‹ AUSTIN ›
MARCH 30, 2019 |
11AM — 6PM
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A General Admission ticket grants you access to feast in a taco-topia of tacos where professional taco makers, restaurants, food trucks and others gather to dish out $3 tacos.
Add bars, bands and beverage stations serving margaritas, beer, water, and soda, a boutique Tequila Expo with over 100 top shelf brands to sample, Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestlers, a Chihuahua Beauty Pageant and so much more! It’s a Taco-Wonderland.
All Taco Teams on-site will be competing head-to-head to be declared as the regional Top Taco, in the sanctioned championship by The Taco Society, leading to the $100,000 Grand Championship in Las Vegas!
305 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
Be sure to visit each Cities’ page for a list of Events. Festival prices and Special Events will vary depending on City.
Experience a taco-topia of epic proportions. Over 35+ restaurants and food trucks will serve $3 tacos with some of the most unique recipes ever created. Watch live bands Lucha Libre wrestling shows all weekend throughout the day. Don’t miss hilarious eating contests, Hot Chili Pepper Eating challenges, and the original Chihuahua Beauty Pageant. Kids 12 & under are FREE. All food and beverages sold separately.
Purchase a Souvenir Margarita Cup (empty)! This deluxe cup gives you an extra 4oz of margarita for the price of 1 regular refill. This truly is a must-have for all margarita lovers. Buy in advance, cups are limited! Cups picked up at the event.
Our VIP is our Top Taco experience! We do all the work for you in this VIP area. Here you’ll have VIP access to private bars and delicious food. You will also receive credits for 6 tacos on your wristbands that can be used inside the VIP for food catered by our top taco maker, or use them throughout the rest of the festival, sampling from over 35+ restaurants. Inside the VIP area there will be a tent with private shaded seating and air conditioned private mens and womens bathrooms with hand-washing. Kids 12 and under are free in VIP with a paid adult ticket. Additional food and beverages sold separately.
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-ounce samples from any of the brands you choose. Please note: A festival admission ticket must be purchased in conjunction with a Tequila Expo ticket (GA or VIP).
1:30pm—Chihuahua Beauty Pageant
1:45pm—Taco Attire Winner Announcement- Contest 1
3:00pm—Taco Eating Contest
3:15pm—Taco Attire Winner Announcement- Contest 2
5:00pm—Hot Chile Pepper Eating Contest
5:45pm—Nashville’s Best Tacos Awards Ceremony
Do you have a passion for the unity of all things tacos? Join our volunteer team! We have opportunities in several areas of the competition including:
Volunteers receive Championship admission for their opposing volunteer shift, a T-shirt, 2 tacos, and a fun time! You must be 18+ and have taco spirit.
If you’re interested in volunteering, sign for a shift here: