Frequently asked questions

What is the cost to attend?
The LA Taco Festival is free to attend, however donations to the benefiting non-profit, Jovenes, Inc. are always welcome!

What can I expect for the weather?
August in Los Angeles can be very hot. While there are shaded areas at Grand Park, we recommend bringing sunscreen, a hat, a hand umbrella, or other sun protection.

What seating is available? Should I bring a blanket or lawn chair?
We encourage you to bring blankets and/or lawn chairs for seating on the lawn. Minimal other seating will be available.

Can I smoke at the event?
Smoking of any kind, including vaporizers, is prohibited in Grand Park.

I have a food truck, band, idea, etc. How can I get involved with your event?
Great! We have many opportunities for participation at the LA Taco Festival, contact us at

Do you have any control over food truck service?
No, all vendors are independently owned and operated. If you have feedback regarding your experience, please contact with the name of the vendor. 

Is bike parking available?
Yes, Grand Park has 12 bicycle racks spread throughout the park.

Will the vendors be taking credit cards or is the event cash only?
The vendors will be accepting cash only. Many ATMs are located within a block of the event, including ones at Temple St & Grand Ave, 1st Street & Grand Ave, and Broadway & 1st St. 

How do I volunteer for the LA Taco Festival?
There are many exciting volunteer opportunities at the LA Taco Festival. Please click HERE to sign up. 

Will there be access to restrooms?
Yes. Grand Park has public restrooms at the Event Lawn area near Spring Street and additional facilities will be provided by Jovenes Inc.

Prohibited Items
For a complete list of prohibited items, please visit Grand Park's FAQ page at

For questions regarding the ADA accessibility and the rules/regulations of Grand Park, please visit If your question is not answered here or on the Grand Park FAQ page, please email