Popular Mexican wrestling show coming to taco and tequila festival in Manchester this weekend
A popular lucha libre wrestling promotion will be featured at the UK's biggest taco and tequila festival in Manchester this weekend. Fantastica Mania have confirmed their attendance at Taco Town which set to take place at the Love Factory on Saturday (September 23).
Fantastica Mania is a series of annual wrestling shows promoted by Revolution Pro Wrestling of the UK New and Mexico's Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre. The show sees wrestlers from both companies go head-to-head in a celebration of lucha libre.
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Lucha libre is a popular wrestling style that is native to Mexico. The discipline features wrestlers performing high flying and acrobatic wrestling moves wearing brightly covered masks.
The wrestling will be part of the entertainment at Taco Town and thousands are expected to head down to try more than 30 different types of tacos and more than 50 tequilas. There will also be a wealth of entertainment going on through the day.
As well as the wrestling, tacos and tequilas, other entertainment will include rodeo rides, chilli eating contests, cactus hoopla and 'Mexican bingo'. The sessions will be split into two, the first from 12pm to 5pm, and the second from 6pm to 11pm - families are welcome for the afternoon session, while the evening will be adults only.
Taco Town’s Tom Cullen said: “We are excited to bring Taco Town to Manchester for the first time, to share their delicious variety of tacos and tequila. With an array of entertainment including Mariachi bands and Lucha Libre wrestling, this will be an unmissable event with a truly loco