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Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly

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Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly

$65

+ Combo Package Available

Main Street Station Shed

1500 E. Main St. Richmond, VA 23219

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Combo Package + Main Street Station M Craft Beer B Educational E Food F Music M Wine W Spirits S

All-inclusive. This sumptuous culinary event, a sell-out out since its inception, will be held in the spectacular Main Street Station Shed in Historic Shockoe Bottom. In addition to the cool venue, the tacos, craft beer and other craft beverages will be expertly curated.

Taco Throwdown features 12+ very creative, artisan tacos (including the legendary chocolate "dessert" taco) from some of RVA's finest chefs and food trucks, limited release and rare craft beers from small and independent U.S. brewers, Virginia cider, Virginia whiskey and tequila, a selection of premium Virginia wine and live music.  This is a perfect event for craft beer enthusiasts and foodies.  If you enjoy venturing into Virginia spirits, cider and wine, you'll have fun too.  Please note that most of the alcoholic beverage content will be world-class craft beer.

Ticket Package Availability:

There are two ticket packages that include Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly.  They are as follows:

1. Tacos & AFTERNOON Grand Tasting

  • Friday Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly +
  • Saturday AFTERNOON VIP/Early Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting

Cost to buy these events a la carte is $130.  Combo deal is $110, saving $20

2. Tacos & EVENING Grand Tasting

  • Friday Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly +
  • Saturday EVENING VIP/Early Admission Walk-Around Grand Tasting

Cost to buy these events a la carte is $130.  Combo deal is $110, saving $20

Here's What You'll Experience at Taco Throwdown presented by Style Weekly:  

  • Twelve+ of Richmond's finest chefs will create artisan, handcrafted tacos with a myriad of different ingredients and spices.  The tacos will feature various ethnic and regional cuisines.  Vegetarians will have several delicious options.   You'll have the opportunity to eat them all and wash them down with a well-curated selection of extraordinary craft beers and cider from Virginia and the U.S.  You'll also enjoy select Virginia whiskeys, tequia and live music.
  • This is a "walk-around" grazing and mingling event, but there will be some seating available and plenty of stand-up cocktail tables.
  • You keep a beautiful belgian-style beer glass
  • The ticket price includes ALL of the tacos and samples of ALL of the craft beers, cider, distilled spirits and wine.​
  • We will have premium Virginia wine available so wine-lovers will have a great time
  • There will be great live music.  Details on the band coming soon
  • Awards presentation for the top taco chosen by our expert panel of foodie judges assembled by Style Weekly.
  • Event will be held in the gorgeous Main Street Station Shed
  • Dress comfortably - casual attire if you like!  Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Attendees under 21 ARE PERMITTED to attend with a parent or guardian.
  • There will be a kids' area available staffed by Capital Ale House. 

This event is perfect for foodies and craft beer enthusiasts.  Wine lovers will have plenty of selections as well.  

Per ABC regulations, beer will not be available for purchase for off-premise consumption, whether in cans, bottles, or growlers.