Jacksonville to host first ever 'Taco Festival' on Saturday

This is not a drill!

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Taco lovers, rejoice!

Get ready, because "Jax Taco Fest 2019" is officially a thing! 

The event, held on Saturday, August 17, from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Hemming Park, is FREE and will feature more than 50 varieties of tacos!

More than 20 different vendors will attend serving up soft and hard tacos, beans, rice, guacamole, churros and more!

There will also be a tequila expo, taco contest, live music, beer bar and awards for best tacos. 

The event is pet-friendly. 

Our mouths are watering already! Mark your calendar!

Click here for more information. 

Event: Hemming Park - 135 W. Monroe Street 

“Live the Experience “ 👌🏻😎 🌮 . . . #jaxtacorest Hemming Park #ilovejax #hemmingpark #tacos #onlyinjax #eatlocal #jaxmex

Posted by Jax Taco Fest on Monday, May 20, 2019

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Carianne Luter is an Award-Winning Digital Media and Engagement Manager for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She won "Best Social Media Engagement Strategy" during the Local Media Association 2022 Digital Innovation Awards. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a communication degree.