Taste of River North


Friday, July 28, 2023 | 5pm to 10pm
Saturday, July 29, 2023 | 11am to 10pm
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This annual foodie fest gives discerning palates and weary art shoppers a gratifying taste of the best of everything trendy River North has to offer – and in one of Chicago’s hottest neighborhoods. Hosted by River North Residents Association, ToRN reflects the extraordinary characteristics of its neighborhood: spectacular food and world-class art and design with a conscious eye on the environment.
Revelers will enjoy two days of great River North restaurants, artists, local merchants, and a family fun area – along with some of Chicago’s most impressive river and architectural views while Chicago’s best party bands rock the place.

5:00 – House Music
6:00 – Big Suit (Talking Heads Tribute)
8:00 – Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

11:30am – School of Rock
1:00pm – IPOP
3:30pm – Hello Weekend
6:00pm – Simply Elton
8:30pm – Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella


Got a furry friend you want to show off?  Register now for the inaugural Dog Parade at Taste of River North!

The mission of the River North Residents Association is to:

  • Protect and enhance the quality of life in River North
  • Encourage strong collaboration and communication between residents, businesses and government officials
  • Promote responsible real estate development and land use
  • Advocate for infrastructure improvements that contribute to long term value
  • Contribute to a safer neighborhood and a healthy, sustainable environment
  • Support positive community development and the creation of opportunities for disadvantaged Chicagoans

The River North Residents Association is a tax-exempt, non-profit, volunteer-led neighborhood advocacy organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Looking to connect with active consumers at this event? For pricing and a customized benefits package, please contact Norine Smyth at 312-799-0354 or Laura Wilke at 773-584-6669.

This year, we have teamed up with Eventeny to make your exhibitor registration easier than ever! Please note that you will have to create a new profile and register on this new platform if you haven’t done so yet.

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If you have any questions please email us at [email protected]


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