Head DTLA for Tacolandia 2016 on Saturday, June 11th from 3 -7pm at El Pueblo de Los Angeles. L.A. Weekly is presenting the fourth annual gourmet taco festival with over 100 top taco vendors selected by the World’s First Tacorazzo, Bill Esparza. I attended my dream foodie event last year and was impressed with the selection of tacos! They had tastes for everyone from BEEF, Pork and CHEESE to vegetarian to seafood and everything in between ..
General Admission tickets will be available for $40 and include entry into the event, entertainment, access to cash bars, as well as tacos from over 100 vendors. A limited number of VIP admission tickets will be available for $60. VIP Admission tickets include all general admission perks plus a VIP gift bag, separate entrance, and access to an exclusive VIP lounge with its own bar.
Sponsors of this year’s Tacolandia include: Presenting sponsor Tabasco, Exclusive Beer Sponsor Estrella, Hustler Hollywood, Spearmint Rhino, Masienda, Del Real Foods, Jarritos, Diabolo, Beautiful Things LA, DRY Sparkling, Califia Farms, Beautiful Things LA, Zouq, Farm Fresh to You, Destiny Candle, Goorin Brothers and Live Nation.
Tacolandia is proud to announce the El Pueblo Park Association and Food Forward as our charity beneficiaries for this event.
El Pueblo Park Association (EPPA) was founded in 1982 to foster public interest in, and good will for, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (El Pueblo). They are a volunteer group dedicated to promoting the historic plaza and its historic buildings. In addition, they are devoted to expanding El Pueblo’s use as an educational and cultural facility by: raising funds for the restoration, conservation and promotion of El Pueblo as a unique gathering place for the celebration of the historical and multicultural heritage of Los Angeles and sponsoring exhibitions and special events at El Pueblo.
Food Forward rescues fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. HARVEST FOOD • FIGHT HUNGER • BUILD COMMUNITY They are a volunteer-powered group of Southern Californians who are passionate about making change around hunger in our community. Food Forward convenes at private properties, public spaces, and farmers and wholesale markets to recover excess fruits and vegetables, donating 100% to local direct-service agencies who feed our community’s most vulnerable. Combined, theirr diverse distribution partners provide food to over 100,000 clients a month across Southern California.
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