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Salsa, Tequila & Taco Challenge

Phone: For tickets/ information: 520-797-3959

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Venue: La Encantada

Time: Starting: 7:00 PM

Admission: Tickets $60 pre-sale | $70 day-of-event. Purchase your tickets in advance to ensure availability. Tickets are available for purchase until sold out. **21-and-over event**


Cocktail craft and culinary creativity are taken to a new level on Labor Day weekend at La Encantada shopping center. Competing local bartenders and chefs create their best salsas, tequilas, and tacos, which are judged for awards in 20 categories (including "People's Choice" awards). Past concoctions include: tequila-infused popsicles, sno-cones, and mixed drinks in vivid colors; kimchi, blueberry-jalapeno and “Smokeless Fire” salsas; and tasty tacos in varied flavors. Attendees enjoy Tucson's culinary arts, live music, and other entertainment. Tickets include libation, and menu samplings from over 50 local professional and emerging restaurants and chefs, with custom salsa and tequila cocktails in over 20 categories. In addition, attendees can enjoy beer and menu samplings. **21-and-over event**