Fri. 3 – 11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Presented by American Family Insurance, Taste of Wisconsin™ will take place at Celebration Place in Downtown Kenosha, along the breathtaking shores of Lake Michigan. This is a family-friendly celebration of all things tasteful and all things truly Wisconsin in their flavor. Admission is FREE.
The sixth annual event continues to be a feast for your senses with over 40 food and beverage vendors from around the great state of Wisconsin serving up their fresh-made specialties. The vast offerings on the menu will include fan favorites such as: fresh Wisconsin cheese; gourmet organic burgers; BBQ beef ribs and brisket; pulled pork and chicken; homemade sausages (Polish, Hungarian, Italian and German Brat); ethnic dishes including Italian, Mexican, Mongolian, Polish, German (wiener schnitzel, pirogues); delectable sauces, marinades and dressings; hand dipped ice cream, custard, gelato, chocolate-covered fruit, fudge, popcorn and kettle corn; roasted corn-on-the-cob; gluten free, organic and locally grown foods. The menu also features a few unique items such as vegan portabella tamales, Cajun corn creole, mushroom stew and even homemade dog treats for the four-legged festival-goers.
And to wash it all down, an array of specialty and traditional beers, flavorful wines, ciders, smoothies, and other refreshing beverages will be available. Vendors will accept cash for all food and non-alcoholic beverages and products. Beer and wine will be sold at the event's four Beverage Gardens.
The event also features more than 80 music acts on 4 stages, a Demo Center, and a Kid Zone.
Taste of Wisconsin™ offers FREE admission, so it’s a family and budget-friendly choice for a great summer weekend getaway. As always, parking in and around the lakefront and Downtown area is free. Plus, Kenosha’s vintage electric streetcar system is a fun and convenient way to make your way from your parking spot to the front gates of the event (streetcar fare is $1 adults and $.50 kids 12 & under; streetcars will run for extended hours during Taste of Wisconsin).
And after you’ve had your fill at Taste, there’s plenty to keep the fun going on Kenosha’s lakeshore, including museums, attractions, events and more! So come on down and have fun by the fork-full in Kenosha! For more information about this year’s event including vendor menus, entertainment schedules, activities, and more, visit www.tasteofwi.com or find the event on Facebook.