Taste of Randolph

June 16-18 | 2017

Friday 5-10pm, Saturday 12-10pm, Sunday 12-10pm


Commemorating the iconic street festival’s 21st Anniversary, Star Events and WLCO will bring together the biggest and brightest names in Chicago dining, featuring over 18 restaurants exemplary for delectable menus and irresistibly unique flavors. Silver Wrapper has curated a list of the nation’s hottest up-and-coming bands and musicians, as well as the biggest names in Chicago house music, performing on two stages and a DJ stage, to entertain guests on their culinary adventure.

Taste of Randolph benefits the West Loop Community Organization, which has been advocating for the West Loop neighborhood since 1991, supporting local businesses and economic development.

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VIP Access


VIP Tickets

Experience the Taste of Randolph in style, with comforts like reserved viewing stands and lounge seating, private restroom trailers, discounted beer and a host of other useful amenities. The VIP Experience has a very limited capacity.

2017 Tickets on Sale: Coming Soon

3 Day and 1 Day VIP Passes Available

The VIP Experience Includes…

Two VIP Lounges

There will be two VIP Lounges. Each VIP Lounge will be situated near the West Stage and the East Stage. Everything, including viewing stands will be located in these areas, so you’ll be able to access all VIP amenities without missing a single second of your favorite acts.

Reserved viewing stands and lounge seating

Taste of Randoplh will have elevated stands facing both the West Stage and East Stage, inside each of the VIP Lounges, so you can feel like you’re right on the stage with your favorite artist. No need to get to the stage an hour early to fight for a spot where you can see.

Discounted Beer

Taste of Randolph will feature discounted beer available to purchase for patrons of ages 21 and over in the VIP Lounges.

Private Restroom Trailers

Taste of Randolph will have multiple private trailers that contain fully maintained bathrooms, with fresh water for you to clean yourself off in between acts. These bathrooms are cleaned regularly and very well maintained, essential for any three-day festival goer!

Event Sponsors

Contact us for sponsorship opportunities

2017 sponsors coming soon

To sponsor Taste of Randolph, head over to our Sponsorship page

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Getting to 900 West Randolph Street


900 West Randolph St.
Chicago, IL


Taste of Randolph takes place at the corner of Randolph & Peoria Avenue, most convenient to the Morgan stop on Green & Pink lines, or on the Clinton stop of the Blue Line


The CTA #8 bus is your best bet if you’re coming from the north or south of 900 West Randolph. For more detailed directions we recommend searching on Google Maps.

2016 Event Photos

Applications: Online January 2017

Artists, Merchants, Non-profits

Food Vendors: INVITE ONLY!

Application Deadline: April 21 ($50 Late Fee for any application turned in after deadline)
Acceptance Emails: April 28
Load In Details: June 14

*Please note: If you do not receive a “We have received your application OR You have been accepted/ denied” email. Double check that you wrote down the correct email address or contact us if you have any questions about the status of your application.

If emailing your application, please send as an attachment to: applications@StarEvents.com

If mailing your application, please mail to: StarEvents | 1609 W Belmont Ave | Chicago, IL 60657

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Be a Vendor


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Non Profit

Charitable organizations that re building awareness. Please provide proof of non profit certificate with your materials.

IMPORTANT INFO: If you are applying as an ARTISAN or MERCHANT vendor, please submit at least 2 pictures of your artwork and/ or goods. Applications without will be rejected.