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Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival

May 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

$15 – $95
The community is invited to join us on Sunday, May 2nd for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration! The Inaugural Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival is a culinary experience and fundraiser featuring Mexican cuisine from over 10 restaurants and food trucks, as well as tequila stations, craft margaritas, local makers, games, live music, and more! A limited amount of General Admission Experience tickets as well as VIP Sip & Savor Passes will be available for purchase but are expected to sell out due to limited capacity.

The festival is a fundraiser for The Wagoner Foundation, Chemo Noir, Fur Sisters, The Jacksonville Jaycees, and several other Jacksonville nonprofits. It’s scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 2nd from 11am-8pm under the Fuller Warren Bridge at the Northbank Riverwalk Artist Square (same location as the Riverside Arts Market).

General Admission Experience Tickets: $15 NOW | $30 DAY OF (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

ONE complimentary beer, craft cocktail or margarita
A wristband for access to purchase food and drink from all participating restaurants and beverage stations.
Souvenir Face Mask

VIP Sip & Savor Passes: $65 NOW | $95 DAY OF (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

Access to the private VIP Experience Area
Sample a flight of top shelf tequilas
Sample craft cocktails & margaritas
Taste & vote on ALL the tacos from participating restaurants
Private restrooms & seating areas
Souvenir Face Mask + Cup
+ more

Capacity in this area will be limited & there will be two sampling time frames: 11:30am-2:30pm & 4:00 pm-7:00pm. (Please make sure when purchasing to double check your time slot)


To ensure the health and safety of all guests, staff, and participants, the Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival has implemented the following COVID-19 mitigation protocols:

Face Coverings

Face coverings will be required upon entry and within the event site at all times, unless actively eating or drinking in a stationary position while maintaining physical distance from others.

Face Coverings Ejection Policy

The first time a staff member or security personnel identifies someone not properly wearing a mask, they will be reminded to put on their mask. The second time this occurs, they will be given a verbal warning and informed that if they are seen not properly wearing a mask for a third time, they will be asked to leave the event. The third time this occurs, the individual will be asked to leave the event.


Hand sanitizer stations and foot-pump hand washing stations will be placed throughout the event. In addition, there will be bathrooms with running water for hand washing.

All surfaces will be disinfected prior to the event.

During the event, cleaning crews will continue to sanitize high-touch surfaces with disinfectant.


Picnic tables will be spaced throughout the event so households can eat and drink among their group.

Bag Policy

Security will be checking all bags upon entry. Clear bags are strongly encouraged to speed up this process. No outside food or beverage is allowed into the event.

Health Screening:

By attending the Jacksonville Taco + Tequila Festival, the attendee is agreeing to the following health questionnaire:

  • Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
  • Have you had any of the following symptoms in the last 14 days?
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath of difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore Throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Have you been in close contact with any individual who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
  • Do you have any reason to believe you or anyone in your household has been exposed to or acquired COVID-19?

If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you are not permitted to enter the facility.

For other questions or if you’re interested in volunteering or being a sponsor or vendor, please email [email protected]


May 2, 2021
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
$15 – $95
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Riverside Arts Market
715 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States
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