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Agave Fiesta

  • Hotel Congress 311 East Congress Street Tucson, AZ, 85701 United States (map)

Presented by:
Hotel Congress
Agave Heritage Festival

This annual signature event showcases all things agave, including presentations, over 30 agave spirits, and an agave cocktail showdown. Enjoy live music by Rafael Moreno Quintet, delicious food, agave spirit tastings, agave art, and other goods produced or inspired by the agave plant.

VIP ticket holders enjoy early entry at 6pm for an intimate gathering that explores the world of agave spirits with the premier producers of Mezcal Vago, Rancho Tepua Bacanora, and Tequila Fortaleza. Discover the nuances of and differences between mezcal, bacanora, and tequila, get to know the producers themselves, and enjoy delicious food pairings during this exclusive VIP event in Hotel Congress’ Copper Hall.

GA: $40 in advance, $45 day of
VIP: $75

Food Menu:

  • Mezcal yellow watermelon gazpacho (GF, V)

  • Chicken mole tostada (GF & V versions available)

  • Al Pastor rolled taco (GF)

  • Barbacoa rolled taco (GF)

  • Wild mushroom flautas (V)

  • Chips & salsa bar: smoked tomatillos, mild red/hot red mango salsa, Alejandro’s chips

Agave Cocktail Showdown:

  • 5:10 to Bacanora by Annie Lynch of Maynards Market & Kitchen

  • Dark Desert Flower by Emily Wallace of Club Congress

  • Corazon de Cielo by Kiersten Taylor of Cup Cafe