ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, February 22nd, America will celebrate National Margarita Day, and there will be no better place to take part in the festivities than Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville locations across the US.
While the margarita may have been created in 1948 on the hillsides of Acapulco, it wasn't perfected until Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville opened in Key West restaurant in the 1980's.
Back by popular demand, as part of this year's celebration, Margaritaville restaurants are encouraging their Facebook fans to participate their second annual margarita recipe contest by submitting their favorite recipes. The favorite concoctions will be determined and selected by the restaurant executive staff and will be served on National Margarita Day at all Jimmy Buffett restaurant locations in the US. To become a fan on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Margaritaville. Fans can also help spread the word and countdown the days until National Margarita Day by going to the Margaritaville website or Facebook page and sharing the page on their personal webpage or favorite social networking site.
Throughout the day, each location will also be offering distinctive Margarita specials, in addition to providing any patrons who are celebrating a 2/22 birthday with a $22.20 gift certificate to use during their visit. Individuals that are celebrating a 2/22/1922 birthday will receive complimentary food and beverage throughout the entire day!
Lastly, any guests whose name is Margarita or Rita will receive a complimentary bottle of Margaritaville Margarita Mix, simply by showing identification at the restaurant.
Interesting Margarita Facts:
All Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville locations in the US
The atmosphere is inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, whose evocative songs inspire a cross-generational yearning for an island adventure. The Margaritaville experience invites guests to come and enjoy the sights, sounds and tastes of their favorite destination without leaving town.
Since launching its first location in Key West, Margaritaville has expanded to some of the most popular US destinations including: New Orleans, Orlando, Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Panama City Beach, Glendale, Mohegan Sun Casino, Nashville and Jimmy Buffett's at The Beachcomber in Honolulu, Hawaii. International locations can be found in Jamaica, Mexico, Grand Turk, Grand Cayman and Canada. The new Margaritaville Beach Hotel in Pensacola Beach, Florida opened July 2010 and Margaritaville's second hotel location is currently under development in Hollywood, Florida. Visit www.margaritaville.com for the most up to date location information.
For additional information Mike Stommel
Margaritaville Hospitality Group
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