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Tacofest

Sunday, June 2 · view days & times
Venue: SteelStacks

Spend the afternoon at the SteelStacks campus enjoying tacos from the Lehigh Valley and beyond, great drinks, live music, the SteelStacks Chihuahua Beauty Contest and more!

Savory Food Vendors:

  • 4 Raices Street Tacos
  • Aqui Es... A Taste of Mexico
  • The Bayou
  • Cactus Blue*
  • Castaneda’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Cousins Maine Lobster
  • Geaker's Taco
  • Grubnight Food Truck
  • Grumpy’s BBQ
  • Holy Infancy Church
  • Grubnight Food Truck
  • Grumpy’s BBQ
  • Holy Infancy Church
  • JerseyRollz*
  • Oomie Zoomiez
  • Orizaba Restaurant*
  • Taco Town
  • Take-A-Taco*
  • Theos Gyros*
  • The Taste Smokers
  • Uno Taqueria

Sweet Food Vendors:

  • Fiesta Churros
  • Scoop-O-Dough
  • Waffl’d*

* Denotes that the vendor has at least one vegan option

Premium Access

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Premium AccessMarch 1-May 27May 28-June 2
Price $15$20

12-1 p.m.

Ticket holders get:

  • Admission to premium access hour of TacoFest (12-1 p.m.).
  • A 6 ounce bottle of TacoFest-branded habanero hot sauce.
  • All of the fun of TacoFest, including music, game shows, the Chihuahua Beauty Contest, fantastic food from our vendors, and drinks from our cash bars including non-alcoholic Mojitos!

Tequila vs. Mezcal: A Tacofest Tasting Event

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Tequila vs. Mezcal: A Tacofest Tasting EventApril 9-May 27May 28-June 2
Price $49$54
ArtsQuest Member Price $44$49

21+ only

1:30 p.m.

Learn about the differences between tequila and mezcal with this unique tasting that will let you pick some of the flavor profiles you’ll be sampling! Bacardi’s Philadelphia Market Manager David Halpern will guide you through the intricacies of these two liquors – both derived from the agave plant – via Patrón’s tequilas and Ilegal’s mezcals.

Ticket holders for this tasting will also enjoy the following Tacofest Premium Access benefits:

  • Admission to the Premium Access hour of Tacofest (12-1 p.m.).
  • Access to an unlimited chips, guacamole, salsa, queso, and rice & beans bar for the duration of the tasting.
  • A 6 ounce bottle of Tacofest-branded habanero hot sauce.
  • All of the fun of Tacofest, including music, game shows, the Chihuahua Beauty Contest, fantastic food from our vendors, and drinks from our cash bars including non-alcoholic Mojitos!

MARGARITA MADNESS

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Margarita MadnessJan 30-Feb 29March 1-May 27May 28-June 2
Price$49$54$59
ArtsQuest Member Price$44$49$54

1-3 p.m.

Musikfest Café

Competitors:

  • Bar H
  • Blended
  • The GOAT Pub & Pie
  • La Maya
  • Mixology Masters (Returning Champion)
  • Palette & Pour
  • Pour It Up
  • Presley’s Bar
  • Sol & Spirits
  • Twisted Olive

Ticket holders get:

  • Admission to premium access hour of TacoFest (12-1 p.m.).
  • Up to 12 1oz samples at Margarita Madness (1-3 p.m.) in the Musikfest Café, where restaurants from all around the Lehigh Valley will be competing to see who has the best margarita! All restaurants will also have alcohol-free versions of their margarita.
  • Access to an unlimited chips, guacamole, salsa, queso, and rice & beans bar for the duration of Margarita Madness.
  • A 6 ounce bottle of TacoFest-branded habanero hot sauce.
  • All of the fun of TacoFest, including music, game shows, the Chihuahua Beauty Contest, fantastic food from our vendors, and drinks from our cash bars including non-alcoholic Mojitos!

GENERAL ADMISSION:

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General AdmissionApril 1-May 27May 28-June 2
Price $5$10

1-7 p.m.

Ticket holders get:

  • access to entertainment throughout TacoFest, including music, game shows, and the Chihuahua Beauty Contest!
  • access to all food vendors and drinks sold from the Mack Truck Stop, Central Tap, the Pour Bar, and more.

Chihuahua Beauty Contest

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Chihuahua Beauty ContestApril 1-May 27May 28-June 2
Price $10$15
ArtsQuest Member Price $8.50$13.50

Chihuahua Check in will begin at 1 p.m. Contests begin at 2 p.m.

Strut your pup for the chance to have your fury friend dubbed Gooddest Doggo, Most Huggable, Cutest tail wiggle, and more! (Human winners will also be awarded ArtsQuest tickets and merch!)

All chihuahua, chihuahua mixes, and chihuahuas at heart who are 25Lb and under are welcome to participate.

*Please note that dog owners must have a ticket to TacoFest in order to participate in the Chihuahua Beauty Contest.

Entertainment Schedule

TimeEventLocation
12 p.m. DJ Leaser
Join La Mega’s DJ Leaser as he spins on the Levitt Pavilion stage from 12p – 2p.
Air Products Town Square
1 p.m. Kids Piñata (ages 6–10)
Children ages 6–10 are invited to take part in the party classic, piñata!
Air Products Town Square
2 p.m. Chihuahua Beauty Contest
Strut your pup for the chance to have your fury friend dubbed Gooddest Doggo, Most Huggable, Cutest Tail Wiggle, and more! (Human winners will also be awarded ArtsQuest tickets and merch!)
Levitt Pavilion
3 p.m. Mariachi Pedro
Join Mariachi Pedro for authentic performance of Mexican folklore in all its splendor.
Air Products Town Square
4 p.m. Spicy Talk: A Comedy Game Show
Spicy Talk is an hour-long comedy game show where hosts, Anthony DeSanctis and Steve Bost, will give comics a mix of trivia, interview questions, and other challenges, all while they eat increasingly spicier hot sauces.
Air Products Town Square
5 p.m. Bobbing for Hot Peppers
Will you be this year’s Hot Pepper Bobbing Champ? TacoFest attendees are invited to compete to see who can bob the most hot peppers in 90 seconds! (Limited spots available, volunteers will be selected from audience before the start of the show.)
Air Products Town Square
5:30 p.m. Taco Toss
Two teams will compete to see who can create the best taco…by tossing their partner the ingredients! (Limited spots available, volunteers will be selected from audience before the start of the show.)
Air Products Town Square
6 p.m. Piñata walk (all ages)
You’ve heard of a cake walk, but how about a Piñata walk? To close out TacoFest’s day of activities all ages are invited to participate in the chance to win mini piñatas filled with candy, ArtsQuest tickets, swag, and more! $1 to enter per round.
Air Products Town Square
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Venue Information
SteelStacks
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-332-1300
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