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Salt River and Talking Stick Entertainment District is home to some of the best festivals in the Valley! Check out the line up:

Arizona Taco Festival at Salt River Fields

October 23 & 24, 2021 I 11am-7pm
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

If you Love Tacos and “Who Doesn’t Love Tacos™”, then we have the place for you: the Arizona Taco Festival. Eleven years ago, The Arizona Taco Festival created the first ever taco festival in the WORLD. Yepp — that’s right. And thanks to everyone’s love of tacos, we keep growing each year and elevating the taco fest experience for our guests like never before. A two-day festival with tacos, music, margaritas & so much more! Tickets are on sale at aztacofestival.com.

Spooktacular Hot Air Balloon Festival

October 29 & 30, 2021 I 5pm-9:30pm
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Bring the entire family to experience Halloween in a fun and safe environment. Over 20 Hot Air Balloons on display and passing out over 4,000 pounds of candy to Trick-or-Treaters, live music, food and beverage, a FREE kids zone with over 30 inflatable slides and attractions, costume contest, vendor market, tethered balloon rides, fireworks, and much more. Tickets are on sale at azspooktacular.com.

AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews

November 13, 2021 I 2pm-5pm
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Sample some of Arizona’s best! Enjoy & celebrate craft beer, spirits and wine from around Arizona with over 25 local breweries, distilleries and wineries from the Copper state! Tickets available at azbottlesandbrews.com.

For more Salt River events, check out our Calendar.

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