GREENVILLE: 2014 Delta Hot Tamale Festival

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18th:

Saturday Delta Hot Tamale Festival Activities include: (Free Admission)

  • 9:30 a.m. – Chuck Jordan Hot Tamale Parade (named in memory of our late Mayor Chuck Jordan)
  • 9:45 a.m. – Welcome by Mayor John Cox
  • 10:00 a.m.
    • The Official Blessing of the Hot Tamale
    • Presentation of the Hot Tamale Royalty
    • Hot Tamale cooking competition begins
    • Festival music begins & throughout the day with regional & local musicians performing on several stages. (Schedule TBA)
  • Noon – Miss Hot Tamale Contest
  • 2:00 p.m. – Hot Tamale Eating Contest
  • Morning and evening – “Tales of the Hot Tamale” – will be spun on our front porch in Stein Mart Square (times to be announced). (Free Admission)