Hot Tamales! The Feria de Tamales in Coyoacán
Tamales are traditionally eaten around Candelaria (February 2) to celebrate the beginning of the planting season and the coming of spring. Coyoacán's Museo de Artes Populares presents, as it has done for the last 21 years, an extraordinary 'feria de tamales' with vendors from all over Mexico and beyond offering their regional variations of corn husk or banana leaf stuffed morsels. Be sure to visit the cornfest and arrive with an empty stomach. The festival goes until Sunday, February 3rd.