Prepare for all the tacos your heart desires! The Taco Takeover (in partnership with Rivers of Steel) is back at Carrie Blast Furnaces. This year brings more tacos than ever. The Carrie Furnace grounds is going to be a taco lovers paradise! The event takes place August 1 (12pm-7pm). 

Image via Carrie Furnace Grounds

You’ll have plenty of awesome options for the event–over twenty Pittsburgh food trucks will grace the Carrie Furnaces. Soo good! The outdoor event makes social distancing easy. Make sure to bring your own camp chair/blankets. And then it’s time to have some amazing tacos while kicking back with live music, beer, tequila, margaritas, blast furnace tours and more! Yeah, this is going to be a fun afternoon.

Looking for your favorite local food truck?! There’s a great selection you’ll find at the Furnace! 

Food truck list: 

Curbside Cocina, La Palapa, El Gusto Criollo International, La Catrina On Wheels, Cilantro and Ajo, Roll Up Food Truck, Brisketburgh, Taquitos, Cool Beans Taco Truck, Tocayo Taqueria, Taqueria El Pastorcito, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society, Pittsburgh Smokehouse, Totopo Mexican Kitchen, MR Bulgogi, Tango Food Truck, Rogue BBQ, Ash & Kris Food Truck, Progression Bistro, Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream, Sticklers Ice Pops, Knock About Coffee.

Image via La Catrina on Wheels

Live music features Sweaty Already Strings Band (1-2:30), Truth & Rites (3-4:30), and Moat Rats (5-6:30). 

There will be a free shuttle at the Hampton Inn Parking Lot at the Waterfront, with free parking in the Waterfront. Park there, catch the shuttle. Onsite parking is limited and available for purchase. 

Image via Cool Beans

Tickets here!

When: Aug 1

Where: Carrie Furnaces 

Time: 12pm-7pm

Early Entry tickets–12pm– $15

General admission–1pm–$10

Children 5 and under are free

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Josh McCann

Josh has been writing for Made in PGH since 2018, where he writes about upcoming events. He’s a Point Park University graduate and teaches high school English. In his free time you’ll find him playing guitar and writing new songs.

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