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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

Saturday, July 8, 2017

10:00 - 7:00 pm - Kid-friendly Entertainment, Cooking Demonstrations, Bounce Houses and More at Kids Eat Chicago
10:00 - 7:00 pm - Chicago Fire Soccer Drills at Kids Eat Chicago
10:30 - 11:30 am - Kids Cooking Demonstration with Stephen Dunne | Volo Restaurant at Kids Eat Chicago
11:00 - 11:40 am - Steve Ramone & The Pensioners at the Bud Light Stage

11:30 - 1:00 pm - Celebrity Chef du Jour Brunch with American Girl Café at the Celebrity Chef du Jour Dining Pavilion
11:30 - 12:30 pm - Superhero Training with Wonder Woman and Spiderman at Kids Eat Chicago
11:30 - 12:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Nathan Sears | theWit Hotel 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 - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden
12:00 - 1:00 pm - Blood Red Boots at - Bud Light Stage
12:00 - 12:30 pm - M.A.D.D. Rhythms at Stomping Grounds Chicago
12:30 - 2:30 pm - Mr. Dave at Kids Eat Chicago

12:30 - 1:30 pm - Eli's Cheesecake Birthday Celebration at Buckingham Fountain Plaza
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Anne Lanute | Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
12:30 - 1:00 pm - The Happiness Club at Stomping Grounds Chicago
  1:00 - 1:30 pm - Mayfair Academy at Stomping Grounds Chicago



1:20 - 2:20 pm - Oceans Over Airplanes at the Bud Light Stage
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Istvan and His Imaginary Band at Kids Eat Chicago
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Brewmaster Patrick Reisch|Goose Island Brewery with Executive Chef Marcus Rasmussen & Head Brewer Jon Naghski | Goose Island Pub at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
1:30 - 2:00 pm - Ayodele Teen Collective / Sesa Wo Suban at Stomping Grounds Chicago

2:00 - 3:00 pm - Carlo Basile (Spanish Guitar) at the Dining Pavilions near Street Art & Graffiti Alley
2:00 - 2:30 pm - The Happiness Club at Stomping Grounds Chicago
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Celebrity Chef du Jour Jennifer Cox of American Girl Café at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden

2:30 - 3:30 pm - Kids Cooking Demonstration with Paul Kahan's Pilot Light Chef at Kids Eat Chicago
2:30 - 3:00 pm - Mayfair Academy at Stomping Grounds Chicago
2:40 - 3:40 pm - Aeraco at - Bud Light Stage
3:00 - 3:30 pm - March of the Puppets with Pack Drumline starting at Buckingham Fountain Plaza

3:00 - 3:30 pm - M.A.D.D. Rhythms at Stomping Grounds Chicago
3:30 - 4:30 pm - Kids Cooking Demonstration with Pak'd at Kids Eat Chicago
3:30 - 4:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Anastasia LaBorde | The Kids' Table at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
3:30 - 4:00 pm - After School Matters: HiDef Dance Ensemble at Stomping Grounds Chicago



4:00 - 8:30 pm - DJ Set by Felix Cuevas & Mario Romay at the CH Distillery Cocktail Lounge
4:00 - 5:00 pm - The Gold Web at - Bud Light Stage
4:30 - 7:30 pm - Passion Pit | The Kickback at the Petrillo Music Shell
4:30 - 5:30 pm - Little Miss Ann at Kids Eat Chicago

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Stephanie Hart | Brown Sugar Bakery at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
5:20 - 6:20 pm - Bailiff at - Bud Light Stage
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Carlo Basile (Spanish Guitar) at the Dining Pavilions near Street Art & Graffiti Alley

5:30 - 6:30 pm - Kids Cooking Demonstration with MasterChef Junior Contestants at Kids Eat Chicago
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Cooking Demonstration by Judson Todd Allen "The Architect of Flavor" at the Lifeway Foods Taste Kitchen
6:00 - 9:00 pm - Chicago SummerDance: Salsa at Chicago SummerDance

6:40 - 8:00 pm - Split Single at - Bud Light Stage
7:00 - 8:00 pm - Ney Ailliey (Classical Guitar) at the Beer Hall & Stella Rosa Wine Garden
7:00 - 8:00 pm - Carlo Basile (Spanish 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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