JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa is hosting this year’s Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival, also known as the “Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food in America”, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 16.
If you’re not familiar with the festival, it includes several restaurants that have been around for decades, and can be found within a 23 mile area that includes the city of South Tucson, downtown, and midtown.
The festival is going on during Father’s Day weekend, and letting him stuff his face with some of the spiciest food in town would be an unforgettable, head of the table kind of gift.
Tickets to the all ages event are $60 per person ($75 on the day of) and includes menu samplings from over 20 Mexican restaurants, local wineries, and breweries.
Anyone between the ages of 5 and 17 years old can get in for $20, which can only be purchased on the day of, and children under 5 years old can get in for free.
Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival Participating Restaurants (more to be announced)
- BOCA Tacos y Tequila
- Carnitas La Yoca
- Charro Steak
- Cocteleria La Palma Mariscos Y Mas
- Crossroads Restaurant
- El Charro
- El Coronado Family Restaurant
- El Cisne Cocina de Mexico
- Gringo Grill + Cantina
- Mexico City Kitchen
- Perfecto’s Restaurant
- Pima Community College – Culinary Arts
- Reforma Cocina
- Rigo’s Restaurant
- Rollies Mexican Patio
- Seis Kitchen
- Sir Veza’s Taco Garage
- Tequila Factory
Participating Breweries/Wineries (more to be announced)
- Barrio Brewing Co.
- Estrella Jalisco
- Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine
- Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
- Three Wells Distilling Company
Weekend stay-cation packages, food demos, and live music will also be available.
Don’t forget to test your luck with the raffle tickets for $10 each, which enters you to win gift baskets and more.
The JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort and Spa is located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. For additional Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival information call (520) 792-3500 or visit saaca.org.