Fest serves up offerings from top taquerias with a side of lucha libre wrestling and live music

(DALLAS, March 2018; source: CultureHype)Taco Libre Fest Dallas is not your average food festival. Celebrating four years, the fun foodie fest is an unfussy alternative and serves as a day-long celebration of our city’s top tacos each year. This year’s fourth annual event will feature a curated list of the region’s 24 best taquerias served with a side of world-class lucha libre wrestlers and live music. The event will take place from 3 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at The Shed at Dallas Farmer’s Market, rain or shine. Dallas Farmer’s Market is located at 920 S. Harwood St., Dallas, Texas 75201. 

The Fest will showcase 24 of Dallas’ top taquerias deliciously curated by José Ralat of The Taco Trail. Tacos will range from traditional to contemporary, each taqueria offering $2 tacos available for purchase. Vegetarian option will be available while supplies last. Specialty taquerias include Azucar Food Truck, BBQ on the Brazos, Chile Pepper Grill, El Come, El Padrino, El Tiz, Halal Mother Trucks, Holy Frijole, Ki’Mexico, La Botana Taco Bar, La Norteña, Maskaras Mexican Grill, OMG Tacos, Resident Taqueria, Revolver Taco Lounge, Salsa Limon, TacoDeli, Taco Wasted, Trompo, Urban Taco, and Dulce de Monze. Steel City Pops will have popsicles for purchase as well. 

Four local DFW bands varying in genre and style will also perform during the Fest including “Tex-Mex meets Honky Tonk” group the Tejas Brothers, Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda, punk rockers Los Skarnales, and Dallas Observer Music Award-winning alternative band Mayta. A must-see yearly spectacle will return to the pop-up wrestling wring inside Dallas Farmers Market, featuring world class lucha libre wrestlers in traditional lucha fare. 2018 luchas include Aski The Mayan Warrior and Cibernetico vs. Zakura Zan and Doctor Muerte; Miranda and Alejandra The Lion vs. Kyra Maya and Queen Uju, Orquidia Negra and Michael Faith vs. Mogambo U.S.A. and Lou Sterrett; and, last but not least, Astro Latino vs. Fuego del Sol

General Admission tickets to Taco Libre Fest Dallas can be purchased for $16 in advance. VIP Tickets are available for $70 and include early entry at 2 p.m., two complimentary drinks and access to VIP areas and bathrooms. Children five and under are free. Tickets for children ages 6 to 12 are $10. For more information and tickets, please visit www.tacolibrefest.com. 

This year’s event is sponsored by North Texas Food Bank, Jose Cuervo, Cadina Oficial, Estrella Jalisco, Taco Trail, Bud Light, Consulado General de Mexico en Dallas, Head Count, and FC Dallas


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Amber LaFrance