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Tickets on Sale for the Chamber’s first Tacos ‘n Tequila & 7th annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - April 21 @ 12:00 pm

| $20

The McAllen Chamber proudly announces the Tacos ‘n Tequila Craft Cocktail Showcase – first of its kind!  This event will be held at the Chamber on Friday, April 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the night before the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off and will feature 10 of our areas top local restaurants creating custom craft cocktails with Embajador Tequila.  The restaurants include Santa Fe Steakhouse, The Republic of the Rio Grande, SALT – New American Table, House.Wine & Bistro, Infusions, On the Grill Catering, Bodega Tavern & Kitchen and El Divino Dining & Cocktails.

Anyone 21 years and over can enjoy Tacos ‘n Tequila for $20 or pay $30, presale, and also attend the “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off scheduled for the following day, Saturday, April 21 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.  The cook-off will feature 35 of our local BBQ Cook-off teams competing to see who can create the best Chicken, Pulled Pork, Ribs, Brisket, Charro Beans and Pan de Campo.  Attendees can sample all the meats plus enjoy a beverage garden and live musical performances by Lauren Corzine, Eddie Saenz, Southern Ashes and Buck ‘n Crazy.  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 this first-time ever event! Tacos ‘n Tequila is scheduled for Friday, April 20 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. and the 7th annual “Sizzling in the Tropics” BBQ Cook-off & Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, April 21 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.  Sponsors include H-E-B, IBC Bank, The Monitor, the City of McAllen, L&F Distributors, Embajador Tequila, Charles Clark Chevrolet, VTX1 Companies, Sames, Inc., Cantu Special Events, AEP Texas, SpawGlass, CC’s Sweets & Tweets, and Shepard Insurance.  For more information, please contact Gerry Garcia at 682-2871.



April 20 @ 7:00 pm
April 21 @ 12:00 pm
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Gerry Garcia


McAllen Chamber
1200 Ash Ave.
McAllen, TX,
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