The Taste Northwest

  • The South Sound’s Ultimate Food & Music Fest

    The South Sound’s Ultimate Food & Music Fest

    June 28-30


Days Until The Taste NW Starts:

Indulge In The Flavors!

The Taste NW is more than just a celebration of food - it's a melting pot of local and international cuisine, showcasing the best of what the South Sound has to offer. This FREE event features 150+ food and marketplace vendors, five stages with live entertainment and comedy, local chef cook-off battles, outdoor beer gardens, rides and activities in The Square & more!

June 2025

Great Food, Live Music & Fun Activities

Are you ready for a food and entertainment experience like no other? With diverse food offerings, live entertainment, beer and cider tastings, a margarita bar and activities in The Square, there's fun for the whole family!

70+ Food Vendors

Experience a world of flavors showcasing local and international cuisine. Plus, many vendors will be offering $5 tastes so you can sample your way through the event.

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Live Music & Comedy

Feel the energy with live performances from local artists. Comedy Stage presented Tacoma Comedy Club featuring 20 shows.

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Beer Gardens & Tastings

Discover new flavors and enjoy beer, cider, wine or specialty cocktails at five beer garden and pub locations.

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Squeal and thrill on 10 rides, including Sinbad, Scooters, Zero Gravity, Dragon Wagon and more!

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The Taste Cooks!

Hosted by Rachel Belle
Presented by Albert Lee Appliance

Don’t miss our Taste Cooks as local chefs stir up some friendly competition with unique food creations and demonstrations. NEW THIS YEAR - Celebrity Chef Kitchen.

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Shop The Taste

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

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Experience Packages

Admission is FREE, but you can elevate your visit to The Taste with experience packages that include food and drink credit, tequila tastings, activity Fun Cards and more!

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Celebrity Chef Kitchen

Come enjoy a demo style cooking class with Danielle Kartes of Rustic Joyful Food!  Danielle is a cookbook author and culinary maven local to the South Sound!

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The Square

Presented by BECU

Make memories with activities for all ages. This indoor carnival will feature rides, jump zone, axe throwing, rock climbing and more!

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You'll find PLENTY of event parking in the Gold, Blue and Red Lots.
Daily General Parking: $20
Daily Premium Parking: $35 (VIP/Lot B Parking)

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