The Taste Northwest
June 30 - July 2, 2023
Join us for this culinary experience that celebrates the tastes of Tacoma and the South Sound.
The Taste NW: June 30 - July 2, 2023
Taste Your Summer
The Taste Northwest is a culinary experience that celebrates the tastes of Tacoma and the South Sound. This FREE event features over 150 food and specialty vendors, local chef cook-off battles, outdoor beer gardens, live entertainment on three stages, a retro roller rink and more!
June 30 - July 2: 11am - 9pm
40+ Food VendorsRestaurants and specialty food vendors serving a variety of culinary specialties from around the world.
Live EntertainmentFREE live music, entertainment and cook-offs daily at three stages.
Beer Gardens & Tequila TastingEnjoy beer, wine and specialty cocktails and tequila tasting at four beer garden and pub locations.
The SquareEnjoy variety of games and activities that provide good old-fashioned fun for kids and adults, including the Retro Roller Rink, Axe Throwing, Super Slide and more!
The Taste Cooks!
Presented by Albert Lee ApplianceDon't miss The Taste Cooks! mystery ingredient chef battles hosted by Thierry Rautureau aka 'The Chef in The Hat' and Rachel Belle, the creator and co-host of Your Last Meal.
Grand Ave MarketplaceFind unique products from specialty partners at this one-of-a-kind outdoor marketplace.
Brew Park Stage
Presented by Fred Meyer
Enjoy live music inside Brew Park for those 21 and older.
The Main Stage
Check out live music by great bands FREE to all event attendees.
Retro Roller Rink
Get down at the Retro Roller Rink.
How are your axe throwing skills? Give it a try at The Taste NW!
The Taste Cooks!
Presented by Albert Lee Appliance
Watch local chefs showcase their skills and compete in mystery ingredient cook-offs!