The Tamale Express Tamale Festival is the first and only event of it's kind in the Perris area. It is held on Saturday, April 27th and offers a  great opportunity to share your products and services with over 6,500 people! Vendor space is limited and filling fast! Booths are available in 10x10, 10x20 and larger sizes to fit each vendors needs. Previous vendors have included kids attire and toys, personalized items, vintage clothing, specialty foods and snacks, as well as massage, wraps, candles, and almost anything else you can imagine. Our vendors are extremely talented and versatile and there is something here for anyone! ​  

**We are offering ALL vendors to participate at our "Chambers of the Valley, Preview night." on Friday, April 26th from 6pm to 9pm. This event will be bringing out chamber members and city officials from Perris, Moreno Valley, Hemet, San Jacinto, Murrietta and the Menifee area. Just think, you can showcase your business at this event for free, just by participating at the Tamale Express Tamale Festival.  There is NO added cost to participate on Friday, April 26th.


*** Please note that the Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation reserves the right to establish the amount of vendors for each category of interest. We routinely book two vendors of like business, in an effort to provide the best and most thorough shopping experience for our guests. Our festivals are routinely held in large areas amounting to approx.15 acres of footage or more. When placing vendors of like business, we space them out at opposite ends of the venue for best coverage. We do not entertain requests to be exclusive vendors for any event.***

Vendor Application

So, are you ready to get your product out the masses? If so, complete the vendor application and either email it back for processing or send it regular post.  

Aplicación del vendedor

Entonces, ¿estás listo para sacar tu producto de las masas? De ser así, complete la solicitud del vendedor y envíela por correo electrónico para su procesamiento o envíela por correo ordinario. Haga clic aquí para la aplicación

Food Permit Application (Food Vendors Only) **Mandatory**

Are you a food vendor participating at the 2019 Tamale Express Tamale Festival? If so, please complete the Riverside County Health Permit Application and submit the completed form with your vendor application. We will provide all permits.

Health Dept. Check List (Food Vendors Only)

Food vendors, please download the Riverside County Health Department check list for your reference. 

Food Handlers Handbook

All food vendors, download the food handlers handbook.

Best Tamale of the Valley Contest

Files coming soon.


Want to Pay now?


Completed the application and would like to pay? We accept Company Check and Money Orders and Credit Card (PayPal).

For Company Check and Money Order please make check and money order payable to Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation 

and mail payment with application to:


Dark Horse Performing Arts Foundation

c/o Tamale Express Tamale Fest.

Po Box 861

San Jacinto, Ca 92581

For Credit Card Payment, please click on the payment button.