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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.
A daily schedule of what's happening at the Taste of Chicago!
Taste-goers are guaranteed an endless variety of dining options.
This year's six new food trucks are: Auntie Vee's, Da Lobsta, Firecakes Donuts, The Happy Lobster Truck, La Jefa and La Patrona.
The popular Bud Light Stage will offer five days of top performances from up-and-coming as well as established Chicago artists.
On July 9, Eli’s Cheesecake celebrates their own 36th birthday at the Taste.
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.
Helpful information when planning your visit to the Taste.
This year's festival includes eleven new Pop-up restaurants.
This year's lineup includes The Roots, KONGOS, The Decemberists, Billy Idol, The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley (pictured) and more.
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.
Enjoy a full menu of chef demonstrations by local and national chefs.
Satisfy your appetite for interesting conversation and listen as many of your favorite podcasts are recorded. Highlights include Dan Pashman of The Sporkful.
Download the 2016 festival map.