World Tapas Day
World Tapas Day

World Tapas Day. Journey to the Flavors of Spain

On June 16th, you have a very important date; Mark it on your calendar if you want to enjoy World Tapas Day! A day where we will celebrate this type of 'mini-cuisine' typical of Spain, associated with sharing with others and 'tasting the moment'. World Tapas Day is celebrated simultaneously in many cities around the world with tastings, show cooking, activities in local markets, and more... A delicious plan.

The Tourist Offices of Spain in USA Celebrate World Tapas Day in Dallas, Nashville, New York and Seattle.

We also created a video to show off Spain’s vibrant culinary flavors across the US! Tapas are more than just our gastronomic claim to fame, but part of our identity. Since everybody around the world appreciates delicious tapas, we want to share our culture with YOU! Watch this video to learn all you need to know about tapas!



Love Tapas? So do we! To celebrate how much we love them, we are giving away 3 kits to prepare the perfect tapas! This includes typical Spanish products (like cheese, chorizo, jamón, almonds, etc.), a book from renowned chef José Andrés and 2 bottles of Rioja wine. To participate, all you need to do is take our quick trivia quiz and answer at least 7 of 10 questions correctly. You can try twice to get it right! Take advantage of this promotion and start preparing “deliciosos” appetizers with a Spanish flair! We are sure that all your guests will appreciate the goodies :) 

The contest was available on our Facebook page from May 26 to June 12. The winners have been picked randomly amongst the participants with at least 7 correct answers.

Contest winners:

1 - Marsha Meegan 2 - Maria Gerlett 3 - Nancy Fuentes Tortajada

Thank you all for participating, and to the winners: ¡que aproveche!

Tapas Fun Facts

Going to participate in our World #TapasDay sweepstakes? In this infographic you will find all the keys to become a #tapas expert (and all the clues to answer the quiz questions ;))! Go for it and enjoy!

>> Infographic: Tapas Fun Facts (jpg) >> Infographic: Tapas Fun Facts (pdf)


  • Spanish omelette

  • Gilda

  • Bread, tomato and Serrano ham