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Margarita Month Grand Tasting Event goes down on Saturday

Culminating event will include 1,500 tequila lovers, dozens of margaritas and the city’s top bartenders.


Who makes San Diego’s best margarita? Don’t take it with a grain of salt. Sip, hashtag and cast your vote!

On Saturday, June 17, join other tequila lovers at the Grand Tasting Event to taste dozens of margaritas in one place while mingling with the city’s top bartenders and savoring a smattering of tacos magnificos and rockin’ out to DJ beats and mariachi mayhem.

Event access is limited; to purchase tickets, go here. Prices increase at the door.

During the month of May, PACIFIC and Milagro Tequila presented the third annual Margarita Month, a celebration of San Diego’s original craft cocktail. This year, 34 popular bars and restaurants countywide entered the competition, creating signature margaritas and vying to be named San Diego’s Best (see the full list of margaritas here).

For a chance to win $1,500 (in the form of $50 gift certificates from all 34 participating venues) readers were encouraged to visit the participating venues during Margarita Month (May 1-31), order their margaritas, and post pics of the drinks to Instagram, hashtagging the bar and #margaritamonth. To see who was being social, head over to Instagram. Over on Facebook, there also was a giveaway of $50 per day, every day in May, at



*PACIFIC is giving away a $50 Margarita Month gift certificate on Facebook every day in May. Plus, one margarita lover who samples margaritas and posts photos of them to Instagram using #margaritamonth and the venues’ hashtags will win $1,700 in the form of a $50 gift certificate from each of the 34 participating venues. The more hashtags you post, the better your chances of winning.



  1. Sandra Taraskiewicz

    June 2, 2017 at 9:59 am

    I was just wondering if you need any help with this event. I would be interested in volunteering. I have volunteered at several beer and brew tasting events throughout San Diego and would love to help out here.

  2. Tony Wills

    June 15, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    I am the Rental Manager here in San Diego and would like to offer our services if anything is needed.

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