Atlantic City Taco Festival

July 27, 2019 | 1pm-7pm (12pm for VIPs)
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About Taco Heaven.

The most anticipated food & entertainment festival of the year is taking over The Showboat Atlantic City on Saturday, July 27, 2019 with an action-packed day filled with a variety of tacos, delicious indulgences, and taco themed activities! Come hungry - get ready for the Atlantic City Taco Festival!

Over 75 varieties of tacos will be available, just $3 each. It's time for Taco Heaven! Inside the festival, you'll find over 20 of Atlantic City's best restaurants, food trucks, and eateries serving up an amazing variety of mouth watering tacos & other related food items (mexican corn, churritos, churros, tamales, nachos & more).

Ticket Types

$ 9 .95 Buy Now

General Admission

  • Entrance into the Festival
  • Access to cash margarita & full bars & tequila sampling, live bands & DJs, mariachi band, eating contests (see FAQ #7 below), and tons of fun with friends!
  • As always, kids 10 & under are FREE with a paying adult.

$ 59 .95 Buy Now

VIP Admission

Limited Tix Available!

  • 1-hour Express Early Entry into the Festival
  • 5 Taco vouchers
  • 4 Drink vouchers (excludes tequila flights & shots)
  • Exclusive VIP area access with private bathrooms
  • Commemorate VIP gift bag with bottle of hot sauce, giveaways, and bragging rights

All The Details...

The Atlantic City Taco Festival is taking place at The Showboat Atlantic City on Saturday, July 27, 2019!


  • 20+ Taco & Food Vendors
  • Margarita Beach Bar
  • Giant Tequila Expo
  • Chili Pepper & Other Eating Contests
  • Carnival Games & Kids Activities (face painters, balloon twisters, etc)
  • Live Bands, Authentic Traditional Mariachi Entertainment & DJ’s
  • Giant Nacho Bar
  • Best Dressed Contest (GET CREATIVE!)
  • Fun Yard Games
  • Hotel Room Deal (room block code coming soon)
  • & much more!


At the event, you'll find over 20 of Atlantic City's best restaurants, food trucks & carts serving up an amazing variety of mouth watering tacos's & related food items $3 tacos (sold separately). There will be bars and beverage stations serving margaritas, tequila flights, ice cold beer, water, soda & more. All items will work on a voucher system - there will be various voucher stations throughout the festival & all vouchers will be used as cash. Additional vendors will be on hand to sell other food (cotten candy, desserts, cakes, mexican corn, churritos, churros, tamales, nachos, etc) as well. Multiple ATMs will be on site & strongly encourage cash sales at voucher stations.


Stay The Night - Make it a Weekend! Enjoy the AC Taco Festival Responsibly. For discounted hotel rooms for Friday or Saturday nights, please click here. Be sure to use Group Code "TAC918" to lock in special rate.


The Atlantic City Taco Festival is proud to partner this year with The Trauma Survivors Foundation! Check out this great cause today at


Children 10 & under are FREE & do not need a ticket.


Have a restaurant or food truck or want to be a vendor or sponsor? You can email us or by contact us by phone at (888) 827-8340.

PLEASE NOTE: Ticket prices are subject to increase at any time - do not wait to buy tickets, these events often do sell out!

Festival Location

The Showboat | 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401


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Yes, kids 10 and under are free with a paying adult!
Sure thing! Please click here and fill out that quick form. We will get right back to you!
Tacos are on a voucher system. Each custom, hand-made taco is $3. You can purchase taco vouchers at the event voucher stands.
All ticket purchases for the Taco Festival are final. We do not issue refunds for any reason, including weather, if you cannot make it.
Yes, this is a Rain or Shine indoor/outdoor event. Please plan accordingly and bring rain gear if it is going to rain - it does happen and we still get a sell-out crowd in the rain!
CLICK HERE to sign up for the eating contest in advance.

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