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IN HIGHLAND PARK, ILLINOIS • AUGUST 22 – AUGUST 24, 2014 • FRI 5-10, SAT 10-10 & SUN 10-6

This year, Amdur Productions will host the 8th Annual Taste of Highland Park, which will run in conjunction with the 31st Port Clinton Art Festival in the heart of Downtown Highland Park. The Taste of Highland Park will take place on Central Avenue between First and Second Streets on Friday, August 22; Saturday, August 23; and Sunday, August 24. This event will feature local Highland Park restaurants, live entertainment all day long, and 260 artists selling original work in the Port Clinton Art Festival. Taste dozens of different cuisine, jam to your favorite songs, and be enlightened by the original art of artists from around the world! It’s all here at the Port Clinton Art Festival and Taste of Highland Park!

If you are interested in applying for the Taste of Highland Park, the application can be found here. If you would like some more information about being a restaurant in the Taste of Highland Park, more information can be found here.


Visitor Information

WHAT: Taste of Highland Park
WHERE: Port Clinton Square, Central, 1st and 2nd Streets in downtown Highland Park600 Central AvenueHighland Park, Illinois 60035
WHEN: Friday, August 22, 2014 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:00 am – 10:00 pmSunday, August 24, 2014 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
COST: FREE Admission, FREE Parking
HIGHLIGHTS: The Port Clinton Art Festival, one of the country’s top five festivals, offers fine art from more than 260 of the world’s most celebrated artists. Young artists, ages eighteen and under, shine in the Youth Art Division of the show, which offers younger artists an opportunity to exhibit and participate in a real art festival. Throughout the weekend festival-goers will have the opportunity to enjoy art activities for kids, interactive art demos and, of course, original artwork offered by master artists from around the world.


Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email with any additional questions or requests.

Getting There

The festival is located in Downtown Highland Park at 600 Central Avenue.

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2014 Taste of Highland Park Music & Entertainment Line Up

Friday, August 22

5:30pm-7:00pm Hot Rocks
8pm-10pm Wedding Banned

Saturday August 23

9:00am-10:30am Lululemon Yoga
10:30am-Noon Check With Lucy
Noon-1pm Million Dollar Quartet
1pm-5:30 pm Check With Lucy
5:30-7:00pm BritBeat
8:00pm-10pm Who Bad

Sunday August 24

10am-6:00pm Check with Lucy

*Subject to Minor Changes


Featured Food Vendors

Taste of Highland Park features the following food vendors:

Food Vendor Info

New York Slices
In The Raw
Benjamin Tapas
Highland Park Chamber
Piero's Pizza
Highland Pop
City Park Grill
Cafe Central
Sunset Foods
Fuddruckers Hamburgers
Phoenicia Highland Park
Sushi Kushi Too