Produced by High Spirits Events, this high-energy is set to take place on Sunday, April 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville. More than 1,000 people were in attendance at last year’s fiesta with over 25 chefs and bartenders battling it out to craft the best taco and Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila cocktail.
Tickets go on sale Friday, February 1, 2019 and can be purchased at www.tacotequilafiesta.com. VIP tickets, available for advance purchase only, are $60 and include 10 tasting tokens for the event as well as early admission starting at 3 p.m. General admission tickets start at $45 in advance, or $55 day of, and include eight tequila tasting tokens and 4 p.m. admission. All tickets include unlimited tacos, live entertainment, and games to enjoy throughout the event. For every ticket sold, $1 will benefit Greenville Technical College’s Culinary Program.
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID on them to enter the fiesta. In addition to the drink tickets included with your ticket, there will be cash bars on site. Any restaurants or bartenders who wish to take part in the 2019 Tacos & Tequila Fiesta can go to www.tacotequilafiesta.com.
Judging for best taco, best sidekick (side dish or dessert) and best cocktail using Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila will be done by local judges. Winners for each category will gain bragging rights for a year as well as the coveted Golden Sombrero Award. In addition to the judge’s awards, there will also be a People’s Choice Award and Social Media Star Award for the bartenders and chefs that will be calculated using social media channels.
“Greenville has definitely become more of a foodie city which is why I think the event has been such a success the past few years,” said Tammy Johnson, High Spirits Hospitality’s CEO. “We are hoping to add even more businesses to the fun and expect a great turnout for the 2019 fiesta.”
Lunazul is the presenting sponsor for the event, while Gold Level Sponsors include Republic National Distributing Company, Modelo, GVL Today, Liquid Catering, Bravo1 Protection, The Old Cigar Warehouse, Heaven Hill Brands, Greenville Technical College, FamZing Photography & Video and Complete PR. Silver Level Sponsors are Collective Music Solutions, Tri County Rentals, Those interested in becoming a sponsor can visit www.tacotequilafiesta.com/sponsors.
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.