Virginia Beach Taco Festival

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Virginia Beach Taco Festival

The Virginia Beach Taco Festival is taking over The Shack on Cinco de Mayo weekend - May 6th and 7th, 2023! Get ready for the Taco Heaven!

By A Taste of Your Town

When and where

Date and time

May 6 · 2pm - May 7 · 8pm EDT


The Shack 712 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 1 day 6 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The Virginia Beach Taco Festival is taking over The Shack on 8th on Cinco de Mayo weekend - May 6th and 7th, 2023! The most delicious festival of the year will feature the area’s best restaurants & food trucks serving up their amazing taco creations ($4 tacos) along with live entertainment (mariachi, cover bands & DJ’s), Tequila expo area, Margarita bars & rivers of Orange crushes!

Located in the heart of Virginia Beach, The Shack on 8th Street is the area’s premiere outdoor oasis! Get ready for...

~ 15+ of the area’s BEST Taco Restaurants & Food Vendors

~ Margarita Beach Bars

~ Tequila Expo Tent

~ VIP Exclusive Indoor Area

~ Taco & Hot Chili Pepper Eating Contests

~ Face Painters & Kids Zone

~ Live Musical Entertainment

~ Cornhole Tournament

~ Kids Piñata Smashing

~ General Vendors

~ Games, Activities & Fun for ALL AGES!

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET (Early bird price & limited!) 2PM-8PM

~ Entry into the festival

~ Free taco voucher

VIP ADMISSION TICKET (Early bird price & extremely limited!)12PM-8PM

~ 2 Hour VIP early admission

~ 5 Full-size signature Taco or vendor samples

~ 3 Beverage vouchers (Alcoholic or Non-Alcoholic)

~ VIP area with private bathrooms, bar & DJ

~ Custom signature shot glass & commemorative keepsake bag

~ Unlimited bragging rights!

TICKET VOUCHER SYSTEM & BEVERAGES: All food-related items will work on a voucher system with stations located throughout the festival grounds. Purchase your taco vouchers ($4 a voucher sold in sheets of 5 for $20) at any of the stations and then simply exchange them for Tacos, Corn on Stick, Nacho’s, and more! All vendors will offer at least two items on their menu for one voucher ($4) with a very select few offering some high-end fancy pants tacos (Crab, Lobster etc) and burritos for two vouchers ($8). All alcohol & beverages will work on a cash & credit system. There will be ATM’s on site but highly encourage cash sales to expedite the overall process.

KIDS TICKETS: This event will be fun for the whole family & children 10 & under are FREE!

TACO & HOT CHILI PEPPER EATING CONTEST: Signups are coming soon with prizes & bragging rights awarded for 1st – 3rd place!

RESTAURANT/FOOD VENDORS & SPONSORSHIP'S: Join the taco party! For all inquiries shoot us an email today at or call (888) 827-8340.

REFUND & EXCHANGE POLICY*: All tickets purchased for The Virginia Beach Taco Festival are final. We DO NOT ISSUE REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES & this is a Rain or Shine indoor/outdoor event. In the event of a postponement of this event for reasons that include, but may not limited to; venue situations outside of our control, governmental acts, acts of God, hazardous or other dangerous weather/environmental conditions, strikes, local emergencies etc. tickets will be transferred to the new date provided.

A full list of participating vendors & entertainment are coming soon!

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