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What To Do This Weekend in Addison: Taste Addison

Ready to experience a festival full of cooking demos, tastings, entertainment and more? Get your tickets to the Taste Addison!

If you follow us on Instagram, you know that we attended the Taste Addison Media Day. We experience bites and sips from a handful of vendors that will be at Taste Addison this year. 

About the festival

Taste Addison serves up the best bites and beats at Addison Circle Park from May 18 – 20, 2018. All attendees 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 popular artists. It’s a jam-packed weekend celebrating food, music and fun! 

Blue Mesa | Chimayo Market Corn

Public School 214 | Meatball al Forno

Wondering what restaurants will be there?

Italian, BBQ, Thai or Greek, Taste Addison has it all! At the preview we tasted tacos, pizza, baklava, and wine from Zoli’s Pizza, Public School 214, AVA Grace Vineyards and more. You can read a full list of participating restaurants and their menus here

Don’t forget to stop by the Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall. You can sample vibrant wines from various vendors and a wide array of craft beers from across the country.

Sampling hours for the Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall  Friday, 5/18 - 7pm to 10pm

Saturday, 5/19 - 2pm to 7pm

Sunday, 5/20 - 1m to 5pm

Guests must be 21+ to enter both sections. Samples are complimentary.

Ava Grace Vineyards | Merlot

Entertainment for the family

There something for everyone to enjoy at the festival. Face painting, carnival rides, games and music will be available for free all weekend long! The music line up for weekend is listed below. 

Music line up

If you love live music, you are in for a treat. There will be artist playing all weekend long. Check out the line down below. 


Whiskey Myers  Casey Donahew 

Saturday Rachel Stacy  Shotgun Rider  Breaking Southwest  Jonathan Tyler The Northern Lights  Cory MorrowEli Young Band 

Sunday Fin City Escape La Freak 

Cooking Demos 

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.

Zoli's Pizza | Mortadella Crostini (Dope Toast)

Thai Orchid | Khoa Soi Noodle

Here’s the skinny on the event:

WHAT: Taste Addison

WHO: All guests

WHERE: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive, Addison, Texas 75001

WHEN: May 18 – 20, 2018. HOURS: Friday: 6 p.m. – Midnight | Saturday: Noon – Midnight | Sunday: Noon – 6 p.m.

TICKETS: Early Saver Tickets ($15/person) and General Admission ($20/person)

VIP INFO: VIP weekend package (online only, limited quantities, ages 21 and up only). The package includes:

  • Three-day adult general admission

  • Three VIP beverage coupons and VIP bar access

  • Three Taste Bite coupons

  • Premium concert viewing area

  • Private restrooms

  • Early access to the Craft Beer Hall and Wine Garden Tickets

Packages are available now for purchase here.

Are you going to Taste Addison?! Let us know in the comments below!

Until Next Time,


“Your life is happening now. Make it amazing!”


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