Taste Addison serves up the best bites and beats at Addison Circle Park from May 18 – 20, 2018. The festival features a variety of family-friendly activities, many of which are included with your admission ticket. Guests can attend cooking demos, enjoy the carnival and games, sips drinks from the Craft Beer Hall and Wine Garden, and of course, catch live entertainment from today’s hottest country artists. It’s a jam-packed weekend celebrating food, music and fun!
No matter what you’re craving, Taste Addison has it all! Enjoy bites from Addison newbie Zoli’s NY Pizza
and classic favorites like Cantina Laredo and The Melting Pot. Click here to see the full list of
participating restaurants and their menus.
Whiskey Myers 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Casey Donahew 9:30 – 11 p.m.
Rachel Stacy 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Shotgun Rider 2 – 3 p.m.
Breaking Southwest 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Jonathan Tyler and 5:30 – 7 p.m.
The Northern Lights
Cory Morrow 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Eli Young Band 9:30 – 11 p.m.
Fin City 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Escape 2:30 – 4 p.m.
La Freak 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall
In the exclusive Wine Garden presented by The Wine Group, sample vibrant wine from varied
appellations. Whether you have an affinity for bubbly Prosecco from Italy or a zeal for the zing of
Sauvignon Blanc from Sonoma, your taste buds will dance with delight as you tour the garden.
Check out the Craft Beer Hall, presented by Anheuser-Busch, inside the Addison Conference
Centre. From Chicago’s award-winning Goose Island IPA to Seattle’s Space Dust IPA from Elysian
Brewing Co., experience a wide array of craft beers from across the country. There’s a TASTE for
every beer lover!
Sampling hours for the Wine Garden and Craft Beer Hall
Friday, 5/18 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, 5/19 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, 5/20 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Note: VIP tickets have 30 minutes early access for all three days of Taste Addison.
Guests must be 21+ to enter both sections. Samples are complimentary.
Enjoy a step-by-step painting session with experienced and professional local artists. You’ll leave with a
one-of-a-kind creation and a newfound talent you’ll want to explore. Located in the Addison Conference
Centre. Suitable for ages 12 & up and accompanied by an adult.
Pinot’s Palette Schedule:
Saturday, 5/19: 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., every hour on the hour
Sunday, 5/20: Noon – 5 p.m., every hour on the hour
Albertsons Tom Thumb Cooking Stage
Several of Addison’s most popular chefs will show you how to recreate your Taste Addison
experience at home. See the shows and stay for the samples! All cooking demos take place on
the Albertsons Tom Thumb Cooking Stage located inside the Addison Conference Centre.
The demos are included with a Taste Addison admission ticket.
Cooking Demo Schedule:
2:30 p.m.: Francesco Secchi – Ferrari’s Italian Villa & Chop House
4 p.m.: Jake Magruder – On the Border
5:30 p.m.: Joe Chow – May Dragon
7 p.m.: Mike McRae – Table 13
1:30 p.m.: Rambo Saucedo – Cantina Laredo
3 p.m.: Lee Hunzinger – Zoli’s NY Pizza
Entertainment for the whole family
Enjoy free face painting, activities and games for the whole family on the Family Fun Lawn located near
the Addison Conference Centre and the Stone Cottage, or visit the Talley Carnival for rides and midways
games. Kids 11 and younger get in FREE all weekend.
Face Painting Hours:
Saturday: 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Additionally, visit The Marketplace at Taste Addison to browse artisanal crafts, as well as food, and take
home your favorite items.
ABOUT TASTE ADDISON:
A three-day menu of fun, May 18-20, 2018, Taste Addison delivers Addison’s favorite dining destinations
with great music at Addison Circle Park. On Friday, May 18, hear Southern sounds by Whiskey Myers
followed by North Texas’ very own Casey Donahew. Headlining the festival on Saturday night, May 19, is
the Academy of Country Music award-winning group, Eli Young Band with opening act Cory Morrow. On
Sunday, May 20, take your family on a trip down memory lane with classic hits from great tribute bands.
Get ready to taste the food, taste the ambience, taste the destination…Taste Addison!
Visit www.TasteAddisonTexas.com for more details.