@ Canterbury Village
(2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, Canterbury 48360)

Friday, June 23rd – Sunday, June 25th 2023
  FRI 4p-10p  |  SAT 11a-10p  |  SUN 11a-8p
2 ticketed sessions available Saturday:

* 2 ticketed sessions available Saturday to choose from:
Friday, June 23
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 24
11:00 am – 4:00 pm

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, June 25
11:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Advance tickets available online $5* per person. Tickets available at event $10 per person.
*Additional fees will apply
$5 parking

*Children under 3, Veterans & active-duty members with military ID get in FREE*
*Additional service fees will apply

Pre Purchase your Ticket's

Buy now for advance ticket discounted rate and before we sell out.

Additional Information

Canterbury Taco Fest Location

Click on the Map for Directions.

Canterbury Taco Fest Contests 

Signup for the Hot Pepper Eating and Cutest Chihuahua Contest.



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    Detroit’s Best Bands Playing All Weekend Long!

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    Take part of the Taco Fest Pepper Eating contest, Click Details for signup form

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    Canterbury Taco fest will feature Lucha Libre Wrestling

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    Canterbury Taco Fest will feature lots of Local Taco Trucks and restaurants.

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    Check Out The Mexican Dessert Vendors we have!

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    Check Out The Specialty Bars for Margarita Madness!

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    Check Out The Bars for Cervezas & Sangria!

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    Check Out The Bars for all kinds of Tequila’s!

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    Check Out The Bars for Specialty Cocktails!

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      Canterbury Village Will Be Transformed For Canterbury Taco Fest.


    The summer kickoff event is here! The 4th Annual Canterbury Taco Fest, presented by Canterbury Village and produced by the nonprofit organization, Friends of the Castle, at 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 Canterbury 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, Monster Truck and more! Enjoy some Margarita Madness, 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.

    Canterbury 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 crevasses, margaritas, Palomas, specialty cocktails, and many tequilas to choose from. The 4th Annual Canterbury 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 Canterbury’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

    Past Taco Fest Gallery


    Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

    Event is hosted rain, snow, or shine.

    Tickets are sold in sessions and only valid during those assigned times.

    Printed tickets or showing tickets on your phone are both accepted.

    Children under 3, military and veterans are FREE*. *Admission is FREE, service fees will apply. Online registration is required. Military ID will also be required to be shown at the event entrance.  FREE admission is for that individual only and their guests must purchase advance tickets online.

    Parking is $5.  Parking fees will be charged during initial ticket purchase.

    $5* per person for advance online ticket purchases
    $10 per person at the event

    Children under 3, Veterans & active-duty members with military ID get in FREE*

    *Additional service fees will apply

    Parking: $5