Greenville gets its first taco and tequila festival


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

This food and drink celebration will occur on Sunday, April 9 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville.

Local bartenders and chefs will go head-to-head and create the best tasting, custom cocktails and tacos that the Upstate has ever experienced in the Bartender Battle and Chef’s Taco Challenge. Local judges will vote on the best taco, the best sidekick (side dish or dessert), and the best cocktail using Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila. 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 believe that Tacos n’ Tequila will become one of the region’s must-go  events.”

Tickets for the event go on sale on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and can be purchased at  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 off and include eight tequila tasting tokens and a 4 p.m. admission.

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. Restaurants and bars that want to submit their recipes for the competition can register at

About Tacos n’ 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

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