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  • TICKETS

    General Admission: $60
  • ABOUT

    April 29, 2023 | 12pm-10pm | Waterfront Park
  • WATERFRONT PARK

    1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

SoCal Taco Fest is BACK and it's BIGGER and BETTER than ever!

SoCal TACO FEST will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Waterfront Park in San Diego!

$60 .00
GENERAL ADMISSION

All your favorite SoCal Taco Fest staples will return including PLENTY of the world's BEST tacos served up by over 25 of San Diego's finest restaurants. Stellar performances by Calibre 50, Kool & The Gang, Kinky, Vokab Kompany, Sm Familia and Mr. Lil One & Mr. Shadow. Plus, LIVE Lucha Libre wrestling, Chihuahua competitions, and the Craft margarita dance cantina, LIVE Demos and more! Keep checking back as we announce more musical acts. 21 + only so make sure to bring your ID. No "in and out" of festival will be allowed.

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$150
VIP
General Admission Privileges Plus: Dedicated VIP Gate Entrance, 4 Drink Tickets, 5 Taco Tickets, VIP Bar, Complimentary Chips & Salsa, Complimentary Dessert, Private Executive Restrooms, VIP Viewing Lounge/Front Row Stage Access and More! Additional tacos and beverages will be available for sale in the VIP 21+ only so make sure to bring your ID. "In and out" of VIP allowed No "in and out" of the festival allowed No "in and out" of the festival allowed.

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ABOUT

    SoCal Taco Fest RETURNS to WATERFRONT PARK for the 9th year in a row!
  • Dozens of the best taco shops from SoCal in one place.
  • A diverse music line-up including Calibre 50, record holder for most number-one songs on the Billboard Regional Mexican Airplay chart, legendary funk and R&B band Kool & The Gang, Mexican rock band Kinky, San Diego’s Vokab Kompany, SM Familia and Mr. Lil One & Mr. Shadow. (More acts to be added.)
  • Lucha Libre wrestling
  • Chihuahua races and Beauty Pageant
  • Party in the Craft Margarita Cantina
  • LIVE Cooking Demos
  • Barrio Stage featuring multicultural artists
    SoCal TacoFest SELLS OUT every year, don’t miss out!

VENUE

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Ticket prices will go up soon!

SoCal TACO FEST EVENT SCHEDULE

Enjoy your tasty tacos with some LIVE events! Details coming soon!

  • Date
  • Event
  • Description
    • Date
      April 29, 2023
      12:00 pm
    • Event
      Xavier The X-Man®
    • Description
      Xavier The X-Man® is on Magic 92.5 weekdays and hosts the Sunday Night Oldies show! He has lived in San Diego since 2000 and was named Citizen of the Year in 2016 with an official proclamation for “Xavier The X-Man Day” on Sept. 16th.
    • Date
      April 29, 2023
      1:15 pm
    • Event
      SM Familia
    • Description
      SM Familia has over 50+ years on stage musical experience combined within the 8 members of this latin reggae band. From all areas of San Diego, SM Familia puts on a high energy show with high caliber musicianship.
    • Date
      April 29, 2023
      5:00 pm
    • Event
      Kool and the Gang
    • Description
      Kool & the Gang became one of the most inspired and influential funk units during the '70s, and one of the most popular R&B groups of the '80s after their breakout hit "Celebration."
    • Date
      April 29, 2023
      6:50 pm
    • Event
      Kinky
    • Description
      Grammy winners & 10 x time Latin Grammy Nominee. Kinky is a legendary Mexican electronic/funk/rock band.
    • Date
      April 29, 2023
      8:35 pm
    • Event
      Calibre 50
    • Description
      Calibre 50's style is a Norteño-Banda, a hybrid of Norteño, which uses an electric bass or tololoche for the low notes and replaces it with a sousaphone, which is typically used in Banda for the bass notes.

RULES & REGULATIONS

All attendees of the SoCal TACO FEST must be at least 21 years old.

IDs will be checked upon entrance at the gate where tickets are scanned.

ACTIONS:

  • By entering the event grounds, you expressly assume all risk and danger of personal injury and all other hazards, which include, but are not limited to, property damage arising from or related in any way to the SoCal TACO FEST, whether occurring prior to, during, or after the event
  • Attendees and belongings are subject to search
  • All forms of smoking are strictly prohibited (including but not limited to cigarettes, e-cigs & vapes)
  • By entering the event grounds, you willingly give your permission for the SoCal TACO FEST to capture your image via video and photography for its unrestricted use in all forms of media / marketing
  • Moshing, crowd surfing and stage diving are prohibited
  • Nudity and or exposed body parts is prohibited under California County Code 32.1002
  • Unless otherwise stated below, food and beverage is not included with the price of admission.
  • There are NO REFUNDS for any reason whatsoever on tickets purchased to the SoCAL TACO FEST.
  • SoCal TACO FEST will take place rain or shine

ITEMS THAT ARE ALLOWED:

  • One sealed bottle of water (16oz or less)
  • Prescribed medication (in a container with matching ID to be checked at entry)
  • Cell phones
  • Non-professional cameras
  • Bags/Clutches that follow our Clear Bag Policy
  • Blankets/towels
  • Sunscreen
PROHIBITED ITEMS:
  • Infants or toddlers (or anyone else under 21 years old) are not allowed into the festival
  • Outside food or drink (exception for documented medical needs – must have a doctor’s note with matching ID)
  • Any bags that don’t follow our Clear Bag Policy
  • Cans, coolers, bottles, glass containers, backpacks
  • Pets (guide/service dogs OK)
  • Drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Audio recording devices, professional photo/video cameras
  • Weapons, firearms, pocket knives, Fireworks or explosives
  • Skateboards, motorized vehicles, bicycles
  • Drones
  • Umbrellas
  • CamelBaks/bladders
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Laser pointers
  • Selfie sticks
  • Chalk, markers, sharpies
  • Stickers, flyers, solicitations

SoCal TACO FEST CLEAR BAG POLICY

All persons and bags are subject to search. Clear tote bags (including handbags/purses) that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x 12” will be admitted inside after inspection. One-gallon clear plastic freezer or storage bags are also permitted. Small clutch bags or wallets that do not exceed 4.5” x 6.5 “, with or without a handle or strap, may be carried into the venue along with one of the clear bag options (clear tote or storage bag). Oversized bags (i.e. backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, laptop bags, etc.) are prohibited. SoCal Taco Fest does not provide a general area to check bags, coats or any other personal belongings. For a list of other prohibited items, see RULES.

  • testimonial“ The best and biggest Taco Festival in Southern California; go hungry and get ready to dance & party all day and night! ” - Xavier The X-Man, Magic 92.5
  • testimonial“Tacos, margaritas, music and fun all in one place with a bunch of friends makes for a great day!” - Kristi Jagger, Magic 92.5 Mornings
  • testimonial“The best tacos in San Diego with the best view in San Diego at the beautiful Waterfront Park” - Mark Jagger, Magic 92.5 Mornings
  • testimonial“Me and tacos have a love affair, and there’s no better venue to do what I love most—eat tacos—than SoCal Taco Fest. This event is a can’t miss.” - R Dub!, Magic 92.5

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SoCal Taco Fest is an ADA compliant event. For questions, please email info@localmediasd.com.