EAST CHICAGO | The Annual Taste of East Chicago will be held at Veteran’s Park, 145th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard on August 16th, 17th, and 18th. The event begins at noon each day and concludes at 11 p.m. each night.
Aromas of excellent food and sounds of great music helped make this event a success as residents and visitors come from near and far to be a part of such a festive event.
The Taste also features a wonderful car on the 17th and motorcycle show on the 18th with prizes to the winners. You can register your vehicle up to one hour before the judging.
Friday there will be a talent show, AZ-1 Band and New Orleans Beau. Saturday will feature Los Cordobas and Mystic Fire bands. Sunday will feature Carlos Ramos Band and Mannix Martinez.
Bands start at 6pm every night and there will music during the day by Dj Joweto. For the kid in you take a ride with Sterling Crown Carnival. There is plenty of fun and entertainment for all.
Food Vendors include Big Daddy's BBQ, Mrs. Piggy's BBQ, Italian Ice, California Doughnuts, Leroy's Mexican Food,
Harold's Chicken, Bill's Food, Catfish & Wings, Huaraches & Tacos and Steak Station.
They will be offering a buy one sandwich get one free on our Signature Steak, Steak BBQ and Beef and Cheese Sandwiches. 2 large Sandwiches for $8.00.
Call the Parks Department at .219-391-8474 for more information.