2020 event information to come!

 

Take a handful of the Best Margaritas from Charleston’s hottest bars and restaurants, add salt, limes, some friendly competition and what do you have — Charleston Margarita Festival, of course! Get ready for the return of what was one of the most popular cocktail events in the Holy City in 2019. Back and bigger than ever, this sellout event will feature 20+ delicious margaritas to sample, great food, beer, and music!

Take 20+ of the Best Margaritas from Charleston’s hottest bars and restaurants, add salt, limes, some friendly competition and what do you have — the third annual Charleston Margarita Festival, of course! Established in 2016 this has become one of the most popular cocktail events in the Holy City. Back and better than ever, this sellout event will feature delicious margaritas to sample, great food, beer, music and a fantastic waterfront setting at downtown’s Brittlebank Park.

FAQ

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DO I HAVE TO BE 21+ TO COME TO THIS EVENT?

Yes, and there will be a mandatory ID check at the gate. No infants or children allowed, sorry!

WHAT’S ALLOWED / NOT ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL?

ALLOWED: Handbags (subject to search), Sunscreen, Bug Spray, Personal Umbrellas.

NOT ALLOWED: Smoking, Pets, Small Children, Coolers, Large Bags / Backpacks (all bags are subject to search), Outside Food or Beverage, Weapons.

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TICKET PRICE?

Tickets include admission to the event, live music, and a limited amount of margarita samples. Food, beer and cocktails will be available for purchase. Early Admission tickets include a souvenir cup and an extra hour of fun!

WHERE SHOULD I PARK?

We suggest you take an uber, lyft or taxi, it is a margarita festival after all.
If you do drive, parking will be available at the MUSC Parking lot for $5.

HELP, I CAN’T FIND MY TICKET!

1. Check your spam/junk/promotions folders, your tickets will be sent courtesy of Bold Type Tickets.
2. Still can’t find them? Email tickets@charlestoncitypaper.com


WHO BENEFITS FROM THE CHARLESTON MARGARITA FESTIVAL?

A portion of the proceeds from Charleston Margarita Festival will go to Lowcountry Local First. LLF cultivates an economy anchored in local ownership, because local-independent businesses are the cornerstone of our culture, economy, and character. To learn more visit: lowcountrylocalfirst.org

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Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors

The Competition:

 2019 Margarita Festival

Brittlebank Park
1st Place: El Jefe

 2018 Margarita Festival

Brittlebank Park
1st Place: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

 2017 Margarita Festival

Brittlebank Park
1st Place: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina

 2016 Margarita Festival

Charleston Maritime Center
1st Place: Cannon Green