Agave Heritage Week @ Hotel Congress

Agave Heritage Week @ Hotel Congress

May 03 Tue - May 08 Sun

7:00 pm

Club Congress

$0 - $45

This event is 21 and over

Agave Heritage Week @ Hotel Congress
Agave Heritage Week @ Hotel Congress
We’re excited to announce that the last seven years of Agave Fests have inspired us to bring you Agave Heritage Week!

May 3: La Ley performs at The Rialto Theatre

Latin Grammy Award-winning all male pop sensations kick off Agave Heritage Week with a show at The Rialto.

7p.m., $40 – 45 general admission, all ages show.

Tickets and more information at and 520-740-1000.

May 4: Industry Tradeshow at The Hotel Congress, by invitation only.

Presented by Young’s Market, this special event allows one to sample over 30 agave-based spirits: Tequilas, Mezcals, Sotols, and Bacanoras, some that are not currently available in the United States.

4 to 7p.m., by invitation only. Invitations sent out contain instructions to RSVP.

May 5: Cinco de Mayo at The Hotel Congress

6p.m. the celebrations begin. $3 entry. 21+

7p.m. Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers play Club Congress. $30 show. Tickets available soon.

Mexican Moonshine Tequila bars will be up and running!

USBG Seminars at Maynards Market & Kitchen’s Drawing Room.

Let our experts teach you about all things agave! Classes are $20 per person, per class. Cost includes your entry into our special seminar, a commemorative t-shirt, and a traditional mezcal tasting glass.

5:30p.m. Sergio Inurrigaro teach about all things agave with support from Aaron Defeo and Layla Linn. Get your tickets here.

6:45p.m. Layla Linn, Aaron Defeo, and Sergio Inurrigaro bring their mixology skills to life with an agave-based cocktail seminar. Purchase tickets here.


May 6: The Second Annual Agave Dinner with Janos Wilder at The Carriage House

Details above. Get your tickets here.

Saul Hernandes of Jaguares performs at The Rialto Theatre

7p.m., $26-$28, all ages show.

Tickets and more information at and 520-740-1000.

El Tambo Dance Party at The Hotel Congress

10p.m., free!


May 7: The 8th Annual Agave Fest at The Hotel Congress

Join us for this special evening of spirits, food, and live music. Your ticket includes entry into this year’s Agave Fest, 10 tasting tickets, as well as food pairings and a commemorative shot glass to take home! Ticket also covers entry into Agave 101 Seminar. This event is 21+. 6 to 9p.m., $35-$40. Get your tickets to Agave Fest here.

• Over 50 agave-based spirits & cocktails

• With specially paired tapas by our executive chefs

• Live music by Tesoro

• Cocktail competition with expert mixologists from Rbar, The Cup Cafe, and Maynards Market & Kitchen. Presented by Three Wells Distilling Co.

Agave 101 Seminar with expert mixologist Layla Linn and master mezcalier Layla Linn

Learn from expert mixologist Layla Linn and world-renowned mezcalier Sergio Inurrigaro about all things Agave.

6 to 7p.m. inside Club Congress, seating is limited.

RSVP by e-mail, include Agave 101 and your full name in the message. Ticket to Agave Fest is required.

May 8: Close out Agave Heritage Week with our Bloody Maria Bar

Agave-based spirits take over our Sunday Bloody Mary Bar in the hotel lobby! Recover from the weekend with a breakfast at The Cup Cafe, and enjoy special Bloody Marys while you wait.

Bar opens at 10a.m.
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  • The Rialto Theatre
    318 E. Congress St.
    Tucson AZ 85701

    Box Office : M-Sat noon-6pm

    (520) 740-1000

  • The Rialto Theatre Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship and preservation of the historic Rialto Theatre, a unique entertainment venue and cornerstone of downtown Tucson, offering a broad range of high-quality performing arts that are reflective of the diverse and vibrant community it serves.