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  • TICKETS

    $60-$150
  • ABOUT

    May 14, 2022 | 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, May 14, 2022 at Waterfront Park in San Diego!

$60 .00
GENERAL ADMISSION

Entrance to the festival. The newly added Corralejo Buena Onda stage will feature Ana Barbara, Grupo Cañaveral, Los Amigos Invisibles, La Sonora Dinamita con Vilma Diaz, Los Sleepwalkers and Kimba Light. The already announced O.G. Stage will have performances by hip-hop legends Treach of Naughty By Nature, Sir Mix-A-Lot, ROB BASE, Young M.C., as well as The Purple Madness tribute to Prince, 80’s awesomeness from FlashPants, the popular Sublime tribute band 40oz to Freedom, and San Diego’s #1 “Yacht Rock” band High Tide Society. The third Bud Light Seltzer Barrio Stage will showcase multi-cultural artists from the area with DJ Niayuku, Mariachi Diamante, DJ Veijo Lowbo, DJ Josexxx, Familia Loteria and Wa-Kushmá. 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, LIVE Lucha Libre wrestling, chihuahua competitions, and the margarita dance cantina! Plus, of course, over two dozen of SoCal’s best taco shops serving up a wide variety of tacos to enjoy. 21 + only so make sure to bring your ID. No "in and out" of festival will be allowed.

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VIP - SOLD OUT!
General Admission Privileges Plus: Dedicated VIP Gate Entrance, 4 Drink Tickets, 6 Taco Tickets, VIP Bar, Complimentary Nacho and Quesadilla Bar, Complimentary Dessert Bar, Private Executive Restrooms, VIP Viewing Lounge/Front Row O.G. Stage Access and More! NOTE: VIP IS LOCATED NEXT TO THE O.G. STAGE AND DOES NOT HAVE A VIEW OF THE BUENA ONDA STAGE 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
  • Dozens of the best taco shops from SoCal in one place.
  • Awesome musical line-ups! The O.G. Stage will have performances by hip-hop legends Treach of Naughty By Nature, Sir Mix-A-Lot, ROB BASE, Young M.C., as well as The Purple Madness tribute to Prince, 80’s awesomeness from FlashPants, the popular Sublime tribute band 40oz to Freedom, and San Diego’s #1 “Yacht Rock” band High Tide Society. The newly added Corralejo Buena Onda stage will feature Ana Barbara, Grupo Cañaveral, Los Amigos Invisibles, La Sonora Dinamita con Vilma Diaz, Los Sleepwalkers and Kimba Light. The third Barrio Stage will showcase multi-cultural artists from the area with DJ Niayuku, Mariachi Diamante, DJ Veijo Lowbo, DJ Josexxx, Familia Loteria and Wa-Kushmá.
  • Baja Stars Lucha Libre wrestling!
  • Chihuahua races and beauty pageant
  • Party in the Craft Margarita Cantina with DJ D-Rock!
  • SoCal TacoFest SELLS OUT every year, don’t miss out

VENUE

SoCal Taco Fest will be adhering to all local, county, and state COVID guidelines. Future protocol is still to be determined.

Purchase Tickets, CLICK HERE »

SoCal TACO FEST EVENT SCHEDULE

Enjoy your tasty tacos with some LIVE events!

  • Date
  • Event
  • Description
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      12:00 pm
    • Event
      DJ Hurricane Andrew
    • Description
      Hurricane Andrew is Magic 92.5’s Turntablist and Weekend On Air DJ. He mixes all the jams on two turntables from the the 70s, 80s, 90s and early 2000s from 5pm – 6pm with R Dub on the 5 O’Clock Boogie!
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      12:00 pm
    • Event
      Fercho & Kimba Lite (Buena Onda Stage)
    • Description
      Kimba Light is a tropical high-energy and dance-provoking Afro-Cuban band based out of San Diego, California. Their music is a fusion of salsa, timba, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, hip-hop, and funk.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      12:50 pm
    • Event
      High Tide Society (SD’s #1 Yacht Rock Band)
    • Description
      High Tide Society is a 7 – 11 piece band playing SOFT-ROCK hit songs from the 70’s and 80’s. They cover artists such as Michael McDonald, Steely Dan, Hall & Oates, Ambrosia, Boz Scaggs, Player, Christopher Cross, and many more.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      1:30 pm
    • Event
      Los Sleepwalkers (Buena Onda Stage)
    • Description
      The Sleepwalkers have been playing authentic Americana roots rock since 1992. They specialize in original American music styles ranging from blues, country, Tex-Mex, Cumbia, and their own brand of roots rock.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      2:30 pm
    • Event
      Chihuahua Races: 7 to 12lbs
    • Description
      Grab and drink and get ready to be entertained at the Chihuahua Races. The races will be divided into two classes: 7 to 12lbs (2:30) and 7lbs and under (4:30).
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      3:45 pm
    • Event
      Lucha Libre - Match 3
    • Description
      Get ready for some flying elbows, pile drivers, and clotheslines, because the Baja Stars USA will be wrestling LIVE at SoCal Taco Fest throughout the day.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      4:20 pm
    • Event
      Chihuahua Races: 7lbs and under
    • Description
      Adorable little mutts will race to be the top dog. The races will be divided into two classes: 7 to 12lbs (2:30) and 7lbs and under (4:30).
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      4:30 pm
    • Event
      FlashPants (80’s Awesomeness)
    • Description
      FlashPants is a HIGH-ENERGY, Vegas-Style 80s Cover Band combines 80s Dance music with audience interaction that will have your people dancing, laughing and making new friends ALL NIGHT LONG!
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      6:30 pm
    • Event
      Chihuahua Beauty Pageant
    • Description
      Start practicing your pageant wag, the Chihuahua Beauty Pageant is back! Bows, colors, clothes? Anything goes, so grab a seat and enjoy.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      6:30 pm
    • Event
      The Purple Madness (Prince Tribute)
    • Description
      The “Purple Madness” is the ultimate celebration of the most widely beloved entertainer and profoundly influential artist of all-time. Bobby Miller presents an electrifying performance that can be best described as, high energy and a “must see” performance.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      7:15 pm
    • Event
      Grupo Cañaveral (Buena Onda Stage)
    • Description
      Furia Musical award-winning Grupo Cañaveral was formed in January of 1995 by vocalist/percussionist and ex-Corraleros de Majagual Humberto Pabón Olivares, as well as journalist/radio announcer Agustín Teutli Delgado, with the intent of resurrecting the-then dormant Mexican cumbia style.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Lucha Libre - Champion Match
    • Description
      Get ready for some flying elbows, pile drivers, and clotheslines, because the Baja Stars USA will be wrestling LIVE at SoCal Taco Fest throughout the day.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      8:15 pm
    • Event
      Young MC
    • Description
      Young MC helped write "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina" for Tone Loc.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      8:15 pm
    • Event
      Sir Mix-A-Lot
    • Description
      Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his 1992 hit song "Baby Got Back", which peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      8:30 pm
    • Event
      Rob Base
    • Description
      Rob Base is best known for the 1988 hit "It Takes Two", a single that was a Top 40 hit and has been certified platinum by the RIAA.
    • Date
      May 14, 2022
      8:50 pm
    • Event
      Ana Bárbara (Buena Onda Stage)
    • Description
      Ana Bárbara, is a Mexican singer, actress, television personality and model. She has become a prominent figure within Latin entertainment and is one of the leading female figures in regional Mexican music.

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

CONTACT US

 



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