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ARIZONA TACO FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 
23 & 24, 2021
SALT RIVER FIELDS
AT
TALKING STICK
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 21 at 10am!
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If you Love Tacos and “Who Doesn’t Love Tacos™”, then we have the place for you: the Arizona Taco Festival. Eleven years ago, The Arizona Taco Festival created the first ever taco festival in the WORLD. Yepp — that’s right. And thanks to everyone’s love of tacos, we keep growing each year and elevating the taco fest experience for our guests like never before.

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STUFF TO DO!
Tequila Expo

TEQUILA EXPO

Our famous Tequila Expo features over 100 tequilas for guests to sample. Everything from tequila, sotol, bacanora, mezcal and more will be found.

Taco Gordo Eating Contest

TACO GORDO TACO EATING CONTEST

This speed contest tests just how much of a taco devourer contestants are. 10 people on stage in an all out taco pigout to see how many tacos they can put down.

Holy Hot Sauce Tent

HOLY HOT SAUCE TENT

Guests get to try the most eclectic and fearsome hot sauces, curated by vic clinco, the owner of the largest private collection of hot sauces in the country.

Music & DJs

MUSIC & DJ’s

All the live music, DJ’s, dancers, wedding, crazy contests and of course our awards ceremony, will go down from here. Get your seat!

Chihuahua Pageant

CHIHUAHUA BEAUTY PAGEANT

This iconic contest is a real crowd-pleaser. 20+ chihuahuas strut their stuff on stage, dressed in the most outrageous outfits from their zany owners.

Chili Pepper Eating Contest

HOT CHILI PEPPER EATING CONTEST

So you think you’re so hot? Contestants eat their way through 5 rounds of increasingly hotter peppers until one fire-proof palette.

…AND MUCH MORE!

You Eat Tacos Compete
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