El Palacio holds annual taco festival

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By Chloe Nordquist By Chloe Nordquist

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- El Palacio's will be having its annual Rockin' Taco Street Fest this Saturday in Chandler.

From 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the restaurant will have a taco-eating contest, a salsa competition, a street taco station, a margarita hut, a chance to win a vacation getaway and more.

The festival will be held in the parking lot at El Palacio in the Crossroads Shopping Center, located at 2950 E. Germann Road.

A percentage of the proceeds from El Palacio's Rockin' Taco Street Fest will benefit Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli-AZ, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and awareness of Mexican culture through folkloric dance.

Admission is $5 per person, kids 12 and under will be admitted for free.

Admission tickets are available at El Palacio, online at www.rockintacoaz.com or at the door on the day of the event.