Taste of Newport – 2012
Celebrating its 24th spectacular year in 2012, the delicious mix of great food, drink, music and fun will attract over 50,000 people to Newport Center Drive at Fashion Island for the party of the year. The three-day food, wine and music festival proudly presented by Wells Fargo and hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce will be held Friday, September 14th from 6:00pm to 11:00pm, Saturday, September 15th from 4:00pm to 11:00pm, and Sunday, September 16th from Noon to 8:00pm.There will be FREE parking in the designated structures at the Santa Rosa entrance, as well as available valet service.
The Taste of Newport serves up culinary masterpieces from nearly 35 of Newport Beach’s finest Restaurants, as well as 15 premium wineries from throughout California, ice cold brews and delicious cocktails. The restaurants are truly spectacular, offering everything from barbeque seared ahi and tiramisu to prime rib and crème brulee. Everyone is sure to find something pleasing to the palette-and a new restaurant to try after the Taste. Be sure to visit the Menus page.
Spectacular World-Class Live Entertainment
In addition to all the great tastes at the event, some of the finest live musical acts to ever perform in Newport Beach have been featured on the Taste of Newport Sound Stage. Our 2012 Lineup will feature…
BLONDIE / DEVO
THE LEGENDARY VOICE OF SUPERTRAMP
…and more. Be sure to visit the Stage page for updates on this year’s schedule. The Taste of Newport Sound Stage will run throughout all hours of the festival and all entertainment is FREE with the price of admission.
Tickets purchased in advance will be offered at a discount. General Admission tickets will be $25 at the gate. Children under 8 will be admitted FREE. VIP Concert Tickets with up front reserved section seating will also be available this year.
More information can be found on the Taste of Newport’s website.