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Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival – DC’s 1st Taco Festival – is Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at The Yards Park Lot H/I – literally across the street from Nat’s Stadium! Be sure to review the questions and answers below for the most up-to-date information on this year’s event!

Location

Capitol Riverfront – The Yards Park Lot H/I, 136 N Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Cancellations

THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT;

Date & Time

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 – 2 Sessions (Tickets are for a Single Session) Session 1: VIP 11 am – 3 pm/All Other Tickets Noon – 3 pm; Session 2: VIP 5 pm – 9 pm/All Other Tickets 6 pm – 9 pm

Ticket Information

YOU MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO ATTEND – NO EXCEPTIONS..Your tickets will NOT be mailed to you, you should bring a printed copy of the email confirmation that you received when you placed your order and You MUST HAVE A VALID ID AND OF LEGAL DRINKING AGE (21 OR OLDER) TO ATTEND THE EVENT. Will call is at the event entrance on the day of the event, you’ll see signs and tents. General Admission Ticket and VIP Tickets INCLUDE unlimited wine samples to taste at the event – PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBILY!

Box Office & Taco/Beer/Tequila Tasting Times (Note: Tickets are for a Single Session)

VIP Access for Tacos and Tastings (unlimited beer and Tequila tastings at the Tequila Pavilion are included in VIP Ticket Price) – Session 1: 11 am – 3 pm/Session 2: 5 pm – 9 pm; General Admission and Tequila Tasting Tickets – Session 1: Noon – 3 pm/Session 2: 6 pm – 9 pm;

Metro and Parking Access

Nearby Metro Entrances: Navy Yard Metro (Green Line): New Jersey Avenue Entrance – 1101 New Jersey Avenue SE (943 feet N), Navy Yard Metro (Green Line): M Street Entrance – 55 M Street SE (1005 feet NW);

Nearby Public Parking

The Yards Lot F – 136 N Street SE (289 feet NW), Nats Lot C – Garage Parking – 1500 South Capitol Street SE (498 feet W), The Yards Lot L – 285 Tingey Street SE (686 feet E), THERE IS NO GUARANTEE OF PARKING AVAILABILITY..

Food

20+ Taco Trucks/Taqueria Restaurants EACH will have at least one $3/Taco Option (Use your Taco Ticket – you get 5 with your Ticket Purchase – you can also purchase Tacos/Food directly from Food Vendors (cash/credit) or purchase Additional Taco Tickets) and 2+ more taco options – more than 60+ Taco variations to choose from. VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN OPTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED BY SELECT VENDORS (Taco Menu will be provided at event the day of event).

Hot Sauce and Other Food Items

Will be available to purchase with cash or credit card.

Beer

Unlimited Craft Beer from over 30+ Breweries and over 60+ beers is included in your ticket price – PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY;

Tequila Pavilion

(Note this is accessible/available ONLY to “Tequila Tasting” and “VIP” Ticket Purchasers) – 10+ Tequila/Mezcal Producers sampling over 30+ Tequilas/Mezcals (tickets are limited)
– PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY;

VIP Tent

Includes early access to the Festival (1 hour longer tastings), Private Bathrooms, Private Tent, Limited Seating, Rare Tequila/Mezcal Tasting and Access to all other Festival tents and amenities (VIP Ticket includes Tequila Pavilion tasting/access);

Margarita Stations

Margarita Stations are spread throughout the Festival Venue – a selection of margaritas will be available for $6/cash or credit OR you can use 2 “Taco Tickets” per Margarita – this is separate from access to the Tequila Pavilion – PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY;

ATM’s

– Yes, we will have them on site, but most vendors will take credit card – still, it’s always smart for you to have a little cash on hand!

Children

NO ONE UNDER 21 YEARS OLD WILL HAVE ACCESS TO THIS EVENT – THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!

Designated Driver

ONLY PURCHASED CASH DAY OF EVENT – With a Designated Driver ticket, you will be wrist-banded differently and will not be able to taste or purchase any alcoholic beverages.

Dogs/Pets

NO PETS. Service dogs are welcome but must register in advance and onsite upon arrival with all proper documentation.

NO PETS, NO UNAUTHORIZED VENDING, NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL,

NO ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES, NO EXCEPTIONS!