It’s An Event For Your Tastebuds
All of your smiling faces were missed at the festival this year, but we’ve come up with a way to make you smile nonetheless.
One of the signature experiences at Tacos y Tamales Festival each year is enjoying the sunshine with a Michelada in hand. While we can’t give you the sunshine, we can give you our secret Michelada mix! Until we meet again you can enjoy a fresh, delicious Michelada at home – year-round! We appreciate your support and hope to see you again in 2021!
Grab your very own 32oz. bottle of Michelada mix and get to sippin’!
The Tacos y Tamales Festival is back f0r 2021!
7.16 | 5 – 10 PM
7.17 | Noon – 10 PM
7.18 | Noon – 9 PM
Authentic food, art, and entertainment return to 16th street in Pilsen.
• The Best (and most authentic) Tacos y Tamales Chicago has to offer
• Wide Variety of Tamales from several regions of Latin America
• Handmade Tortillas
• Local Art Installations
• Merchant Vendors
• Authentic Mexican Chefs
• Strong Presence of Latin Music and Dance Performances
• Amazing Arts & Entertainment
• Beer Garden featuring Modelo’s portfolio of products
• Suggested Donation benefiting local community organizations in Pilsen
• Pets are allowed, but not encouraged. This is a high traffic event.
From traditional mariachis, song & dance, to the very best of Latin pop rock… the entertainment elements of the Tacos y Tamales Festival will be second to none. Patrons can expect a full weekend lineup on performance stage and into the streets where the music is as authentic as the food, culture, and pulse of the fest itself.
In a culture where authenticity matters, the Tacos y Tamales Festival is sure to deliver on both the quality and quantity of our ethnic food selection. Patrons can indulge in a unique arena of tastes and smells guaranteed to satisfy all your desires.
Pilsen is only a few minutes away from the center of Chicago by bus or train. This working-class neighborhood is thick with riches in art and historic architecture, and occupied by a community that’s fiercely proud of where they live. The Tacos y Tamales Festival aims to give back to the community in which it is hosted; as a portion of the proceeds will benefit local community groups as well as preservation projects inhabiting Pilsen’s everyday lifestyle.
16th Street Murals
The Tacos y Tamales Festival will take place in the shadows of the 16th street murals. Local, as well as National and International artists have their works displayed on these walls. The giant paintings make for a very beautiful and unique backdrop for the event. They are truly a sight to behold. The Tacos y Tamales Festival will be raising money for the preservation of these cultural landmarks.
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Tacos y Tamales Festival will be held at 16th and Peoria St. in Pilsen.