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GENERAL ADMISSION Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly

Friday July 15th Back to full schedule

GENERAL ADMISSION Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly


+ Combo Package Available

Greater Richmond Convention Center

403 North 3rd Street Richmond, VA 23219

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Combo Package + Convention Center C Craft Beer B Educational E Food F Music M

All-inclusive. Expanded in its third year, this sumptuous culinary event, which has sold out since its inception, will feature 16+ artisan tacos (including the legendary chocolate "dessert" taco) from some of RVA's finest chefs, 35+ craft beers (and cider) from Virginia and the U.S., premium Virginia wine, and live music.

Please go to the VIP/Early Admission page for a peek at some of last year's participating restaurants along with descriptions of some of the amazing tacos.  This year's restaurant/taco list and a preview of the featured craft beers will be available in May.  

Ticket Package Availability:

There are no ticket packages that include the General Admission Taco Throwdown.  However, there are combo deals that include the VIP/Early Admission Taco Throwdown, which can be found on the VIP/Early Admission Taco Throwdown page.

Here's What You'll Experience at General Admission Taco Throwdown:  

  • Sixteen of Richmond's finest chefs will create artisan, handcrafted tacos with a myriad of different ingredients and spices.  The tacos will feature various ethnic and regional cuisines.  Vegetarians will have several delicious options.   You'll have the opportunity to eat them all and wash them down with 35+ extraordinary craft beers and cider from Virginia and the U.S.  You'll also enjoy live music and plenty of large sit-down and cocktail tables for your comfort.
  • You keep a beautiful belgian-style beer glass
  • The ticket price includes ALL of the tacos and samples of ALL of the craft beers and cider.​
  • We will have premium Virginia wine available so wine-lovers will have a great time!
  • There will be great live music!
  • Based on popular demand, we have increased the number of tacos and the diversity of flavor profiles.  And, yes, we promise to have more chocolate tacos!
  • Awards presentation for the top taco chosen by our expert panel of foodie judges
  • Event will be held in the ballroom of the convention center
  • Dress comfortably - casual attire if you like!

This event is perfect for foodies and craft beer enthusiasts.   

Per ABC regulations, beer will not be available for purchase for off-premise consumption, whether in cans, bottles, or growlers.