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Food galore! Taste of Dallas returns for 30th year

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Get pumped for this weekend, Texas foodies, because the 30th annual Taste of Dallas returns to Dallas’ Fair Park. The tasting event takes place this weekend from June 3-5 to celebrate the region’s best food dishes. Expect artists and musicians as well as family-friendly activities.

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Attendees can sample free food from dozens of sponsors and exhibitors. There will also be chef demos, live chalk art drawing, and access to all music and entertainment stages.

What to check out

Foodie Experience presented by TangoTab

Image courtesy of tasteofdallas.org
Image courtesy of tasteofdallas.org

This is an indoor event that includes food and alcohol samplings, chef demonstrations, and entertainment – all for a good cause.  For every ticket purchased, TangoTab will help feed hungry people in our community through their work with local food banks.

Chalk art

Art knows no bounds: from paintings to photography to multimedia to studio arts, attendees can find even chalk art this weekend. More than 45 chalk artists will create masterpieces on the sidewalks.

Live cooking demos

Photo courtesy of shopacrosstexas.com
Photo courtesy of shopacrosstexas.com

Live cooking demos on the chef stage will entertain all weekend with performances and meet-and-greets with chefs including Chef Roshni from Food Network’s Chopped, John Franke from Velvet Taco, Jimmy Sanabria from Grain, and Larry Williams from Amberjax.

Kids’ activities

There will be an indoor area with entertainers such as magicians and jugglers, as well as bounce houses, slides, and a petting zoo.

Etsy Dallas Artisan Market

Attendees can meet creative artisans’ handmade artwork.

For more information, please visit Taste of Dallas’ official website or call 972-587-6090. Note: children ages 11 and under get free admission with an accompanying parent or guardian. Tickets are $20 per person at the gate.

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