The Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation is a non-profit organization that through fundraising and public donations helps support the performing arts programs throughout the Southern California regional communities. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation which helps with keeping the performing arts programs in schools and in the communities.


The Diamond Valley Tamale Festival is located at 1801 Angler Ave, Hemet CA 92543 


The Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation is a 501c3 company based out of Homeland, CA,  who offers its fundraising support to local and regional performing art programs. This event is a fundraiser aimed at assisting such groups.

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Our Vendors

 Our vendors come to us from all over Southern California selling crafts, specialty items, hot selling items, unique foods and popular food trucks! We have something for everyone to enjoy!

​If you are interested in being a vendor for our event, please click the link and send us your information.  

Diamond Valley Classic Car & Motorcycle Show

The 2018 Diamond Valley Vintage Car & Motorcycle Show will be located at the picturesque Diamond Valley Sports Park in connection with the Annual Diamond Valley Tamale Festival. This venue is perfect to have this event - it is spacious, the beautiful San Jacinto and Idyllwild mountains surround the venue, and it is easily accessible from the I-10 and 215 freeways. The car show will feature vintage hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, motorcycles and more. . So come out and enjoy some tamales, music and vintage cars!

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Diamond Valley Tamale Festival

Po Box 861 San Jacinto, Ca 92581

(760) 410-7629