Start: Saturday, November 12, 2022 11:00AM
End: Sunday, November 13, 2022 7:00PM
Arizona Taco Festival Returns for 13th Year with Chef & TV Personality
Aaron May bringing his band of celeb-u-friends to town.
2 Days of Peace, Love & Tacos Set for November 12 & 13 at Bell Bank Park in Mesa
PHOENIX – The Often Imitated, Never Duplicated — Arizona Taco Festival, is bringing its flare and fiesta to the East Valley. The Valley’s most popular event is set to return on November 12 and 13 at a new location—Bell Bank Park in Mesa—with celebrity Chef Aaron May as a special guest and event host. Chef May, known for his regular appearances on the Food Network, Guy’s Grocery Games as well as producing the largest annual Official NFL Tailgate event each year at the Super Bowl, is inviting his taco brethren from the world of sports, tv, food and film to this year’s Taco Festival.
Arizona Taco Festival will include its much-fabled line-up of the Valley’s best taco-teers, competing for the title of Top Taco with prize money and bragging rights on the line. In addition to the delicious eats and drinks, festival goers will enjoy an updated version of the sought-after Tequila Expo, now becoming a Tequila Passport allowing all guests to sample over 100 top shelf agaves around the entire event! Crowd-faves such as the Lucha Libre Wrestlers, the one & only Ay Chihuahua Beauty Pageant, and Hot Chili Pepper & Taco eating contests are back too, as well as, the new Taco Queen Drag Contest, Hot Sauce Expo, bands, DJ’s, Mariachis a Day of the Dead Wedding and so much more. The family-friendly event is a cultural celebration that will welcome thousands of attendees from all over the Valley.