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23rd Annual ‘Taste of Wheaton’ festival on Sunday, June 3, to feature food from a wide array of local restaurants, family activities, a beer and wine garden and a full day of entertainment

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 7, 2018

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 7, 2018

The 23rd Annual Taste of Wheaton on Sunday, June 3, will make available samples from the diverse restaurants in Downtown Wheaton and provide a full day of family and children’s activities, exhibitors, a beer and wine garden and entertainment including four bands.

The free event will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., but after two decades of being located in the Wheaton Triangle Business District, the Taste of Wheaton will move to a new location due to the ongoing Wheaton Revitalization Project. The event will move to County Parking Lot 17 at 2320 Price Avenue (the corner of Price Avenue and Fern Street). The location is one block east of the Wheaton Metro station.

Detailed information about the event is available at https://www.wheatonmd.org/events/item/taste-of-wheaton4.

Applications for exhibitors must be submitted by Friday, May 18.  Applications for exhibitors are available at https://www.wheatonmd.org/_files/docs/tow18-business--agency-booths.pdf.

Samples of food from Wheaton’s variety of restaurants will range in price from $1 to $5 per “taste."

Among the activities available will be rides for kids, face painting, balloon sculptures and caricature drawings. To purchase tickets for the beer and wine garden tickets, attendees must be at least 21 years old and show ID to purchase alcohol.

The stage will host live music and dance performances throughout the day. The scheduled entertainment lineup will include:

  • 11:30 a.m. The Scotch Bonnets (Reggae)
  • 12:30 p.m. Wheaton Studio of Dance
  • 1 p.m. Earth, Wind and Fire Tribute Band (R&B, Soul)
  • 2 p.m. Urban Artistry
  • 2:30 p.m. Rafael Ortiz & El Tumbao Urbano featuring Salseros of the DMV /Karen Aguilar (Latin)
  • 3:30 p.m. Ameanspinn
  • 4 p.m. Nightlife (Top 40, Pop)

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Release ID: 18-545
Media Contact: Sidney Cooper 240-777-8106