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Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival

(June 2018 Date Coming Soon!)
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

What is The Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food? It’s an adventure of incredible food and a wide array of dining options, from fine to funky. It’s a line drawn in the sand of the Sonoran desert: you won’t find better Mexican food anywhere north of the border. We’re happy to try out the competitors, but we stand by the claim. If you love Mexican food and you haven’t eaten in Tucson, you haven’t tasted the whole story.

With hundreds of Mexican restaurants in town, scattered across the city, where does someone looking to explore this culinary adventure start? Where are the Cliffs Notes to the 23 Miles?

That’s where the Tucson 23 Festival comes in. The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance in partnership with Visit Tucson conducted the first annual Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival - a one-night celebration of the best Mexican restaurants in Southern Arizona. This inaugural event took place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the beautiful JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa. 

Come join us in June 2018  to celebrate our Best 23 Miles of Mexican Food in America. 


Video: Tucson 23 Mexican Food Festival


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