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36th Annual Taste of Chicago Served Culinary Delights for 1.4 Million People at Chicago’s Iconic Festival

 

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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.

 

 

 

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

 

 

Taste of Chicago Daily Schedule

A daily schedule of what's happening at the Taste of Chicago!

 

Five-day Restaurants

Five-day Restaurants

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

Pop-Up Restaurants

Pop-Up Restaurants

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

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.

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts (Billy Idol pictured)

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts

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

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.

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.

Lifeway Taste Kitchen Chef Demonstrations

Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen Cooking Demonstrations

Enjoy a full menu of chef demonstrations by local and national chefs.

ChicagoMade Marketplace

ChicagoMade Marketplace

Locally-made, hand-crafted clothing, accessories, jewelry, beauty products, posters, artwork and more.

Eli's Cheesecake Birthday Celebration

Eli's Cheesecake Birthday Celebration

On July 9, Eli’s Cheesecake celebrates their own 36th birthday at the Taste.

Kids' Dash

Kids' Dash

Kids of all ages can get a taste of victory when they sign up for one of FREE Kids’ Dashes.

Food For Thought Culinary Podcasts

Food For Thought Culinary Podcasts

Satisfy your appetite for interesting conversation and listen as many of your favorite podcasts are recorded.

Humana Healthier Choices

Humana Healthier Choices

The Humana Healthier Choices food items
will be identified with a new logo for 2016
that can be found on the menu boards at participating restaurant booths.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your
visit to the Taste.

Information and Resources


Location:

Grant Park
Jackson & Columbus
Chicago, IL 60602

Hours:

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

FREE Admission

Taste of Chicago Map

Taste of Chicago Map


Parking:

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: 
$35 parking at 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


Public Transportation
For travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com.

 CTA

Take CTA to the Taste of Chicago

 


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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