Get Your Tickets to Taco Town: Tacolandia Pre-Sale Starts Today

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On Oct. 15, the Dallas Observer will take over City Hall Plaza with live music, ample booze and dozens of vendors sampling all the tacos you can stuff in your taco-hole.

The second annual Tacolandia is an outdoor taco-sampling festival full of Dallas’ best tacos, ranging from contemporary to classic street-style, along with cash bars with beer and cocktails and awards for best tacos in various categories. If you want to snag $25 tickets early, pre-sale starts at 10 a.m. today and runs through 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. Just head to Tacolandia's website and use the code DOTACOS to buy pre-sale tickets. 

Included in the general admission ticket price: unlimited taco samples from Tacolandia vendors. VIP ticket holders will get early entry into the event (at 3 p.m.), unlimited taco samples, access to a VIP lounge with its own VIP bar with complimentary beer and cocktail samples and access to VIP restrooms.

Ticket pre-sale runs until Saturday, when standard ticket sales begin. Here's a ticket price breakdown by date:

Early Bird Pricing: $25 (10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18)
Advance Pricing: $30 (Midnight Monday, Sept. 19 to 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14)
Day-of Pricing: $40

Get a leg up on other taco-obsessed North Texans by grabbing tickets early.

Dallas Observer Tacolandia
: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016
Where: City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla St.
Tickets: $25 to $80

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