Not just because it's Friday, although that's reason enough to celebrate.

It may be cold outside, but the calendar says February 22nd is National Margarita Day, so who are we to argue. Here are five good reasons to indulge in a margarita tonight.

  • 1

    It's, like, a national holiday.

    Okay, admittedly this point is a little thin. But, National Margarita Day is on the calendar. WE didn't invent it, but we consider the tequila concoction getting it's own day a valid reason to celebrate.

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    It's Friday.

    We just got lucky that National Margarita Day falls on a Friday this year. What a way to kick off the weekend!

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  • 3

    They're yummy.

    Whether you prefer salt or sugar, flavored or classic, most of us can agree that margaritas are one of the tastiest cocktails ever invented.

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    It's an excuse to get together with friends.

    If you've been putting off a Girls Night Out or double date, not wanting to miss out on National Margarita Day is a good reason to catch up.

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  • 5

    Tequila contains agave.

    Agave reportedly contains a component that can aid digestion and cleanse the colon, and is also low glycemic, which is great for blood sugar levels. Those sound like health benefits to us.

    SOURCE: WideOpenEats.com

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