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Tamal Festival & Car Show

Tasty tamales, cool cars, and more

It’s Time for Tamales in Downtown Gilroy!

The 7th annual Tamal Festival & Car Show returns to downtown Gilroy on Saturday, September 30. Come enjoy a day full of vibrant culture, flavor, and family fun!

As you stroll through downtown, you can sample delicious savory and sweet tamales, check out all the cool cars on display, and dance to live DJ music.

Event Details

Saturday, September 30
11:00am – 7:00 pm
Downtown Gilroy

Presented by CARAS (Community Agency for Resources, Advocacy & Services) and the Los Padrinos Car Club.

Stay the Night in Gilroy

Reserve an affordable hotel room in Gilroy to stay safe and avoid a long drive home. Then treat yourself to a delicious breakfast on Sunday morning—and discover more fun things to do while you’re in town!