Home » Entertainment » Winnipeg to Host Tacos and Tequila Festival in July

Winnipeg to Host Tacos and Tequila Festival in July

March 1, 2024 8:00 AM | Entertainment

Tacos and Tequila Festival

WINNIPEG — A one-day event featuring tacos, tequila and throwback hip-hop music will have Winnipeggers on their feet this summer.

The inaugural Tacos and Tequila Festival is coming to Blue Cross Park (home of the Winnipeg Goldeyes) on Saturday, July 27.

The festival will showcase live performances from such musical acts as Lil Jon, Chingy, Chamillionaire, Ying Yang Twins, Paul Wall, Mike Jones, DJ Ashton Martin and others yet to be announced.

The 18+ event will not only feature the best of ’90s and 2000s hip-hop but the city’s best taco chefs, hand-crafted margaritas, a tequila tasting lounge, lucha libre wrestling, chihuahua beauty pageant, salsa and queso competition, art installations, photo-ops and other activations.

The festival has previously set up shop in Kansas City, Dallas-Fort Worth, Milwaukee and Sioux Falls.

The Winnipeg event runs from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets are on sale now through tacosandtequilawinnipeg.com.

Meta has been blocking Canadian news from its platforms, Facebook and Instagram, since August 1, 2023 in response to Canada’s Online News Act. To ensure you don’t miss the local news that matters to you, please subscribe to our free daily e-mail newsletter and add ChrisD.ca to your bookmarks and smartphone home screen. You can also follow us on Google News.