June   9th  •   10th   •   11th  •   2017  •   Dallas, Texas

The Attractions

Taste of Dallas has created a unique festival experience for 2017. If you love burning hardwood, crackling embers, and you like to cook -- either High Heat or Low & Slow -- it will be hard to leave our new Live Fire: BBQ, Burgers & Brews area. You'll enjoy some of the very best barbecue and burger joints around, plus samplings and pairings of craft brews from local breweries. Then, grab a plate and head over to the new exhibition area to watch as some of the biggest names in the sizzling Dallas food scene spill their secrets with free demonstrations every hour.

For more information on participating in the 2017 Taste of Dallas please email vendorinfo@tasteofdallas.org


Outlining the beautiful Esplanade and its fountains is Restaurant Island. This is the chance to taste it all – indulge in local and international tastes ranging from Mediterranean to Mexican, Italian to Indian, Cajun to cupcakes, - it will take both days to eat your way through this open-air feast! Savor the aroma of a country summer cookout at the BBQ Pit masters.

Tour over 45 food booths surrounding the beautiful esplanade and its fountains and indulge your taste buds! Tastings are priced from $2 to $5, allowing you the opportunity to try a wide variety of deliciousness!

For more information on participating in the 2017 Taste of Dallas please email vendorinfo@tasteofdallas.org


Taste Marketplace brings together a unique mix of food markets and cooking demonstrations, food tastings and specialty vendors. This cornucopia of tasteful delight is showcased in the most colorful way at the Taste Marketplace.

Wander long aisles packed with a variety of sinfully delicious and unique culinary creations and commodities. Sample and bring home tastes from one-of-a-kind exhibitors offering handmade spices, sauces, dips, olive oils, jams and more. Take time to peruse the exceptionally wide selection of contemporary vendors, artists and craftsmen plying their trade and selling their wares.

For more information on participating in the Taste of Dallas Taste Marketplace please email vendorinfo@tasteofdallas.org


It is our mission to help families experience all of the joys of Taste of Dallas with children of all ages. Our Family Fun Zone is over 50,000 sq feet of indoor air-conditioned of fun, interactive and engaging activities. Remember that Kids 10 years and under get in FREE to Taste of Dallas all weekend with accompanying parent or guardian.

Our children see the world with vibrant, positive energy where everything and anything is possible. By watching a performance, viewing others’ artwork or making a new culinary discovery, they are igniting an inner spark of creativity and curiosity that lasts a lifetime.

This indoor air-conditioned fun zone is an interactive experience designed for kids of all ages with various attractions including:

  • Large Inflatables & Slides
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Soccer Simulator
  • Character Meet & Greets
  • Arts & crafts & Learning Center
  • Toddler Area
  • Interactive Games
  • Kids Chalk Art Drawing Area
  • Photo Booth and more

Enjoy family friendly performances all weekend long on our Kid’s Stage. Kick back and relax while the kids are entertained by jugglers, magicians, animals, luchadores and more of their favorites!

For more information on participating in the Taste of Dallas Family Fun Zone please email vendorinfo@tasteofdallas.org