Taste of Clarkston

The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors and the City of the Village of Clarkston are working hard organizing the 22nd annual Taste of Clarkston, set for Sunday, Sept. 29, from 12-6 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Clarkston.
Taste of Clarkston is a one-day taste festival featuring over 50 restaurants, vendors and exhibitors. There will be two live music stages at the corners of Church and Main streets, as well as on Washington and Main streets.
Two KidZones will be in the HealthQuest parking lot and Washington Street parking lot. Adults will have the opportunity to enjoy a cold brew in the Clarkston Lions beer tent or a glass of wine in the Clarkston Rotary wine tent.
Confirmed restaurants participating in the event include 15th Street Tavern, Andiamo Trattoria, Beyond Juice, Buffalo Wild Wings, Clarkston Union, Costco, Culver’s, Gregg’s Gourmet Café, Hamlin Pub, Honcho, Johnny Blacks Public House, Kruse’s Deer Lake Inn, On The Border, Outback Steakhouse, Parker’s Hilltop Brewery, Pine Knob Wine Shoppe, Rainforest Café, Sportsmens Bar & Grill, Uncle Peter’s Pasties, Union Woodshop, Via Bologna, and many more.
Admission to the event is free and free parking with shuttle service will be available from Clarkston High School, Clarkston Junior High School, Clarkston Elementary, and Renaissance High School.
A handicap accessible shuttle will make trips to and from the event from Renaissance. Taste cash is sold in books of 10 at three booths throughout the event. This is a cash only event, with one ATM on site. Menu items can be purchased with Taste cash ranging from $2-$10 per item.
This event is made possible by sponsors, including Platinum sponsors Bowman Chevrolet, LaFontaine Automotive Group, and The Fed Community. Kid Zone & Entertainment sponsors include Al Deeby Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Genisys Credit Union. Major Bag sponsor is St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. Ticket sponsor for this event is Rebekah’s Health & Nutrition Source. Corporate sponsors include Encore at Deerhill Villas, Lifepointe Chiropractic, Pure Barre, McLaren Clarkston, Canterbury-on-the-Lake, MSU Federal Credit Union, Spencer Real Estate, and Clarkston Lakes Family Medicine.