With 120 tequilas, 20 different spirits, 60 restaurants and bars and 48 celebrity judges, the second annual Agave Week is making its mark in New Orleans once again. This five-day event not only gives attendees a crash course on the sugary, Mexican-based plant, agave, it also gives them a chance to taste different craft cocktails, participate in a lineup of events and competitions and attend exclusive parties. This year, Agave Week will take place from March 10 - March 14 at the Ace Hotel and closing out with their signature event, Top Taco at Woldenberg Park.
Make sure to browse the schedule for special event locations and times.
Agave Week Guests and Panelists
Known for their line-up of knowledgeable and entertaining guest speakers and performers, Agave Week welcomes some of the best in the industry. Some experts include NOLADrinks Bryan Dias, Phil Minissale of Phil M Brokerage, and New Orleans Tequila Exchange’s Roberto Carrillo.
The world famous Trixie Minx will close out opening night with the sultry sounds of flamenco guitar.
For a full line-up of guest speakers and performers by day, visit the official website.
Agave Week Schedule
Socialize with professionals, compete for the best tequila, and learn how to improve your business at Agave Week. Some events and highlights include Don Julio Scavenger Hunt, Farm to Bar Panel Discussion: Sustainability, Margarita 101, and Top Taco VIP & First Tasting. For a full of parties, panels, tastings and events for the 2019 Agave Week events, check here.
Don’t forget about their signature event, Top Taco, which closes out Agave Week with unlimited tacos and tequila.
Agave Week Tickets
Enjoy a four day VIP pass that includes access to all featured events ($99) and single passes for specific events such as To Tequila and Beyond ($10), Great Tequila is Worth the Wait ($15), Day Pass for each day ($40), and more. Many events are 21 and up. For more information on ticketing packages and specific events, visit
Agave Week and Charity
One Heart Nola works to raise money and awareness for foster children in New Orleans. From Top Taco festival over $50,000 were raised to go to children and families in need. Agave Week will be giving proceeds to One Heart Nola and Foster Nola to help support children that aged out of the system.
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