You had me at tequila, and the tacos are just the cherry on top so to speak.

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The Lansing Taco and Tequila Festival happens one day only, this Saturday, July 24th at Jackson Field, home of the Lansing Lugnuts. Hours are noon to 7:00 PM for VIP ticket holders, and 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM for General Admission. FYI, VIP tickets are sold out, but you can still get General Admission as of now. GA tickets will run you $35, and come with the following,

  • Three taco samples
  • Five drink samples
  • Souvenir cup

Of course guests can purchase additional drink and food tickets at the event. Guests can enjoy a choice of fish tacos, short rib tacos, beef tacos, steak tacos and chicken tacos (just to name a few).

As far as tequila goes, prepare to be amazed and buzzed. You will have a hard time deciding between Cenote, Patron, 1800 Tequila, Don Julio, Tres Agaves, Mi Campo, and more. That is just a taste (so to speak) of some of the available tequilas. Each brand will offer a Blanco, Silver and Reposado choice (some brands do have additional options). If that means nothing to you - take my advice and always order Blanco.

Between this and the upcoming Michigan Macaroni and Cheese Festival this fall, I am pumped. If you are going to go head to the event this weekend, plan on having a designated driver. As a matter of fact, designated driver tickets are available for only $25 - definitely worth it.


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