Is your dream to be surrounded by countless free food and drink samples? If you’re anything like us, you need to attend Taste of Encinitas this year! At this iconic event, you’ll be able to treat your taste buds to samples from more than 30 local food and drink purveyors. Before planning your foodie getaway, be sure to access our complimentary Destination Guide to North County San Diego! Inside, you’ll find an extensive list of our favorite restaurants, shops, adventures, and more.
Your Guide to Taste of Encinitas
General Event Information
Every August, Taste of Encinitas brings all kinds of local flavor to South Coast Highway 101! A $45 entry ticket grants you access to all of the available food and drink samples for three straight hours. Whether you’re craving fresh vegan bites or a juicy burger, you’ll find exactly what you love here! This year’s event takes place between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6. Be sure to buy your tickets online in advance and pick up your complimentary reusable cup!
What to Expect
As you may have already guessed, you should come to the festival hungry! Expect to try some of the most delicious dishes Encinitas restaurants have to offer. As you make your rounds, you’ll be able to pause and enjoy live music at eight different venues! Keep an eye out for the “Sip Stops” if you find yourself feeling thirsty. At each of these “Sip Stops,” you’ll find plenty of local craft beer and fine wine. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be served.
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