Time is ticking for you to get the best deal on tickets to the Arkansas Times Second Annual Margarita Festival, presented by Don Julio, the world’s first ultra-premium tequila.

Try more than 20 different margaritas prepared by local competing bars and restaurants and determine the winner of Best Margarita!


Join us as 20 popular local restaurants as they compete to determine who makes the Best Margarita. Competition will be stiff. Festivities start at 6 p.m. and last until 9 p.m.

Buy your tickets early! Ticket prices change: Early entry is $20 through April 20 and after that, $25. Limit 750 ticket holders. Get tickets here.


Ticket price includes sampling margaritas from the participating competitors, live music and fun.

Last year sold out early; so don’t dawdle.


Margarita competition includes bartenders from The Pizzeria, 109 & Co., O’Looney’s & Loblolly, Taco Mama, Revolution Taco & Tequila Lounge, Doubletree – Bridges, La Terraza, the Ohio Club, Bleu Monkey Grill (Hot Springs), Samantha’s, Big Whiskey’s and Ernie Biggs.

Beer and Captain Morgan Rum drinks will be available for purchase. Taco Mama and La Terraza will also be selling great food.

Entertainment by Club 27.

Colonial Wines & Spirits is the sponsor of the photobooth, providing party-goers fun photos to post on social media.


And after the party it’s the After Party! Ticket holders still wearing their wristbands get into Willy D’s & Prost FREE after the festival.