Margarita Wars 2022

Thurs, May 19 • VIP: 6-10pm • GA Plus: 7-10pm • GA: 8-10pm

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MARGARITA WARS 2022
Thurs., May 19th, 2022
Tampa River Center
402 W. Laurel St. in Tampa

VIP Admission: 6-10 p.m. 
General Admission Plus: 7-10 p.m.
General Admission: 8-10 p.m.

This is an all-inclusive event & all sampling is included with your ticket purchase!

1 TEQUILA. 2 TEQUILA. 3 TEQUILA... WAR!

Your favorite tequila battle is back! Join us for a unique opportunity to sample margaritas created by more than a dozen of Tampa Bay area's best mixologists and try your hand at tipsy judging as YOU help award Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Margarita! Plus, live entertainment, Mexican-inspired hors d'oeuvres, and other fun surprises.

This is one fiesta you won't want to miss! Can't wait to celebrate? Live every day like it's Taco Tuesday during Tampa Bay Taco Week!

A portion of proceeds to benefit Laundry Project.

VIP Includes:
• Two hours early entry at 6 p.m.
• VIP-only hour from 6-7 p.m.
• VIP & GA Plus-only hour from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Complimentary valet parking
• Heavy passed appetizers during VIP-only hour
• One complimentary full-sized beer
• VIP gift
• Margarita samples from each competitor
• Light Mexican-inspired hors d'oeuvres
• Vote on Tampa Bay's Ultimate Margarita
• Access to photo opportunities

GA Plus Includes:
• One hour early entry at 7 p.m.
• GA Plus & VIP-only hour from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Complimentary valet parking
• One complimentary full-sized beer
• Margarita samples from each competitor
• Light Mexican-inspired hors d'oeuvres
• Vote on Tampa Bay's Ultimate Margarita
• Access to photo opportunities

GA Includes:
• 8 p.m. entry
• Complimentary valet parking
• Margarita samples from each competitor
• Light Mexican-inspired hors d'oeuvres
• Vote on Tampa Bay's Ultimate Margarita
• Access to photo opportunities

More info at margaritawarstampabay.com

 

MARGARITAS:

Besito Mexican
“Blackberry Kiss”
Tres Generaciones Reposado tequila, muddled blackberries, simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and orange liqueur, shaken and served with a sugar rim

Blood Brothers
“Blood Brothers Margarita”
El Tesoro Reposado tequila, organic blue agave, lime juice, and water

Bogota Kitchen + Bar
“The Sonoma Margarita”
Hornitos Plata tequila, Gran Gala, lime juice, agave, pinot noir, and roses

Bouzy
“Spicy Cucumber Margarita”
Tres Generaciones Reposado tequila, lime, cucumber water, serrano pepper-infused agave nectar, and a Tajin rim

Cipresso at Seminole Hard Rock
“Peach Margarita”
Hornitos Plata tequila, grappa, peach nectar, peach syrup, fresh lemon, and lime juice

COCKtail St Pete
“El Gallo Grande”
Tres Generaciones Plata tequila, grapefruit super juice, thyme-infused agave syrup, Lo Fi Aperitifs Gentian Amaro, Fever Tree Soda Water, and a rainbow sea salt rim

Datz
“Who Lives In a Pineapple?”
Tres Generaciones Anejo tequila, Ancho Reyes Verde Liqueur, pineapple-jalapeño shrub, cilantro, lime, and a spicy rim

Fresco’s Waterfront Bistro
“Spicy Jalapeño Margarita”
Tres Generaciones Plata tequila, Natalie’s Margarita Mix, and fresh muddled jalapeños 

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop
“The Horny Habanero Margarita”
Hornitos Reposado tequila, triple sec, fresh squeezed lime juice, housemade agave, mango purée, Fuzzy’s Honey Habanero Sauce, and a Fuzzy Dust rim served with a lime wedge

Gigglewaters
“Pineapple Express”
Tres Gen Anejo tequila, pineapple, citrus gomme, and Cayman Jack

HEW Parlor & Chophouse
“Prohibita”
Hornitos Plata tequila, lime, agave, Amaro Tropical Liqueur by Dark Door Spirits, tajin, and charred orange

No Vacancy
“Island Boi”
El Tesoro Reposado tequila, passion fruit, agave falernum, lime, tajin, and White Claw Surf Citrus Yuzu Smash

Pineiro Hospitality
“Mi Alma”
Hornitos Blanco tequila, strawberry, lemongrass, watermelon, aji amarillo peppers, lime, black salt rim, and a flower garnish

Sea Dog Cantina
“Spicy Mango Margarita”
El Tesoro Blanco tequila infused with habanero, cold-pressed agave, fresh lime juice, Mango Reàl, house sweet and sour mix, and Rey Azul Mango

Social Roost
“Lady Elote”
Tres Generaciones Reposado tequila, sweet corn, ancho chili, cilantro, agave, lime, and chili-lime salt

World of Beer
“This Means War”
Tres Generaciones Plata tequila, Passoã Passion Fruit Liqueur, fresh lime, cream of coconut, ginger, guava and salt rim

 

LIGHT BITES BY:

Flor Fina
Smoked Pineapple Guacamole
served with housemade pork rinds

Fuzzy's Taco Shop
Mini Nachos
Fresh chips, queso, housemade garlic sauce, fresh pico, & feta cheese

HEW Parlor & Chophouse
Sweet & Savory Margarita Cheesecake Bites
Tajin Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Strips & Grand Marnier Gastrique

Taco Bus
Chips & Salsa

 

Plus, VIP-only passed apps by:

Good Food Catering
Devil Crab Croquette
Sweet Corn & Refried Black Bean Quesadilla
Beef Empanada
Margarita Grilled & Chilled Shrimp
Carnitas
Hearts of Palm “Ceviche”

 

For more information on this event, including participation and sponsorship information, please contact Alexis Chamberlain at alexis@cltampa.com.

21+ ONLY. PROGRAMMING & SAMPLING LIST SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
EVENT TAKES PLACE RAIN OR SHINE. NO REFUNDS ARE AVAILABLE.

Margarita Wars 2022 is committed to a safe and positive event experience for guests, vendors, and staff and will adhere to CDC-recommended protocols. 


Tampa River Center

402 W. Laurel St.
Tampa, FL 33607

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