Texas Taco Festival

Jessica Martinez eats tacos during the food truck derby at Hub Streat in Plano.

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Arlington’s new entertainment district, Texas Live, has provided plenty to taco ’bout since its recent grand opening, but this will be its first festival purely dedicated to tacos, churros, tamales and tequila. More than 75 styles of tacos from 30-plus restaurants and food trucks will be available for $3 each. There will also be contests for eating hot chile peppers and tacos, plus costume contests, a kids’ zone, a mechanical bull and beverage stations with margaritas, beer and tequila flights.

Taco lovers can taste more than 75 kinds of tacos ($3 each) from restaurants and food vendors plus take part in taco-inspired events. The day includes live music, eating and costume contests, lawn games, a kids zone, mechanical bull and football on the big TVs. Thirsty? Bars and beverage stations will serve margaritas, tequila flights, beer and soda.

General admission is $10 (advance) and includes a complimentary drink. Free for children 10 and younger (no ticket required). Free parking.

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