GREENVILLE, S.C. -- High Spirits Hospitality is spending the next two weeks putting the finishing touches on its second annual Tacos n’ Tequila Fiesta in downtown Greenville.
The event, which is sponsored by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila, will occur Sunday, March 25 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville. The fiesta will feature local bartenders and chefs bringing their best tacos and cocktail ideas to downtown Greenville. Food and drink submissions will be put to the test by local judges in a competition in order to win the Golden Sombrero Award and $2,000 in cash prizes.
Attendees will enjoy games, a costume contest, live music and more in addition to the edible fare. A new feature this year is the Lunazul Tequila Experience, where guests can sample a flight of Lunazul Tequila and learn about the spirit.
Growing alongside the local food scene, this year’s fiesta touts almost double the attendance as last year. Participating restaurants include Willy Taco, Restaurant 17, Gastrolounge, Gringo’s Cantina, Ji-Roz, Nacho Taco Ltd., Papi’s Tacos, Sticky Fingers Ribhouse, Roost, Tilt Arcade Bar, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina and Taqueria, Up On The Roof, and Wild Ace Pizza and Pub.
“We had an amazing turnout for the first year, and it’s looking like this year will top that considerably,” said Tammy Johnson, High Spirits Events’ chief executive officer. “We are ecstatic to bring a fun annual event like this to the local food scene.”
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.tacotequilafiesta.com. VIP tickets are $55 each and include 10 tequila tasting tokens at the event and early admission at 3 p.m., while the general tickets are $40 in advance and $50 day of and include eight tequila tasting tokens and a 4 p.m. admission.
Lunazul is the presenting sponsor, while Gold level sponsors include Modelo, Bravo1 Protection and Liquid Catering. More sponsorship opportunities can be found here. Proceeds benefit Greenville Tech Culinary School.
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older and have ID on them to enter the event. In addition to the drink tickets, there will be cash bars on site. Any restaurants or bartenders who wish to take part in the 2018 Tacos & Tequila Fiesta can go to www.tacotequilafiesta.com.
About Tacos & Tequila Fiesta and High Spirits Events:
High Spirits Events is proud to introduce Greenville's newest foodie festival. High Spirits Events is a division of High Spirits Hospitality. They've brought in the area's best restaurants and bars to bring you the best tacos and handcrafted Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila cocktails. Tickets include exclusive access to all you-can-eat tacos, tequila cocktail samples, cash bar, live music, Nacho Game Zone, Taco Costume Contest and more. Learn more at www.tacotequilafiesta.com.
About The Old Cigar Warehouse:
Located at 912 S. Main Street across from Fluor Field in the West End, The Old Cigar Warehouse features more than 7,000 square feet of event space, an open catering policy and full event support, allowing the venue to deliver a seamless event. The Old Cigar Warehouse was built in 1882 and historically used as a warehouse for cigars and cotton. With 30-foot-high ceilings, exposed brick and stained floors, the warehouse is sure to inspire the most creative of events. It is a division of High Spirits Hospitality. www.oldcigarwarehouse.com.