April 22, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Taste of Emporia

Join us April 22nd, 2017 for The Taste!

***Please be advised admission to The Taste will be done electronically this year and each person entering MUST have a printed ticket to be scanned. Each ticket has a unique QR code; if you purchase more than one ticket, be sure to click each individual link and print each ticket***

Emporia Main Street invites you to enjoy an enchanted evening full of opportunities to fulfill all your
sensory desires.  The Taste is an annual event that features many of the finest Kansas wineries, breweries, and restaurants and gives attendees the opportunity to taste their delectable flavors.

The Taste Only Ticket – This is the classic Taste ticket. This ticket grants you access to the Taste on the main floor of the Civic Auditorium at 6:30pm, where we will have small food samples by local food vendors, live music and samples from Kansas wineries, breweries and distilleries.  Tickets are $40.00 for the general Taste, and ticket holders must be 21 years old or older to enter the event.

Buy Tickets for the Taste Only

Dinner & Taste Ticket – This ticket gets you Dinner, catered from a local establishment, and early admission to the Taste. Dinner will begin at 5:00pm in the Civic Auditorium Little Theatre and includes 2 drinks. Early admission to the Taste begins at 6:00pm. Music sets the mood to this new addition to the classic event. Tickets for the Dinner & Taste event combo are limited to 100.  The Dinner and Taste combination tickets are $60 each, and ticket holders must be 21 years old or older to enter the event.

The Taste Dinner will be catered this year by Radius Brewing Company. The menu includes a 10 oz honey glazed, grilled, bone-in pork loin with pineapple salsa. Served with sharp cheddar and bacon smashed Yukon potatoes and jumbo brick oven asparagus. Each meal includes a garden salad with house dressing and pretzel bread. Commercial Street Diner will be providing their legendary pies for dessert!

Buy Tickets for Dinner & Taste

Music for the evening provided by the Steve Kile Band! Back for an encore performance!

Steve Kile

2017 Featured vendors (more adding each day). Click on each vendor for more info on their products.




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