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Taste of Chicago is the nation's premier outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The delicious array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Every summer since 1980, Chicago's beautiful Grant Park on the city's magnificent lakefront has been home to the world's largest food festival.



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Grant Park
Jackson & Columbus
Chicago, IL 60602


  • 11am-9pm: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
  • 10am-9pm: Saturday & Sunday

FREE Admission


Millennium Garages

Parking Details: Park right below the action! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

$35 parking/Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)

Purchase Options: Pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600

Website: www.millenniumgarages.com

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For travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com.


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Taste of Chicago Press Room

Taste of Chicago Press Room

Information on how to apply for media credentials.

Taste of Chicago History

History of Taste of Chicago

Read more about the annual festival that brings over one million visitors to Grant Park every summer.


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July 6-10, 2016 • Grant Park • FREE Admission


Five-day Restaurants

Five-day Restaurants

Taste-goers are guaranteed an endless variety of dining options.


Food Trucks

Food Trucks

This year's six new food trucks are: Auntie Vee's, Da Lobsta, Firecakes Donuts, The Happy Lobster Truck, La Jefa and La Patrona.


Bud Light Stage

Bud Light Stage

The popular Bud Light Stage will offer five days of top performances from up-and-coming as well as established Chicago artists.


Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your visit to the Taste.










Pop-Up Restaurants

Pop-Up Restaurants

This year's festival includes eleven new Pop-up restaurants.


Petrillo Music Shell Concerts (The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley pictured)

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts

This year's lineup includes The Roots, KONGOS, The Decemberists, Billy IdolThe Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley (pictured) and more.


Celebrity Chef du Jour

Celebrity Chef du Jour

The dining experience offers attendees the opportunity to enjoy a sit-down, three-course meal in an air-conditioned and decorated dining pavilion for only $45 per person.





































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