FAQs

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  • What is Taste of Muskegon

  • It's a Taste of what Muskegon has to offer featuring a competition between local restaurants and food trucks for the coveted plate awards.

  • Where is it?

  • Downtown Muskegon at Hackley Park. (Between 3rd & 4th Streets and Clay & Webster)

  • What are the dates and hours?

  • Friday, Sept 24th: 4:30pm – 10pm; Saturday, Sept 25th: 11am – 10pm

  • Where do I park?

  • Taste doesn't have a specific parking area but we do have a free tram to make it easier to get to Hackley Park! 

  • How much is it?

  • It is free to enter the festival grounds and to enjoy the concerts. You will need to buy Tasting Tickets in order to purchase food and beverages.

  • Tickets are sold at $1 per ticket. Food is 1-5 tickets per item for "Taste-size" portions and more for full portions. Water is sold for just 1- ticket. Drinks, including adult beverages, are 1-9 tickets. Be sure to get a wrist band at the gate if you plan to drink alcohol!

  • Where can I buy Tasting Tickets?

  • There are ticket booths at each entrance. There will also be a few volunteers walking around selling tickets.

  • Can I use a credit card to buy Tasting Tickets?

  • Yes, we accept credit cards at all ticket booths.

  • Can I bring my pet with me into the festival?

  • No. For your pet's protection and for the public's safety, all pets (except service animals) are restricted from the festivals and you will be asked to leave the festival with your pet.

  • How do I vote for my favorite food?

  • QR codes throughout the festival will be available to scan and vote online. For a paper ballot, visit the may turn them in at the blue and white Volunteer tent near 4th and Clay.

  • Can I bring a chair or blanket to the festival?

  • Absolutely! We have picnic tables spread throughout the park but you may want a chair or blanket for the concert.

  • Tell us where you're from!

  • Stop by the blue and white striped tent to put a pin in the map and tell us where you are from.

  • You will have an awesome time!

  • Not a question. Just a straight up fact!

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