Events

Shell Shock

The beauty of the taco is pretty easy to see. It’s ethnic, easily transformable, and, really, we don’t have a choice but to like them because they’re everywhere you look in this city.

As if we need an excuse to eat them more often, it’s about to be full-on taco-topia at Salt River Fields, 7555 North Pima Road in Scottsdale. On Sunday, October 21, the third annual Arizona Taco Festival brings together more than 50 taco teams to compete in front of National Taco Association judges for ultimate taco glory. To wash it all down, take in the tequila expo with more than 100 brands -- as well as mariachi music, a flair bartending challenge, and ten acres of $2 tacos.


Sat., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 2012
KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Lauren Saria
Contact: Lauren Saria