Tacos, tequila, live music. Say no more.

The Des Moines Register presents The Taco Festival on Saturday, 10/7, at Western Gateway Park (1330 Grand Avenue).

Taco lovers from miles around will come together in downtown Des Moines to witness "a collection of taco makers, restaurants, food trucks and others dishing out $2 tacos."


  • Entrance to The Taco Festival
  • Live entertainment ALL afternoon including live bands, Lucha Libre wrestling shows, and eating challenges
  • Kids 12 and under are free

For an additional $20, attendees can access the Tequila Expo and receive a wristband good for 10 samples of fine tequila.


  • Tokens for 10 tacos of your choosing throughout the festival
  • Tequila Expo access & wristband
  • Private VIP Bar
  • VIP Lounge & Seating
  • Upgraded private Restrooms
  • Kids 12 and under are free, with a paid adult ticket

This sounds like a blast! Let's taco 'bout it. Purchase your tickets HERE.

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