23rd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival

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Margarita & Salsa Festival

Date: Aug 25, 2018
Cost: $30.00 - $89.00

Tickets on sale NOW!

Make plans now to attend the biggest, coolest, hottest party of the summer – the 23rd Annual Margarita & Salsa Festival happening on Saturday, August 25, 2018, at the Extraco Events Center in Waco. All proceeds benefit the Scholarship Program at the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo.

Gates open at 6 p.m.
Contests begin at 6 p.m.
Concert starts at 7 p.m. with John Baumann, followed by Aaron Watson and closing it out is Gary Allan.

The Margarita and Salsa Contests are back for the second year in a row. It’s FREE to enter! Let’s find out who can concoct the best margaritas and crowd-pleasing salsa! Restaurants can compete in both the margarita and salsa divisions and individuals can compete in the margarita division. Sampling cups can be purchased for $10 to all age 21 and older and salsa sampling is free, while supplies last. The chips for the salsa sampling have been provided by H-E-B. All the proceeds from the margarita tasting cups will go to the Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Scholarship Fund.

New this year - Check out our new Craft Beer Tasting during the Margarita & Salsa Contests starting at 6 p.m. while supplies last. Tasting cups can be purchased for $10 to all age 21 and older.


Margarita & Salsa Festival
Aug 25, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Margarita & Salsa Festival Advance General Admission
Aug 25, 2018 | 7:00 PM $30.00
This ticket is valid for entry to the event for ages 3 and up. Price goes up day of event!
Marg-Tastic Savings!
Margarita & Salsa Festival Package
Aug 25, 2018 | 7:00 PM $89.00
Receive 2 general admission tickets, 4 drink tickets, and 2 Margarita & Beer Tasting Cups - HUGE SAVINGS! Over $120 value- buy your package now!

John Baumann


Aaron Watson


Gary Allan


Margarita & Salsa Contest Information

Tickets on sale!

$30 - General Admission (Advance)*
$35 - General Admission (Day of Show)*
$200 - VIP Ticket (Includes parking, admission to VIP area, all you can drink and dinner. Purchase at Box Office ONLY)
$2,000 - VIP Table (Includes 10 VIP Tickets - Purchase at Box Office ONLY)
*$1 Facility fee added at Box Office; Processing fees added when purchased online

To more information about VIP, please call (254) 224-8282.
For sponsorship opportunities, please call (254) 224-8277.


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