Family Excursions

Indio International Tamale Festival

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Location: Indio
Depart: 8 a.m. Return: 6 p.m.
Cost: Residents $5, Non-Residents $10

Enjoy a day exploring the Indio International Tamale Festival, a 26-year-old tradition celebrating the rich heritage of the tamale. The festival, which has been ranked as one of the top ten food festivals in the nation, is devoted to good food and family fun. The festival features five states for live music and dancing shows, more than 80 tamale vendors, eating contests, cooking demonstrations, a car show, and a farmers' market. There is sure to be something for everyone! Register by calling 562-989-7330 or stop by the Community Services Department at City Hall.

Mission Inn Festival of Lights

Mission Inn Festival of Lights - Few spots left

Saturday, January 5, 2019
Location: Riverside
Depart: 3 p.m. Return: 10:30 p.m.
Cost: Residents $5, Non-Residents $10

Join us this January for the 26th annual Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn in Riverside, CA.  This holiday extravaganza features one of the nation's largest holiday light collections.  Highlights include horse drawn carriage rides, freshly fallen snow, elaborate Christmas trees, a ferris wheel, colorful vintage carousel, seasonal music, and entertainment.  Activities and a large variety of tasty food vendors at the event are available for an additional charge.