Listen to different opinions about how to share traditional knowledge respectfully. Light refreshments will be served.
An engaging presentation about food, agriculture, beverage, and culture that features live music, celebrity chefs, botanists, and business owners highlighting the importance of sustainability and the agave plant’s impact on our region.
VIP ticket holders enjoy exclusive early entrance at 6pm, access to balcony seating, specialty cocktails, and light bites crafted with local heritage ingredients by Tucson’s very own Chef Kevin Fink of Emmer & Rye and Chef Brian Smith of Maynards Market & Kitchen.
GA: $5 / VIP: $45
Enjoy a free screening of the film Agave: The Spirit of a Nation, which premiered last year at SXSW. Discover how this delicate plant has carried the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.
In Mexico, families have passed down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this delicate plant has carried the weight of a nation and the people trying to protect it.
Engage all things agave in this pop-up bazaar at the Hotel Congress! Visit local vendors and nurseries while enjoying live music and entertainment for agave spirit tastings and an agave plant you can take home. There will also be Arizona Sonora Desert Museum presentations and a book signing by Chasing Centuries author Ron Parker. Attend expert-led talks given by artists, historians, ethnobotanists, and makers. Enjoy refreshing treats and live music as you explore the world of agave!
An event filled with the traditions of the Southwest. Enjoy mariachi band performances, agave spirit tastings, and artist displays. Includes food vendors, a local produce farmers market, local makers, games for the kids, and much more.
THE annual Cinco de Mayo party hosted by Hotel Congress! Grab your friends and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us. This evening is full of live music from Santa Pachita, dancing, and, of course, agave spirits, including drink specials featuring Milagro and El Silencio!
Come early for a Mezcal Happy Hour from 7-8pm!