Tacos & Tequila Fiesta open ticket sales, and restaurant nominations

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Tapping into the region’s growing appreciation and love for tacos and good tequila, High Spirits Events is hosting the second annual Tacos & Tequila Fiesta in downtown Greenville presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila.

This food and drink celebration will occur on Sunday, March 25 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville. More than 800 people attended last year’s event and enjoyed tacos and drinks from 16 regional restaurants both inside and outside the historic downtown event venue.

Tickets for the event go on sale on February 1, 2018 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. Tacos & Tequila is capping the number of tickets at 1,200, and VIP tickets sold out in 24 hours last year.

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.

Local judges will vote on the best taco, the best sidekick (side dish or dessert), and the best cocktail using Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila in order to win the coveted Golden Sombrero Award. In addition to the Judge’s Awards, there will be a People’s Choice Award and Social Media Star Award for the bartenders and chefs that will be tabulated using social media components. The event will also feature a costume contest, nacho game zone, live music and more.

“Greenville has a dynamic food scene, and it is one that is evolving rapidly,” said Tammy Johnson, High Spirits Events’ chief executive officer. “We had an amazing turnout for the first year, and we only expect it to get better in 2018.”

Lunazul is the presenting sponsor, while Gold level sponsors include Modelo, Bravo1 Protection and Liquid Catering. More sponsorship opportunities can be found here.

“Lunazul Tequila is a proud sponsor of Greenville’s only Taco & Tequila Festival and we look forward to handcrafting 100% agave cocktails to please every palate,” said Reid Hafer, Lunazul Senior Brand Manager. “Lunazul is a standout brand that prides itself on its unique heritage, commitment to quality, and smooth taste from the first sip on.”

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.