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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 new program will be added to the Taste of Chicago this year, a Street Art & Graffiti Alley. Four Chicago artists will be engaged to
create new artwork each day culminating in
an artist meet and greet on Sunday.
The City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events seeks proposals from qualified firms to provide concert seating ticket sales for Taste of Chicago.
Participants will find that Taste is an effective marketing tool for their business. This application is due Friday, March 3.
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.
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.
Helpful information when planning your visit
to the Taste.
Information on how to apply for media credentials.
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.