The 7th annual festival has been canceled due to the recent storm and flooding in Atascadero

ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero has announced that the 7th Annual Tamale Festival that was supposed to take place on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 11 am to 7 pm in the Sunken Gardens has been canceled. The cancelation is due to the recent storms, wind, and flooding in the area.

A favorite in Atascadero, the Tamale Festival has been held each Jan, with the exception of 2021. Unfortunately, with the volume of rain and flooding Atascadero has experienced due to this week’s storm, the City has announced that it is impossible to go forward with the festival.

Currently, the City is working on potential dates to postpone the event to a later date and not cancel it altogether. As soon as they are able to reschedule, they will make an announcement.

The City wants to thank its amazing sponsors for their ongoing support of the Tamale Festival and many other events in the city. The Tamale Festival sponsors include: Presenting Sponsors: Avila Traffic Safety, Street Side Ale House, and Waste Management; Supporting Sponsors: Kirk Consulting and Springhill Suites by Marriott; Friend Sponsor: Mechanics Bank! 


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