Summer of Rum Festival *Giveaway*

So you all remember the Bloody Mary Festival? How about the Margarita Festival? Now…are you ready for the Summer of Rum Festival? I know I am!

Big City Events is putting on their annual Summer of Rum Festival on Saturday, August 15 from 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. It will be a day full of fun, music and of course, rum!

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The event will be held at the historic Cuban Club in Ybor City, where all three floors AND their outdoor patio area will be utilized for the festival. 


Cuban Club Main Street will be playing live music all day while guests visit the rum shacks and rum huts for fun rum drinks. The Top Floor Island Party is where all rum lovers should go for the rum tasting. You can try 40 different kinds of rum, including high end brands! Captain Morgan’s Pirate Cove will be serving Captain Morgan drinks and they’ll be playing pirate movies throughout the event. Arrr matey! There will also be a Mojito Cabana and a Frozen Drink Zone! 


With so much rum themed fun don’t you wish you could join? Well, you CAN! I’m giving away 2 pairs of general admission tickets for the Summer of Rum Festival. All you have to do is comment below with what your favorite rum based drink is! Two winners will be announced on Thursday, August 13 by 12 a.m. 


General admission tickets include admission to the Summer of Rum Festival. Drinks and food are all available for purchase at the event. To check out all the fun that will be had check out their website at

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Hope to see you there!

*Winners have been selected and contacted. Thank you for visiting!*

Tampa Bay Margarita Festival *Giveaway*

So, remember how much fun the Bloody Mary Festival was? Well, Big City Events has another awesome event coming up…the Tampa Bay Margarita Festival!


The Tampa Bay Margarita Festival will be at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa, FL from 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 23.

I’m already drooling over their website…there will be 14 (yes 14!) tequila and liquor brands pouring different kinds of margaritas. Brands include Cabo Wabo, Hornitos, Sauza 901, Camarena, Margaritaville and more! There’s even an Extreme Margarita Bar featuring a RedBull Margarita, Sour Patch Margarita, Strawberry Sriracha Margarita and even a Bacon-a-Rita!

And while you’re enjoying those yummy margaritas there will be some awesome bands on stage throughout the day. And you’ll never guess who the headliner is…Smash Mouth!! 


Now that you know how much fun is going to be happening, who wants to go?? I have two pairs of FREE general admission tickets to the Tampa Bay Margarita Festival up for grabs. To enter to win visit their website here and comment below on which margarita you’re most excited to try! Comment by Wednesday, May 20 at 12 a.m. and I’ll be randomly choosing two winners on Thursday, May 21.

Good luck and hope to see you there!

*Winners have been chosen and contacted. Congrats to Summer and Katie D.!*



Win Tickets to the Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival! *Giveaway*

I love brunch. To me the word brunch makes me think of weekends, friends, yummy inventive breakfast food and of course…drinks! And not just any drink…a bloody mary.

I used to not like bloody marys (crazy, I know), but I just hadn’t had a good bloody mary. Eventually, I realized I loved them. Most people I know like their bloody Mary’s a particular way. I like a spicy bloody mary, but not too spicy. I love it with worchester, horseradish and even some pickled vegetables.

And since I’ve finally found my love for bloody mary’s I cannot wait to attend this Sunday’s Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival. That’s right…a whole festival dedicated to the bloody mary! The festival takes place on Sunday, May 3, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. A whole bunch of local Tampa restaurants will be competing for the best bloody mary, including Datz, Ella’s, Irish 31, Boca and Carmel. There will also be live music from Busted Blues. For more information visit:

Lucky for you I’m sharing the love and I have not one, but two general admission tickets up for grabs. These tickets will get you unlimited samples of bloody mary drinks as well as 1 full sized drink of your choice. More full sized drinks and brunch food will be available for purchase.

To enter to win these two tickets to the Tampa Bay Bloody Mary Festival just leave a comment below with how you like your bloody mary! I will choose a random winner using and will contact the winner. Giveaway will end Thursday, April 30 at midnight.

Good luck and hope to see you there!

*Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to the winner Nichole C.!*


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