Taco lovers, rejoice! The first-ever Taco Fest is coming to Downtown Jacksonville next month. 🌮

Jax Taco Fest promises "mucho fun, tacos & beer" with more than 50 varieties of Mexican street food, as well as plenty of margaritas to go around!

It will be held at Hemming Park on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free.

The fest told our news partners, the Florida Times-Union that it is expecting about 20 different vendors serving up their best soft and hard shell tacos, rice, beans, guacamole and churros.

There will also be live music, a tequila expo, a beer bar and a taco competition where local vendors will compete for the title in:

  • Best Street Taco
  • Best Veggie Taco
  • Best Seafood Taco
  • Best American-Style Taco

The event is free.

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