Taste of Chicago Grant Park

Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10


Grant Park, Buckingham Fountain (Jackson & Columbus)

FREE Admission

Cash or Credit card are accepted by all food vendors, No food tickets will be sold

Taste of Chicago  >  Grant Park


After two years, Taste of Chicago proudly returns to Grant Park with three days of incredible food, music and activities around the iconic Buckingham Fountain. In addition to the more than 30 food vendors, guests can enjoy a designated beer hall, wine tent and cocktail lounge in Grant Park.


Taste of Chicago in Grant Park Food Vendors

  • Auntie Vee's Kitchen
  • Billy Goat
  • BJ's Market & Bakery
  • Buona Beef
  • Chicago's Doghouse
  • Churro Factory
  • Connie's Pizza
  • Cynthia's Gumbo Express Inc
  • Decadent Flavor
  • Don Paleta
  • Doom Street Eats
  • Eli's Cheesecake Company
  • Esperanza Kitchen Delights
  • Haire's Gulf Shrimp
  • Harold's Chicken
  • Healthy Substance
  • Josephine's Cooking
  • La Cocinita Food Truck
  • Mr E Chef Catering LLC
  • Mr. Quiles Mexican Food
  • Ms Tittle's Cupcakes
  • Porkchop
  • Prime tacos
  • Franco’s Ristorante
  • Robinson's No.1 Ribs
  • Seoul Taco Chicago LLC
  • SJL Inc DBA Arun's Thai Restaurant
  • Taco Sublime
  • Tandoor Char House
  • The Original Rainbow Cone
  • The Sole Ingredient Catering LLC
  • Yum Dum
  • Whadda Jerk


Taste Main Stage Schedule

Free Admission, no tickets will be sold. (schedule is subject to change)

Friday, July 8

Host and DJ for the evening: DJ Mike P

  • 5pm - Shaylin B and John The Author, presented by Chicago Made
  • 6pm - AMI
  • 7:15pm - Nelly


Saturday, July 9

DJ for the evening: Sandra Treviño

  • 5pm - Vivian Garcia and Pinqy Ring, presented by Chicago Made
  • 6pm - Girl K
  • 7:15pm - Aterciopelados


Sunday, July 10

DJ for the evening: Miss Alex White (White Mystery)

  • 5pm - Rebecca Brunner and Marina City, presented by Chicago Made
  • 6pm - Local H
  • 7:15pm - Drive-By Truckers



Goose Island Stage Schedule

(schedule is subject to change)

Friday, July 8

  • 10:45am-1pm - DJ Janesita
                               Bandwith Chicago
  • 12:30-2:15pm - DJ Ayana Contreras
  • 4-5pm - Happy Hour Karaoke with The People's Stage
  • 5-6pm - Stroll Exhibition, hosted by Lizzie G with DJ Breathlezz
  • 6-8:30pm - Trqpiteca


Saturday, July 9

  • 10:45am-2pm - DJ Johnny Jones Lingo Chicago
                                Lane Tech Varsity Band
  • 12:30-2pm - Eli's Cheesecake Birthday Celebration
  • 2-3:30pm - DJ Lady D
  • 3:30-4:30pm - Happy Hour Karaoke with The People's Stage
  • 4:30-6:30pm - Sadie Woods
  • 6:30-8:30pm - DJ Mike P


Sunday, July 10

  • 10:45am-12:15pm - DJ Chuck Wren
                                     Lakeside Pride Marching Band
  • 12:15-2pm - DJ Machede
  • 2-3:30pm - DJ Selah Say
  • 3:30-4:30pm - Happy Hour Karaoke with The People's Stage
  • 4:30-6:30pm - Duane Powell
  • 6:30-8:30pm - Jamal Smallz



Chicago SummerDance Schedule

(schedule is subject to change)

Friday, July 8

SummerDance kicks off Taste with four dance styles born in Chicago! Guest emcee Jennifer Billock, author of Here Are 4 Dance Styles Born In Chicago To Mark The ‘Year Of Chicago Dance’” (Block Club Chicago)

  • 12pm - Line Dancing, featuring the Cha-Cha Slide / Janelle E. Brown
  • 1pm - Steppin’ / Shaun Ballentine
  • 2pm - Polka Hop / Arletta Gromek
  • 3pm - Footwork / Christopher “Mad Dog” Thomas
  • 12-4pm - Music by DJ Mwelwa


Saturday, July 9

  • 11:30am–1pm - A Walkie Talkie Dancey Party! Presented by Chicago Children’s Theatre & The Q Brothers
  • 1pm - Ballroom Basics (for kids and families) / Dancing With Class
  • 2pm - East Coast Swing / May I Have This Dance
  • 3pm - Merengue / May I Have This Dance
  • 1–4pm - Music by May I Have This Dance


Sunday, July 10

  • 12pm - Salsa / La Mecca Dance Chicago
  • 1pm - Kizomba / Shafeeha Monae
  • 2pm - Bachata / Chicago Dance
  • 3pm - Afrobeat / Stacy “Jukeboxx” Letrice
  • 12-4pm - Music by DJ Kimani Rashad



Community Partner EventsChicken wrap


Garfield Park Community Eats
The Hatchery Chicago, 135 N. Kedzie Ave.

Saturday July 2, 2022, 12–4pm

The Hatchery Chicago is partnering with Taste of Chicago once more for this year’s Garfield Park Community Eats. Visit the West Side on Saturday, July 2 from 12–4pm for live music and free food from some of Chicago’s most innovative emerging brands.

The Hatchery Chicago is a non-profit food and beverage incubator in Chicago’s West Side dedicated to helping local entrepreneurs build and grow successful businesses. The Hatchery was developed as a joint venture of two Chicago non-profits, Allies for Community Business and Industrial Council of Nearwest Chicago (ICNC), to economically develop the west side of Chicago. More details at https://thehatcherychicago.org/event/garfield_park_community_eats/.