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Tacos & Tequila Fiesta Expands List Of Activities And Sponsors

Mar 29, 2019 10:23AM ● By Kathleen Maris
The third annual Tacos & Tequila Fiesta, presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila, will be entertaining attendees with professional wrestling matches, taco painting from Open Art Studios, games, and more on Sunday, April 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Old Cigar Warehouse, 912 S. Main Street, Greenville.

Since the announcement of the fiesta’s return to downtown Greenville, the highly anticipated event has been growing their list of bartenders, restaurants, and sponsors steadily. The following bartenders have been added to the competition:
  • Ashley Allison ~ Rey's
  • Carson League ~ Vault & Vator
  • Ashlee Cleveland ~ Tacozzini
  • Brooke Davis ~ Luna Rosa
  • Matthew Milcznski ~ Bacon Bros Public House
  • Jeremy Krauze ~ On the Roxx
  • Brian Sizemore ~ The Farehouse
  • Connie Dimick ~ White Duck Taco
  • Madelaine Hoptry ~ El Thrifty
  • Zach Strength ~ Crafted at Nosedive
  • Clay Hall ~ Chicora Alley Fire House
As far as newly joined restaurants, you can plan to see White Duck Taco Shop, Woodside Bistro, The Farehouse, Chicora Alley, and El Thrifty amongst the other 13 restaurants competing in the taco challenge. New competitors brought new judges for the competition: Keaton Wylie from GVL Today; Sam Slaughter, food and drink editor of the Manuel; Luigi Bravo, the owner of Latin Groove; and Morgan Allen, the executive director of Euphoria.

Wrestlers from the Lucha Libre Wrestleforce, based out of Columbia, will compete for 1.5 hours in the 16x16ft ring located in the grass lot beside the Old Cigar Warehouse. With more than 1,000 people in attendance at last year’s fiesta, these performers are guaranteed to have a lively audience energized by tacos and spirited by tequila.

Harris Teeter has signed on to be the official sponsor of the highly popular salsa bar. 9Round Kickboxing fitness gym will be sponsoring a game while Sierra Nevada sponsors the beer.

Tickets can be purchased at VIP tickets are officially sold out! General admission tickets start at $45 in advance, or $55 day of, and include eight tequila tasting tokens and 4 p.m. admission. All tickets include unlimited tacos, live entertainment, and games to enjoy throughout the event. For every ticket sold, $1 will benefit Greenville Technical College’s Culinary Program.

All attendees must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID on them to enter the fiesta.