may, 2018


Event Details

Taste Addison serves up the best bites and beats at Addison Circle Park from May 18 – 20, 2018. The festival features a variety of family-friendly activities, many of which are included with your admission ticket. Guests can attend cooking demos, enjoy the carnival and games, sip drinks from the Craft Beer Hall and Wine Garden, and of course, catch live entertainment from today’s hottest country artists. It’s a jam-packed weekend celebrating food, music and fun!

Restaurant Lineup
No matter what you’re craving, Taste Addison has it all! Enjoy bites from Addison newbie Zoli’s NY Pizza and classic favorites like Cantina Laredo and The Melting Pot. Click here to see the full list of participating restaurants and their menus.

Music Entertainment
Whiskey Myers 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Casey Donahew 9:30 – 11 p.m.

Rachel Stacy 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Shotgun Rider 2 – 3 p.m.
Breaking Southwest 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Cory Morrow 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Eli Young Band 9:30 – 11 p.m.

Fin City 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Escape 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Le Freak 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall
In the exclusive Wine Garden presented by The Wine Group, sample vibrant wine from varied appellations. Whether you have an affinity for bubbly Prosecco from Italy or a zeal for the zing of Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma, your taste buds will dance with delight as you tour the garden.

Check out the Craft Beer Hall, presented by Anheuser-Busch, inside the Addison Conference Centre. From Chicago’s award-winning Goose Island IPA to Seattle’s Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Co., experience a wide array of craft beers from across the country. There’s a TASTE for every beer lover!

Sampling hours for the Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall:
Friday, 5/18 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, 5/19 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, 5/20 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Note: VIP tickets have 30 minutes early access for all three days of Taste Addison. Guests must be 21+ to enter both sections. Samples are complimentary.

Pinot’s Palette
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session with experienced and professional local artists. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent you’ll want to explore. Located in the Addison Conference Centre. Suitable for ages 12 & up and accompanied by an adult.

Pinot’s Palette Schedule:
Saturday, 5/19: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., every hour on the hour
Sunday, 5/20: Noon – 5 p.m., every hour on the hour

Albertsons Tom Thumb Cooking Stage
Several of Addison’s most popular chefs will show you how to recreate your Taste Addison experience at home. See the shows and stay for the samples! All cooking demos take place on the Albertsons Tom Thumb Cooking Stage located inside the Addison Conference Centre. The demos are included with a Taste Addison admission ticket.

Cooking Demo Schedule:
2:30 p.m.: Francesco Secchi – Ferrari’s Italian Villa & Chop House
4 p.m.: Jake Magruder – On the Border
5:30 p.m.: Joe Chow – May Dragon
7 p.m.: Mike McRae – Table 13

Sunday, 5/20:
1:30 p.m.: Rambo Saucedo – Cantina Laredo
3 p.m.: Lee Hunzinger – Zoli’s NY Pizza

Entertainment for the whole family
Enjoy free face painting, activities and games for the whole family on the Family Fun Lawn located near the Addison Conference Centre and the Stone Cottage, or visit the Talley Carnival for rides and midways games. Kids 11 and younger get in FREE all weekend.

Face Painting Hours:
Saturday: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.

The Japan America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth will bring ongoing displays of origami and its lesser known artistic cousin kirigami to Taste Addison’s arts and crafts area on Sunday. Join them from noon to 4 p.m. for these complimentary activities.

Additionally, visit The Marketplace at Taste Addison to browse artisanal crafts, as well as food, and take home your favorite items.

Festival Hours:
Friday: 6 p.m. – Midnight
Saturday: Noon – Midnight
Sunday: Noon – 6 p.m.

Ticket info at the Learn More link.



may 18 (Friday) - 20 (Sunday)


Addison Circle Park

4970 Addison Circle Dr. Addison, TX. 75001

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