Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival At the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco, TX

The inaugural, premier whiskey event in Texas

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The Texas Sports Hall of Fame in Waco is throwing an incredibly exciting event called the Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival on Saturday, February 17th, 2024. This first of its kind Texas whiskey festival is taking place near downtown Waco - and you do NOT want to miss it!

This festival is all about celebrating awesome Texas whiskey (and hanging out with some famous sports stars) on February 17, 2024, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

A Night to Remember

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This festival is going to be amazing. They're expecting over 350 people to come and try whiskey from nearly two dozen of the best distillers in Texas. Plus, you'll get to hang out with some of the greatest athletes from Texas. It's a massive, 3-hour party for whiskey lovers and sports fans.

Assuming this is their inaugural event, the Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival is likely to become one of the coolest annual Texas whiskey festivals in the state. You don't want to miss the first one!

What's Happening at the Festival?

Whether you love trying new whiskeys or want to meet some sports legends, there's something for you in Waco, Texas on February 17th. You can taste more than 40 exclusive, limited-edition whiskeys, learn how they're made, and even join in on special whiskey-tasting classes.

They're also setting up a cigar lounge and giving VIP ticket holders early access and some extra special treats like free valet parking, exclusive VIP distillery tour(s), and more.

Whiskey Festival Tickets and VIP Perks

General tickets are $125; if you want the VIP experience, it's $175. Since there's only a limited number of tickets, you should buy yours soon if you want to go. Oh, and (of course) you have to be 21 or older to join the fun.

Sorry, kids!

Who's Going to Be At The Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival?

Around 20 of the top-rated whiskey makers from Texas will be there, bringing over 40 different whiskeys to try. Some of the distillers include Fierce Whiskers Distillery, Devils River Whiskey, Lockwood Distilling Company, Ironroot Republic Distilling, and of course the distinguished, Waco-born Balcones Distilling.

You know the whiskey is going to be good!

But there will be some special guests (undisclosed), too; rumor has it that some VIPs from the sports world will pop in for this special whiskey event.

Not Just About Whiskey

Besides whiskey, there will be tasty hors d'oeuvres, Texas-made cigars from Honeycomb Cigars to try, and live Jazz music from Jon Fox, a well-known guitarist from Waco. You might even win a bunch of Texas whiskeys!

Dress Code

The event is business casual, so dress nicely but comfortably.

About the Texas Sports Hall of Fame

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The Texas Sports Hall of Fame has been around since 1951, celebrating Texas athletes and sports figures. It's filled with sports history and memorabilia.

Why You Should Go

At ExpertTexan, we're always keeping an eye out for new and exciting things taking place around the state, and this festival seems like a fantastic opportunity to enjoy great whiskey, potentially meet some famous athletes, and have a fun night out.

It mixes some of the best things that make Texas such a fun place: good drinks, sports, beautiful scenery, hanging out with friends, and making connections.

So, are you excited? If you're into whiskey, sports, or just looking for a unique night out, this Texas whiskey festival is the place to be. Grab your tickets and prepare for a memorable experience at the first-ever Legends of Texas Whiskey Festival in Waco, Texas!