“Taste of Times Square” returns soon with 50 of your Favorite Vendors

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“Taste of Times Square” returns soon with 50 of your Favorite Vendors

Back for its 24th outing, “Taste of Times Square” returns with swing dancing lessons and beer garden as well as 50 mouth-watering vendors, here’s everything you need to know.

One of the city’s longest running food festivals returns for its 24th year on June 5, starting at 5 got on through to 9 pm. The fest will occupy space along West 46th Street between Broadway and 10th Avenue. Along with delicious eats, drinks come to the fest courtesy of the Heartland Brewery with the return of the beer garden set up on Restaurant Row (West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues).

The Entertainment Tent will host the George Gee Swing Orchestra and have swing lessons, thanks to Swing 46 and You Should Be Dancing.

Street musicians come courtesy of the Hard Rock Cafe Times Square and include The Ebony Hillbillies, Baby Soda Jazz Band, Paul Mueller with a hammered dulcimer, Sean Grissom on the Cello, StreetMule, Mariachi Citlalli, and Yut and the Hot Four.

Blues guitarist Irving Louis Lattin, comes to the festival thanks to the legendary B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, and interactive entertainers Drum Cafe.

Admission is free to Taste of Times Square, but “taste” tickets are available for $1 each (dishes range between 1-6 tickets at restaurant booths). Tickets are available HERE or you just can pick them up on the day of the event.

Among the 50 vendors taking part are a few newcomers, like Brooklyn Ball Factory, Burger and Lobster, Dim Sum Palace, Ice & Vice, Mighty Quinn’s, and Wafels & Dinges.

Other old favorites and returning vendors are:

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Barbetta Restaurant
Blue Fin
Bourbon Street Bar and Grille
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Buca Di Beppo
Buffalo Wild Wings
Crossroads American Kitchen & Bar
Dos Caminos
E&E Grill House
Fashion Bar & Restaurant
Foundry Kitchen and Bar
Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse
Gabriela’s Taqueria
Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar
Hard Rock Cafe
Havana Central
Heartland Brewery and Chophouse
Hourglass Tavern & Bettibar
The House of Brews
Joe Allen Restaurant
John’s of Times Square
La Pulperia
Le Rivage
Lillie’s Victorian Establishment
Meson Sevilla
The Palm West Side
Planet Hollywood
Playwright Celtic Pub
The Rum House
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Sake Bar Hagi 46
The View Restaurant & Lounge
Virgil’s Real BBQ

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