2023 Guide for Taco Fest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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There’s a fiesta on the lakefront on June 17, 2023, and that is the Milwaukee Taco Fest. It’s coming to Henry Maier Festival Park, south gate, on 100 North Harbor Drive. It is held in two sessions. The lunch session goes from noon to 3 pm and the dinner session goes from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Get your fill of the best tacos in Milwaukee at this family friendly fiesta. Participating vendors and food trucks include

  • Chucho’s Red Tacos
  • Catalano’s
  • El Famoso Falisco’s
  • Taqueria Renda
  • Ultimate Confections – Lori Murphy’s Kitchen
  • Taco Barrio Mexican Food
  • Ventura’s Taco
  • Don Pastor Food Truck
  • La Vacindad
  • Azteco Restaurant MKE
  • Fazio’s Serving Kopsell’s
  • Mexi-Cali Grill – Home of the Birria Taco
  • Pina Mexican Eats
  • Romero’s Taco Truck

More restaurants and food trucks will be added daily.

Every admission ticket will include Taco Tickets that you can use to purchase tacos. Additional taco tickets can be purchased at the fest for $3 a ticket. Children 5 and under will be admitted free but will not get Taco Tickets.

Do you like your tacos savory, sweet, tangy, crunchy or spicy. However you like them, you’re bound to find it at Taco Fest. And you’ll get to vote for your favorite taco. Let your voice be heard!

Have fun in the sun in the lovely Henry Maier Festival Park. The fest will have a “Let’s Play” Yard that features the new Amped Mobile Karaoke Suite, North/South Club Shuffleboard and Bags. There will be prizes courtesy of Yelp!

The Taco Fest will have Monda Lucha Live featuring High Flying Pro Wrestling action in costumes and masks. This extravaganza has become a fan favorite. There will be performances during lunch and dinner.

There will also be live entertainment with variety acts and special musical guests. And there will be a Chihuahua Beauty Pageant.

Making & Eating Tacos

If you enjoyed the tacos at the fest and want to learn more about making tacos, try these cookbooks. And you can use our links to see how you can save money on them.

Or you can enjoy tacos at the best restaurants for tacos in Milwaukee as chosen by the users of TripAdvisor.

  1. Le Melenda
  2. Lakefront Brewery Beer Hall
  3. MOTOR Bar & Restaurant
  4. St. Paul Fish Company
  5. Harbor House
  6. Cafe Corazon Riverwest
  7. La Casa de Alberto Mexican Food
  8. Antigua Latin Inspired Kitchen
  9. Botanas
  10. Taqueria El Cabrito

Milwaukee Hotels

If you’d like to visit Milwaukee, you should consider the following hotels that have discounted rates.