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Taco & Tequila Sampling Readiness Plan:

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2020

WHERE: Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps

4500 W River Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321


The event is open to all age groups.


Can I bring my kid with me to the festival?
We do allow infants and toddlers into the festival along with strollers. Children 12 and under have free entry with an adult (no sample tickets or souvenirs included, just free entry). Additional tokens for samples can be purchased for $1 each.


Patrons enjoying alcoholic beverages must be 21 or older.


Free parking to provide a touchless experience.


Attendees will check-in at the check-in tent located in the main parking lot. There you will present your ticket and receive your sampling tokens. Souvenir cups will be distributed at the exit of the event area.

Each festival attendee must be present with their ID and ticket to check-in. NO ID = NO ENTRY.

There is no re-entry.

  1. 9 Taco Vendors to be set up in the parking lot

    1. Each vendor makes 1 type of taco (chicken, beef, fish, etc)

    2. Each vendor will make a predetermined allotment of their taco

  2. Taco to be included in batches of 3 with 3 options

  3. Tacos box sorting station 

    1. Tacos will be sorted into boxes and transported to their respective locations

Alcoholic Drinks
  1. 3 Beer options. 3 Margarita options. 10 brands of tequila options.

  2. Non Reusable cups

  3. Whitecaps employees to pour drinks.

  4. To limit alcohol consumption, no additional tokens to be sold at the event.  Only in advance.

  5. Lines to be spaced and socially distant.

COVID Policies:
  • Lines will be arranged and marked to encourage proper distancing between pods of guests.

  • Stanchions and/or spacing markers will promote proper social distancing between fans waiting in lines.

  • Before each wave, ballpark seats, tables, and high touch areas will be sanitized.

  • Fans are required to wear a mask whenever moving around the ballpark, restrooms, lines, and in food and beverage areas.

  • Fans are highly encouraged to check their temperature before the event. If a fan does not feel well or is running a fever over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, the Event asks that they do not attend the event. Please call your ticket representative before the event to discuss alternate options.

  • Disinfectant wipes to be accessible for fans to wipe down their seat and high touch areas

  • Trash can lids to remain off or open each event to allow touchless access to receptacles.

  • Bathroom attendants are on-site to limit the number of guests in the restroom at one time and encourage social distancing.

  • Bag checks will have heightened safety guidelines, and clear bags are highly encouraged for a contactless experience.

  • For ticket taking the pod leader will hold out all tickets and an event employee will check each ticket without touching. To alleviate crowding, fans will be asked to immediately go up the concourse.

  • The event will highly encourage contactless credit card and electronic payments at all concessions, merchandise, and ticket locations throughout the ballpark.

  • Signage will be posted throughout the ballpark reminding fans of the current State of Mi recommendations and CDC guidelines.

  • Handouts will still occur with protective measures in place, i.e. cups will be handed out with gloves as you exit the event.



Additional tickets will be available for purchase at the event for additional samples ($2 each).


This is a rain or shine event. Check the forecast before leaving for the event to plan your layers properly! If severe weather occurs, announcements will be made on the website and event Facebook page for necessary updates.​​


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you can also show your tickets on your phone for scanning.

What is the refund policy?


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