For us, October means two things: a (potential) break from the unrelenting summer heat and an annual taco festival that brings together dozens of taquerias and the Dallasites who love them.
Tacolandia returns to Dallas Farmers Market at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, with unlimited tacos from more than 30 vendors, live music and a cash bar. The festival sold out last year, but taco fans can get a head start this year by snagging presale tickets starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday using the promo code DOTACOS. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday.
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Presale general admission tickets will set you back $25, but $65 VIP tickets will also net you entrance to the fest an hour early (beat those lines, baby), access to a VIP lounge with exclusive VIP-only tacos from heavy-hitters like Trompo and Resident Taqueria, four drink tickets at a private bar and access to VIP restrooms.
So far, some stellar Dallas restaurants have signed on for this year, with many more to come:
Cabritos los Cavazos
Dot's Hop House & Cocktail Courtyard
Go Loco Street Tacos & Burritos
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
La Botana Taco Bar
On The Border
Resident Taqueria (VIP)
Taqueria La Ventana
Tortilleria la Norteña