The Taste of Reston — the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce’s annual celebration of all things food and drink — returns to Reston Town Center next Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18.
Market Street will become a smorgasbord of food options and the Reston Town Center will become a lively beer garden at the two-day event.
Here is what you need to know:
Taste of Reston hours are 3 to 11 p.m. on Friday and noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday.
Parking is free in Reston Town Center’s seven garages.
Admission is free, but tickets are needs for food and drinks. You can buy tickets on site or online in advance.
There will be a wide variety of dishes from your favorite restaurants, including Not Your Average Joe’s, Obi Sushi, Community Canteen, McCormick & Schmick’s and many more. See the list of food vendors on the event website.
There will be no shortage of beer and wine. Alcohol will be sold in the pavilion and on trucks on Library Street, as well as in the Taste of Reston lounge. Bud Light; Devil’s Backbone; Shock Top Belgian Wheat; Stella Artois; as well as four local craft brews. A selection of wines from The Wine Cabinet will also be available.
Live entertainment will take place on four stages, including a family fun zone for the kinds. Check out the schedule.
Volunteers are still needed. Check in to see if you and/or a team from your company can help.
Note: There are no carnival rides as in past years due to construction at the surface lot, ordinarily the site of the rides and games.