“Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival” has great food, demonstrations, live music & more

Save the trip and eat at several Tucson restaurants at once.

15jun6:00 pm8:30 pmTucson 23 Mexican Food FestivalMore than 10 restaurants to try6:00 pm - 8:30 pm AZ JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa is hosting the Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival, celebrating the “Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food in America,” once again from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.

If it’s your first time hearing of the festival, it includes several restaurants that have been around for years, and can be found within a 23-mile area that includes the city of South Tucson, downtown, and midtown.

Here’s a thought, too. It could be the perfect gift for Dad, being that it takes place the weekend of Father’s Day. It’s comparable to Super Bowl Sunday, but on a Saturday and full of great food, demonstrations, live music, and more.

Credit: The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance

Credit: The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance

Tickets to the all-ages event are $65 per person and include menu samplings from over 30 Mexican restaurants, local wineries, and breweries.

Also, there are going to be limited tickets for kids between the ages of 11-17 years old for $10 each — they’ll be available to purchase at the door when attending with an adult who has pre-purchased a Tucson 23 ticket.

If the child is 10 years old and younger, they can get in for free.

Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival Participating Restaurants/Vendors

Participating Breweries/Wineries

Don’t forget to test your luck with two raffle tickets for $10, which give you the chance 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.

Matt Sterner is a journalist, novelist, loves films, and would like to think he's a filmmaker. When he's eating, he likes to talk with his mouth full and write about it.

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