The taco and tequila party Top Taco (www.toptaconola.com) is March 15 in Woldenberg Park, and there will be tacos from more than 50 restaurants and food vendors and 40 types of spirits and cocktails. Otra, Muevelo and Los Po-boy-citos perform at the event.
Participating restaurants include Baru Bistro & Tapas, La Casita Taqueria, Casa Borrega, Felipe's Mexican Taqueria, Cochon Butcher, Sac-a-Lait, SoBou and Cowbell.
A team of judges and attendees will vote for their favorite tacos and margaritas in several categories, such as top traditional taco, top creative taco, top creative tequila cocktail and top margarita.
VIP tickets include access to the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen, where there will be a VIP Lounge, a silent auction, food from eight restaurants, extra anejo tequila tastings, an open bar and music by The Iguanas.
New this year is Agave Week, which includes events, seminars, tastings and parties celebrating tequila and mezcal. Advance registration for the events is required.
Entry to Top Taco includes un- limited food and drinks. General admission is $69.