Welcome to the Tamale Express Tamale Festival

The Tamale Express Tamale Festival is a FREE community event fundraiser for the Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation. This event helps raise funds for both local and regional performing arts groups, programs and organizations. We can proudly say that 95% of ALL funds raise are donated back into local and regional programs.

Thank you to EVERYONE


We here at the Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation would like to say "THANK YOU" to all of our vendors, staff, volunteers, sponsors and especially to the GREAT community of Perris!  This years fundraiser was a great one and WE cannot wait to you all again next year and THANK YOU for supporting the performing arts!

About the festival


 The 2019 Tamale Express Tamale festival is a community event featuring mutli-diverse 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 for your enjoyment. 

All this will be going on at the Orange Empire Railway Museum, in Perris CA.

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.  



Over 108 local dancers and musical guests will be gracing our three performing areas that will be situated throughout the festival grounds. So join us for a day of fun, dancing and music! We will be announcing dance groups and bands in the coming weeks!

Contact Us

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The Tamale Express Tamale Festival

Po Box 861 San Jacinto, Ca 92581

(951) 407-0866