24th Annual Taste of Newport
- September 14, 2012 - September 16, 2012
- Address: 600 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
- Phone: 949-729-4400
- Venue: Fashion Island
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The three-day food, wine and music festival 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.
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 spicy tuna rolls and lobster-gazpacho shooters to prime rib and pulled pork sliders and of course decadent desserts. Everyone is sure to find many "palette pleasers" and a new restaurant to try after the Taste. There will be FREE parking in the designated structures at the Santa Rosa entrance, as well as available valet service.
In addition to the great food and dining options, there will be world class live entertainment on the main stage. Over the years, the Taste of Newport has featured some of the world's greatest performers from the world of rock n roll, pop and dance, jazz and more. This year's official lineup includes top artists from several musical genres like pop sensation Andy Grammer on Friday, Blondie and Devo headlining Saturday, Roger Hodgson: The Legendary Voice of Supertramp on Sunday and many more throughout the weekend!