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Title: Thousands Attend East Moline’s Inaugural Taco & Margarita Fest

Date: May 7, 2023

East Moline, Quad Cities – In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the first-ever Taco & Margarita Festival took place today in East Moline, attracting thousands of enthusiastic attendees.

The event, organized by Graciela Macias and hosted by East Moline Main Street, featured over 60 vendors catering to an estimated crowd of 3,000 guests.

The festival, which showcased a wide array of tacos, mouthwatering Mexican cuisine, and lively dancing, proved to be an overwhelming success.

Graciela Macias, the event organizer, expressed her astonishment at the higher-than-expected turnout, confessing she was left speechless.

“It’s incredible to witness such immense support from the community.

This event goes beyond just a festival; it’s about fostering opportunities, acceptance, and empowerment.

When we come together, amazing things happen,” Macias remarked, emphasizing the significance of the event.

Commencing at 11:00 AM this morning, the festival offered free admission to all attendees.

The festivities are set to continue until 6:00 PM this evening, allowing visitors ample time to indulge in the flavorsome offerings and partake in the festive atmosphere.

The Taco & Margarita Festival served as a vibrant platform for local businesses, providing them with an opportunity to showcase their culinary delights and engage with the community.

Moreover, it served as a testament to the unity and spirit of the Quad Cities region, where residents and visitors joined together to celebrate Mexican culture and embrace the joyous Cinco de Mayo festivities.

As the sun sets on this inaugural event, it leaves behind an indelible mark on the East Moline community, symbolizing the potential of unity, cultural appreciation, and the power of community-driven initiatives.

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