Showing posts with label san jose taco festival. Show all posts
Showing posts with label san jose taco festival. Show all posts

Saturday, May 4, 2024

Taco Throwdown 2024

The Silicon Valley Taco Throwdown takes place today at Blanco Urban in San Pedro Square. It features tons of the hottest chefs, restaurants, and food trucks. $49 let's you sample 5 tacos. If you have an appetite $79 gets you an all-you-can-eat feast. For more info click here.

Friday, March 23, 2018

7th Annual Taco Festival of Innovation

San Jose's epic taco festival returns for its 7th season on Saturday, May 6th. History Park will once again host over 20 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their vest renditions of tacos. Expect everything from short rib tacos, nacho tacos, Vietnamese shrimp tacos, and a few surprises. While you're stuffing your face, wash everything down with local craft beers.

Like previous years, there will be plenty of entertainment programming. The popular Lucha Libre wrestling match will be back along with live music. San Jose Made will also be there with local arts & crafts vendors.

Ticket prices are only $8 ($10 at the gate) while craft beer tasting passes are $30 for five 7oz pours. ($35 at the gate). Kids aged 3-11 are free as part of the presale.

For tickets and additional info, head over here!

Friday, April 17, 2015

4th Annual Taco Festival of Innovation

Mark your calendars for Memorial Day Weekend--the Taco Festival of Innovation is coming to History Park on May 23rd and May 24th! This time around, the massive festival will span two whole days instead of just one. You can expect dozens of food trucks, SJ MADE vendors, live music, Lucha Libre, and the most eclectic selection of tacos you can imagine. All of the details are below. Follow the Taco Festival of Innovation Facebook Page for future news.

This year, Moveable Feast rings in year four of the Taco Festival of Innovation by doubling up on all the taco fun! We are extending the festivities to Saturday AND Sunday on Memorial Day weekend inside History Park. This year’s theme is FREESTYLE: freestyle tacos and freestyle music!

Taco Festival of Innovation
Saturday, May 23rd, 1 pm to 8 pm
Sunday, May 24th, 12 pm to 6 pm
History Park, 1650 Senter Road in San Jose
Tickets on sale Friday, March 27th at midnight:

If you're a #tacofest vet, expect more of the great family fun and delicious street eats you've come to expect from Moveable Feast. 

If you're new, here's what you'll find once inside:

• The Bay Area's best food trucks serving up innovative freestyle tacos
• Art, jewelry, clothing, and other various local goods from local SJ MADE vendors
• Mexican-style masked wrestling, better known as Lucha Libre, inside a full wrestling ring
• Two full days of live music and DJs, including a Stevie B Dance Party and slow jamz hour
• 90’s prom photo booth and awesome kids area
• 4th Annual US Air Accordion Championship. Yes, you read that right.

The key to the Taco Festival of Innovation is variety paired with affordability. In addition to traditional tacos, you'll see variations like Korean short rib tacos, mac n’ cheese tacos, ice cream tacos . . . if it can be put on a taco, chances are you'll see it at Taco Festival!

We also make sure that all plates are $6.00 or less so taco lovers can take in the many choices without breaking the bank.

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD! Vote for your favorite taco during the day, and we'll select a number of fan favorites to be judged by our celebrity panel, arriving at . . .

one taco to rule them all.

Tickets on sale Friday, March 27th at midnight:

Subscribe to our email list at for more info on tickets, music, trucks, and SJ MADE vendors including special discounts.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Bay Area's Largest Food Truck Event Ever is This Saturday in San Jose!

This Saturday from 11am to 5pm at San Jose's History Park, an epic food truck event is going down. In fact, this is going to be the largest food truck event ever in the Bay Area. Over 20 trucks will be present, selling $2 tacos of every kind imaginable. In addition to the trucks, there will be live music, lucha libre wrestling, an air accordion championship, a street market, and most of the great museums in History Park should be accessible. This is definitely going to be worth checking out! To get tickets, just click here.

Food Trucks

The feast day will be filled with tastings, art, and performances with a standardized taco price of only $2 from over twenty-five of the best food trucks from San Jose to San Francisco. Short rib tacos, nacho tacos, Vietnamese shrimp tacos, and even ice cream tacos will be on the day’s menu. Tacos in the competition will be voted on by attendees. Finalists will be judged by a celebrity panel and prizes will be awarded based on quality and presentation. More trucks to be announced!


Bigg Shrimp’n – Shrimp

House of Siam on Wheels – Thai

Louisiana Territory – Cajun

MoGo BBQ – Korean/Mexican

No Way Jose – Mexican

Soulnese – Chinese/Soul

Treatbot – Ice Cream

Wow Silog Truck – Filipino
Grill Stars– BBQ


Nom Nom Truck– Vietnamese


Curry Up Now – Indian

MoBowl – Nori

Oaxacan Kitchen
 – Mexican

Tacos de Los Altos – Mexican

Whisk on Wheels – Local Organic


Chairman— BaosKoJa Kitchen – Korean/Japanese
Iz It – Hawaiianese

Sanguchon – Peruvian

Seoul on Wheels – Korean