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Tacos ‘n Tequila Craft Cocktail Showcase and Sizzling in the Tropics BBQ Cook-off

March 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on March 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm

| $20

The McAllen Chamber, H-E-B, L&F Distributors, the City of McAllen, and Tres Lagos proudly announce the 3rd annual Tacos ‘n Tequila Craft Cocktail event to be held at Tres Lagos in McAllen on Friday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m., which will feature 10 of our areas top local restaurants creating custom tequila craft cocktails with El Afan Tequila and delicious tacos.  The restaurants include the Republic of the Rio Grande, Costa Messa, Bodega Kitchen & Tavern, La Uno, La Costa, Costa Messa, The Yard on Dallas Ave., University Drafthouse, Bonhomia, and El Divino, as well as our title sponsor H-E-B.  Delicious desserts will be provided by C.C.’s Sweets & Tweets and SmallCakes.  Guests will enjoy the delicious craft cocktails and food, plus a great live musical performance by the Double Dose band.

Anyone 21 years and over can enjoy Tacos ‘n Tequila for $35 or pay $45, presale, and also attend the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off the following day, Saturday, March 14 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.  The cook-off will feature 30 of our local BBQ Cook-off teams competing to see who cooks the best Brisket, Chicken Wings, Pulled Pork, Pork Ribs, Charro Beans and Pan de Campo.  Attendees can sample all the meats plus enjoy a beverage garden and live music performed by four local bands Gatos Locos, Hot Rodz, Solitaire, and Country Roland, Jr.  The cook-off will also feature a classic car show by South Texas MOPAR Car Club.  Anyone wanting to attend only the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off can attend for $20.  Children 10 and under accompanied by an adult eat free!

You don’t want to miss these events! Tacos ‘n Tequila is scheduled for Friday, March 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. ($35) and “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off & Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, March 14 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. ($20) at beautiful Tres Lagos!  (If you’d like to attend both, you save and pay only $45).  Sponsors include H-E-B, the City of McAllen, Tres Lagos, The Monitor, L&F Distributors, El Afan Tequila, Charles Clark Chevrolet, Clark-Knapp Honda, SpawGlass, McAllen International Airport, Grande Produce, Cantu Special Events, Socialife and Greater State Bank.  For more information, please contact Gerry Garcia at 682-2871.  You can also purchase tickets online at www.mcallenchamber.ticketleap.com.



March 13, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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McAllen Chamber of Commerce


Tres Lagos
5100 Tres Lagos Blvd.
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