Arizona Taco Festival coming up this Saturday

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PHOENIX -- Arizona Taco Festival Dos is Oct. 15,  10 a.m.-7 p.m., at the Scottsdale Waterfront, 7125 E. Via Soleri Blvd.

Everyone from Valley restaurants to amateur competitors will sign up for their chance to taco-battle it out for $7,500.

Over 30 taco teams will be serving chicken, pork, beef, and fish tacos, as well as salsa, guacamole, and anything-goes tacos. The tequila expo includes over 100 tequilas.

General admission tickets are $10 entry; kids under 12 get in free. VIP tickets are $100 VIP. Tacos are $2 each and drinks are $2-$12.

Attractions include a huge Kids' Zone, a live music stage, a hot chili pepper eating contest, a chef demo stage, a cookbook book store more.

Select proceeds from all profits benefited Anne Rita Monahan Foundation, an organization that supports ovarian cancer research.

Arizona Taco Festival Dos is put on by Affordable Food Festivals, LLC.