Tampa Bay Margarita Festival 2018

This Memorial Day weekend, head to Downtown Tampa for the annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

The 6th Annual Margarita Festival will be two-days full of fun this year, some of the best Margaritas you have ever tasted, Tequila Tasting and live entertainment! Local Vendors will also be on-site at the Margarita Festival with plenty of food options to pair with your drinks.

Live Music throughout the two days of fun at the Margarita Festival will include the Wallflowers, Fastball, Plain White T’s and Everclear and many more local bands and DJ’s, the day’s events will be capped off with an amazing fireworks display.

There will be Bars throughout Curtis Hixon Park, featuring some of the classic margaritas, Top Shelf Margaritas and even some crazy combination that they have come up with! Below is a brief guide as to the Margarita Menu at each of the Bars.

Hornitos Bar

  • Sauza Black Cherry Margarita
  • Hornitos Classic Margarita
  • Sauza Pomegranate Margarita
  • Hornitos Midori Sour Rita
  • Hornitos Cucumber Mint Rita

Hornitos Frozen

  • Frozen Strawberry Bucket
  • Frozen Mango Margarita
  • Frozen Classic Margarita
  • Frozen Strawberry Margarita

Milagro’s Tequila Bar

  • Strawberry Kiwi Basil Margarita
  • Paloma Rita
  • Classic Miracle Margarita
  • Ancho Reyes Spicy Margarita

Tito’s Homemade Vodka Bar

  • White Peach Rita
  • Tito-Rita
  • Water-Meli Rita

Extreme Margarita Bar (Margaritaville Tequila)

  • RedBull Rita
  • Rose-Rita
  • Margaritaville Mango Margarita
  • Electric Kiwi Rum Rita
  • Southern Twang Rita
  • Classic Blue Chair Rum-Rita
  • Spicy Cucumber Rum Rita
  • Blood Orange Red Bull-Rita
  • Pineapple Sriracha-Rita

Cabo Wabo Tequila Bakyard Bar

  • Cabo Mule
  • Mango Rita
  • Cao Rita
  • Beer Rita

White Claw Bar

  • White Claw Black Cherry Rita
  • White Claw Grapefruit-Rita
  • White Claw Lime-Rita

Cazadores Tequila Bar

  • Spicy Margarita
  • Tiki Rita
  • Prickly Pear Margarita
  • Classic Cazadores Margarita

Cuervo Tequila Bar

  • Crisp Apple Margarita
  • Passion Fruit Margarita
  • Classic Tradicional Margarita
  • Mango Jalapeno Margarita
  • Blood Orange Margarita

From 2:00pm-6:00pm on May 27, 2018, there will be a Grand Tequila Tasting at the Margarita Festival, for $35.00 per person plus $5.18 Fee and Florida Sales Tax. This ticket must be purchased in addition to the General Admission to enter the Margarita Festival. Tequila brands that will be participating in the Tequila Tasting are, but not limited to:

  • Suerte
  • Avion
  • Terremoto
  • Olmeca Atlas
  • Cazadores Blanco
  • Blue Nectar Tequila
  • Parida
  • Corazon
  • 1800 Silver
  • 1800 Reposado
  • Patron Silver
  • Patron Anejo

Another fun aspect of the Margarita Festival is the 3rd Annual Margarita Run on Sunday, May 27, 2018 with registration beginning at 9:00am. Runners will race two and a half-miles on the Tampa Riverwalk at approximately 10:00am. Registration will include entry into the race, (1) 2-Day General Admission to the Margarita Festival, a Run T-Shirt, (1) Margarita or Beer Drink at the Festival and a Margarita Run Medal. Registration is $55, the price will increase to $75 as the event gets closer. Click Here to Register for the Margarita Run.

General Admission Prices, if purchased early are:

  • 2-Day: $25.00 + 4.98 Service Fee +FL Sales Tax
  • Saturday Only: $17.00+ $4.16 Service Fee +FL Sales Tax
  • Sunday Only: $15.00 + 3.96 Service Fee +FL Sales Tax

To find out more about the VIP Experience and ticket pricing, click here.

The best parking option for the Margarita Festival is the Poe Parking Garage which is located just adjacent to the Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.







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