Taste of Chicago is an annual lakefront festival featuring chefs and musicians, entertainment for all ages and tastes from some of Chicago's best restaurants. Taste of Chicago happens July 6 through 10 in Grant Park.
The Taste of Chicago food festival returns to Grant Park for its 36th year, July 6 through 10. Chicago is a city known for its food traditions and this is one of our best-loved. Taste combines two of life's great pleasures - food and music - in the beautiful lakefront setting of Grant Park.
Taste, as it's called by those in the know, is one of the most memorable Chicago events in the summertime. Over one million visitors annually take part in this beloved Windy City culinary tradition. Offering a great day out for the whole family, Taste gives the hungry and curious the opportunity to sample delicious bites from some of Chicago's best restaurants - ranging from hidden neighborhood gems to gourmet superstars.
More than just a food festival, the 36th Annual Taste of Chicago will also spotlighta variety of musical acts each day. Headline performances at Petrillo Music Shell include The Roots on Thursday, July 7, The Decembrists on Friday, July 8, Billy Idol on Saturday, July 9and the Isley Brothers on Sunday, July 10. Meanwhile, the Bud Light stage will spotlight Chicago's vibrant local music scene all weekend long, with performances from big names and up-and-comers alike.
Admission is free for both Taste of Chicago and its headline concert performances. Reserved pavilion seating is available for purchaseat tasteofchicago.us.Reserve your Holiday Inn Mart Plaza room now for your Taste of Chicago visit.