Holiday Tamale-Making Demonstrations

Two Classes offered December 7 at Galván House in Heritage Park

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – If you’ve been wanting to learn how to make tamales in no time, the Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Cultural Services invites you to its popular seasonal cooking demonstration. Two tamale-making classes will be offered on Saturday, December 7, at 10:30am and 1:30pm at the historic Galván House in Heritage Park located at 1581 N. Chaparral Street.

Sandra Vásquez, inventor of the ‘Mas Tamales’ masa spreader, will demonstrate how to spread masa on a dozen cornhusks to make tamales with the glide of the hand in about a minute! Cost is $10 per person and includes the demonstration, recipes, and food samples. Don’t miss this delightful holiday tradition. Seating is limited to 30 people and all participants are required to pay in advance. Please call (361) 826-3411 to register and pay for this class.

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3411 at least 48 hours in advance.

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!