Chattanooga Margarita Festival Returns In August

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Chattanooga Margarita Festival brings together 20 of Chattanooga’s restaurants and bars to celebrate local mixology with some healthy competition in a night of all things margarita.

"Who has the best margarita in Chattanooga? You be the judge. Twenty local restaurants and bars will compete with samples of their best margaritas made with Don Julio Tequila. At the end of the night, one restaurant will be crowned 'Best Margarita,'" officials said.

The #Chattanoogamargfest lineup is set with 20 competing restaurants/bars, including Bar Moxy, Alimentari, Table South Kitchen + Bar, The Wanderer at Hotel Indigo, Kinley Chattanooga Southside, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Southside Social, Drake’s, Whiskey Thief, Tupelo Honey, Old Gilman Grill, Dave & Buster’s, High Rail, Miller’s Ale House, State of Confusion, El Meson, Mezcla, Mexiville, Syrup & Eggs and Nic & Norman’s.

Produced with community engagement in mind, Chattanooga Margarita Festival benefits the Chattanooga Market and brings together local restaurants, residents and businesses in an interactive, fun environment.

Chattanooga Margarita Festival will be held at the First Horizon Pavilion, 1826 Reggie White Blvd. in Chattanooga. The festival will be open to ticket purchasers from 6-9 p.m. on Aug. 18. This is a 21+ only event. Attendees must show a valid ID and tickets upon entry. Tickets include entry to the festival, 12 sample-sized margaritas, a live DJ, onsite activities and a photo booth. Local eats will be available for purchase from Nonni’s Empanadas, Dave & Buster’s and High Rail.

For more information about festival offerings and to enter weekly giveaways, follow Chattanooga Margarita Festival on social media @chattanoogamargfest. Tickets are available for purchase at chattanoogamargfest.com.


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