Taco and margarita lovers rejoice! The best of both worlds will come together this summer in Duluth with an event sure to draw a large crowd.

There's no denying the popularity of tacos, with Americans consuming over 4.5 billion tacos annually. Furthermore, the global taco market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.76% between 2020 and 2027.

Want some more fun taco statistics that you can use to impress your friends?

Here are just a few to get you started:

  • The word “taco” translates to “light meal” or “snack” in English.
  • 64% of Americans prefer soft shell tacos, while 36% prefer hard shell tacos.
  • In the U.S., 72% of tacos are consumed at home, while 28% are consumed outside the home.
  • Over 234 million Americans used Mexican food and ingredients (such as tacos) in 2020.
  • Over $15 billion in revenue was generated by Mexican limited-service restaurants (which includes taco sales) in the U.S. in 2020.
  • 37% prefer ground beef as their taco filling, followed by 30% for shredded chicken.
  • The U.S. city with the most taco joints per capita is San Antonio, Texas, with 62.5 taco joints per 100,000 residents.
  • The hardshell shrimp taco was invented in 1947 at Tia Sophia’s in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Now that you're squarely focused on all things taco, mark your calendar and get tickets for Duluth Taco Fest 2024!


Duluth Taco Fest 2024

The Duluth Entertainment Center (DECC) recently announced details for Duluth Taco Fest 2024, which takes place on Saturday, July 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The "festival-style taco extravaganza" is set to take place outside Pioneer Hall, right by the William A. Irvin.

Attendees are promised tacos, a cash bar with signature margaritas, live music, and fantastic views of Duluth. The DECC says it will be crafting up to 20 different varieties of tacos for people to choose from

Duluth Taco Fest 2024 Tickets

Tickets for the event are on sale now, with three types of tickets available:

  1. VIP Tickets: $50, includes unlimited tacos, free parking & VIP Entry
  2. Adult General Admission: $30, includes 6 tacos.
  3. Children General Admission: (ages 6-10): $15, includes 3 tacos. Children 5 and under are free.

You can click the button above to get your tickets now.

Be honest, do you really think you'll only want to eat 6 tacos? I know my answer to that question, so we may want to grab our VIP tickets now before they sell out.

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