Trudi Webster, Media Director                    
Taste of Tacoma
® 2019
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Festivals Inc.


Thursday, April 18, 2019 — Tacoma, WA — Emerald Queen Casino’s, Taste of Tacoma®, presented by BECU, is the ultimate three-day summer food festival which promises an exciting and diverse menu including classic fair favorites, and unique trending food items.

The Taste of Tacoma® will host over 40+ restaurant and specialty food booths on Friday through Sunday, June 21st - 23rd, 2019, at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, Washington.

From Carne Asada Tacos to Krispy Kreme Bacon Cheeseburgers, Anthony's Clam Chowder to Character Cotton Candy, Burnout Fries with Burnt Onions Cooked in Brown Butter, Cheese Sauce & Secret Fry Sauce to Hawaiian Shaved Ice, and everything in between, the Taste of Tacoma® food lineup has something for all tastes, including refreshing beverages from official beverage partner, Dasani Water and Coca-Cola.

For those wanting to ‘taste’ multiple dishes, the Taste It! menu offers smaller ‘tastes’ of a main menu item from restaurants and food trucks at The Taste! Taste It! menu items are priced up to $5.00 per item, and range from Lobster Rolls to Frozen Bananas Dipped in Banana Nut Bread Batter & Deep Fried.

The Taste of Tacoma® is a free-to-attend community festival, and in an effort for attendees to experience the best of the Taste of Tacoma®, we are excited to offer early bird discounted food and beverage options: Experience Taste Package which includes Craft Beer & Wine Tasting + Taste It! Food Tickets, and the new Taste It! Food Only Package.  

The Experience Taste Package includes:

  • Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Package – souvenir tasting glass and 5 beverage tickets - beer or wine + $20 Taste It! Food Tickets*

  • COST: $30 online only discounted price

NEW! The Taste It! Package includes: $20 in Taste It! Food Tickets for a discounted price of $18. *Taste It! Food Tickets valid on all Taste It! food items only.

Discounted Taste Packages are available for purchase at

The Taste of Tacoma® also features handcraft & commercial goods vendors, 70+ live bands on 3 stages, The Taste Cooks! chef demos & cook-off battles, presented by Albert Lee Appliance, Craft Beer and Wine Tasting in The Rose Garden, beer gardens serving up cool brews and local spirits by Gig Harbor’s Heritage Distilling Co., Funtastic Carnival rides and games, sponsor samples and more!  

For the full list of restaurants and vendors, or for other Taste of Tacoma® event details, head to



Taste of Tacoma®
Friday-Sunday, June 21-23, 2019
Point Defiance Park
5400 N. Pearl Street
Tacoma, WA 98407
For tickets and more info: