Looking to head out for a a mid-week cocktail? It just happens to be National Margarita Day!

"If life gives you limes, make margaritas." — Jimmy Buffett

If the thought of the upcoming snowstorm is enough to get you down in the dumps, today is the day where you can pretend you are on a beach with your toes in the sand, and a cold drink in your hand!

February 22nd is National Margarita Day. It was created in 1938 in Mexico and is widely considered the official drink of having fun, because it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere,

A number of Bangor area watering holes will be mixing up delicious margs, with great specials and swag for all!

Here is a look at what’s going on today/tonight:


Five bucks gets you a Cuervo Margarita, all day long!

Miguels Mexican Grill & Cantina

$3 Traditional Margaritas and $5 Hornitos or Cuervo Margaritas all day!!

Margarita’s Orono

$6 Margaritas. The fiesta doesn't stop there, they will also have $12 Patron Margaritas, $20 pitchers, and more!

Carolina's Sports & Spirits

$12 margarita flights
$6 classic margs
$3 old mexico shots

Corner Store/Pepino's

The two are teaming up in honor of National Margarita Day, and giving away $25 gift cards! Leave a comment on their Facebook page for a chance to win.

Uno Pizzeria & Grill

Margarita Demonstration & Tasting

Enjoy a flight of four margaritas while learning the history behind
tequila, margaritas, UNOs & Patron!

Prizes, giveaways and even a round of trivia to test your knowledge!

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in the restaurant

Maybe you want to spend the evening at home? Now worries, The Tipsy Bartender has a simple DIY video to make your own.

Grab the ice, triple sec, sweet & sour mix, salt, lime slices…and oh yeah…the tequila!

12 Restaurants & Bars in Maine with Something Fun to Do While You Eat & Drink

I personally love a place that offers not only good food and drinks but something to do while I enjoy those things, especially when I’m with a group of friends. Here are a few places in Maine that offer activities while you sip and dine:

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