Maria Rios of Maria’s Authentic Tamales will be back to defend last year’s awards for Best Traditional Tamale and Best Overall at this year’s Indio International Tamale Festival.
Talk about magnetic pull. All those vehicles hurtling towards Indio along Interstate 10 have heard the buzz. They know Indio is the place where things are happening right now.
Jerry Hernandez’ love of movies has led to creating a Saturday movie night at the Indio Performing Arts Center featuring a selection from his vast personal collection.
You’ve probably fallen under the spell of Stars without even knowing it. The Canadian rockers have been a mainstay in venues throughout the U.S., as well as its home turf in the Great White North.
The festival is attended by more than 100,000 people and ranked among the top 10 “All-American Food Festivals” nationally by the Food Network.
While it is all about the tamales, this two-day festival is very family friendly, and celebrates the Hispanic culture.
Behind the gates of one of Indio’s prestigious country clubs, visitors see homes they might not expect next to golf courses and swimming pools.
While it’s undeniable that the inaugural Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival put Indio “on the map” in 1999, there’s so much more to do and see.
“Indio remains a city on the move with positive present and future growth,” notes Mayor Gene Gilbert. “There are examples of all types showcasing this around the city.”
One desert city is not letting the national economic slowdown affect its progress! Indio, the largest city in the Coachella Valley, is on a steady path toward smart development with targeted infrastructure improvements spearheading its transformation into a vibrant urban oasis.