CBUStoday’s guide to Tequila Fest in Columbus, Ohio

Gravity Project. | Photo via Gravity on Facebook
Gravity Project. | Photo via Gravity on Facebook

Get ready for a fiesta at Gravity on Sat., Aug. 13 when the third annual Tequila Fest returns with 50+ different tequilas to try. Grab the salt + limes because we’re pouring up what you need to know before you go.

Tickets for tequila 🎟️

The 21+ festival runs from 4-10 p.m. at 500 W. Broad St. with tequila tastings running from 5-9 p.m. Three different ticket packages are available online, including early bird tickets at $45 and VIP tickets at $125. 

Both grant access to live music, all the tequila options at the festival, and tacos from Barrio, but those who opt for the VIP pass will have eight premium drink tickets. These can be used at the exclusive rooftop bar with high-end tequila

Tasting tequila 🥃

The festival will feature two different brands — Jose Cuervo + Hornitos. With your purchased ticket, you’ll have 12 drink tickets to sample the 50+ tequilas available. In the VIP area, other brands will be available like Don Julio, Clase Azul, and Avion Extra 44, which are all valued at $100+ per bottle.

Pro tip: Modelo is the official beer of Tequila Fest + other specialty drinks margaritas will be available.

Traveling to the tequila 🚗

In addition to the parking garage at Gravity, first-time Lyft users can use the code “TASTECLE” for a credit on their account which can be applied to their ride. Those planning on driving can begin to arrive at 3:30 p.m.