Orion Township, MI, USA
Fri. (Jun. 24) 12 p.m.-10 p.m.
Sat. (Jun. 25) 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sun. (Jun. 26) 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Advanced online tickets $5* per person ($10 at event)
Children under 3, Military/Veterans are FREE*
(* indicates additional fees will apply)
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The summer kickoff event is here! The 3rd Annual Michigan Taco Fest, presented by CV Events and produced by the nonprofit organization, Friends of the Castle, is returning to Canterbury Village in Lake Orion in June! This event is bigger than ever! Taking place on the 21 acres of Canterbury Village AND expanding to Wildwood Amphitheater across the street. Two great properties combining to bring you the largest Taco Fest in the Midwest!
Once again, the original Michigan Taco Fest will welcome thousands of guests from all over the country for 3 days of TACO’S, 7 stages of entertainment and activities, over 40 tequilas, and endless amount of delicious food and fun!
Enjoy strolling Mariachi bands, signature Mexican dishes and desserts, several contests including Taco and Hot Pepper Eating, Taco Song writing and Cutest Chihuahua contests, Lucha Libre wrestling, mechanical bull challenge, lawn games, Pinata Play area, Sombrero decorating contest and more! Enjoy some Margarita Madness, relax in our Siesta Station, embrace the Hispanic cultural through Spanish lessons, take part in dance lessons taught by professional dance instructors teaching you Salsa, Rumba, Cha-Cha, and other classics. Enter the Salsa zone and enjoy some creations form the best salsa makers around. Showstopping entertainment and activities on the 7 stages throughout featuring live bands, acoustic performances, dedicated demonstration stage showcasing cooking from some of the area’s top Mexican restaurants, Margarita Making, Pinata making, and a dedicated Kids stage and Kids zone with bounce houses, face painting, and family entertainment.
Michigan Taco Fest is known to showcase an unparalleled selection of unique cuisines, desserts, food trucks, and of course a large array of Tacos. Enjoy a large selection of adult beverages such as cervezas, margaritas, Palomas, specialty cocktails, and many tequilas to choose from. The 3rd Annual Michigan Taco Fest is loaded with endless entertainment, a lineup that’s fit for all ages featuring some of the region’s most impressive talent, contests, and mucho more!
Come cast your vote to crown People’s Choice for Michigan’s Best Taco!
Each attendee will vote on “Best Taco” while a distinguished panel of judges and VIPs will vote on other foodie categories:
* Best overall
* Best meat, seafood, and veggie tacos
* Best breakfast burrito
* Best dessert taco
* Most creative taco
* Best Salsa
Canterbury Village located in Lake Orion is a designated historic landmark in the State of Michigan and has been owned and operated by the Aldridge family since 1993. It extends over 21 acres on what was once part of the old Scripps Farm and formerly Wildwood Farms. The original Wildwood Farm buildings have all been carefully restored, while preserving an important chapter in Michigan’s history.
Canterbury Village is home to 14 specialty and boutique shops with many distinctive features, Canterbury Castle Restaurant and Banquet Facility, The C-Pub Bar and Grill and Michigan Market Place, featuring handmade and artist designed products all Made in Michigan. Yates Cider Mill, another Michigan owned company, is located at Canterbury Village and open all year round, Fright Village and WTF Speakeasy is scheduled to open in 2022. Canterbury Village is also host to some of the largest annual events in Southeast Michigan.