You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take…so it’s important for you to know National Tequila Day is happening on July 24. The occasion calls for shots, margaritas, palomas, and all the other tequila-based cocktails you could want, but it also calls for cheap deals and fun collabs to celebrate. From happy hour specials to limited-edition merch, these are the best ways to celebrate National Tequila Day this year.
Want to become a tequila expert to impress your friends? Learn about the history of tequila and the difference between mezcal and tequila before the big day.
Jose Cuervo is making it easy for tequila lovers to drink more sustainably by giving away packs of its agave-based straws. These biodegradable drinking straws made from Jose Cuervo agave are an alternative to traditional plastic straws and can decompose 200 times faster in normal landfill conditions. People can upgrade their plastic straws and receive their own pack of 25 agave straws by submitting their name and address to www.cuervoagavestraw.com between July 23 and September 29.
Tequila Don Julio
Don Julio partnered with This T-Shirt to create an exclusive unisex shirt that donates money from every purchase to No Us Without You LA which helps provide food security to hospitality workers in the LA area. The shirt is made from recycled material and sports the phrase “Save Bars. Drink Tequila” on the front to serve as a reminder to support the devoted bartenders and restaurant workers who have always made our celebrations so special.
PATRÓN collaborated with famed designer John Geiger to unveil a limited-edition streetwear collection inspired by the history of Mexican street art. Available in limited quantities, the socks retail at $30 and the long sleeve shirts go for $85 online.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
For the occasion, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is offering a limited-time Margarita Flight at all locations. The flight features four of BJ’s signature margaritas in tasting glasses—including the Handcrafted Margarita, Lemon Berry Margarita, Twisted Pineapple Margarita, and Fresh Strawberry Rita.
Abuelo’s Mexican Restaurant
Existing rewards members and new customers who dine in or order online at abuelos.com or on the Abuelo’s app from through July 25 will be entered for a chance to win free queso, a free entrée, and 25 points or $100 off their next visit.
At PT’s Tavern in the Las Vegas valley customers can expect $4 Teremana tequila shots and cocktails all day long. PT’s Tavern will also be offering 50 percent off premium tequila drinks from 5 to 7 p.m. and midnight to 2 a.m.