Hot Tamale Festival supports CCISD fine arts programs

Posted at 6:11 AM, Nov 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 21:06:04-05

The 4th Annual Hot Tamale Festival is happening again this Saturday on Chaparral St.

What started as a fun festival to celebrate the holiday treat, has become an event that supports organizations throughout Corpus Christi.

This years Hot Tamale Festival will benefit the CCISD Fine Arts programs.

The CCISD Fine Arts provides students a well-rounded curriculum in order to develop imagination, spatial reasoning, symbolic thinking, and complex thinking skills and instill a lifelong love and appreciation of the Fine Arts.

Proceeds from the festival will go to support the CCISD Fine Arts in these areas and more:

  • Mariachi Trajes Outfits – costs over $300 per student
  • Music Sheets
  • Travel Costs
  • Fine Arts Teacher Supplies

​For more information, visit the event page here.


The Hot Tamale Festival does have free admission with tickets for food and drinks.