The Taste Northwest

  • June 30 - July 2, 2023

    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

Great Food , Live Music, Fun Activities & More!

Enjoy FREE admission, great food from around the Puget Sound, live music, plenty of parking available for purchase and fun for the whole family!

40+ Food Vendors

Restaurants and specialty food vendors serving a variety of culinary specialties from around the world.

Live Entertainment

FREE live music, entertainment and cook-offs daily at three stages.

Beer Gardens & Tequila Tasting

Enjoy beer, wine and specialty cocktails and tequila tasting at four beer garden and pub locations.

The Square

Enjoy 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 Appliance

Don'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 Marketplace

Find unique products from specialty partners at this one-of-a-kind outdoor marketplace.


You'll find PLENTY of event parking in the Gold and Blue Lots.
Daily General Parking: $12
Daily Premium Parking: $20 (Blue Lot only)

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