Taste of Chicago

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Grant Park
377 E. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60602
Concert Seating Tickets
Start at $15
Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour
July 8, 2015 - July 12, 2015
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We are serious about food in Chicago. Be prepared to get your grub on at the 35th Annual Taste of Chicago, the world's largest outdoor food festival, in Grant Park! For five days, live music, children's activities and upwards of 3 million visitors makes this event the hottest party in the city.

Be sure to come hungry as Taste of Chicago features several thousand servings of our city's favorites! Your taste buds will go wild sampling more than 200 different menu items from a variety of cuisines like American, Indian, Italian, French, Chinese, Irish, African and more. Take your pick served up by five-day restaurants, pop-up restaurants and food trucks!

Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour 

As the City of Chicago continues to demonstrate a robust culinary community of noted chefs, the city's premier food festival continues its efforts to highlight these food masters as Taste of Chicago once again features the Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour. The dining experience offers attendees the opportunity to enjoy a sit-down, three-course meal in an air-conditioned and decorated dining pavilion

Petrillo Music Shell Headliners 

Bud Light Stage Headliners

Food For Thought

Food For Thought at the 35th Annual Taste of Chicago is a NEW podcast area featuring live shows with celebrity guests, chefs and famous Chicagoans. With three to four podcasts daily, each show recording will offer audience seating so Taste-goers can enjoy listening to insightful discussions around Chicago's culinary and cultural life.  

In The Kitchen with Mariano's

Enjoy a full menu of chef demonstrations by noted chefs and many others. 

Fashion Focus Chicago Maker Market

The popular Fashion Focus Chicago Maker Market returns to Taste of Chicago featuring 28 Chicago designers and boutiques selling art and current season apparel and accessories for men, women and children. New this year, Fashion Focus Chicago Maker Market will host summer season runway shows in association with Latino Fashion Week and African Fashion Week Chicago featuring mega fashion blogger Afrobella. Children may also create their own Paper Doll inspired by designs created by local designers Kate Pankoke of Project Runway and Anna Hovet.

Photo credit: City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Wednesday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. 

Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour 

  • Wednesday - Saturday: 6:30 p.m.
  • Sunda: 5 p.m.

Petrillo Music Shell Concerts

  • Wednesday - Friday: 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 4:30 p.m.


Food and beverage tickets are sold at an additional cost.

Pure Leaf Celebrity Chef du Jour tickets must be purchased in advance. Limit 4 tickets per person.

Concert seating tickets limit 10 tickets per concert. Lawn seating in Butler Field is FREE. 

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