Rules and FAQ

Rules and Frequently Asked Questions for the IE Taco Festival

IE Taco Festival - Riverside - California - Inland Empire

Frequently Asked Questions

When & Where is the IE Taco Festival?
The IE Taco Festival is Saturday, October 19th, 2019 from 11am-6pm at White Park, 3936 Chestnut St., Riverside, CA 92501.

What do I get for the price of admission?
Admission includes entry to the event, live performances and entertainment, kid zone activities.

Is VIP available?
Yes. VIP is available while supplies last and includes exclusive incentives. Click here for details.

Do I get unlimited tacos?
No. Vendors will be selling a variety of different tacos to choose from. 

Do you just take cash only?
No, there will be some vendors that will take credit. The park will be provided with ATM machines. We would encourage cash. Beer tickets are cash only.

Where can I park?
Parking on the streets is free around the park. Parking structures may be owned by the city of Riverside and may charge parking fees. Please obey all parking signs.

Are pets allowed?
No, but service animals are allowed with certification.

Are strollers allowed?
Yes. All strollers are subject to search.

Are we able to bring chairs and blankets to the event?
– Yes, Lawn chairs and small blankets are permitted. Performance area will be standing room only.

Is the festival handicap accessible?
The festival is handicap accessible. There are numerous parking lots and ramps surrounding the festival, that have handicap spots.

Is there Lost & Found?
Yes. Lost & Found and Missing Kids are located at the First Aid booth inside the festival.

General Rules

  • Everyone is subject to search/ wanding upon entry
  • Venue opens at 11:00AM- 6:00PM
  • Last call is at 5:00PM
  • Rain or Shine
  • Line Up / Set times subject to change
  • Everyone is subject to search/ wanding upon entry
  • The festival is all ages. Ages 5 & Under Free with a paid adult.
  • All bags subject to search
  • ATMs will be available on site
  • Valid ID required for entry into VIP Section and Beer & Wine Garden


  • Yes All Ages Welcome
  • Yes Backpacks (medium). Clear backpacks are suggested. All bags are subject to search.
  • Yes Cell Phones
  • Yes Dancing Shoes
  • Yes Digital & Film Cameras (Non-Pro) with non-removable lenses.
  • Yes Go Pros
  • Yes Hats
  • Yes Smiles
  • Yes Sun Block
  • Yes Sunglasses
  • Yes Sealed Water Bottles


  • No Refunds / Exchanges / Cancellations
  • NO Re Entry for Safety Reasons
  • NO SMOKING allowed in Riverside City Parks.
  • No Cigarettes / Cigars
  • No Lighters
  • No E-cigarettes
  • No Vaping Pens
  • No Matches
  • No Gang Attire
  • No Outside Food & Drink (Besides sealed water bottles)
  • No Audio Recording Devices
  • No Bota / Beach / Large Bags
  • No Fanny Packs
  • No Cups
  • No Ice Chests
  • No Chains / Chain Wallets
  • No Drones, Remote Control Aircraft, RC Toys/Cars
  • No Drugs & Drug Paraphernalia
  • No Fireworks / Explosives
  • No Flags
  • No Hula Hoops
  • No Instruments
  • No Knives / Weapons Etc.
  • No Laser Pointers
  • No Pets (Service dogs OK with certification)
  • No Sharpies / Markers
  • No Stuffed Animals
  • No Tents
  • No Tailgating in Parking Lots
  • No Totems
  • No Umbrellas
  • No Cameras with Removable Lenses
  • No Video Cameras
  • No Wagons
*Rules and FAQ are subject to change without notice.

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