Tropicana celebrates National Margarita Day with a city- wide Margarita Challenge, hosted by Patron Tequila.

February 20th, 5pm - 7pm - the Official pre-party to the Atlantic City Weekly's Nightlife Awards hosted by Scotty & JoJo!

Twelve bartenders chosen from local bars & restaurants will gather at the Chelsea Tower Ballroom to shake, blend, and pour their version of the best margarita to compete in a 2 part challenge!

Fan Favorite - Guests will sample each of the 12 margaritas to vote for the FAN FAVORITE!

Chopped - 4 bartenders at a time will compete in 3 rounds, each round with secret ingredients. The bartenders will have to create their best margarita using a pantry of items as well as every secret ingredient! The winner of the 3 rounds will compete in the final round where the CHOPPED WINNER will be chosen by select judges.


- Boogie Nights

- Olon Restaurant

- Chelsea 5 Gastropub

- Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

- Casa Taco & Tequila Bar

- Firewater;s Saloon

- Wonder Bar

- Vagabond

- Tennessee Avenue Beer Hall

- Rhythm & Spirits

- Los Amigos

- Harry's Oyster Bar

Must be 21+ with valid ID


  • Occurs Thursday, February 20th, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Chelsea Tower Balloon, at the Tropicana Casino

111 S Chelsea Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Valerie Feo