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Taco Fest returns this weekend to Novi

By: Charity Meier | Novi Note | Published August 23, 2023


NOVI — The Novi Taco Fest will return to the Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk, 44275 W. 12 Mile Road, Aug. 25-27.

The festival will feature a vast array of Mexican-American food trucks, dessert trucks and a large selection of adult beverages. It also includes three stages of entertainment, including live Latin-style music, traditional Mexican folklorico dance, lucha libre wrestling, taco and hot pepper eating contests, cutest dog contests, and more. There will also be lawn games, face painting and vendors, and dance lessons will be offered 11 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Tickets can be purchased online for $6 for a one-day pass or $10 for a three-day pass at Tickets can also be purchased at the gate for $10 a day or $15 for a three-day pass. There is no charge for active duty military, veterans or children under 3. Parking is free.

Event hours are 5-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26; and noon-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27. The festival will go on rain or shine.

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