Stockton Arts Week: San Joaquin Tamale Festival

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The San Joaquin Tamale Festival brings together the spirit of live music and great plated foods with locally inspired cuisine and drinks from California. 

The San Joaquin Tamale Festival holds lots of fun activities for the whole family. Including live entertainment throughout the two-day event for adults and children on two stages. A professional cooking demonstration, arts and crafts, a classic car show, a boat show, and much more. See the full line-up of fun here!


  • Noon - 8:00pm both days


  • Adults (18-59) – $10
  • Teens (13-17) – $10
  • Seniors (60+w/ID) – $10
  • College students – $10
  • Military (w/ID) – $10
  • Kids (6-12) – $6
  • Children (5 and under) – Free

As part of Stockton Arts Week:  The Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum will provide a variety of art activities engaging children/youth in a interactive mural, a make-n-take paper painted poncho, recycled bottle art, a paper painted sombrero and a beading booth.


Stockton Arts Week is a 10-day celebration of our community’s diverse arts and cultural offerings running October 13-22, 2017. This city-wide event highlights the vibrant art and culture Stockton has to offer by featuring 10 days of creative arts related events, such as: art walks, exhibitions, paint nights, demonstrations, performances, workshops, and much more! Stockton Arts Week is organized by Visit Stockton. Learn more about Stockton Arts Week and see a schedule of more official events here!


San Joaquin County Fairgrounds
12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
1658 S. Airport Way
Stockton, California

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