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Taste of Chicago 2017 Schedule
    July 5 - 9, 2017 - Chicago, Illinois

    Taste of Chicago is one of the USA's premier outdoor food festivals that showcase the diversity of Chicago's dining community. The great array of food served at Taste of Chicago is complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Chicago's beautiful Grant Park, at Jackson and Columbus, on the city's magnificent lakefront is home to the world's largest food festival.

Grant Park, Columbus and Balbo Streets - FREE Admission
All performances take place at the Bud Light Stage located at the south end of the Taste of Chicago at Columbus and Balbo.

Date and Time
• Wednesday - Friday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
• Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm



Taste of Chicago Daily Schedule

Friday, July 7, 2017

11:30 -12:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Corey Rice | Personal Chef/TV Cook Show Personality at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
12:00 -6:00 pm - Live Painting with artists Bunny XLV, Miguel Aguilar “Kane One,” Tyrue “Slang” Jones and ZorZorZor at the Street Art & Graffiti Alley
12:00 -1:00 pm - Matt Brown (Folk) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden
12:00 -1:00 pm - Michael Riser Band at the Bud Light Stage
12:00 -1:00 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Dining Pavilions near Street Art & Graffiti Alley

12:00 - 12:45 pm - Gus Giordano GG Company at Stomping Grounds Chicago
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Marjorie Carson & David Carson | 24Life at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
12:45 - 1:30 pm - Blackhawk Performance Company at Stomping Grounds Chicago
1:20 - 2:20 pm - Clique James at the Bud Light Stage
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Matt Brown (Folk) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden



1:30 - 2:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Tony Priolo | Piccolo Sogno with the Prostart Illinois Championship Culinary team from Simeon Career Academy at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
1:30 - 2:15 pm - Bollywood Groove at Stomping Grounds Chicago
2:15 - 3:00 pm - Natya Dance Theatre at Stomping Grounds Chicago
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Celebrity Chef du Jour Oliver Poilevey of Le Bouchon + La Sardine at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
2:40 - 3:40 pm - Swingabilly Slim at - Bud Light Stage

3:00 - 4:00 pm - Matt Brown (Folk) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden
3:00 - 3:30 pm - March of the Puppets with Environmental Encroachment starting at Buckingham Fountain Plaza
3:00 - 3:30 pm - Ensemble Espanol at Stomping Grounds Chicago
3:30 - 4:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Kristopher DeLee | The Duck Inn at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
3:30 - 4:00 pm - Ensemble Espanol at Stomping Grounds Chicago



4:00 - 8:30 pm - DJ Set by Julio Bishop & Terrance Sinclair Allen at the CH Distillery Cocktail Lounge
4:00 - 5:00 pm - Jonas Friddle & The Majority at - Bud Light Stage
4:30 - 5:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Rain Truth | The Cultured Vegan at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
5:20 - 6:20 pm - The Railway Gamblers at - Bud Light Stage
5:30 - 8:30 pm - Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals | Twin Peaks at the Petrillo Music Shell

5:30 - 6:30 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Dining Pavilions near Street Art & Graffiti Alley
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Kyle Kelly | The Cajun Connoisseur at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
6:00 - 9:00 pm - Chicago SummerDance: House at Chicago SummerDance
6:30 - 8:00 pm - Celebrity Chef du Jour Dinner with Chef Oliver Poilevey of Le Bouchon + Le Sardine at the Celebrity Chef du Jour Dining Pavilion
6:40 - 8:00 pm - Jeff Givens & The Mugshot Saints at - Bud Light Stage
7:00 - 8:00 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Dining Pavilions near Street Art & Graffiti Alley


  Taste of Chicago 2017 Food Festival

  • July 7 - Friday

  • July 8 - Saturday

  • July 9 - Sunday




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