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First Tamale Festival in Lubbock: Taste the Best Tamales in West Texas

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Taste the best tamales in West Texas! If you love tamales (and who doesn’t?), don’t miss the first Tamale Festival in Lubbock, Texas. The tasty event will be held at Two Docs Brewing Co. in Lubbock on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022. Come on out and taste the tamales and best brews in the Hub City.

Tamales, Tamales, Tamales!

Find out who has the tastiest tamales in West Texas. Two Docs Brewing Co. is bringing together over 30 businesses, from food trucks to general vendors, to celebrate small business and—of course—delicious, mouth-watering tamales. The event is free to the public! Two Docs Brewing Co. is located at 502 Texas Ave. in Lubbock.

The festival will feature fierce competition for Best Tamale, Most Creative Tamale, and People’s Favorite Tamale. See who will be crowned victor of the Tamale Eating Competition (sponsored by Mijo’s BBQ). Get your taste buds ready and save room in your belly to try a wide variety of tamales from the best cooks on the South Plains.

Schedule of Events

First Tamale Festival in Lubbock: Taste the Best Tamales in West Texas

Photo: Two Docs Brewing Co.


1:00PM – Tamale and General Vendors open up to sell. People’s Favorite Tamale Competition and Live Music begin. (Vendors will have QR codes located at booths to have customers scan)

2:00PM – Tamale Judging begins.

3:00PM – Tamale Eating Competition Begins (15-minute limit)

4:00PM – Tamale Judging Concludes and winners announced.

7:00PM – Vendor selling time ends

7:00PM – Live music and special beer release at Two Docs Brewing Co. continues.


To discover even more about Tamale Festival LBK 2022, please visit

Two Docs Brewing Co.

Explore the world of craft beer at Two Docs Brewing Co. This Lubbock establishment has become a favorite for West Texans as they’ve helped expand the craft beer culture on the South Plains. Two Docs Brewing Co. is committed to quality, integrity, and good times. “When you come into our taproom an expert staff will welcome you to a place where you can explore beer, expand your tastes, and have a great time.”

Follow Two Docs Brewing Co. on Facebook and Instagram and visit their website.