7th Annual Tequila And Taco Music Festival Brings Fun And Drink To Ventura

7th Annual Tequila and Taco Music FestivalThe 7th Annual Tequila and Taco Music Festival makes its appearance in Ventura next weekend. This annual event, benefitting Food Share, has become a great reason to head up the coast a big to Ventura for an awesome weekend. Tequila, tacos, live music and more. Other food choices run all the way from fish tacos to ice cream. Beer too! One of the best things also is the proximity of the event to the downtown Ventura Beach area, a nice walk and you are at the ocean.

Tacos for the 7th Annual Tequila and Taco Music FestivalSaturday will include sampling of top-shelf tequilas and craft beers. Corazon Tequila, Los Vecinos Mezcal and Cazacanes Tequila are just a few of the tequilas guests will taste. Firestone-Walker Brewery and Mike’s Hard Lemonade will also be there for more beverage fun. With the gourmet street tacos and other favorites, no one should leave thirsty or hungry. Entertainment Saturday and Sunday is headlined by Adelaide out of Los Angeles, whose band specializes in Afro-Latin music and will keep the party moving. Also providing music Saturday are DJ Cue, InStone and Sambada.

Sunday, it’s all about the margaritas at the 7thAnnual Tequila and Taco Music Festival as Mas Margaritas takes place. This will be a relaxing day, with many different margaritas available for your sipping pleasure. Adelaide once again provides some great music while Bruno and the Hooligans perform a tribute to Bruno Mars. DJ Cue also provide musical entertainment Sunday. Also on Sunday, the gourmet street tacos and other treats will be available to make this the ultimate Margarita Sunday.

With temps flying high right now, going to the cooler beach town of Ventura for the 7thAnnual Tequila and Taco Music Festival is a great way to spend a summer weekend. Plus, since the proceeds go to Food Share, proceeds from the event will benefit  Food Sharea non-profit organization dedicated to feeding, nourishing and educating the hungry of Ventura County, you’ll be supporting a good cause. Mas margaritas por favor!

Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. Hours: 11:30 am to 6:00 pm each day. Saturday’s Tequila Sampling, $40 (11:30 am-3:30 pm); Must be 21 and older to purchase Tequila Experience. General Admission (both days): $10. Info: (805) 628-9588.

7th Annual Tequila and Taco Music Festival Downtown Ventura’s Plaza Park 651 E. Thompson Blvd., Ventura. Tickets through Eventbrite.

Ed Simon

About Ed Simon

Ed is a native of Los Angeles who loves food and food cultures. Whether he's looking for the best ceviche in Colombia, the best poke in Hawaii, the best tequila in Jalisco, the best Bun bo Hue in Vietnam or the best Taiwanese Beef Roll in Los Angeles, it's all good food! He also loves a good drink. He's had Mai Tais in Hawaii, Bourbon in Kentucky, Tequila in Mexico and Rum in Jamaica. His wine escapades have taken him to Napa, Sonoma, the Willamette Valley and the Santa Ynez Valley. And he's had beer all over the world! Music is another of Ed's passion, writing and interviewing many classic rock, rock and blues musicians. Getting the great stories of road experiences from them is a particular delight. Traveling also fits in with Ed's writing, exploring all over to find the most interesting places to visit, even in out of the way areas.
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