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Tampa’s biggest taco festival takes over Al Lopez Park this February

aerial view of a plate of tacos
Savor the best tacos in Tampa Bay during this huge festival

The 6th Annual Tampa Taco Fest, presented by Connect Ford, is returning to Al Lopez Park (4810 N Himes Ave) for another flavorful fiesta on Feb. 24 from 10am-6pm. Attendees can indulge in authentic Mexican delights like street tacos, elotes, and mouthwatering birria tacos from local vendors. Revelers can sip on freshly crafted Don Julio Tequila margaritas featuring Nathalie’s Orchid Island Juice, ice-cold beers, and Aguas Frescas.

General Admission is $7 in advance online and $12 at the door. Kids 12 and under are free. VIP tickets start at $40 per person. The festivities will also include a cute digital photo booth courtesy of GTE Financial. Florida Blue is offering complementary face painting, ensuring a day filled with joy and artistic expression for the entire family.

This vibrant event is a perfect outing for friends and families, offering a pet-friendly environment for furry companions. Connect Ford, the prestigious presenting sponsor, promises an interactive experience with the latest Ford models, allowing guests to explore cutting-edge automotive technology and design firsthand. Get ready for a day filled with fantastic food, refreshing drinks, and live entertainment.

a plate of tamales
Enjoy fresh tamales at Al Lopez Park
tacos dipped into a red stew
Experience phenomenal barrio tacos during Tampa Taco Fest

Taco VIP is the way to fest. The exclusive VIP package includes Pairingware, a unique plate and cup combo designed for maximum convenience, allowing you to hold your drink and plate with just one hand. VIP guests can also Indulge in a tantalizing combination of two alcoholic beverages, paired with mouthwatering tacos and a side of chips & salsa from renowned local spots such as Jimmy’s Tacos or Taqueria Medina.

VIPs have access to the VIP BAR, complete with private seating and bathrooms. Learn more about the event, visiting vendors, and VIP perks on its website.

Loaded nachos and elote

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