Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

Arizona Taco Festival


  • Salt River Fields 7555 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ, 85258 United States

The 7th Annual Arizona Taco Festival brings another year of fiesta fun with more than 50 teams competing for $10,000 in cash, an expected 30,000 attendees, and 100 types of tacos. Salsa, guacamole and other Mexican fare also are celebrated. Events will include the taco competition, Lucha Libre wrestling, Tequila Expo, live ‘surf’ and ‘salsa’ bands on the Main Stage, contests for prettiest Chihuahua, hot chile-pepper-eating and taco-eating contests, and a Kids Zone. 

Tickets are $12, $15, and $100 for VIP and can be purchased at http://aztacofestival.com/