A weekend of food, music and family fun is planned for all at Taste Addison 2012, held May 18 to 20, at Circle Park, in Addison. The threeday festival is open from 6 p.m. to midnight, May 18, noon to midnight, May 19 and noon to 5 p.m., May 20, featuring more than 60 Addison restaurants serving samplings from their menus.
Tickets are $15 May 18 and after 5 p.m. on May 19; and $5 May 19 before 5 p.m. and May 20. Children under 3 years are admitted free. Discount tickets are available at area Albertsons stores and there is free parking at the corner of Dallas Parkway and Arapaho Road.
Festival activities include a taste showcase, top chefs demonstrating their talents and sharing cooking expertise, wine-tasting seminars, a flair bartending exhibition (think Tom Cruise in Cocktail), vendors of specialty food, a grilling competition and a taste competition between restaurants. Attendees will sample and vote for the People’s Choice as their favorite restaurant.
Family activities, live music, carnival rides, inflatables, midway games, a bungee jump, caricatures, face painting, sand art and a large selection of arts and craft vendors will be on hand.
Location: 4970 Addison Circle Dr., Circle Park, Addison. For more information, call 972-450-2851 or visit AddisonTexas.net.