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Taste of Tacoma 2019 | June 21-23, 2019

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Taste of Tacoma 2019 | June 21-23, 2019 – Point Defiance Park

33 Years of Food & Fun in 2019!


Emerald Queen Casino’s Taste of Tacoma® presented by BECU is the “Ultimate Summer Get Together” featuring 40+ restaurants and specialty foods vendors, plus handcraft and artisan wares, 70+ live bands & entertainment, cooking demos & chef cook-off battles on The Taste Cooks! stage, Craft Beer & Wine Tasting, outdoor beer gardens, the Funtastic Carnival, sponsor activities & more! #MeetMeAtTheTaste

Check the Faq for answers to all your questions!


Point Defiance Park
5400 N Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407


Friday 11a–9p
Saturday  11a–9p
Sunday 11a–8p

Taste Your Summer!

The Taste hosts over 40 restaurants and specialty food vendors serving a variety of items from Ethnic cuisine to All-American favorites.

Want More? The EXPERIENCE TASTE PACKAGE includes Craft Beer & Wine Tasting plus Taste It! Food Tickets, and the TASTE IT! FOOD ONLY PACKAGE includes Taste It! Food Tickets at a discounted price!

Click HERE to learn more

See Featured & Taste It! items here



The Taste of Tacoma® presented by BECU, is held in beautiful Point Defiance Park at 5400 N. Pearl St, Tacoma. WA. Getting to the Taste is easy! Use Pierce Transit’s Taste Express from Tacoma Community College, take the ferry, or carpool with friends. #MeetMeAtTheTaste

Park & Ride for FREE to the Taste, from Tacoma Community College.

Service on Pierce Transit’s Taste Express will be provided by Taste of Tacoma®, from Tacoma Community College to, and from the festival, June 21-23!

LOCATION: Tacoma Community College at S. 19th St. & S. Mildred St. (TCC street address: 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466)
Look for signs for Pierce Transit’s Taste Express!

Friday, June 21 – 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 – 10:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 23 10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

NOTE: Guests should be aware there will be wait times during peak hours of the event, as this free service is proving to be very popular. Thank you for your patience during this time of improvement at the park, and on site, as parking options are limited.

See here for more ways to get to the Taste!

A Message from the Taste of Tacoma Title Sponsor

As long as we can remember, Pacific Northwest summer nights have been destined for the four R’s: recreation, relaxation, remarkable rations and thirst-quenching refreshments!
And for over 30 years, the Taste of Tacoma has been tantamount!   Festivals, Inc. has long provided the perfect shindig for everyone – music-lovers, food critics, wine sippers, artists, families, and children – to kick back and enjoy a weekend filled with fun and entertainment.

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A Message from the Taste of Tacoma Presenting Sponsor

BECU welcomes you to the Taste of Tacoma.  We’re your friendly neighborhood not-for-profit credit union with a passion for helping people and giving back to our local community. We’re also a proud partner of the Taste of Tacoma.”


June 21, 2019
June 23, 2019
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Point Defiance Park
5400 N. Pearl St.
Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
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