Taste of Mexico 2022

May. 4

May. 4 @ 5:30 pm 9:00 pm

Taste of Mexico returns on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 to celebrate the artistry and culinary innovation of Austin and Mexico. This cultural celebration of Cinco de Mayo invites guests to generously sample creative cuisines from over 50 of Austin’s most eclectic and exciting restaurants, food trucks, and beverage purveyors. This year’s Taste of Mexico will explore the influence of chiles; the vast variety of tastes, colors, and shapes that make up the dishes of Mexico. Guests will also get to enjoy food demos, music, and more!

Taste of Mexico serves to support Mexic-Arte Museum’s art education programs. Over the past thirty-six years, the Museum has empowered Austin youth through its exemplary art education programs, family days, internships, tours, and the Screen It! Program, which introduces youth to basic screen printing techniques and careers in the art field. Screen It! received the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, a project of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presented by Honorary Chairman, First Lady Michelle Obama.



Tickets: $80 VIP; $65 General Admission are available now until April 8th, 2022. After this date, tickets can be purchased at $60 for Museum Members, $70 for General Admission, and $85 VIP Access. VIP tickets include entrance beginning at 5:30pm, and priority admission throughout the night. Please purchase tickets in advance; tickets will not be sold at the door.

Time: VIP Early Access at 5:30pm; General Admission from 6-9pm

Location: Fair Market, 1100 E 5th Street, Austin, TX 78702

Attire: Business Casual or Regional Mexican Attire


Taste of Mexico 2019 Recap

About Taste Of Mexico

Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican-inspired culinary events of the year, with over 1,200 people in attendance in 2019. This culturally conscious event invites guests to generously sample creative cuisines from over 50 of Austin’s most eclectic and exciting restaurants, food trucks, and beverage purveyors providing fine tequilas and mezcales.

Proceeds from Taste of Mexico benefit Mexic-Arte Museum’s art education programs, including the nationally recognized Screen It! program, which introduces youth to basic screen printing techniques and careers in the art field. Screen It! received the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, a project of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presented by Honorary Chairman, First Lady Michelle Obama.

Apply For Taste Of Mexico 2022

Interested in participating as a vendor? Join us for a celebration of artistry and cultural cuisine with influences from Mexico and Latin America. Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican and Mexican-inspired culinary events of the year, with over 1,200 people in attendance in 2019. Featuring over 50 restaurants, food purveyors, and signature beverages, Taste of Mexico is the perfect opportunity to promote your business among food lovers and enthusiasts, as well as other innovative chefs from Austin and Mexico. Again, this year’s event will explore chiles; the vast variety of tastes, colors, and shapes that make-up the dishes of Mexico.


You can learn more on the benefits of participating in Taste of Mexico 2022 by clicking on the following buttons!


Before you apply, please download and read over the following PDF documents, which are downloadable by clicking on the links below:


Taste of Mexico Committee

Neil Diaz, Committee Chair


Committee Members:

  • Danielle Renae Houtkooper 
  • Cassandra Reza
  • Christine Alvarez
  • Elizabeth Rogers
  • Gabriela Lopez
  • Jill Smith
  • Tamra Jones
  • Kimberly Wilson Vincent
  • Michael Torres
  • Sylvia Orozco


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