Drink up while giving back: Proceeds from this margarita taste off benefit cancer patients at the Texas Medical Center


HOUSTON – Want to satisfy your margarita cravings and your charitable inclinations? We found the perfect event for you. It’s a margarita taste off and all proceeds from the event benefit a Houston charity.

Proceeds benefit Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance, a Houston nonprofit organization that provides emotional, educational and practical support to children with cancer and their families receiving treatment at the Texas Medical Center.

The 12th annual event pits participants against each other in a competition to make the best margarita. Attendees will get the chance to sample margaritas, participate in a raffle and more.

The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m on Saturday, March 28, at Kirby Ice House, located at 3333 Eastside Street.

Here’s a list of participants competing:

  • 8th Wonder Distillery
  • Bayou & Bottle
  • Bosscat Kitchen + Libations
  • Candente
  • Chuy's
  • Eight Row Flint
  • Emma's Mex Grill
  • Field & Tides
  • La Fisheria - Houston
  • Fleming's Prime Steakhouse-Houston
  • The Grove Houston
  • Guard and Grace Houston
  • Killens TMX
  • Kin Dee Thai Cuisine
  • The Palm
  • State Fare
  • Superica
  • Tony's Mexican Restaurant

Click here for more event information.

About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.