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New Date for TACO MADNESS 2024 Event Confirmed: June 15th at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

After getting rained out, our new date promises to be our biggest and most fun festival to date. Come out and eat all the tacos, drink all the micheladas, dance to the best DJs in L.A., and support our independent journalism! Of course, L.A. TACO members get in for free. Tickets on sale now.

Los Angeles, CA – May 04: LATaco.com’s 10th Annual Taco Madness May 04, 2019. (Brian Feinzimer)

We, L.A. TACO, invite you to the new date of our grand quinceañera next Saturday, June 15th.

It's the 15th-anniversary edition of our TACO MADNESS festival, taking place at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Downtown L.A. After getting rained out, our new date promises to be our biggest and best festival yet.

This year, ten of L.A.'s best taquerías will be spread throughout the grounds, each serving its single best taco to keep the lines moving, your bellies full, and your hearts glowing. DJ Diego Fuego and friends will spin the best cumbias and more on-site all day. The full lineup of participating taquerías is below.

BUY TICKETS HERE

Reminder: Every single ticket sold goes towards supporting our independent street-level journalism.

The winner of our online tournament, Villa's Tacos, will also be formally crowned. This will culminate a month of the city voting online for their favorite L.A. taco.

The festival begins at 6 PM and will be an evening to remember. L.A. TACO members get in totally free, while the first ten attendees to arrive in a quinceañera dress will get free entry and a free L.A. TACO gift bag.

For everyone else who wants to celebrate L.A.'s best tacos, get your tickets right here. You don't want to miss this!

We will announce our celebrity guest judges in the coming weeks, and they will award our prestigious "BEST IN SHOW" TACO MADNESS winner. Get excited!

Here are the taquerías that will be feeding you at TACO MADNESS

Villa's Tacos (2021 and 2022 TACO Madness winner)

Evil Cooks (2023 Vegan Taco Madness winner)

Ditroit

La Carreta

Don Cuco

Carnitas El Artista

Macheen

Angel's Tacos

Tacos y Que

Basket Tacos

MORE TAQUERIAS TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON.

Saturday, June 15th, 6 PM until the wheels fall off, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes 501 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

Here are photos of past TACO MADNESS festivals for a sneak peek of the MADNESS.

Photo by @gabtyz/Instagram.
Tacos Los Cholos (TACO MADNESS Online Tournament 2023 winner) and Tacos La Carreta (TACO MADNESS 2023 Judge's Choice winner) hoist their respective TACO MADNESS trophies in victory. Photo courtesy of @gabtyz/Instagram.
The crowd at TACO MADNESS 2023. Photo via L.A. TACO archives.
Jonathan from Tacos Don Cuco and Victor from Villa's Tacos hugging it out at TACO MADNESS.
Jonathan from Tacos Don Cuco and Victor from Villa's Tacos hugging it out at TACO MADNESS.
Los Angeles, CA - May 04: LATaco.com’s 10th Annual Taco Madness May 04, 2019. (Brian Feinzimer)
L.A. TACO'S Vegan Taco Madness 2023 trophies. Photo via L.A. TACO archives.

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