AvoMargFest: Morro Bay Fiesta

Find your guac-perfect dish, and lime-loveliest sip on the Saturday after Labor Day.

CINCO DE MAYO... is done for another year, but the delight we found in a well-made, lightly rim-salted, incredibly lime-luscious margarita may be lingering on. Likewise, we might have found ourselves seated next to the guacamole bowl on May 5, and a basket of chips, and we may have not eaten as much of the iconic dip as we really wanted to, in order to politely save guac for the other guests. If either of these two sippable, suppable superstars are still lingering your brain space following the early-May holiday, there are actions you can take. One? Make a giant bowl of tomato-luscious, garlicky-good guacamole for yourself this weekend, with a blender margy on the side (or non-blender, if that's your pref). Two? Find another situation where margaritas and guacamole will be the stars, and find it in a town that has one of California's most scenic natural wonders: Morro Bay. It is Morro Rock we refer to here, and if you had to eat your last bowl of guacamole, and enjoy your most recent tequila drink, without having a lovely giant ancient rock to gaze upon, in a seaside town, there's a way to rectify that. You can do so at the...

AVOMARGFEST, a late-summer tradition in the charmer of a Central Coast town. As is tradition, it'll take place just after Labor Day, on Saturday, Sept. 9, a perfect time to be in that particular spot (well, Morro Bay lives in the perfect time-to-be-there zone, but September is especially warm and sweet). Might you win a year's supply of California avocados? Best daydream about that all summer long. Might you bask in some briny breezes from the nearby Pacific while chowing down? It's pretty much a conclusion of the most foregoneness. For ticket info — they're on sale now — and more guacly goodness, click click.

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