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Leesville Daily Leader - Leesville, LA
  • Zwolle Tamale Fiesta to be held Oct. 10-12

  • The 38th annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta will be held Oct. 10-12 at the Festival Grounds located on U.S. 171 in Zwolle. There will be lots of music, fun and flavor along with lots of tamales for sale!
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  • The 38th annual Zwolle Tamale Fiesta will be held Oct. 10-12 at the Festival Grounds located on U.S. 171 in Zwolle. There will be lots of music, fun and flavor along with lots of tamales for sale!
    The kickoff supper will start the festivities at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10. The Tamale Fiesta Trail Ride will leave the Zwolle Dixie Ball Park at 11 a.m. on Friday. The festival continues with carnival rides, concessions and arts and crafts vendors as festival ground gates open at 5 p.m.
    Next of Kin will be performing on stage one from 7-11 p.m. on Oct. 11, and Bradley Byley will DJ on stage two from 7:30-11:30 p.m.
    Saturday begins with a one mile run at 7 a.m., a 5K run at 8 a.m., and a parade at 10 a.m.
    Festival gates will open at 9 a.m. There will be tamale eating contests, costume contests, arm wrestling, and tamale judging starting at 11:30 a.m.
    The popular truck mud bog event will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct 12.
    Musical entertainment will be provided by Overland Express in the pavilion from 2-5 p.m.; Bradley Byley and Friends will be on stage from 5-7 p.m., and will continue performing on stage two from 7:30-11:30 pm. Parker James and Fat Boy South will take the pavilion stage from 7:30-11:30 p.m.
    For more information and a complete schedule of events, contact the Sabine Parish Tourist Commission at 1-800-358-7802 or visit www.toledobendlakecountry.com.

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