Taco Tour Manchester 
Everything You Need to Know! 

Also known as the “World’s largest Taco Tour,” the Greater Manchester Chamber, in partnership with the City of Manchester Economic Development Office, is excited to bring back the heavily anticipated Taco Tour Manchester, presented this year by Health Market Connect.

The Highlights: 

When: May 5, 2022

Time: 4 – 8 p.m.

Where: Downtown Manchester, NH

What: 60+ restaurants are selling their signature tacos for $3 each.

CASH ONLY!

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

DOWNLOAD THE MAP HERE, IN ADVANCE, TO PLAN OUT YOUR STRATEGY!

Participating Restaurants & Other Details:

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

  • ATMs

  • Portable Toilets

  • Water Stations & More!

Event is Rain or Shine!

Voting:

Click here to VOTE for Best Taco! The winning restaurant will receive $1,000 to donate to a charity of their choice, bragging rights, and the Golden Taco Trophy, custom made by Manchester Makerspace.

Payment:

Bring CASH to pay for your $3.00 tacos. There are many ATM’s throughout downtown, and some denoted on the Official Taco Tour Map.

Trash: 

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 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.

Street Closures:

Elm street will be closed on May 5 from 2 – 9 p.m.

Complete closure of Elm St between Granite St and Bridge St.  Chestnut St will remain open however all roads will be closed at Chestnut St headed westerly towards Elm St inside this area.  Lake Ave and Granite St will also remain open as well as Bridge St.

Closures include:

  • Elm from Bridge to Granite

  • Hanover up to Chestnut

  • Lowell up to Kosciusko

  • Merrimack up to Barrister Lane

If you typically park on the street in one of these areas, and don’t move your vehicle before 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 5th, you will not be able to move your vehicle until after 9 p.m. 

Event Parking: 

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 Arms Park and start your tour @ Stark Brewing

  • Park at the DoubleTree Parking Garage and start your tour @ The Goat

  • Park at Victory Garage and start your tour @ Consuelos

  • Park at the Hartnett Lot and start your tour @ AlleyCat

  • Park at the SNHU Garage and start your tour @ The Patio

  • Park at Pearl Street Lot and start your tour @ The Farm or Electric Ave

  • Park @ The Currier and start your tour at The Currier, then head to To Share Brewing!

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.

Shuttle/Trolley: 

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! 

The Green Dash Bus will be making stops at…

  • Angel City Music Hall

  • The Patio (also SNHU Mill Yard lot)

  • Stark Brewing

Click here for detailed route information.

The Trolley will be making stops at…

  • 900 Degrees

  • To Share Brewing

  • Currier Museum of Art

  • Restoration Café

  • Angel City Music Hall

Click here for detailed route information.

Safety: 

Any alcoholic beverages purchased at any stop along the Taco Tour MUST BE consumed on the premise of the establishment where purchased. Please drink responsibly!

Shopping & Other Events! 

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

  • Studio 550

  • Shadow and Soul Emporium

  • Beeze Tees

  • AR Workshop

  • Bookery MHT

Taco Tourist Spot at the NH Fisher Cats

  • Tacos:

    • 4-8 p.m. Featuring ‘The Spot to Go’ Food Truck

  • Entertainment:

    • The Rugged Axe (mobile axe throwing trailer)

    • 8:30 p.m. Lucha Libra Wrestling by UFO Wrestling

    • Post Wrestling – Atlas Fireworks

VISIT TACO TOUR MANCHESTER WEBSITE!VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE TACO!DOWNLOAD THE OFFICIAL TACO TOUR MANCHESTER MAP!

Cinco de Mayo – Celebrate Respectfully 

We are excited to continue the Taco Tour Manchester celebration! This year, our event happens to fall on the same day of 5 de Mayo. We know that many other locations will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Celebration, and we want to ensure that we are recognizing the culture and paying respect to the history of the town of Puebla. Please review the resources and facts below:

How to not culturally appropriate Cinco de Mayo

If we knew our history – rethinking Cinco de Mayo