The 10th Annual LZ Area Taste of the Towns

Sunday, August 21, 2016
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Lake Zurich’s Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road

The “Taste” event is the Lake Zurich area’s most popular food and family event.  The event focus is on the food and beverage vendors who feature “tastes” of their signature items.

“Tasting Menus” are discounted booklets with a “Taste Ticket” for every participating vendor.Tasting Menus can be purchased in advanced for only $40 each (or 4 for $140) until midnight, August 20.

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Tasting Menus sold on-site for $50 (if available – only 500 Tasting Menus sold).

There will be a $2 wristband charge at the entrance for anyone over the age of 21.

Individual $2 Tasting Tickets can be purchased on-site for $2 Tastes or $4 Servings.

Other Fun Activities at this year’s Taste include:

  • Live music by Billy Nixon from 3 – 5 pm
  • Live music by The Allstars from 5 – 7 pm
  • Fun with bubbles by Glowby The Bubbler
  • Children’s activities and crafts provided by Primrose School of Long Grove.  Bouncy House by Foglia YMCA.  Paint the Car by Casten Body Shop.  Face Painting by Creative Home Parties

Volunteers needed to sell tickets, check ID’s, help serve food, keep grounds clean, and more.

CLICK HERE to volunteer

Participating Vendors

Beelow’s Steakhouse (Booth #18)

Bellalukes (Booth #20)

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano (Booth #16)

Bobbers Lake Zurich (Booth #3)

Buddy’s Special Events (Booth #1)

Chaser’s Sports Bar & Grill (Booth #12)

Copper Fiddle Distillery (Booth #11)

Culver’s (Booth #7)

Eduardo’s Catering (Booth #4)

Franco’s Pescheria (Booth #5)

The Fresh Market (Booth #13)

Jersey Mike’s Subs (Booth #15)

La Malinche Bar & Grill (Booth #10)

My Flavor It! Place (Booth #2)

On Occasion Catering & Event (Booth #8)

Orchard Prime Meats (Booth #14)

Pizza Factory of Lake Zurich (Booth #6)

Smokin’ T’s Bar-B-Que (Booth #17)

Stella’s Place (Booth #9)

Trader Joe’s (Booth #19)


(check back frequently for an updated list):

PRESENTING Sponsor:  Indestructo Party Rental

10th ANNIVERSARY TASTING TICKETS Sponsor:  Stella’s Place

WRISTBAND Sponsor:  State Farm/Trung Thai Agency

T-SHIRT Sponsor:  Grooms Insurance Associates

TASTING MENU Sponsors: Chris Geimer Design / Inland Bank / RE/MAX AT HOME-Ginny Opsahl / Susan E. Kamman & Associates / Craig Taylor, Lake Co. Dist. 19 Rep. / Ahlgrim Family Funeral Services / Sandra Frampton @ Properties

BEVERAGE TENT Sponsors: Blue Jay Paint & Blinds / T & M Muller Exteriors / 18/8 Fine Men’s Salon-Barrington

ENTERTAINMENT Sponsors: Avalon Salon & Day Spa / Casten Body Shop / Studio One Eleven Salon & Day Spa

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY Sponsors: Primrose School of Long Grove / Gym Guyz / Moore Orthodontics

TABLE Sponsors: Cornerstone National Bank & Trust / Sport Clips / Kasia Vetter Photography / Long Grove Living / Mindful Mix

WATER BOTTLE Sponsors:  Athletico Physical Therapy / Lacey’s Place

FRIENDS Sponsors: Wifler Law Group