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.

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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.

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Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team in 2019. When she’s not hard at work in the KPRC 2 newsroom, you can find Bri drinking away her hard earned wages at JuiceLand, running around Hermann Park, listening to crime podcasts or ransacking the magazine stand at Barnes & Noble.