Love Tequila? Or want to learn more about it? A new sampling festival, offering more than 100 tequilas and mezcals is coming to Grand Rapids this summer.

Grand Rapids Tequila Fest Coming to Downtown August 2022

Grand Rapids Tequila Fest is coming to Devos Place August 13, 2022, 7:00-10:00pm, with a limited-quantity VIP session starting at 6p.m.

Organizers, the Detroit Art Initiative say the event will include samples of over 100 tequilas, mezcals, and cocktails ranging from the simple to the extravagant.

Attendees of The Grand Rapids Tequila Fest will be treated to samplings of the finest brands and varieties of premium and ultra-premium tequilas, as well as tequila liqueurs, crèmes, infusions, mezcals and flavored tequilas. The Mexican spirits can be sampled straight (neat), or in hand-crafted Margaritas and cocktails. Tantalizing tacos and other Mexican favorites from some of Detroit’s best taco trucks will be available for purchase.

Aside from food and drinks, you can also enjoy live music, games, and shopping from a variety of vendors at GR Tequila Fest.

You can check out the list of tequilas and mezcals offered at previous festivals in other locations here.

How Much are Tickets for Grand Rapids' Tequila Fest?

General admission tickets to Tequila Fest are $45 and include a tasting glass, 10 half-ounce sampling tickets and a keepsake photo. Through July 13, organizers are offering buy-one-get-one-free general admission tickets, while supplies last.

VIP Tasting tickets are $65 and allow for a one-hour session before the those with general admission tickets may enter, plus 15 half-ounce sampling tickets.

“Designated Driver” tickets are $10 and must accompany a paid ticket.

All tickets can be purchased here.

Isn't There Another Tequila Festival in Grand Rapids?

Yes! Tacos and Tequila Fest was Saturday, May 7, 2022  at the LMCU Ballpark, organized by Outlier Events. The festival ended up selling out this year. So if you weren't able to get tickets to it, or just can't get enough tequila, hit up the event at DeVos in April!

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