2018 FESTIVAL INFO
DATES & HOURS
OCTOBER 13 & 14, 2018
11am-7pm, each day
LOCATION
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ  85258
Link to Map: Salt River Fields
HOW THE FEST WORKS...
A General Admission ticket provides access to taco-topia. Inside the event, you'll find about 50 restaurants dishing out $2 tacos and bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, beer, water, and soda. Tokens are used throughout the festival - purchase them to use for tacos, drinks, and other items.

Here's a little background on the festival: Festival History.
FESTIVAL RULES / GENERAL INFORMATION
  • No dogs allowed (except Chihuahua Beauty Pageant participants and service dogs)
  • No lawn chairs or blankets
  • No wheelchair rental
  • No opened drink containers. Sealed water only.
  • ATMs will be on-site
  • Tickets are not transferrable by day.
2016 FESTIVAL INFO
2017 TACO FEST HIGHLIGHTS
  • 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: (Tent Hours: 12pm-5pm)
  • Chihuahua Beauty Pageant
  • Margarita Mixology Expo: (Tent Hours: 12pm-5pm)
  • Kid’s Zone
*Shows start about 11:45am and the wrestlers perform for about 20-30 minutes and then take 20 minute breaks - alternating that schedule each day, all day, until sundown.
PARKING
Parking will be free, but limited at Salt River Fields. We highly recommend carpooling or taking alternative transportation to the festival. Come early for free onsite parking or take advantage of additional free parking lots near the festival grounds with a fast and free shuttle service to the festival entrance. Check back 1 week prior to the festival for a detailed parking map and make a plan of action.

DISABLED PARKING
go directly to Salt River Fields and alert parking attendants upon arrival
RIDESHARE PROMOTION
Stay tuned!
2017 MUSIC LINEUP
Saturday

11:00amDJ Sean Derek
12:00amThe Coconauts
1:00pmDJ Sean Derek
1:30pmPride Through Strife
2:30pmHot Chile Pepper
Eating Contest
3:00pmLoco Patron
Taco Eating Contest
3:15pmNacho Eating Contest
3:45pmMariachi Pasion
4:45pmDJ Sean Derek
5:30pmRitmo Latino
6:45pmTaco Awards
Sunday

11:00amDJ Sean Derek
11:30amThe Coconauts
12:30pmDJ Sean Derek
1:30pmMariachi Pasion
2:30pmChihuahua Beauty Pageant
3:00pmLoco Patron
Taco Eating Contest
3:15pmNacho Eating Contest
3:45pmJaleo
4:45pmDJ Sean Derek
5:30pmLa Llegadora
6:45pmTaco Awards