Tacos & Lucha Libre Anyone? Unique Fest Takes Over the Dallas Farmer’s Market

by Leslie Chatman on April 25, 2018 in Food, Living Texas, Dallas/Fort Worth, Music,

There’s no better way to spend your Saturday evening than with tacos, lucha libre wrestlers and live music. And that’s what you can do this weekend, as the Fourth Annual Taco Libre rolls into Dallas.

Bringing with it some of the best tacos in the region, this unique taco fest will feature 24 of Dallas’ top taquerias, ranging from traditional to contemporary, all curated by José R. Ralat of The Taco Trail. Participating taquerias include Azucar Food Truck, BBQ on the Brazos, Chile Pepper Grill, El Come, El Padrino, Holy Frijole, Ki’Mexico, La Botana Taco Bar, Salsa Limon, TacoDeli, Taco Wasted (IG bio: “Puffy tacos or die”), The Cedars Social, Trompo and more. (Yes, folks, there’s more!)

El Come is one of the featured taquerias at Taco Libre Dallas, April 28. Photo courtesy El Come

 

Attendees can enjoy tacos for $2 each from the taquerias of their choice, along with world-class lucha libre wrestlers like Mexican luchador Cibernetico and Dallas resident Aski. Taco Libre Dallas takes place, rain or shine, from 3-10pm Saturday, April 28 at The Shed at Dallas Farmer’s Market.

Luchador Aski is among the world-class professional wrestlers appearing at Taco Libre Dallas.
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The line-up of live music at the taco fest includes “Tex-Mex meets Honky Tonk” group the Tejas Brothers, Selena tribute band Bidi Bidi Banda—from Austin, punk rockers Los Skarnales, and Dallas Observer Music Award-winning alternative band Mayta. Lastly, attendees can satisfy their sweet tooth with all natural, organic popsicles from Steel City Pops and beautifully hand-decorated cookies from Dulce de Monze.

Tex-Mex meets Honky Tonk band the Tejas Brothers is part of the music line-up at Taco Libre Dallas.
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Click here to buy tickets

Advance tickets: $16 | Kids 5 and under: Free | Kids 6-12: $10 | VIP tickets: $70 (includes 2pm early entry, two complimentary drinks and access to VIP areas and bathrooms)

Heads up, Austin taco and lucha libre fans! Taco Libre Austin is May 12. Stay tuned, San Antonio—y’all’s date is to be announced.

Cover photo courtesy Taco Libre Austin/Kesos Taco House