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July 5-9, 2017

Grant Park • FREE Admission

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Food Vendor Applications Now Available!

Deadline: March 3, 2017


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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.



5 Day Vendor Application (PDF)

5 Day Vendor Application (PDF)

Participants will find that Taste is an effective marketing tool for their business. This application is due Friday, March 3.

1 or 2 Day Pop-Up Vendor Application (PDF)

1 or 2 Day Pop-Up Vendor Application (PDF)

This Program provides an opportunity to participate for 1 or 2 days in the event instead of all 5. This application is due Friday, March 3.

Food Truck Vendor Application (PDF)

Food Truck Vendor Application (PDF)

Participants in this program will vend up to three items at a moderate ticket price, along with “Taste of” items. This application is due Friday, March 3.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Helpful information when planning your visit
to the Taste.

Plan Your Visit

Taste of Chicago Press Room

Information on how to apply for media credentials.

History of Taste of Chicago

History of Taste of Chicago

In 1980 a group of restaurateurs approached the Mayor of Chicago with the idea of a food festival on the Fourth of July, and Taste of Chicago was born.



Information and Resources

Taste of ChicagoGrant Park
Jackson & Columbus
Chicago, IL 60602

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 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

Website: www.millenniumgarages.com

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


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