Save On Passes & Enter To Win Tickets To The Ultimate San Diego Margarita Festival | Pacific Magazine's Margarita Month Grand Tasting Returns On June 17

May 29, 2017

You know what they say - life should be taken with a grain of salt… a slice of lime... and a healthy dose of tequila. This May, more than 30 bars & restaurants across America's Finest City are competing to see who makes San Diego’s best margarita by offering up their signature concoctions at a discount all month long, culminating in the 3rd annual San Diego Margarita Month Grand Tasting Festival on Saturday, June 17, where attendees will get the chance to taste samples of every cocktail. We are raffling off 2 tickets to the Grand Tasting, as well as offering promo code SDVILLE to save $5 per ticket.

You don’t have to cross the border to follow these words of wisdom! The month of May has been dubbed San Diego’s "Margarita Month" and bars and restaurants across San Diego are competing to make the city’s best version of the original craft cocktail. After ordering a featured margarita, post a photo of it on Instagram with the venue’s hashtag and #margaritamonth for a chance to win $1,500 in the form of $50 gift certificates from each participating venue. The more venues hashtagged, the better the chances of winning.

Get a chance to taste all the margaritas in one place at the Margarita Month Grand Tasting Event on Saturday, June 17, from 1-6pm at Horton Grand Hotel in the Gaslamp. Over two dozen top San Diego bartenders will be coming together to mix up their own renditions of the Latin American classic cocktail. This event will include over 30 favorite local bars and restaurants from around San Diego competing for the title of "San Diego’s Best Margarita."

Participating margarita makers at the Margarita Grand Tasting include Coasterra, Bootlegger, El Chingon, Don Chido, Florent, Galaxy Taco, Hello Betty Fish House, Indigo Grill, OB Surf Lodge, Oceana Coastal Kitchen, Puesto, The Blind Burro, The Local, Uptown Tavern, Wonderland Pub, and many more.

Event goers will not only get a chance to taste all participating restaurants’ margaritas, but also vote for their favorite and ultimately crown a winner for the San Diego’s Best Margarita Award. Pre-sale tickets are available online for $25, and will go up to $40 on the day of the event. Tickets include mini margaritas from participating competitors, live music, Mexican munchies, whiskey tastings, mariachis and a whole lot of fun! Be sure to enter promo code SDVILLE to save $5 per ticket!

Who says Cinco de Mayo celebrations have to last one day? Get your tickets and celebrate San Diego’s original cocktail all month long! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit