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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 and Sunday

FREE Admission

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Taste of Chicago 2014 Brochure (PDF)

Taste of Chicago 2014 Brochure (PDF)

Download Large Print Brochure (word file)



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.

Packages: $30 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


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 9 - 13, 2014 • Grant Park • FREE Admission


Taste of Chicago Daily Schedule

A daily schedule of what is happening at the Taste of Chicago!

Taste of Chicago Five-day Restaurants

Five-day Restaurants

Taste goers are guaranteed an endless variety of dining options.


Food Trucks

Food Trucks

The Food Truck vendors are back this year with seven new food trucks including Bridgeport Pasty and Jerk.


Bud Light Stage (Gemini Club pictured)

Bud Light Stage

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


Made In Chicago Market (Dress by Neema Boutique)

Made In Chicago Market

An assortment of affordable apparel and accessories from Chicago designers and independent boutiques.


Kidz Zone

Kidz Zone

Family friendly fun! Plenty of activities to keep the little ones active and entertained.


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 eight new Pop-Up restaurants.


Petrillo Music Shell Concerts (Aloe Blacc pictured)

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts

This year's concert lineup includes Aloe Blacc (pictured), Janelle Monáe, Jeff Tweedy, AWOLNATION and more.


Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour

Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour

Noted chefs include: Art Smith, Andrew Zimmerman, Paul Virant, Erling Wu-Bower, Amanda Rockman and Matthias Merges.


In The Kitchen with Mariano's

In The Kitchen with Mariano's

Enjoy a full menu of chef demonstrations from some of the country's most famous chefs.


Fleet Feet Sports Kids' Dash

Fleet Feet Sports Kids' Dash

Come out to Butler Field on Saturday, July 12 at 10am. Registration is FREE!


Humana Healthier Choices

Humana Healthier Choices

For the seventh straight year, Humana will once again be offering the Humana Healthier Choices program, which highlights healthy menu items from restaurants participating in the Taste of Chicago. 






































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