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Meet your neighbors and have FUN! We need volunteers for as little as 2 hour shifts for this year's Taste of River North, July 19th-21st. This year's Taste is BIGGER and BETTER and we need you! All volunteers will receive FREE admission, FREE fest T-shirt, FREE tickets for food and drinks, and a FREE training party at Castle nightclub. Click here to sign up!
The following commercial parking facilities are near the event site: lot under the Ohio/Ontario feeder ramp on the east side of Kingsbury; garage at the northeast corner of Larrabee and Chicago Avenue (4 blocks north); garage in the Kingsbury Plaza building at the southwest corner of Grand and Kingsbury (2 blocks south); lot at the southeast corner of Kingsbury and Illinois (3 blocks south); lot at the northeast corner of Kingsbury and Hubbard (4 blocks south).
CTA – Chicago Brown, Chicago Red, Grand Blue.
Pursuant to standard Park District policy, dogs are not allowed in the south part of Ward Park and must be leashed in all other public areas except inside of the fenced "Dog Friendly Area" on Larrabee.
The Jeff Stogsdill State Farm® Kids Zone will operate Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 pm. It will be located along the beautiful riverfront. Visitors will have the use of a playground - one of the best in the city. Lots of other activities will keep your kids entertained for hours: arts and crafts, face painting, temporary tattoos, balloon art, games with prizes, music, dance, yoga, cooking classes and much more!
Stogsdill State Farm® Kids Zone activities:
The application for food vendors can be found here.
The application for merchants, artisans, and exhibitors can be found here.
For Press and Sponsorship inquiries click here.
Want to play the Taste of River North? We are now accepting submissions from bands here.