On June 22, everyone’s favorite Taco Fest is returning to Birmingham for its 3rd year. Come join thousands of other street foodies and sample some of the Magic City’s most talented taco vendors as they compete for the cherished title of Birmingham’s Best Taco. Alongside the food, the festival will include Hornitos margaritas, Corona & Modelo beer, and cold Pepsi products for sale. There will also be live music, a kids area, and plenty of fun things for the whole family to enjoy.
Taco Fest kicks off at 3 pm and lasts until 8 pm. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the event, this year’s festival will be held at Sloss Furnace. Tickets are $5 if you purchase in advance and $10 at the door. Kids 10 and under are free. Please note, your ticket is for admittance only. It does not include food or beverage.
Best Tacos In Birmingham
Over the years, Birmingham, Alabama has established itself as one of the richest, most eclectic culinary communities in the South. Dining options cover everything from upscale gourmet to down-home street food. And when it comes to tacos, the Magic City is really on its game. So even if you can’t make it to the festival this year, you can still pick up a delicious taco at one of these local spots:
Where: Corner of 14th Street & 1st Ave North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203
When: Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 2 pm
Try: Barbacoa Taco (lamb)
Where: 420 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S, Ste. 1, Birmingham, AL 35233
When: Monday – Friday: 6:30 am – 9 pm; Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm
Try: Pollo Assado Street Style Taco (marinated chicken)
Where: 2409 Acton Rd Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
When: Monday – Thursday, 11am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-9pm; Friday – Saturday 11am-2:30pm, 4:30pm-10pm
Try: Spicy Tua Taco
Where: 327 Summit Boulevard, Birmingham, Al 35243
When: Sunday – Thursday: 10:30am – 9:30pm; Friday – Saturday: 10:30am – 10:30pm
Try: Alabama Redneck
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Long-Lewis Ford In Hoover
While you’re in Birmingham for this year’s Taco Festival, swing by Long-Lewis Ford and check out our lineup of new and used Ford vehicles. Between our unbeatable prices and expert sales staff, we guarantee the best car buying experience you’ve ever had. Come over and see us today at 2551 John Hawkins Parkway in Hoover and find out why we’ve been Birmingham’s favorite Ford dealer for over 100 years.