Taste of Chicago kicks off today

Pedestrians enter the Taste of Chicago in Grant Park Friday, July 13, 2012. Once a 10 day affair that wrapped around July 4th, the "Taste" has been shortened to five. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Food, music, art, and booze–must be time for the Taste of Chicago!

The Taste has been one of the premier outdoor food festivals in the country since 1980 — highlighting Chicago’s dining community. More than a million people come to Grant Park each summer to experience the world’s largest food festival.

The festival is back today (Wednesday) and runs through Sunday at 9 p.m.

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The Taste will feature over 30 restaurants, 16 food trucks, and a beer & wine garden.

The music lineup is stellar again this year with Alessia Cara, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Passion Pit, Café Tacvba, and The O’Jays all performing.

City of Chicago website

Admission to the Taste is free and a strip of tickets cost $16.

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Head down to Grant Park for another fun festival in Chi! For more information, click HERE.

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