Event Info | Southern Tequila and Taco Festival

Event Info

Taco booths from the areas vast array of Mexican, South American, and Cuban restaurants will be on hand serving some of their regions finest cuisine.

Must be 21 to attend. IDs will be checked at the gate.


Friday, April 27, 2018
6pm – 9pm

Early Admission: 5:00pm (Only for Early Entry Admission ticket holders)


New Location Coming Soon!


Additional tokens to sample beverages and additional food tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

Purchase Tickets

Early Entry Admission
  • $50.00 entry fee
  • 5:00 pm entry time
  • Six (6) tokens to sample tequilas, cocktails or beer
  • Three (3) Tickets for tacos included
General Admission
  • $40.00 entry fee
  • 6:00 pm entry time
  • Five (5) tokens to sample tequilas, cocktails or beer
  • Three (3) food tickets for tacos
At The Door General Admission
  • $40.00 entry fee
  • 6:00 pm entry time
  • Five (5) tokens to sample tequilas, cocktails or beer
  • Three (3) food tickets for tacos
Designated Drivers
  • $15.00 entry fee
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages
  • Three (3) food tickets for tacos


What is it about?

Sample tequilas, margaritas, mojitos and beer, enjoy food from area restaurants selling tacos and other specialty dishes, and listen to great live music! Your purchase will include tokens to sample tequila, get  cocktails or beer, as well as food tickets for tacos. Don’t worry, if you run out of tokens, we will have more for sale, and food tickets can be purchased separately, as well. Please remember to drink responsibly.

When is this event?

Friday, April 27th, 2018, from 6 to 9 pm (Early Entry Admission time is 5:00pm)

Where is it?

New Location Coming Soon!

Is it outside?

Yes, it is rain or shine. There will be tents and seating.

How much is it?

$50 – Early Entry Admission

$40 – General Admission

$45 – At the Door Admission

$10 – Designated Drivers

When should I get there?

6:00 PM for General and At The Door admission

5:00 PM for Early Entry admission

What if I want to bring the family?

Unfortunately this event is 21 and over only. (ID’s will be checked at the entrance)

What if I don’t drink?

There will be non-alcoholic beverages as well, and there is a Designated Driver ticket option that will include food tickets so you can enjoy the taco options.

Will there be food?

Yes. Many area Mexican restaurants will be selling tacos and other specialty items, and your admission will include some food tickets!

Is there anything to drink besides tequila?

Absolutely! There will be craft beer, and Dos Equis and Tecate, as well as Miller Lite, all of which will be on hand! We will have non-alcoholic beverages, too.

Where can I buy tickets?

You can purchase tickets online from the various options as soon as tickets go on sale, which is typically a few months prior to the event.

I’m coming in from out of town. Where should I stay?

We have partnered with local hotels for special discounts, so please check out the Area Info page for more information, and just let them know you’re coming to the festival!

For any other info, contact us!

Area Info

Lodging Specials

Marriott is offering a group rate for Southern Tequila & Taco Festival attendees:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Knoxville West
11763 Snyder Road, Farragut, Tn 37932
Book by April 8th for special rate!
View Rates & Info

Festival Location

New Location Coming Soon!

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