It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to celebrate tacos! Clark County Parks and Recreation presents the inaugural Tacos and Tamales Festival taking place Saturday, March 31 from noon until 8 p.m. at Sunset Park, featuring a wide array of food offerings, micro beer, tequila tasting, live music, Lucha Libre wrestling exhibitions, carnival rides, and kids’ activities. Admission and parking into the event is free and open to all ages.
About Tacos and Tamales Festival
The Tacos and Tamales Festival will feature dozens of local restaurants and food trucks showcasing their taco and tamale creations from the traditional to multicultural fusion to the totally insane! Additionally, the event will also feature a Vegan Village, an exclusively vegan and vegetarian area with some of the valley’s most popular plant-based vendors from Las Vegas and Southern California, offering their vegan-spin on traditional Mexican cuisine.
Tantalize your taste buds in the Tequila Tasting and Beer Garden, just steps away from the food festival. The tasting experience will feature an array of brands sampling cocktails, shots, pairings, and more. Tickets to the Tequila Tasting and Beer Garden are $25 per person and available now and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tequila-tasting-experience-tickets-43081246167. The tasting experience is produced by Live to Give and benefits Create a Change Now, a local charity who strives to fight childhood obesity through gardening, chef demos, and in-class curriculum.
Live entertainment on the Findlay Chevrolet Stage will include La Banda Skalavera, The Tiki Bandits, Los Ataskados, Claudine Castro, Edgar Guerrero, and Gravidad. Lucha Libre Las Vegas will be showcasing the talents of some of their biggest and most exciting stars, such as Rey Horus, TJ Mariachi, Loco Bestia 666, Black Danger, and more.
Additional features available at the festival include a relaxation lounge, corn-hole and carnival games, a carousel, the legendary Typhoon ride, bounce houses, and plenty of sweet-treat vendors. Additional fees apply.
Event sponsors include Clark County Parks and Recreation, The CW, My LV TV, Exa 94.5, Findlay Chevrolet, and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
Those interested in the Tacos and Tamales Festival can contact 702-455-8200 or visit www.tacosandtamaleslv.com. For more information on Clark County Parks and Recreation, visit www.clarkcountynv.org/parks.
ABOUT CLARK COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect, and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2.25 million citizens and 45.5 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 8th busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to about 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks, and recreation, and planning and development.