Sponsorship

The EQC's Taste of Tacoma® presented by BECU offers many sponsorship opportunities that can be tailored to your marketing goals and budget. Get face to face with thousands of new customers!
For more information, contact Brett Gorrell at
(425) 295-3262 x118 or BrettG@festivals-inc.com

Employment

The Taste is always looking for energetic and fun people to work the event weekend. With a wide variety of positions available, you're sure to be doing something you love.  If you want to work at the Taste of Tacoma® fill out this form: Employment application  (To apply for the Bite of Seattle® click here). Any additional employment questions, please contact contact barrettp@festivals-inc.com.

Restaurant Vendors

Applications are closed for 2019!

NEW! No price cap for food served by vendors at the 2019 Taste of Tacoma!

The Taste of Tacoma® is a restaurant showcase and marketing dream! Gain exposure for your food, your restaurant and your chef to thousands while making money at the same time. This category includes those who require a full kitchen, including BBQ space. To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com. Applications closed March 15th.

Specialty Food Vendors

Applications are closed for 2019!

This category is for concessionaires who have a limited menu of 1 - 3 items only and do NOT require a full kitchen or BBQ space. To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com. Applications closed March 15th.

Food Trucks

Applications are closed for 2019!

Vendors with mobile vehicles equipped to prepare, cook, and sell food. To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com. Applications closed March 15th.

Artisan Vendors

Applications are closed for 2019!

Vendor that sells pre-packaged food or food related items such as jams, jellies, dips, smoked and marinated products etc which are NOT sold in retail grocery chains. No cooking allowed! To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com. Applications are currently closed. Please email Shelby De Lappe to be placed in a wait list.

General Vendors

Applications are closed for 2019!

This category is for vendors who sell commercially imported goods, crafts and miscellaneous merchandise, OR provides entertainment or an act of service. Henna, face paint, caricature artists, etc. MUST apply as a General vendor. To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com

Handcraft Vendors

Applications are closed for 2019!

Vendor that sells merchandise hand made by the seller. No food, commercial or imported items in this area. NO HENNA, CARICATURE, OR FACE PAINTING. To send us any other questions regarding event participation, please email our Event Manager, Shelby De Lappe at shelbyd@festivals-inc.com

Entertainment

2019 SEASON ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!

We are not accepting any more applications for the 2019 season. If you would like to submit an application for the 2020 season, please check back here. The link will be open between Jan 1 - March 1, 2020.
We only accept bands from Washington State, Oregon, Idaho or California, or bands who are traveling through the greater Seattle/Tacoma area during our event dates.  These performances are promotional only.  Bands will only be contacted if accepted to perform.

Media

 For more information about media sponsorship, event interviews/press, or high resolution photos for event promotion, contact our Media Director, Trudi Webster, at trudiw@festivals-inc.com or (425) 295-3262 x110.

Other

Have a great idea? Let us know how YOU want to get involved! Give us a call at (425) 295-3262
or email info@festivals-inc.com.