Taste Of Chicago timeline

  • First Taste of Chicago food festival

    In 1980 a group of restaurateurs approached the Mayor of Chicago with the idea of a food festival on the Fourth of July, and Taste of Chicago was... Read more

  • Chicagofest 1981

    I had a random concert conversation with a colleague of mine, Jonathan. He asked me if I could guess which Chicago venue he had seen Cheap Trick in... Read more

  • Mayor Washington kicks off Taste of Chicago

    Let's eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we must eat again! Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2005

    This year marked another successful year for the Taste of Chicago. Record crowds gathered near the lake front event for the annual food and music... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2006

    Live Music Schedule Fri. June 30, 2006 City of Chicago, WGCI FM & V103 Present The O'Jays 3PC Risque 5:30 P.M. Sat. July 1,... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2007

    One of the largest tourist attractions in Illinois begins this weekend: the Taste of Chicago. For ten days, over 70 restaurants from all over... Read more

  • Taste of Chicago 2008

    Schedule of Events by Day June 27 Petrillo Music Shell 5:30 p.m. - Chaka Kahn and Angie Stone Dominick's Cooking Corner Stage 11:00... Read more