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We are excited to be back for THREE days of culinary events at our 8th Annual Tequila & Taco Fest, April 30-May 1, 2021. This premier event has grown significantly since being founded in 2012, by event founder, Carlos Shaffran. This year will feature a NEW location, The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin! A variety of local restaurants will be competing for the Best Taco on The Emerald Coast with a first place prize of $2,500 going to the winner. Sample over 40 different types of Tequilas from Blancos, Resposados, Anjieos, Mezcals and taste some of your best Margaritas! TICKETS ON SALE 2/15 @ MIDNIGHT: Special room rates available from Sandestin Resort Hotels! FREE PARKING on property and off property with shuttle service! Pre Party Tickets on Friday April 30th includes: - Taco Samplings - Tequilas and Margaritas - Live Music - From 6pm to 9pm Main Event Saturday May 1 GA Tickets Include: - Unlimited Taco Tastings from local restaurants - Seven (7) Drink tickets Tequilas & Margaritas - Special Margarita and Tequila Prices at Restaurants - Access to all of the Contests and Music Stage VIP Tickets Include: - Unlimited Tacos Tastings from local & area restaurants - Ten (10) Drink tickets Tequilas & Margaritas - Souvenir Margarita Glass (8th Annual) - Special Margarita and Tequila Prices from area restaurants - Access to all of the Contests and Music Stage - Loaded Swag Bag - VIP Experience at "The Village Door" - Private rest rooms - Music from one of the area's hottest DJ - Private samplings of food and drinks that are not available in the festival. Bye Bye Brunch Tickets Sunday May 2nd includes: - One Entree from a special Brunch Menu - One Margarita or Bloody Mary - 11am to 2pm Other Activities Include: - People’s Choice Award for the Best Taco - Face painting for the little “Amigos” - Tortilla Tossing Contest prizes awarded - Chihuahua Beauty Contest, prizes awarded - Macho Nacho Eating Contest prizes awarded - Best Dressed Attendee Contest, prizes awarded - Live Music from Salsa Band “Meringue 4” starting at 1pm - Concert at The Village Door Baytowne with “Absolute Queen” post party - Doors open at 6:00pm