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Taco fanatics unite! If you are a taco lover, you want to take advantage of the inaugural Taco Fest at Rancho 181, located at 13514 US 181.
The Taco Fest is a three-day festival with local food trucks, small business vendors, live music and a taco competition. The family- and pet-friendly events are free and open to the public.
The taco contest is free to enter. They will be judged on presentation, uniqueness and flavor. The winner will win a cash prize of $1,500 and a custom Taco Fest Championship belt. Participants will also be able to sell their tacos to the public.
Guest judges of Taco Fest 2023 are HammBurger from 98.5 The Beat; comedian Cleto Rodriguez; April Monterrosa, the publisher of Live from the Southside Magazine and radio show host at KLMO 98.9 FM; and Nina Duran, the regional merchant lead at DoorDash.
Taco Fest agenda:
Friday, March 17
The Reset – 4-7 p.m.
Finding Friday – 8:30-11:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 18
Taco judging – 12-2 p.m.
Los Tovares Band – 1-4 p.m.
Solis Brothers – 4:30-7 p.m.
Ram Herrera – 8-11 p.m.
Sunday, March 19
AJ Hernz – 2-4 p.m.
Taco winner announcement – 4:15 p.m.
Eric y Su Grupo Massore – 5-7:30 p.m.
This article initially appeared on Live from the Southside.
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