Everything You Need to Know if You’re Attending Taco Tour Manchester on May 2, 2024!!


Taco Tour Manchester comes back to Elm Street this Thursday, May 2, 2024!  The event will feature 90+ participating restaurants and businesses. This solidifies Taco Tour Manchester as the “World’s Largest Taco Tour” and one of the largest single-day food festivals in the world. This event will feature creative interpretations and spins on the taco as they relate to each specific business.

Bring your friends and family and your appetite, grab a cold Dos Equis, and get ready to have a night you won’t forget at Taco Tour Manchester 2024!


When: May 2, 2024

Time: 4-8 p.m.

Where: Downtown Manchester, NH

What: 90+ restaurants are selling their signature tacos for $3. CASH ONLY.

Vibe: Walk Elm Street & side Streets, consume as many tacos as you can handle, and have fun!

Click Here to Download the Official Taco Tour Map!

Where you can find:

  • Locations of participating restaurants
  • List of each restaurant’s signature taco, and whether it is VE, GF or V! 
  • Parking
  • Portable Toilets
  • Water Stations & More!

Event is Rain or Shine! 

Taco Tour Manchester Concert Presented by Dave’s Hot Chicken featuring: deSol

Grab some $3 tacos and head on over to the M&T Bank Bandstand Stage, powered by 92.5 The River, for our free Taco Tour Manchester Concert, presented by Dave’s Hot Chicken! The bandstand stage is located at the intersection of Elm & Bridge Street.

4:00 p.m.
Harrison Goodell

5:00 p.m.
Cody James & Joe Delault


Click Here for More About the Dave’s Hot Chicken Concert!


Click here to VOTE for Best Taco during Taco Tour Manchester! The winning restaurant will receive $1,000 to donate to a charity of their choice, bragging rights, and a Trophy sponsored by Autofair!

Voting begins on May 2, at 4 p.m.

Vote for Best Taco During the Event!


Enter to win the Sullivan Construction VIP Experience at Taco Tour Manchester 2024! Two lucky winners will get the VIP experience at Taco Tour Manchester! Winners will make stops along the tour and sample 10 of the most anticipated tacos from some of Manchester’s favorite restaurants.

No purchase necessary, submissions are open until May 1 at 3:55 p.m and winners will be notified on May 1 at 5 p.m. by text.

Click Here to Enter to Win a Seat at the Sullivan Construction VIP Experience


Bring CASH to pay for your $3 tacos. There are many ATM’s throughout downtown, but stop by a bank before to stock up on one dollar bills!


Please help keep our downtown clean. There will be trash bins throughout downtown courtesy of the Manchester Highway Department. Many restaurants may also have trash bins. Please do not throw trash onto the street – and always place it in a trash bin. If a trash bin is overflowing or too full, please let a Taco Tour Manchester Volunteer or Staff Member know and they can take care of it.

Additionally, posters and other promotional items are not allowed on city property and will be removed.


To ensure that setup process and closure of roads go in a smooth, timely and safe manner for the event, the City of Manchester has announced that on May 2, 2024 there will be no parking on Elm Street from Granite/Elm to Bridge/Elm beginning at Noon. Any vehicles left on Elm St. within the area mentioned after Noon will be towed, and at the owner’s expense. Chestnut Street will remain open, however all roads will be closed at Chestnut Street headed westerly towards Elm Street inside this area. Lake Ave, Granite Street and Bridge Street will remain open.

List of closures include: 

  • Elm from Bridge to Granite
  • Hanover up to Londonderry Lane
  • Lowell up to Kosciusko
  • Merrimack up to Barrister Lane

If you typically park on the street in one of these areas, and do not move your vehicle before 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, you will be towed.


You are encouraged to download the Official Taco Tour Manchester Map, and plan your route accordingly. Parking options are noted on the map.

Some suggestions: 

  • Park at the DoubleTree Parking Garage and start your tour @ Shoppers or The Goat
  • Park at Victory Garage and start your tour @ Consuelos
  • Park at the Hartnett Lot and start your tour @ Alley Cat Pizzeria
  • Park at the SNHU Garage and start your tour @ The Patio
  • Park at Arms Park and start your tour @ Stark Brewing
  • Park at Pearl Street Lot and start your tour @ The Farm

Don’t want to bother with Parking? Take an Uber or Lyft from a location outside of Downtown! Suggested Uber/Lyft delivery locations outside of road closures would be: Victory Street Garage, SNHU Arena, or The Farm.



Thanks to Queen City Bike Collective, Bicycle Parking at Taco Tour Manchester is available for FREE at Stanton Plaza, 700 Elm Street, Manchester.

While it is not required to get a “ticket” to park your bike, if you do, it will help QC Bike plan so that they can make every effort to take your bike, even when they are filling up!

The first 20 to come with a ticket [Reserve a Ticket Here] will get a QC Bike tee shirt!

Ride your bike to the event and leave it safely with Queen City Bike Collective at Stanton Plaza, 700 Elm Street!

Click Here for more QC Bicycle Parking Info

Click here to reserve a Bicycle Parking Ticket


Now you don’t have to walk or drive to Taco locations not on Elm Street! Hop on the Green Dash or the Trolley for free! 

Service begins at 4 p.m. Stops Include:

  • The Green Dash will run SHNU Parking Garage up to Shopper’s Pub
  • The Shuttle will run between the following stops:
    • To Share Brewing, 720 Union Street
    • Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street
    • Come Into Fruition Juice Cafe, 1358 Elm Street
    • 900 Degrees, 50 Dow Street
    • The Farm, 1181 Elm Street

Any alcoholic beverages purchased at any stop along the Taco Tour MUST BE consumed on the premises of the establishment where purchased. Take a break and grab a cold Dos Equis at any of our great downtown establishments along the tour. Please drink responsibly!


Participating Retailers w/ fun, taco-themed items and activities:

  • The Magic Man, Dasean Greene will be performing at Diz’s Cafe, the Stonyfield Family Zone at the YMCA and throughout the event
  • Doug The Devil Stick Man will be performing his comedy and devil stick routine in the area of 1000 Elm Street
  • Stop at the Manchester Animal Shelter’s booth to enter their doggie costume contest and visit their doggie water station
  • Ted Herbert’s Music School will be performing by City Hall Plaza throughout the event
  • Wicked Joyful is hosting a Taco Tour after party with Carissa Johnson, Cozy Throne, & more at 9pm at The Shaskeen
  • AR Workshop will have Taco Tour Candles & DIY Taco Tour Ornaments, and music by The Real Music School
  • Crimson and Clover Florist is right by AR Workshop and will have fun flowers!
  • Dew Collective will be hosting a photo-booth and flowers
  • Granite State Escape is running a scavenger hunt throughout the event! Visit their booth for details
  • Taste & Art of Greece will be showcasing their Greek goodies on Hanover Street
  • Beeze Tees is the official home of Taco Tour Manchester merchandise
  • The Terracotta Room will be serving up their good vibes and taco themed merch


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