Taste of Georgetown

Submitted by Georgetown Business Improvement District

Washington, D.C.’s most anticipated epicurean festival, the annual Taste of Georgetown, celebrates its 22nd year on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with creative tastes from more than 35 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, as well as an expansive Craft Beer & Wine Garden. For the second year in a row, the Taste will move from Wisconsin Avenue to K Street, along the scenic Georgetown Waterfront. Presale tickets will be available soon at www.tasteofgerogetown.com.

Founded by former Grace Episcopal Church rector David Bird congregant Robert Egger—who went on to establish DC Central Kitchen—Taste of Georgetown is presented and sponsored annually by the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) and benefits the Georgetown Ministry Center.

WHAT: The 22nd annual Taste of Georgetown, an outdoor epicurean festival presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) featuring signature dishes from more than 35 of Georgetown’s top restaurants. The all-day event will feature sizeable samples of sweet and savory tastes, a Craft Beer & Wine Garden, foodie competitions, kid’s activities, and much more.

WHO: More than 35 Georgetown restaurants, plus the Taste Marketplace, featuring local and national merchants. Stay tuned for the list of participating merchants!

WHY: Discover signature dishes from Georgetown dining spots, from new concepts to established favorites.

WHEN & WHERE: Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on K Street, NW along Georgetown Waterfront Park.

COST: FREE to attend; Tickets are $5 for one tasting and $20 for five tastings (online presale only); Craft Beer and Wine Garden tickets are $10 for three (online presale only), and $4 for one tasting. Presale tickets will be available soon at www.tasteofgeorgetown.com. Tickets are available onsite at the event and are $5 per tasting and $4 per Craft Beer & Wine Garden tasting.

About the Georgetown Business Improvement District: The Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the accessibility, attractiveness and overall appeal of Georgetown. Established in 1999 by its property owners and merchants, the Georgetown BID has more than 1,000 members. The organization is located in the heart of Georgetown in Washington, D.C. and sets a standard of excellence in preserving historic charm while meeting contemporary needs. From marketing and special events, to transportation, economic development, destination management and streetscape, the Georgetown BID contributes to the vitality and quality of life in Georgetown. For more information, visit georgetowndc.com.