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National Tequila Day is celebrated on July 24 each and every year. It’s a fun way to indulge in a margarita (or your favorite tequila cocktail of choice), with some cheap eats. It’s a festive food and drink holiday for the over 21 crowd.

Largely, restaurants got in on the action with drink specials, but there are typically happy hour deals you can grab any time of year. Not just National Tequila Day.

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National Tequila Day is July 24 every year and there are plenty of deals to celebrate.

Not to be confused with National Margarita Day, National Tequila Day is celebrated every year on July 24. In 2024, it lands on a Tuesday . The origins of this food holiday are unknown. However, if you’re looking to up your knowledge on the spirit, there are five different varieties of tequila: blanco, reposado, añejo, extra añejo, and cristalino. Typically blanco is used to make margaritas.


Applebee’s: Summertime Sips were available on National Tequila Day in 2023.

The exterior of an Applebee's restaurant

The Applebee’s drinks of the month on Tequila Day in 2023 were the Summertime Sips, including the Tropical Mana Margarita and Blue Bahama Mama. These drinks cost $6 each, and had to be ordered in a restaurant. However you may have found some locations allowed you to order these drinks to go.

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Taco Cabana: Offered a $6.99 Double Crunch Pizza and margarita combo from July 21 – 24, 2023.

taco cabana double crunches with margaritas

Taco Cabana sold a Double Crunch Pizza and margarita combo for only $6.99 from July 21 – 24, 2023. This combo usually costs $8.49, so you could have saved 17.7% by ordering it during the promotion instead. This deal was available for pick up, drive-thru, in restaurant, and mobile.



TGI Fridays: Happy Hour deals all day on National Tequila Day.

TGI Fridays exterior and logo.

On July 24, 2023, TGI Fridays celebrated by offering their happy hour deals all day long. That meant you could get $4 cocktails, $5 wines, and $2 beers from open til close. Plus, there was a $4 Tequila Sunrise.

If you’re a member of the TGI Fridays Rewards program, there was a coupon for free chips and salsa as well as $3 off any appetizer.



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