The Taste Northwest
June 30 - July 2, 2023Food Finder
Join us for the South Sound's ultimate summer food fest, celebrating local & international cuisine.
Live Music & Comedy
Enjoy great music, comedy and art and five FREE stages, located through the event.
$5 Tastes!View Vendors
Try all the food! Enjoy $5 tastes from many food vendors.
Enjoy the Jump Zone, carvinal rides, axe throwing, face painting and more at this indoor carnival.
The Taste NW: June 30 - July 2, 2023
Indulge In The Flavors Of The South Sound!
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, activities in The Square & more!
June 30 - July 2: 11am - 9pm
60+ Food VendorsExperience 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.
Live Entertainment & ComedyFeel the energy with live performances from local artists. NEW THIS YEAR – Comedy Stage presented Tacoma Comedy Club featuring 20 shows.
Beer Gardens, Tastings & MoreDiscover new flavors and enjoy beer, cider, wine or specialty cocktails at five beer garden and pub locations.
The SquareMake memories in the Square with activities for all ages. This indoor carnival will feature rides, jump zone, axe throwing, rock climbing and more!
The Taste Cooks!
Presented by Albert Lee Appliance & Fred MeyerDon’t miss our Taste Cooks as they stir up some friendly competition with unique food creations and demonstrations. NEW THIS YEAR - Singing Chef Kitchen Show.
Pavilion MarketplaceFind unique products from specialty partners at this one-of-a-kind marketplace.
Beer & Cider Tasting
Available for purchase online and on-site.
Enjoy a large selection of beer and cider from some of the Pacific Northwest’s best craft breweries and cideries.
- Choice of 9 tastes (4 oz pours)
- Purchase 5 additional 4oz pours for $15 (on-site only)
Brew Park Stage
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.
How are your axe throwing skills? Give it a try at The Taste NW!
The Taste Cooks!
Presented by Albert Lee Appliance & Fred Meyer
Watch local chefs showcase their skills and compete in cook-offs!
Tacoma Comedy Club Stage
Get your laughs in with daily shows from local comedians.