As if wowing your taste buds wasn’t enough, the third annual Tacos & Tequila Fiesta, presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila, will be entertaining attendees with professional wrestling matches, taco painting from Open Art Studios, games and more.
Since the announcement of the fiesta’s return to downtown Greenville, the highly anticipated event has been growing their list of bartenders, restaurants and sponsors steadily. The following bartenders have been added to the competition:
Ashley Allison ~ Rey’s
Carson League ~ Vault & Vator
Ashlee Cleveland ~ Tacozzini
Brooke Davis ~ Luna Rosa
Matthew Milcznski ~ Bacon Bros Public House
Jeremy Krauze ~ On the Roxx
Brian Sizemore ~ The Farehouse
Connie Dimick ~ White Duck Taco
Madelaine Hoptry ~ El Thrifty
Zach Strength ~ Crafted at Nosedive
Clay Hall ~ Chicora Alley Fire House
As far as newly joined restaurants, you can plan to see White Duck Taco Shop, Woodside Bistro, The Farehouse, Chicora Alley and El Thrifty amongst the other 13 restaurants competing in the taco challenge. New competitors brought new judges for the competition: Keaton Wylie from GVL Today, Sam Slaughter food and drink editor of the Manuel, Luigi Bravo the owner of Latin Groove, and Morgan Allen the executive director of Euphoria.
Wrestlers from the Lucha Libre Wrestleforce, based out of Columbia South Carolina, will compete for 1.5 hours in the 16x16ft ring located in the grass lot beside the Old Cigar Warehouse. With more than 1,000 people in attendance at last year’s fiesta, these performers are guaranteed to have a lively audience energized by tacos and spirited by tequila.
Harris Teeter has signed on to be the official sponsor of the highly popular salsa bar. 9round Kickboxing fitness gym will be sponsoring a game while Sierra Nevada sponsors the beer.
Presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila and produced by High Spirits Events, the Tacos & Tequila Fiesta is set to take place on Sunday, April 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville.
Tickets can be purchased at www.tacotequilafiesta.com. VIP tickets are officially sold out! General admission tickets start at $45 in advance, or $55 day of, and include eight tequila tasting tokens and 4 p.m. admission. All tickets include unlimited tacos, live entertainment, and games to enjoy throughout the event. For every ticket sold, $1 will benefit Greenville Technical College’s Culinary Program.
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID on them to enter the fiesta.
About Tacos & Tequila Fiesta and High Spirits Events
High Spirits Events is proud to introduce Greenville’s high energy 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, music from DJ Kel, live Lucha Libre wrestling, and more. Learn more at www.tacotequilafiesta.com.
About The Old Cigar Warehouse
Located at 912 S. Main Street across from Fluor Field in the West End, The Old Cigar Warehouse features more than 7,000 square feet of event space, an open catering policy and full event support, allowing the venue to deliver a seamless event. The Old Cigar Warehouse was built in 1882 and historically used as a warehouse for cigars and cotton. With 30-foot-high ceilings, exposed brick and stained floors, the warehouse is sure to inspire the most creative of events. It is a division of High Spirits Hospitality. www.oldcigarwarehouse.com