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Newest Attractions. Sponsor Tours. Things to Do.


All-New Craft Beer Tasting

Newest Attractions. Sponsor Tours. Things to Do.

Sample and sip the best craft beers in the area at the ALL NEW Craft Beer Tasting sponsored by 96.5 JACK FM on Saturday and Sunday of the festival. Guests 21 or over can purchase a tasting package for $15 and enjoy five 5.5 ounce pours in a commemorative tasting glass. Additional tasting tickets are available for $2 after Tasting Package purchase.

ALL-NEW Local Craft Spirit Cocktails
This year our beer gardens will also serve up craft spirits by local company, Heritage Distilling Co.  including Batch No. 12 Vodka and Batch No. 12 Bourbon. Guests over 21 will be able to enjoy our event Signature Cocktails including: "The Flirty Thirty" (named in celebration of our 30th Anniversary) made up of Batch No. 12 Vodka, Grapefruit Sparkling Ice, and lime slice OR "The Defiance" (named after the event's location) made up of Batch No. 12 Bourbon, Ginger Ale, dash of bitters and orange slice. There will also be Classic Cocktails served including, Batch No. 12 Vodka and Cranberry OR Batch No. 12 Bourbon and Pepsi with orange slice. Cheers!

ALL-NEW Craft Beer Tasting
Sample and sip the best craft beers in the area at the ALL NEW Craft Beer Tasting sponsored by 96.5 JACK FM on Saturday and Sunday of the festival. Guests 21 or over can purchase a tasting package for $15 and enjoy five 5.5 ounce pours in a commemorative tasting glass. Additional tasting tickets are available for $2 after Tasting Package purchase. 

The Taste Cooks! is back!
This year the Taste brings back the very popular Taste Cooks!, sponsored by Alaska Airlines and The News Tribune. The high-energy culinary demonstrations and cook-offs stage is hosted by Amanda Westbrooke from TV Tacoma. Come learn how to create the recipes of some of your favorite Tacoma chefs at home!  Located in the north end of the festival. 

Funtastic Carnival Family Ride Discount
The Funtastic Carnival offers fun rides and games for children and parents alike! Attendees can stop by the 94.1 KMPS booth on site June 26-28 and pick up a special coupon offering a Funtastic Carnival Family Ride discount of six rides for just $16, saving the consumer over 40 percent off regular prices. Coupons can be redeemed at Funtastic Carnival ride ticket booths within the event.

BECU
Don’t let your wallet limit your hunger, folks! Tonight’s presenting sponsor, BECU, is granting access to its ATMs – pay no surcharge fees, even if you’re not a member. You can also swing by to play for a chance at winning a $5 Taste Bucks coupon while supplies last.

Alaska Airlines
Alaska invites you to start exploring at 30,000 feet and experience Alaska Beyond™ - a new flight experience designed to go above and beyond your expectations. Visit the Alaska Airlines exhibit to enjoy Pacific Northwest-inspired food and relax in our custom, leather seats while recharging your mobile device. You can also receive a custom engraved luggage tag right at the exhibit. Alaska Airlines Visa Signature is offering $3 off your Wine Tasting package if you purchase with your Visa Signature card. 

WA Lottery
When you’re strolling about at the Taste of Tacoma, stop by Washington’s Lottery Booth and play for your chance to win! With your purchase of two $5 Scratch tickets you will receive an entry for a chance to win a $200 Whole Foods Gift Card – three lucky winners each day.  You will also get to spin the wheel for an instant prize! Must be 18 or older to purchase.

GEICO
The GEICO booth provides a fun place to visit where people can meet the Gecko, enter to win a $500 gift card and take home a little prize.  GEICO is saving people money on more than just car insurance – so come by and enjoy the new gaming experience and don’t forget to call 1-800-947-AUTO, visit geico.com, or stop by a local GEICO office to get a free rate quote.

Renewal By Andersen
Visit the Renewal By Andersen booth for your window replacement needs! Sign up for a free in home consultation and you’ll receive special event savings!

Puget Sound Energy
Safe in the Sound is coming to the Taste of Tacoma to help you get prepared! This summer, the American Red Cross, in partnership with Puget Sound Energy, will be on the road giving out FREE emergency preparedness kits and instructions on how to build a kit and make a plan, to help you be informed on how to prepare for any disaster. Visit the Safe in the Sound booth to pick up your free kit, take a souvenir photo and enter to win an emergency kit worth $250! Red Cross and PSE experts will provide safety information throughout the weekend and will be joined by the Tacoma Rainier’s mascot Rhubarb on Sunday afternoon from 12-1pm. Hurry!  Supplies are limited.  

FORD
Stop by the Ford display at the Taste of Tacoma June 26-28, and register for your chance to win a Ford vehicle of your choice, valued up to $30,000* as well as other great prizes including a customized t-shirt!  Plus, test drive a Ford vehicle to receive $5 in Taste Bucks good at any Taste of Tacoma festival food booth from June 26-28, 2015!

Smith Brothers Farms
Located in the foothills of the Kent Valley, Smith Brothers Farms is a local family-owned and operated dairy farm that has been serving the greater Puget Sound area for more than 90 years. Now delivering new great products from favorite local brands including Beecher’s Cheese and Stumptown Coffee. Stop by the Smith Brothers boot to learn more about their specials.

Shop 'til you drop at nearly 100 handcrafted and commercial vendors at the event! Clothing, housewares, candles, artwork, woodcarving, metalwork... we've brought together some of the most talented artisans and crafters on the circuit!

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