Taco Libre

Taco vendors wear lucha libre masks during Taco Libre festival at Dallas Farmers Market.

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Taco ’bout a good time. Taco Libre celebrates the humble taco, that Mexican dish that has inspired chefs across the world. Here in Dallas, an afternoon at Taco Libre includes bites from well-known shops like La Norteña Tortillas, Revolver Taco Lounge, El Come Taco, Trompo, Taco Heads and Tacodeli. (If you’re nodding along, let’s be friends.) The taco shops were picked by Dallas taco writer José Ralat. The price of admission doesn’t cover food, but each stand will be selling at least one taco priced at $2. Stick around for performances from Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda and fusion band Los Skarnales. And, of course, stay for the spirited shows that give this fest half of its name: Those fun lucha libre matches featuring professional Mexican wrestlers.

Taco Libre returns for a 5th year with tacos, tacos, and more tacos. The fun food festival also includes Lucha Libre matches and live music. José Ralat of the Taco Trail curates the participating taquerias, which include 28 of the area's best taco vendors plus a special guest taqueria from Mexico City. The list includes Tacodeli, Trompo, Cafe Momentum, Bbbop Seoul Kitchen, Resident Taqueria, Revolver Taco Lounge, Rusty Taco, Halal Mother Truckers, José and more.

Music headliners this year are Bidi Bidi Banda (Selena tribute) and the legendary Flaco Jimenez.

Tickets include four lucha libre matches, music and access to purchase tacos. All taquerias will have a $2 taco option, while supplies last. Get there early for the best selection of tacos and prices.

Taco Libre is a rain or shine event.

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