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Taco Truck Throwdown 10 To Take Place This Saturday

The annual event features tons of taco trucks, a Michelada Throwdown, and performances by Ginuwine, Mi Banda El Mexicano, and more!
October 18, 2021

Fresno, CA - The Central Valley’s beloved taco truck festival, Taco Truck Throwdown returns to Fresno this Saturday after a one-year hiatus. The world-famous event will take place at Chukchansi Park with gates opening to fans at 5pm. The star of the show of course will be this year’s taco

Fresno, CA - The Central Valley’s beloved taco truck festival, Taco Truck Throwdown returns to Fresno this Saturday after a one-year hiatus. The world-famous event will take place at Chukchansi Park with gates opening to fans at 5pm.

The star of the show of course will be this year’s taco trucks squaring off for the title of Taco Truck Throwdown Champion. Defending champs Taco Pinto will make their return to Chukchansi Park as well as well-known trucks Taqueria Jaliscience and Tacos La Vaporera. Tacos El Mandilon and Mariscos Las Brisas are just a couple of the trucks new to the event who are looking for their first shot to claim the title of Best Taco Truck in the Valley.

Saturday’s event will also feature a Michelada Throwdown, the first of its kind at Taco Truck Throwdown. Featuring a dozen local vendors, the Michelada Throwdown will take place in the Cantina at Chukchansi Park. Fans will have the opportunity to upgrade their beers upon purchase to a michelada for just $5.

As has been the case for many years now, live music will be a main part of the event. Headlining Taco Truck Throwdown this year is Ginuwine, who is best known for his hit song “Pony,” and Mi Banda El Mexicano, whose song “Feliz Feliz” has been used in almost 8,000 videos on TikTok. Local artists Teezzy Radio, The Box, and Patrick Contreras, who will be debuting his newest album will also be featured on Saturday.

Taco Truck Throwdown 10, presented by La Tapatia Tortilleria, has been made possible by the following partners: Novamex – Jarritos, Save Mart, Granville Homes, Fresno/Clovis Convention & Visitors Bureau, Cookies and Lemonade.

Tickets to Taco Truck Throwdown 10 can be purchased at TacosBaseball.com. General admission tickets are $36 while VIP Packages, which include a ticket, 10 taco vouchers, 5 drink vouchers, and an exclusive shirt, are available for $99.

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ABOUT THE FRESNO GRIZZLIES

The Fresno Grizzlies are the reigning Low-A West regular-season champions and a proud affiliate of the Colorado Rockies organization. The team plays at Chukchansi Park in Downtown Fresno, which is also a year-round community venue that hosts a myriad of other special events including concerts, high school sporting events, and over 100 non-profit community events annually. The 2022 season will mark the team’s 20th year in Downtown Fresno and 24th baseball season since their inception in 1998.