How the Taste of Chicago” festival goes

Traditionally, the festival opens in mid-July and lasts for 10 days. The venue for the event is Grant Park, opening hours from 11am to 8.30pm. Entrance to the territory of the festival is free, it is necessary only for drinks and food. In order to taste the dishes offered by restaurants, you must purchase tickets divided into strips. Depending on the cost of the treat and the size of the portion, a number of divisions are separated from it directly at the selected power point.

The territory of the festival “Taste of Chicago” is divided into several areas: music, culinary (where dishes are prepared outdoors), tasting (there you can taste drinks and food), and entertainment (there are rides for children and adults). More than 300 food outlets are organized in the heart of the festival, and you can taste not only traditional American dishes, but also Moroccan, Turkish, Chinese and even Russian.

Everyone can observe the cooking process in the appropriate festival area. The best chefs give free workshops and tips, teach the intricacies of culinary arts and even allow you to participate in the creation of gastronomic masterpieces.

As part of the festival, concerts and shows are held every day, performances of ensembles and musical groups can be seen by sitting on the lawn on mats or chairs, the organizers allow bring with you all the necessary things. At the same time, it is important to take places near the stage about half an hour before the start of the performances, they usually start after 16.00. Admission with dogs and other pets to the park is prohibited these days.

A list of festival-member restaurants and musical artists performing at the event is available at the City of Chicago Tourist Portal.

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