National Tequila Day 2021: Where to celebrate with events, drink specials

This year, National Tequila Day falls on Saturday, July 24, which means even more time to celebrate.

Some restaurants are serving up drink specials and hosting events to mark the occasion. Whether you’re looking for the classic margarita, tequila sunrise or maybe just a shot, hit up these restaurants to celebrate.

Check back for updates as we get them. Contact us here to let us know about any other great National Tequila Day offerings.


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Los Jefes Grill

Los Jefes Grill in Metairie celebrates National Tequila Day with a free day party from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Guests can take advantage of free tequila cocktail samples all throughout the day, in flavors like spicy mangorita and a blackberry mint rita.

Festivities will also include sounds by DJ2Nyce, along with an outside bar and outside taco station.

Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria

All Felipe’s Mexican Taqueria locations in New Orleans will offer two-for-one house rocks and frozen margaritas in honor of National Tequila Day. Guests can also partake in $4 tequila shots available all day. The restaurant has three New Orleans locations: 301 N Peters Street, 6215 S. Miro Street and 411-1 N Carrollton Avenue.

El Paso Mexican Grill

El Paso Mexican Grill in Metairie will celebrate National Tequila Day with an all-day, family-friendly event starting at 11 a.m.

The restaurant’s home, at 601 Veterans Memorial Blvd in Metairie, will feature children’s activities, music and drink specials.

Tequila tastings begin at noon, with silver tequila featured from noon until 2 p.m., reposado from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and añejo from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Premium and gourmet mixed cocktail specials will be available all day, along with two-for-one small house margaritas.

Local DJs will provide music from noon until 4 p.m. David Jesús will be featured from noon until 5 p.m., and Latin musicians Julio & Cesar will perform live from 6 p.m. to closing. Children can participate in balloon art and face painting, with entertainment from local clowns.

This event is free and open to the public.

El Paso Mexican Grill locations in Kenner and Slidell will also celebrate with specials on tequila shots and live music.

Mr. Tequila

Mr. Tequila, the family-owned Freret Street eatery, says it will offer specials on tequila shots and margarita buckets for National Tequila Day.

Auction House Market

Drop in at Warehouse District food hall Auction House Market for tequila flights, shots and frozen Palomas for National Tequila Day. The spot features specials such as an Espolon tequila flight for $12, Modelo and a shot of Espolon for $7 and frozen Palomas for $5, while supplies last.

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