Planning on heading to this year's Arizona Taco Festival on October 19 and 20? With more than 100,000 tacos expected to be served and plenty of boozing to be done, we don't blame you.
But how about a chance to do so VIP-style, with access to a private bar, restaurants, and exclusive food demos? And all you have to do is Instagram and hashtag your way there.
Festivals fans can enter the contest simply by snapping a picture while at one of the dozens of restaurants that will participating in the fest. It doesn't even have to be a shot of food. A picture of yourself, your crew, your food, drinks, or an exterior shot can count. Then post it on Instagram with "#aztacofestival" to be eligible to win.
A new winner will be picked every Monday leading up to the event, meaning there are five pairs of VIP tickets up for grabs. VIP tickets include a line-less entrance, access to the VIP area with catered food, private bathroom facilities, and a drink card good for six cocktails at the private VIP bar.
Some of the participating restaurants and food trucks include:
- Blanco Tacos and Tequila
- Dos Gringos
- El Hefe
- Four Seasons
- Gadzooks Enchiladas and Soup
- Maya Day and Nightclub
- Modern Margarita
- Monti's La Casa Vieja
- Salty Senoritas
- Sandbar Mexican Grill
- The Herb Box
For the complete, up-to-date list of participants visit the Arizona Taco Festival website.
The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, and Sunday, October 20, at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale. Tickets cost $12 for general admission and can be purchased online.