TOP 6 TIPS FOR VIVA LA LOCAL FOOD FEST
VIVA LA LOCAL FOOD FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, 2015 from 9a–5p
RILLITO PARK RACETRACK
4502 N. 1ST AVE., 85718
TOP 6 TIPS FOR VIVA LA LOCAL FOOD FEST:
1. BRING CASH & BUY YOUR TICKET ONLINE
Skip the lines and buy your ticket online here! Admission is $6 (kids 12 & under are free) and all food and drink servings $5! *Short on cash? We’ll have $5 festival tokens available for purchase with a credit card. Plus, all proceeds go to benefit 501(c)(3) Heirloom Farmers Markets.
2. Bring a Friend and Share Tastings Family Style
With 20 restaurants to choose from and servings at $5 a plate, you’ll want to share the well-sized samplings to make the most of the food festival!
Restaurant participants include:
[one_half]• D’s Island Grill
• Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery Bistro
• Primo Tucson/ JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa
• Loews Ventana Canyon
• Pastiche Food/Drink
• Prep & Pastry
• Renee’s Organic Oven
• Tavolino Ristorante Italiano
• Tazzina di Gelato[/one_half]
[one_half_last]• Yogi’s Indian Cafe & Market
• Zona 78: Italian Kitchen
• BBQ RUSH
• Caridad Community Kitchen
• Mexico in Season/ La Tauna Tortillas
• Pin-Up Pastries Tucson
• Purple Tree Organic Açai Blends
• Rod’s KC BBQ
3. BRING YOUR OWN BAG
Purchasing produce from the Farmers Market? Bring a reusable grocery bag and then head on over to HeirloomFM’s FREE Veggie Valet. Drop off your fresh goods, and we’ll keep them nice and cool while you enjoy the festival un-encumbered!
4. BRING THE KIDS FOR FAMILY HALLOWEEN FUN, BUT LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME
Kids under 12 are FREE! But, sorry folks NO PETS allowed on the Rillito Park Race Track property. Bring you’re costumed kiddos before hitting the neighborhood trick or treat path! We’ll have extra activities for the kids to keep them entertained while you treat yourself! Enjoy Mr. Nature’s Instrument Petting Zoo from 10a–11a. Plus, activities and treats put on by the Tucson Children’s Museum. More info on kids activities here!
5. BRING A CHAIR/BLANKET
Take in the live tunes in comfort! Music starts at 11am. Bring a chair or a blanket while you enjoy 25+ options from local restaurants, craft breweries, and AZ wine while taking in the live tunes! Live music from Tucson Jazz Institute’s Concord Combo, Southbound Pilot, 8 Minutes to Burn, and The Bennu. For a full music schedule here!
6. RIDE A BIKE & ENJOY OUR FREE BIKE VALET
If you’re driving a car, for easiest access enter on First Ave. When leaving the festival take the River Rd. exit located on the northeast side of the parking lot.