This has been the year of delicious food festivals coming to Evansville, we had Stromboli fest, coming up we have Mac and cheese fest, and now Taco Fest! Our taste buds this year are very pleased! 

Nikolay Trubnikov

I saw this on my newsfeed today and HAD to share it with you! You see there's a trend now where places are having festivals based on particular foods. Lets be honest what's more perfect than the fun of a festival, combined with the deliciousness of food?  It's basically a perfect combination!

So here's what you need to know about Evansville's Taco Festival

Evansville's 1st Annual Taco Festival is coming Downtown on Saturday, October 14th! Please be prepared to enjoy...

- 30+ Taco & Food Vendors
- Frozen Margarita Bar
- Tequila Sampling Tent
- Chili Pepper Eating Contest
- Salsa Sampling and Most Unique Taco Contest
- Kids Zone, Mechanical Bull, Face Painting, Arts & Games
- Live Entertainment
- Giant Nacho Bar
- Misted VIP Party Tent
- Best Dressed Contest (GET CREATIVE!)
- Live Celebrity Judging
- Free Parking & much more!

ONLINE TICKET SALES and PRICING will be released on Thursday, August 24th at 8:00am.

At the event, you’ll find over 30 of the area's best restaurants & food purveyors dishing out a variety of $3 tacos (sold separately). There will be bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, tequila flights, ice cold beer, water, soda & more. All items will work on a voucher system – there will be various voucher stations throughout the festival & all vouchers will be used as cash. Additional vendors will be on hand to sell other food (cotton candy, cakes, desserts etc) as well. Multiple ATMs will be on site & strongly encourage cash sales at voucher stations.

TICKET DETAILS - coming soon!

Over 30 different types of tequila will be available for pre-arranged flight's or individual purchases at the tequila expo tent!

- Children 6 & under are FREE & do not need a ticket

- Have a restaurant, food truck or sponsor inquiry? Drop us a line at or by phone at 812-202-8171.

*All tickets purchased for The Evansville Taco Festival by phone or online are final. We Do Not issue refunds or exchanges & this is a Rain or Shine Outdoor event.



You can get more details about the upcoming taco festival, here!

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