Tucson, AZ – This week Hotel Congress rolls out some exceptional summer specials throughout the hotel and plaza.  Tucson’s top destination for entertainment, food, and fun offers many “cool” ways to escape the heat with a wide range of offerings for every taste. 


The Century Room Jazz Club at Hotel Congress is also a world-class Mezcal and wine tasting bar.  In addition to the best music in Tucson, the Century Room will offer exclusive tasting events for both agave spirits and wine.  Beginning on June 12th guests can enjoy Mezcal Sundays, a guided tasting of a variety of agave spirits and small bites led by local agave spirits master Doug Smith.  Cost to attend is $35pp.  Doors open at 6pm, events begin at 7pm.   Beginning on June 16thWine Thursdays will feature guided tastings of a variety of outstanding regional wines offered at the Century Room.  Each session will be led by Hotel Congress Sommelier Josh Osteen along with special guests in the industry.  Cost to attend is $30.  Doors open at 6pm, events begin at 7pm.

VIP booking for dinner at the Cup Café prior to these events is offered to attendees for an additional $5 fee. Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/summer-tasting-series-439299 for details and to register for all tasting events.



                                Mezcal Sundays Schedule

·         June 12 – Bacanora

·         June 26 – Sotol

·         July 10   - Mezcal

·         July 24 – Espadin

·         Aug 7 – Single Varietals (plant) – Tobala, Tepezxate, Mexicano

·         Aug 21 – Agave Distillates 


Wine Thursdays Schedule

·         June 16 – Sonoran Wines

·         June 30 – Mexican Wines

·         July 14 – Flying Leap Wines

·         July 28 - Sand Reckoner Wines

·         August 11 – Northern AZ Wines

·         August 25 – Willcox Wines




Plaza Eats Food Truck now open Tuesday through Saturday with a new menu of delicious spins on traditional bar fare. Enjoy happy hour every day from 4-6pm and all night long on Taco Tuesdays, Wing Wednesdays, and Thirsty Thursdays. Happy hour features $2 off the Plaza Eats Food Truck menu, Congress cocktails, wines, and draft beers.



Now open for dinner during the summer Thursday through Monday with the return of Sunday & Monday specials!

·        Sundays: half off select bottles of wine

·        Mondays: free Barrio Bread appetizer with purchase of 2 entrees


SPECIAL EVENTS ON THE PLAZA - For tickets and details visit https://hotelcongress.com/


Fri, June 10  - Depeche Mode Party with Strangelove

Los Angeles based STRANGELOVE-The Depeche Mode Experience delivers a career spanning, pitch perfect “best of” concert on the Plaza!

Sat, July 2Wet Hot American Weekend — Night 1

Kick off the Fourth of July weekend with a water slide, drink specials, and dancing with DJs Bex & Halsero.


Mon, July 4 - Wet Hot American Weekend — Night 2

Celebrate 4th of July with the Club Whutever DJs! Water slide, red, white and blue drink specials, giveaways, etc.


Wed, July 27 - Summer of Selena 

Austin’s all-star Selena tribute, Bidi Bidi Banda, brings their Summer of Selena tour to the Plaza stage! The band's interpretation of Selena's greatest hits will leave you belting lyrics, doing the washing machine, and reliving greatness of the Queen of Tejano Music.


Wed, Aug 3 - Surfapalooza!

Save the family vacation to San Diego. We got you right here….Enjoy four local and national surf bands.enjoy fish tacos, and other surfy beachy related activities.


Sat, August 20 - Metalachi

The world’s first and ONLY heavy metal mariachi band returns to the historic Hotel Congress for a plaza show that will rock your face off! Complimentary Tequila with every ticket!



Hotel Congress is located at 311 E Congress St in downtown Tucson, offering a range of dining/entertainment venues:

Plaza Eats Food TruckTuesday-Wednesday 4-9pm / Thursday-Saturday 5pm-close.  Cup Café open Mondays, Thursdays through Saturdays from 7am to 10pm, Sunday 7am to 9pm, and is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.  The Century Room is open Thursday to Sunday, 6pm to close. Advanced tickets are available online for 7pm concerts. Tickets for Late Night shows (9pm) are sold at the door. For additional details visit www.hotelcongress.com or call 520-633-8848.