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Saturday 12pm - 10pm
Sunday 12pm - 10pm
Commemorating the iconic street festival’s 21st Anniversary, Star Events and WLCO will bring together the biggest and brightest names in Chicago dining, featuring over 18 restaurants exemplary for delectable menus and irresistibly unique flavors. Silver Wrapper has curated a list of the nation’s hottest up-and-coming bands and musicians, as well as the biggest names in Chicago house music, performing on two stages and a DJ stage, to entertain guests on their culinary adventure.
Taste of Randolph benefits the West Loop Community Organization, which has been advocating for the West Loop neighborhood since 1991, supporting local businesses and economic development.
Experience the Taste of Randolph in style, with comforts like reserved viewing stands and lounge seating, private restroom trailers, discounted beer and a host of other useful amenities. The VIP Experience has a very limited capacity. Buy your tickets before they are gone!
Two VIP Lounges
There will be two VIP Lounges. Each VIP Lounge will be situated near the West Stage and the East Stage. Everything, including viewing stands will be located in these areas, so you’ll be able to access all VIP amenities without missing a single second of your favorite acts.
Reserved Viewing Stands and Lounge Seating
Taste of Randolph will have elevated stands facing both the West Stage and East Stage, inside each of the VIP Lounges, so you can feel like you’re right on the stage with your favorite artist. No need to get to the stage an hour early to fight for a spot where you can see.
Taste of Randolph will feature discounted beer available to purchase for patrons of ages 21 and over in the VIP Lounges.
Private Restroom Trailers
Taste of Randolph will have multiple private trailers that contain fully maintained bathrooms, with fresh water for you to clean yourself off in between acts. These bathrooms are cleaned regularly and very well maintained, essential for any three-day festival goer!
FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH
DENVER LIVE ON THE ROCKS
9:00PM Moon Taxi
7:30PM Soul Monde
5:00PM Wes John Cichosz
7:30PM Jerry Folk
WLCO DJ TENT
8:45PM Psycho B! Valerie
7:30PM Teri Bristol
5:00PM DJ FLX
SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH
DENVER LIVE ON THE ROCKS
9:00PM Robert Delong
7:30PM !!! (Chk Chk Chk)
6:00PM Prob Cause
4:30PM Organ Freeman
3:00PM Naughty Professor
1:30PM The North 41
12:00PM Jonas Friddle
7:30PM Slow Magic
4:30PM Brayton Bowman
1:30PM Nelson Street Revival
12:00AM Philip Michael Scales
WLCO DJ TENT
8:45PM David Sabat
7:30PM Adam Gibbons
6:15PM Bomba Con Buya
5:00PM Sean Alvarez
3:45PM David Chavez
2:30PM Bassment Tapes
1:15PM Spence Young/Mark Matras
SUNDAY, JUNE 18TH
DENVER LIVE ON THE ROCKS
7:30PM Son Little
6:00PM The Blue Stones
3:00PM Donnie Biggins
1:30PM Fletcher Rockwell
12:00AM Yuri Lane
9:00PM Here Come The Mummies
7:30PM Too Many Zooz
6:00PM Head For The Hills
4:30PM Nasty Snacks
3:00PM JJ & Dre
1:30PM Heather Horton
12:00PM Two Filipinos
WLCO DJ TENT
8:45PM Alan King
7:30PM Jesse De La Pena
6:15PM Echodroids DJ Set
5:00PM DJ Madrid
3:45PM Julius the Mad Thinker
2:30PM Pleasure Prince
1:15PM Mario Romay
Dr. Nasar Rustom brings the culture, art, and splendor of Alhambra, Spain to the city of Chicago with Alhambra Palace.
Bar Siena offers regional Italian fare taking inspiration from La Taverna in Siena, Italy and sister restaurant Siena Tavern.
Chef Kim and his expert team at bellyQ use only the finest seasonal and locally sourced ingredients with flavor that satisfy your belly.
City Winery strives to deliver the highest-end combined culinary and cultural experience to their customers.
Chicken Shop is the home of rotisserie-cooked, free-range birds sourced from Pine Manor Farm in Indiana.
CONE is family-owned and operated ice cream shop in Chicago. They serve high quality ice cream with an Irish flair.
Forno Rosso is returning to Taste of Randolph with with their wood-burning pizzas with artful neapolitan pizza crusts.
Chicago’s only Farm To Table Burger Bar dedicated to wholesome Grass-Fed beef, Free-Range turkey and local farm fruits and vegetables.
Simply the best fried chicken on the planet… but you won’t know what we mean until you try a piece or two yourself.
La Sardine serves classic French comfort food & drinks.
Neighborhood butcher shop with fresh cuts of pork, beef, lamb & more, known for gyros & kebabs.
N&B is a street food–inspired Pop-Up in the heart of Randolph Row. We feature gourmet American street fare and craft cocktails with an edge.
Evoking old-world charm, Publican Quality Meats is a butcher shop, neighborhood café, bakery and gourmet market, aptly located in Chicago’s meatpacking district.
WonFun is a trendy Chinese restaurant specializing in spicy, Sichuan cuisine
Apply to be a vendor
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ALL VENDOR TYPES
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 21
($50 Late Fee for any application turned in after deadline)
ACCEPTANCE EMAILS: APRIL 28
LOAD IN DETAILS: JUNE 14
*Please note: If you do not receive a “We have received your application OR You have been accepted/denied” email. Double check that you wrote down the correct email address or contact us if you have any questions about the status of your application.
If emailing your application, please send as an attachment to: applications@StarEvents.com
If mailing your application, please mail to:
1609 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
Great music, awesome vendors, AND amazing food!! That’s what I like about a street fest—and this one’s got it goin’ on.
One of Chicago’s best festivals!! I really enjoyed the food, the music, the people watching, and the red sangria.
Denver Live on the Rocks
The Denver Live on the Rocks Stage is returning to Taste of Randolph! Last year, thousands of fans at Taste of Randolph enjoyed amazing music all weekend long between the two wings of a jaw-dropping replica of Red Rocks Amphitheater, Denver’s world-famous outdoor venue, consistently named as one of the top music venues in the world.
Standing 76 feet long and up to 30 feet tall, the walls are hand-carved and hand-painted to resemble Red Rocks’ sandstone, something that truly has to be seen to be believed. Dance to some of your favorite bands, and experience what it feels like to be in the world’s best outdoor amphitheater before coming to Denver and experiencing it yourself. Check out last year’s video and photos below to see what it was like!
Red Rocks: A Brief History
The world’s only acoustically perfect, naturally occurring amphitheater is part of a local geologic feature that pushed itself up some 300 million years ago. The site’s signature features are the Ship Rock and Creation Rock monoliths. Behind the stage area is another formation that bounces sound back up into the seating area, creating Red Rocks’ famed sound.
More recently, Red Rocks has been hosting music events since the early 1900s, including opera and classical performances, until the Civilian Conservation Corps installed the first permanent seating in 1941.
Over those 76 years, the 9,500-seat venue has hosted everyone from the Beatles to the Grateful Dead and has seen iconic concerts like U2’s “Under a Blood Red Sky” video and, more recently, Mumford & Sons’ “Road to Red Rocks”. The venue now hosts more than 130 shows per year along with movies, fitness classes and a famed Easter sunrise service.
Why is Denver coming to Chicago?
Chicago and Denver share a lot of similarities, and many people travel between the two cities. So VISIT DENVER will bring The Mile High City’s tunes, urban adventure and outdoor spirit to Taste of Randolph with Denver Live on the Rocks.
Denver, recently named the #1 place to live by US News & World Report, has quickly become a top vacation destination in its own right with chef-driven dining and a thriving cultural scene that includes major museums and charming neighborhood art districts. Denver also ranks as the best beer city in the country, as named recently by CNN.com, with more than 50 craft breweries in the city and more than 100 in the metro area.
GETTING TO 900 WEST RANDOLPH
900 West Randolph St.
FROM CTA TRAINS
Taste of Randolph takes place at the corner of Randolph & Peoria Avenue, most convenient to the Morgan stop on Green & Pink lines, or on the Clinton stop of the Blue Line
FROM CTA BUSES
The CTA #8 bus is your best bet if you’re coming from the north or south of 900 West Randolph. For more detailed directions we recommend searching on Google Maps.