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2017 Connecticut Taco Festival

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Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 AM to 8 PM

Join us for the best fiesta of the summer at the Connecticut Taco Festival sponsored by Bacardi on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 AM to 8 PM! Ages 5+

TICKETS AVAILABLE here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connecticut-taco-festival-tickets-35227922665

Featuring:
Gourmet Tacos from Restaurants & Food Trucks
13 FREE TACOS per person, additional vouchers available for purchase
Frozen Margaritas, Tequila & Mexican Beer provided by Bumski’s
Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling feat. REY MYSTERIO
Taco-Eating Contests with $1,000 CASH GRAND PRIZE!
Final Taco-Eating Contest JUDGED BY REY MYSTERIO & JERRY LAWLER
Live Music & Performances, including a Mariachi Band, Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Brookfield and Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Yale
Kids Activities & Vendors!
Submit vendor inquiries to CTtacofestival@gmail.com

Restaurants:
Panchos Tacos
El Coyote (Monroe, Brookfield, New Milford, Jackson Heights and Forest Hills)
Rubamba restaurant (New Haven)
Hacienda Don Manuel (Brookfield)
Mezon – Tapas Bar & Restaurant (Danbury)
Tigers’ Den (Ridgefield)
Puerto Vallarta Restaurant – Danbury
Agave Mexican Restaurant Danbury CT
Mole Mole

Food Trucks:
HAPA Food Truck
Brazilian gula grill (South Windsor)
Pork Friends And Company LLC (Meriden)
Kathy’s Kitchen Catering & Events, LLC (Sandy Hook)

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS: Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten-Free options will be available, including options that are both Vegan & Gluten-Free!!!

Sponsors:
Bacardi
townvibe
Conaway Design
Real Estate Photography NYC
Our MC: MaurPowerFoodie

TACO-EATING CONTEST: $1,000 CASH GRAND PRIZE
4 PM: Contest #1
5 PM: Contest #2
6 PM: Final Round – winners from Contest 1 & 2 compete! Final round is juddged by Rey Mysterio & Jerry Lawler

Lodging:
Hotel Zero Degrees (203) 730-9200
15 Milestone Rd, Danbury, CT 06810
Mention “CT TACO FESTIVAL” BLOCK. To guarantee your room, make reservation by 7/28
Shuttle Service Available with advanced scheduling
http://www.hotelzerodegrees.com/
Discounted Room Rates:
King $119
Double $139
Executive $200

EVENT SCHEDULE FROM 10 AM to 8 PM:
10 AM – 1 PM: Mariachi Band
1:30 PM: Fred Astaire dancers
2 PM: Rey Mysterio and other wrestlers sign autographs until 4
3 PM: Yale’s Mexican Folkloric Dance Group performs
3:30 PM: Fred Astaire dancers
4 PM: Taco-Eating Contest #1
4:15/4:30 PM: Match #1 Begins
5 PM: Taco-Eating Contest #2
5:15/5:30 PM: Match #2 Begins
6 PM: FINAL Taco-Eating Contest: Judged by Rey Mysterio & Jerry Lawler
6:15/6:30: Match #3
8 PM: Events ends

Follow Us:
Twitter @ct_tacofestival
Instagram: Connecticut Taco Festival

Danbury Ice Arena
1 Independence Drive, Danbury, Connecticut 06810

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