Arizona Taco Festival

The Arizona Taco Festival was the world’s first taco festival in 2010, and has grown to 60+ restaurants dishing out $2 tacos over two full days. Along with imaginative and often hilarious entertainment, the AZ Taco Festival blends art and music with premium tequila tastings, unique festival activations, and a proprietary taco contest that supports local business by awarding $10,000 to competitors every year.

  • Lucha Libre Wrestling
  • Degree 270 VIP Area
  • Main Bar Experiences by Dos Gringos, El Hefe, Salty Senorita, Wasted Grain and Old Town Gringos
  • Live Music Stage
  • Interactive Photo Booths
  • Hot Chile Pepper Eating Contest
  • Taco Eating Contests
  • Taco Award Presentation
  • People’s Choice Voting at Contest Check-In Booth
  • The Legendary Tequila Expo
  • Chihuahua Beauty Pageant
  • Margarita Mixology Expo
  • Nationwide Insurance Kid’s Zone


General Admission

Experience a taco-topia of epic proportions. Over 50 restaurants and food trucks will serve $2 tacos (sold separately) with some of the most unique recipes ever created. Enjoy live bands, Lucha Libre wrestling, hilarious eating contests, a chihuahua beauty pageant and more!  General Admission tickets are $12 online and $15 at the door. Kids 12 & under are FREE!

VIP Lounge, presented by 

Taco luxury at it’s best. Upon checking in at the VIP area, you’ll receive a wristband loaded with five alcoholic beverages, one water or soda, and 10 tacos of your choosing throughout the festival. Enjoy a spacious tented area with private shaded seating, private bathrooms with hand-washing (oh yea!), and a Talking Stick Resort DJ stage.

Tequila Expo (Saturday Only!)

The legendary Tequila Expo is a must for every level of tequila drinker. Approximately 30 brands collectively offer over 100 types of tequila and other agave-based spirits. Your ticket is good for 10 half-once samples from any of the brands you choose. Please note: A festival admission ticket must be purchased separately (GA or VIP).  Expo Hours: 12pm-5pm, Saturday only.

Margarita Tent (Sunday Only!)

If you love fancy margaritas, then don’t miss Sunday’s Margarita Expo. Approximately 12 of the Valley’s top mixologists will present their best version of a margarita cocktail. Your ticket is good for 10 cocktail samples from any of the mixologists you choose. Please note: A festival admission ticket must be purchased separately (GA or VIP).  Expo Hours: 12pm-5pm, Sunday only.

Mucho Margarita Package

Purchase and receive a Souvenir Margarita Cup and a General Admission ticket. Each time you fill ‘er up, you will receive an additional 4oz of margarita. This is truly a must-have for all attendees. Buy yours today before we sell out! This package will be $21 at the door. Buy in advance and save!!

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