Baltimore Taco Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 16 & 17, 2021
12pm-2pm (VIP Only), 2pm-8pm (Gen Adm + VIP)

About Taco Heaven.

The most anticipated food & entertainment festival of the year is taking over Power Plant Live! (located just one block from the famous Inner Harbor) on Saturday & Sunday, October 16 & 17, 2021! Get ready for an action-packed day filled with a variety of tacos, margaritas, delicious indulgences, and taco themed activities all while be entertained by live bands on stage, authentic Mariachi music, and other live entertainment. Access to 10 amazing venues and tons of space!!! Come hungry! Get ready for the Baltimore 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 30 of Baltimore'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

Early-Bird Price (current)
$ 9 99
Regular Price
Last-Chance Price

General Admission

  • Entrance into the Festival
  • Your 1st Drink Free
  • 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.
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Pre-Sale Price (current)
$ 49 99
Early-Bird Price
Regular Price

VIP Admission

Limited Tix Available!

  • Everything included with Premium Admission, PLUS:
  • 2-hour Express Early Entry into the Festival (12pm-2pm)
  • 2-Hour Party Package (12pm to 2pm - includes margaritas, beer, call drinks, soda, and water)
  • Exclusive VIP area with private restrooms, bars, and limited VIP seating
  • Complimentary Bottled Water, Chips & Salsa
  • Bragging Rights - and much more!
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All The Details...

The Baltimore Taco Festival is taking place at Power PLant Live! on Saturday & Sunday, October 16 & 17, 2021!


  • 🌮 25+ Taco & Food Vendors (over 60 styles of tacos & food items)*
  • 🌮 Live Bands on Stage (featuring Ebb and Nova on Saturday and Shelby Blondell Band on Sunday), Authentic Mariachi Entertainment, and DJs
  • 🌮 Access to restaurants & bars inside Power Plant + surrounding streets
  • 🌮 Multiple Margarita Bars
  • 🌮 Tequila Sampling Expo + Flights
  • 🌮 Chili Pepper & Other Eating Contests
  • 🌮 Kids Zone & Activities (Face Painters, Balloon Twisters etc)
  • 🌮 Giant Queso & Nacho Bar + Churro Station
  • 🌮 Kids Pinata Smashing
  • 🌮 Axe Throwing Area
  • 🌮 Mechanical Bull Riding in PBR
  • 🌮 Best Dressed Contest (GET CREATIVE!)
  • 🌮 Hotel Room Deal (see below)
  • 🌮 Discounted Parking (see below)
  • 🌮 & much more!

* = Vegetarian & Vegan food options available!


At the event, you'll find over 20 of Baltimore's best restaurants, food trucks & carts serving up an amazing variety of mouth watering tacos & 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 food 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 (mexican corn, churritos, churros, tamales, nachos & more) as well. Multiple ATMs will be on site & voucher stations are cash-only.


We have listened to all our awesome fans & will be bringing in some amazing additions for this years festival including – even more mouth watering taco vendors, express entry (direct entry into the festival with little to no wait), kids fun zone including bouncy houses & activities, prizes, giveaways, and more!


10 different types of tequila will be available for pre-arranged flight's or individual purchases at the tequila expo!


The Baltimore 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 with a paying adult. Children are allowed in to the VIP area with an adult.


Purchase your on-site parking in advance and save $4.  Parking is good for 24 hours (in case you are is unable to drive at the end of the day).  Spots are guaranteed for anyone who purchases parking in advance.   Purchase Here:  Saturday, Oct 16 or Sunday, Oct 17


We would love your help! Please see below for more information and to contact us.


Have a restaurant or food truck or want to be a vendor or sponsor? Join the taco party! You can email us and we will get right back to you.

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



VERY LIMITED ROOMS LEFT Stay The Night - Make it a Weekend! Enjoy the Baltimore Taco Festival Responsibly. For special discounted hotel rooms that are just a couple blocks away from PowerPlant Live for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night(s) at the Holiday Inn. BOOK ONLINE HERE or call 410-347-5707 and book under the "Baltimore Taco Festival" room block.

Festival Location

Power Plant Live! | 34 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202
Larger Map & Directions | Parking Deals | Get a Safe Ride - Uber Home   Hungry? Try Uber Eats!


Become a Vendor

2019 Vendors - the 2021 list will be posted soon!


Become a Sponsor

2019 Sponsors - the 2021 list will be posted soon!

Want to Volunteer at the Baltimore Taco Festival?

Join the Baltimore Taco Festival crew!

We need help with setup (day before as well as the morning prior to the event) as well as assistance checking guests in at the gates. The ideal volunteer is outgoing, fun, and is a team-player. You will gain access into the event after your shift as well as 5 taco vouchers and a free drink ticket.

Interested? Please click the button below to contact us and we will get right back to you!

Become a Volunteer


AWESOME! Please click here to contact us and we will get right back to you!
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 1 or more vouchers (some larger tacos are more than 1 voucher). 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 inclement weather, if you cannot make it, etc.
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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