Holiday Tamale-Making Demonstrations SOLD OUT

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – “The two tamale-making demonstrations taking placae on Saturday, December 2, are sold out,” said Laura Jasso, Special Events Program Manager for the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Cultural Services. To accommodate all 128 registered participants, the two demonstrations have been moved from the Galván House to the Lindale Recreation Center.

Sandra Vásquez, inventor of the ‘Mas Tamales’ masa spreader, will demonstrate how to make tamales with a glide of the hand. She will teach how to spread masa on a dozen cornhusks in about a minute — that’s fast! The demonstrations include recipes and food samples. 

WHEN:        Saturday, December 2 at 10:30am and 1:30pm

WHERE:      Lindale Recreation Center is located at 3133 Swantner Drive

CONTACT:  Laura Jasso, Special Events Program Manager, (361) 836-3417 or

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play!