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Taste of Cincinnati, presented by Budweiser, is the city’s showcase of food and music and the region’s annual kickoff to summer. In addition to 30+ local restaurants, Taste features entertainment and attractions throughout the weekend, including: 

GoVibrant! Veggie Races

Local media celebrities representing TV, radio, print and blogs will compete in the fifth annual go Vibrant Veggie Races Friday, May 26, 2017 from noon to 1 p.m. Similar to Soap Box Derby races, contestants will be provided vegetables to build and race a veggie-fueled vehicle in a round-robin style tournament.

Five Stages of Live Entertainment

45 live music performances representing all genres are scheduled on five stages along Fifth Street. View Entertainment Schedule.  

Rhinegeist Food Truck Alley

Local food trucks will take over the Fifth Street ramp to Columbia Parkway to serve a variety of cuisine in an area called Rhinegeist Food Truck Alley, which also features live music and seating. See what Food Trucks will be at Taste of Cincinnati.

Signature Cocktail & Commemorative Glass 

2017 marks the first-time Taste of Cincinnati will offer a signature cocktail in a commemorative Taste of Cincinnati glass. The inaugural Taste of Cincinnati Cocktail is Fifth and Vodway, made with citrus vodka, triple sec, cranberry, and Sprite. Signature cocktails can be purchased at booths 120 and 602. 

Taste of Findlay Market

Cincinnati’s Findlay Market, Ohio's oldest surviving municipal market house, will have a new home away from home inside Taste of Cincinnati. Taste of Findlay Market, on the Fifth Street ramp to I-71, will exclusively feature food vendors from Findlay Market and “foodpreneurs” from Findlay Kitchen, serving delicious fresh-prepared “bites”, throughout the weekend. 

Since 2013, the Cincinnati Chamber has donated $65,000 to support culinary and entrepreneurial growth, not only at Findlay Kitchen – but at Cincinnati State’s Midwest Culinary Institute. The Chamber will continue its support of local culinary entrepreneurs with a 2017 donation to the Findlay Market FoodPreneur Fund. Vendors include: 

The Arepa Place
Babushka Pierogies (Saturday & Sunday only)
Bailey Family Catering (Sunday only)
Banasun Fruit Bar
Bouchard’s (Saturday & Sunday only)
The Brü Brothers
Davis Cookie Collection (Saturday only)
Dean’s Mediterranean Imports (Saturday only)
Fireside Pizza (Sunday & Monday only)
Five One Three Bagel Co. (Monday only)
Flavor Punch Food Truck (Monday only)
Gramma Debbie’s Kitchen
Grind on the Rhine
Injoy Indian Street Food (Saturday only)
Kuya Ed’s Lechon Aptba
Mae (Saturday & Sunday only)
Mashed Roots (Monday only)
Maverick Chocolate Company (Monday only)
OCD Cakes (Sunday only)
Queen City Hemp
Saigon Market
Schell’s Bistro
Tweedles Mini Donuts