From the moment they entered the venue, something seemed off.

“We end up going inside and the very first thing I notice is how long the lines are,” O’Toole said. “Very long, and the event promised eight different food vendors and all we saw were like two of them.”

Screenshots of the Facebook event show it promised more than eight food trucks and multiple beverage stations. Instead, there was only one food truck and one margarita stand serving a crowd of several hundred at the North Dakota Horse Park.

O’Toole said customers had to pay for tickets with either cash or Venmo — not with a credit or debit card.

The couple spent nearly an hour in line for margaritas. They waited about another hour for tacos, but were later turned away. Many visitors online say the event ran out of food.

“On our way out of the event, we just found out that they were still selling VIP tickets,” O’Toole said. “They looked like they were shutting them down at that point, but they were still selling them, so that means a lot of people were in much worse shape than we were.”

O’Toole and several others took to social media, seeking answers and refunds. Many…

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