Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023
10am – 6pm
4810 N Himes Ave., Tampa FL 33614
Get those Tums, Pepto Bismol and wet wipes ready, because the Tampa Taco Fest is making its yearly pilgrimage to Al Lopez Park. This popular food festival is back for another year of endless tacos, stiff margaritas, family-friendly activities and live entertainment. Get the wet wipes ready because Tampa Taco Fest is back in West Tampa. According to the Tampa Taco Fest website, there will also be local vendors slinging their wares, alongside several different taco trucks, restaurants and stands. And as a warning, most of the taco vendors will be cash-only—but there will be multiple ATMs throughout the festival grounds. Alongside the expected al pastor, carne asada, quesabirria and chicken tacos will be select vegan and vegetarian options— like the featured grilled portobello mushroom taco. Besides tacos, Mexican fare like elote, aguas frescas, churros and horchata will also available for purchase.
Tickets are on sale now via tickeri.com, starting at $7 for general admission and $40 for VIP passes. VIP tickets come with two cocktails from an exclusive bar, access to a private tent, as well as two tacos, chips and salsa. According to the event’s website, day-of general admission tickets will be available for $12 at the gate.
Kids under the age of 12 can attend 2023’s Tampa Taco Fest for free.