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THE 32nd ANNUAL TASTE OF DALLAS

Taste of Dallas, Dallas’ premier summertime food and drink festival, returns for its 32nd year serving up three fun-filled days of great food and music featuring over 50 restaurants and food trucks, Backyard Bites presented by Coleman Backyards, Latin Flavors presented by Jose Cuervo, dozens of engaging and interactive sponsor and exhibitor activations as well as The Foodie Experience with its all-inclusive food and beverage sampling format on Friday night.

Taste of Dallas Music - Presented by Dallas Observer, features over 40 music acts on 4 stages throughout the weekend with all concerts and performances included in the price of admission

WHERE: Gas Monkey Live
10110 Technology Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75220
WHEN: Friday, June 22, 2018   •    5:00pm to 11:00pm
  Saturday, June 23, 2018   •    12:00pm to 11:00pm
  Sunday, June 24, 2018   •    12:00pm to 8:00pm
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2018 CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP

The Chefs of Tomorrow Culinary scholarship presented by Taste of Dallas and the Greater Dallas Restaurant association has been created to promote careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry. There will be eight $1,000 scholarships for any student pursing an education in a food-related industry (such as Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry or Hospitality and Restaurant Management) at a trade school, technical school, college, or university.

Eligible recipients must volunteer at least (1) 4-hour shift at the Taste of Dallas festival June 22-24, 2018. Click here to find out how to apply.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Taste of Dallas is 3 days of great food, drink, and music held at the Gas Monkey Live venue in Dallas, TX where more than 50 restaurants and food trucks offer samples from their menus which are purchased by attendees with food/beverage tickets purchased onsite at any of the ticket tents located throughout the event OR if attendee purchased a special online-only ticket bundle in advance, they get 30 food/beverage tickets upon entry and avoid the lines.

In addition to the great food, there are dozens of engaging and interactive sponsor and exhibitor activations to experience along with our Artisan Market, Taste Marketplace and Family Fun Zone. And for your listening pleasure, Taste of Dallas showcases live music from 40 music acts on 4 music stages, with all performances included with your admission into Taste of Dallas.

Taste of Dallas also features the Foodie Experience which is an all-inclusive food and beverage sampling event on Friday June 22nd (7pm to 10pm) for those attendees that want an enhanced Taste of Dallas experience.

If you don't want to buy tickets online, you can purchase General Admission tickets to Taste of Dallas at the gate for $20 dollars or stop at your local Walgreens and get them for $14 dollars. You will need to purchase Food/Beverage tickets at the event for what you want to eat and drink.

Remember, tickets for the Foodie Experience on Friday are limited and can only be purchased online and in advance

General Admission to Taste of Dallas (1 day):

  • $20 dollars at the gate or $14 dollars at your local Walgreens
  • Food/Beverage tickets can be purchased onsite for what you want to eat and drink.
  • Special ticket bundles are available online only in advance that include 1 day entry into Taste of Dallas, 30 food/beverage tickets and a souvenir tasting mug. Save money and avoid the lines. These packages are limited and will NOT be available for sale as a special package at the gates.

Foodie Experience - Friday 7pm-10pm(Must be 21+ with valid ID)

  • $55 dollars for general admission
  • $80 dollars for VIP
  • Includes unlimited tastings from more than 30 chefs and restaurants inside the Gas Monkey Live venue along with delicious wine, craft beer, and spirits sampling.
  • Foodie Experience tickets include access to the main event area and the music on the outdoor stages

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  • Friday, June 22, 2018   •    5:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018   •    12:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Sunday, June 24, 2018   •    12:00pm to 8:00pm

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  • Gas Monkey Live
  • 10110 Technology Blvd E
  • Dallas, TX 75220

Parking is FREE and available in front of the venue.

Good Question…… Here you go

Tickets for Friday's Foodie Experience are ONLY available for purchase online as this component of the event has a limited capacity and sells out every year so get your tickets early so you don't miss out. And they include access to the main event area and music on the outside stages.

Ticket Bundles for Taste of Dallas General Admission, Friday to Sunday options, are Special Online-Only Ticket Bundles not available at the gate which include 30 food/beverage tickets to use at event and a souvenir tasting mug. So you will save $$'s, you get to enter the event via a special online ticket holder entrance, you get your food/beverage coupons at entry without waiting in another line and then you also get a commerative Taste of Dallas tasting mug.....What a great package!

If you don't want to buy tickets online, you can purchase General Admission tickets to Taste of Dallas at the gate for $20 dollars or stop at your local Walgreens and get them for $14 dollars. You will need to purchase Food/Beverage tickets at the event for what you want to eat and drink.

Attendees can purchase food & beverage tickets at any of the ticket tents located throughout the event. Cash and all major credit cards accepted. Several ATM's are located throughout the event grounds. Artisan Market and Taste Marketplace vendors selling pre-packaged products accept cash and/or credit cards, NOT food & beverage tickets.

Food & Beverage ticket refunds are NOT provided

Taste of Dallas is very family friendly with Kids 12 & under receiving FREE general admission to the main event when accompanied by a paid adult or guardian. Food/Beverage tickets will still be needed by everyone to purchase food from restaurants and/or beverages from the concession stands.

The Foodie Experience is a separate ticketed event on Friday Night (7pm-10pm) and a 21+ ONLY event. Sorry, No one under the age of 21 is allowed entry into the Foodie Experience. This includes children or babies in strollers accompanying their parents. They will not be admitted.

OH YEAH! Discover culinary delights at the 32nd annual Taste of Dallas with two (2) ultimate weekend passes and enjoy luxurious accommodations, complimentary self-parking, and breakfast when you stay with us at Omni Dallas Hotel, our Official Hotel Partner, for a minimum 1 night stay during the event weekend. Click here for all the details

While we love our pets as much as anyone, pets are not allowed at the event with the exception of service animals.

  • Strollers and wheelchairs are allowed.
  • All bags are subject to search upon entry to the event. Security reserves the right to request patrons to return prohibited items to their vehicle, or dispose of these items; non-cooperation may lead to ejection from the event.
  • NO outside food or drinks.
  • No illegal weapons, knives or sharp objects.
  • NO drugs or illegal substances
  • NO pets or other animals.
  • NO bicycles, skates, scooters or skateboards
  • NO laser pointers or drones
  • NO fireworks, chemicals or explosives

Attendees at the event may be pictured in event marketing and video.

Please email info@tasteofdallas.org

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DIRECTIONS & PARKING

Gas Monkey Live is located in Central Dallas off Northwest Highway and Loop 12 at 10110 Technology Blvd E, Dallas, TX 75220. Parking is located in front of the venue and is FREE. Get directions here


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HOTEL PACKAGE - Stay & Play

Whether you are coming from out of town or already here, you won't want to miss this limited, special hotel package deal which gets you 2 Free Ultimate Weekend Passes to Taste of Dallas (Value $240 dollars) by booking one night (6/22 or 6/23) at the beautiful Omni Dallas Hotel via the link below in which you will receive luxurious accommodations, complimentary self-parking, and breakfast.

Click here for more information and to book this fantastic deal.

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING?

Interested in participating in the 2018 Taste of Dallas? Click here to find out just how easy it is... Whether it's your first time participating at Taste of Dallas or your 31st, we want to make it the best experience possible for our Sponsors, Partners, Restaurants, Exhibitors and Vendors.

For more information or questions, please email vendorinfo@tasteofdallas.org