Tequila Tour 2017 at Iron Cactus North Austin

Click to purchase tickets for the Tequila Tour!The agave gods have spoken! Pay your respects with live music, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, and of course, tequila. There are over 75 to choose from!

When: September 28th, 6pm–10pm
Where
: Iron Cactus North Austin
Address: 10001 Stonelake Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
$25 in advance, $30 at the door—buy your tickets now!

Guests enjoy 10 samples of your choice from renowned and up-and-coming tequila brands, delectable appetizers, live music and the famous Iron Cactus tequila snifter—the only way to sip tequila. Brand representatives will be available to answer any questions about tequila as you sample their products. Guests can learn more about the different types of tequila, how it’s made, its history, among other fascinating facts the distinctive agave spirit. 

The annual Tequila Tour at the Iron Cactus is best experienced with a group of friends so be sure to bring them with you. It has become one of the most popular events in Austin, and with limited space available, please make sure to get your tickets in advance

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Yes, all attendees must be 21 years or older in order to enter the event.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There will be a valet service.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please reach out to Mark Fleming, General Manager, or Meredith Hill, Director of Events, at (512) 794-8778

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you can either print your ticket, or show proof of purchase on your mobile device.

Can I update my registration information?
Yes.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Yes.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?
Yes.

20 Reasons to Play the 20th Annual Iron Cactus Charity Golf Tournament on June 1st

We’re celebrating our 20th year hosting the Iron Cactus charity golf tournament. In the past 19 years, we’ve raised close to $500,000 for various charities and causes. With your generosity and participation, we will be able to surpass the half million dollar mark.

We hope that after reading the list below, you will sign up for this year’s charity tournament. However, if you can’t make the tournament, you can still help make a difference by donating at www.youcaring.com/ic4heroes. This year’s funds will support our wounded heroes to participate in Staurolite’s Foundation Mountain Top Safaris and Elk Hunt.

1) Jordan Spieth may not show up, but the Don Julio girls will.

Don Julio girls

 

2) You can finally stop and smell the flowers (be sure to take your allergy meds first).

Flowers in bloom at Grey Rock Golf Club

Flowers in bloom at Grey Rock Golf Club

3) You can channel Fast & Furious with these carts. Just remember you crash it, you buy it!

Empty Carts

4) You can show off your Tiger-esque golf swing.

golfers at the range

golfers at the range

5) Chance to meet Don Pepe Zevada of Z Tequila.

Don Pepe Zevada with Z Tequila Girls

6) Win one of several door prizes

Prizes

7) Watch this golf swing live (eyes on the ball!).

Chick Swinging Club Collage

8) Play golf with your buddies.

golf buddies

 

9)  Get a hole in one, win a great prize, not have to buy anybody drinks.

Hole in One

 

10) Drink while driving with an open container (please drink responsibly and see no. 3)

Cart girl with beer

 

11) See a demo on how a natural blow dryer works.

Dulce Vida girls

 

12) Wear a Sombrero (or any funny hat you want).

Sombrero

 

13) Sport a Hornitos Bandana Ese!

Hornitos Bandana

 

14) Close million dollar deals before even teeing off.

Mark N Close Major Deals

 

15) Food. Lots of Food from Iron Cactus. Where else?

Buffet

 

16) Meet the Dynamic Dudes behind Iron Cactus.

Gary and Mike

 

17) Proof that 1800 Tequila is a brand not a toll free number for free tequila.

1800 tequila girl

 

18) Pose for photos with the lovely tequila pourers.

Strike a Pose

 

19) Win a Z Tequila gift box while getting photobombed by Don Pepe Z.

Z tequila photobomb

 

20) Have Big Smiles all day long knowing you made a difference in someone’s life while sampling tequila and playing golf.

Big smiles

 

Print and fill-out the form below to guarantee your spot at the 20th Annual Iron Cactus Charity Golf Tournament.

 

Golf Registration Form Back Golf Registration Form Front

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10 Awesome Things About Iron Cactus in 2014

You may be overwhelmed with all the year end lists, but there’s no denying we all love reading them. So here’s our list of ten awesome Iron Cactus related things in 2014. In other words, our year in review:

10.  Upon seeing Sofia Vergara throwback tequila at the Golden Globes with five lime wedges, we offered tequila Sofia Vergara Style for a limited time.

 

 

9. We were prepared to give away free fajitas if the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl last year.

Dallas Mexican Restaurants

Dallas Cowboys Head Coach with Roy Figueroa, Iron Cactus Dallas GM

8. We introduced the Avocado Margarita made with Dulce Vida organic tequila. And it was delish!

avocado margarita dulce vida

 

7. And there was this promise made by SXSW attendees.

 

6. Our co-owner and general partner, Gary Manley, was featured on the cover of Cheers Magazine’s April issue and described as one of the nation’s tequila experts

Gary Manley Cheers Cover April

 

5. We celebrated a Cinco De Mayo Fiesta for our Facebook Fans by giving away one $10 coupon.

4. We helped raise funds to set up a college fund for the two children of Austin, Texas-based Nancy and Mark Clifton, who had been battling various forms of cancer for more than a decade, through an online fundraising and our annual charity golf tournament.

(L-R) Mark Nevarez, COO, Mike Pottorrff, co-owner/General Partner, Mark Clifton, Gary Manley, co-owner/General Partner

(L-R) Mark Nevarez, COO, Mike Pottorrff, co-owner/General Partner, Mark Clifton, Gary Manley, co-owner/General Partner

3. We hosted our 17th Annual Tequila Tour. It has truly become the most unforgettable Austin tradition.

2. We gave away free tableside guacamole on National Guacamole Day. ICYMI, there always 2015.

tableside guacamole

 

1. We made sure Black Friday retail workers were rewarded for their hard work with a free lunch at our North Austin and Galleria locations.

Retail Worker Meme Dreaming

There were other awesome things that about Iron Cactus, but who wants to read more than 10 things on any list. That said, feel free to share with us your awesome moments at Iron Cactus. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter , on Instagram and on Google+ for entertaining posts and to win Iron Cactus gift cards.

Thanks for 2014 and we’ll see y’all in 2015. We’ve got tons of awesome things cooking!

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11 of the Funniest High School Senior Yearbook Quotes

In recent weeks, Iron Cactus in Stonelake and Hill Country Galleria have been speaking with a few parents who are active with their Project Graduation. So we decided to launch a program that will help local Austin high school Project Graduation groups raise much needed funds throughout the year. Therefore, we have declared ourselves as the Official Sponsor of Project Graduation for the graduating class of high schools in Austin. [Note: If you’re Project Graduation would like to be considered for a fundraising effort, please email projectgraduation@ironcactus.com . Open to Austin-area high schools only for now.]

From October 26 to October 30, we are donating 10% of food sales after 5 p.m. at Iron Cactus North Austin (10001 Stonelake Blvd.) to Westwood High School’s Project Graduation. Log in to Facebook and see details here.

Since we’re talking high school graduation, we thought it fitting to compile 11 of the funniest high school senior yearbook quotes we found on the interwebs. [Editor’s note: Hopefully, none of these are your kids.]

1. Kevin Chang

Kevin Chang Yearbook Quote

 

 

2. Jason Avina

Jason Avina

 

 

3. Donnie Vaught

Donni Vaught

 

 

4. Joanna Clark

Joanna Clark

 

 

5. Amanda Taggert

Amanda Taggert

 

 

6. Katia Perez

Katia Perez

 

 

 

7. The O’Keefe Brothers

OKeefe Brothers

 

 

8. Diane Cuyno

Diane Cuyno

 

 

9. Raza

Raza

 

 

10. Lucas

Lucas

 

 

 

11. Sean and Stephanie

Sean and Stephanie

 

 

If you’re planning a graduation party for your high school senior, please contact our catering and events director, Rhyann Bull, at (512-692-8059).

11 Things You’ll Likely See at This Year’s Tequila Tour in North Austin

We’re counting down the hours until it’s time for the 17th Annual Tequila Tour at the Iron Cactus in North Austin located at 10001 Stonelake Blvd. Map it here.

If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, you better buy them now because it is more expensive at the door by $5. Click here to purchase tickets. Now, that you’ve bought your tickets, here are 11 things you’ll likely see at this year’s Tequila Tour.

 

11) Tables with tequila bottles for you to sample.

 

Tequila tables

 

 

10) A crowd of tequila afficionados inside…

 

Crowd Inside 

 

9) …and outside.

Crowd shot outside

 

 

8) Jesse, our head bartender who comes up with unique margarita recipes.

 

Jesse, Iron Cactus Head Bartender

 

 

7) Happy guests.

 

Happy Guests at Tequila Tour

 

6) More happy guests…

 

More happy guests

 

 

 

5) Guests sniffing their dates after sniffing tequila. 

 

Snifter literally or Kiss cam

 

 

 

4) Iron Cactus Snifters. (They’re called Snifters not Sniffers).

 
Iron Cactus Snifters

 

 

3) Our smart, lovely and creative events team members, Meredith and Rhyann. Call them to plan your private, corporate onsite or off-site catering events. The number to call is: 512-692-8059

 

 

Meredith and Rhyann

 

 

2) A guy caught enjoying tequila samples.

 

Photobomb

 

 

1) Folks lining up to get in, you’ll think the iPhone 7 has arrived…

 

Lining up to get in

 

We’ve been known to run out of tickets, but never tequila, so buy your tickets now. See y’all this Thursday for the Tequila Tour 2014 for another unforgettable evening of tequila, food, entertainment and a ton of swag you can bring home. Drink moderately and tour responsibly.

 

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3rd Annual Party on the Patio

Start Spring fresh at our 3rd  Annual Party on the Patio at Iron Cactus on Stonelake Boulevard.

March 27th, 2012

Join us as we grill up some enticing favorites and chill to the Flamenco sounds of David “El Masseo” Massey playing from 6 to 9pm.  Tequila tasting with Milagro tequila!   Add our award-winning margaritas, and Spring will never be the same.

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Iron Cactus Plays Host to SXSW Celebrities, Attendees and Partygoers

Since opening in 1996, our Iron Cactus location on 6th St. has become one of the most popular destinations for SXSW celebrities, attendees and partygoers. The amount of traffic we get from out-of-towners have grown each year. This year has been no different and we love showcasing all our dishes to guests who have never had a chance to try real Tex-Mex cuisine. That’s why Iron Cactus on 6th St. has become the unofficial restaurant and margarita bar during SXSW.

Since SXSW officially kicked off last Friday, March 9th, we’ve already seen a tremendous amount of activity on our 6th St. location. We hosted the popular pair known in the film industry as Jay and Silent Bob i.e. award-winning filmmaker and actor Kevin Smith and his trusted sidekick, Jay Mewes. Both are from New Jersey where I was born so in a way I connect with them. With them was actor Matthew Lillard, who is known for his heart-wrenching performance in Scream as well as the lovable Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo movies.

With our growth as part of the historical 6th St. of downtown Austin, we want to say thanks to all of you come to visit us. We truly enjoy seeing everyone have a great time during SXSW and hearing feedback on your social networks about how you enjoyed your experience. So continue to check in on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Instagram and all the other social networking apps available today.

In the meantime, if you’re curious what the most popular SXSW dishes are throughout the years, here’s our very own Mark Nevarez, Director of Operations, and Executive Chef Adam Guerra on Good Day Austin. Trust me, you won’t want to miss this. They share the secret to making our famous table side guacamole. This way, when you crave for a little Iron Cactus when you get back home, you can try to make it yourself.

Recipe: Table Side Guacamole: MyFoxAUSTIN.com

 

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