2017 World Margarita Championship October 6

2017 World Margarita Championship
6 p.m., Friday, October 6
Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort
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Now, that’s the spirits — I mean, spirit.

The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is hosting the 2017 World Margarita Championship at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 6.

Once again, the Southern Arizona Arts and Culture Alliance (SAACA) and Tucson Originals Restaurants are joining forces to delivers the best margaritas in Tucson.

Tickets are $55 if you purchase them ahead of time, and will go up to $70 on the day of the event.

Each ticket include margarita and food samplings from local restaurants and purveyors.

If you’re feeling lucky, purchase a $10 Raffle Ticket and be entered to win over $2,000 in local gift cards and gift baskets.

World Margarita Championship Competitor Menus

Abuela’s Cocina Mexicana
  • Menu item is TBA
  • Abuela’s Margarita
Bisbee Breakfast Club
  • Jalapeño garlic cheddar biscuits
  • Margarita Mimosa
Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ
  • Smoked brisket and barbecue pit beans
  • Margarita is TBA
Chef Chic
  • Mango shrimp ceviche
  • Coconut Dream – coconut orange margarita
Cielos at Lodge on the Desert
  • Octopus and shrimp tostada
  • Miel de Cana Margarita – piloncillo Cadillac margarita
Dante’s Fire
  • Menu item TBA
  • Margarita made with house infused jalapeno tequila
The Dutch Eatery & Refuge
  • Duck tacos
  • Tomatillo Margarita
  • Menu item is TBA
  • Margarita is TBA
Epazote Kitchen and Cocktails
  • Pusch Ridge tacos
  • Desert Rose Margarita
Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria
  • Cured and smoked meats
  • Limoncello Margarita
Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery & Bistro
  • Sonoran hot dogs
  • Prickly Pear Obsession – classic margarita meets the Sonoran desert
Jonathan’s Cork
  • Chicken mole
  • D.J.’s Reposado Raspado Margarita
Le Rendez Vous Bistro and Restaurant
  • Ginger pretzel roll with spicy cheese sauce
  • Thai Margarita – Thai chili, basil, ginger, lemon grass
Lotus Garden Restaurant
  • Five Spice pulled pork
  • Margarita is TBA
Mama’s Hawaiian Bar-B-Cue
  • Macadamia nut lemon squares
  • Paradise Margarita – tropical juices with Don Julio Blanco
Mama Louisa’s Italian Restaurant
  • Italian nachos
  • Elote Man Margarita – corn, tequila, agave, Cointreau, chile
Monkey Burger
  • House made seasoned potato chips
  • Margarita is TBA
Monsoons Tap & Grill
  • House Made Chili
  • Margarita is TBA
Pastiche Modern Eatery
  • Menu item TBA
  • Monsoon Margarita – reposado, citrus, creosote
Rigo’s Restaurant
  • Shrimp in prickly pear sauce
  • Agave Néctar-Rita – agave nectar, smoked orange and lime tequila
Rocco’s Little  Chicago Pizzeria
  • Panzanella
  • Limoncello Margarita di Rocco’s – house limoncello, lemonade, and Don Julio
Tequila Factory at Casino del Sol
  • Seared cheese and habanero
  • Mexican Passionflower Margarita
Trident Bar and Grill
  • Mojo chicken tacos
  • Dented Kiwi Margarita – fresh juices, kiwi simple syrup, tajin
Twisted Tandoor
  • Chana Tikka Masala
  • Margarita is TBA

There’s no need to go home either because the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador is offering special room rates for the event, starting at $165 a night.

If you’re feeling homesick or need to be elsewhere, Lyft is offering discounts to everyone at the event.

  • First Time User: Up to $20 in Free Lyft Credit using code: SAACA
  • Existing User: 20% off your ride to and from the event using code: WORLDMARG

The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is located at 10000 N. Oracle Rd. For more information, visit saaca.org. View past World Margarita Championship info.

At a very young age, Matt was gifted with the artistic ability to masterfully roll a burrito to the highest of standards.

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