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9th Annual Taste of the Eastside
April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm$15 – $95
Image via Taste of the Eastside 2017. Photo by Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.
Taste of the Eastside returns to Los Angeles River Center and Gardens for its 9th year on April 28 for a food and drink festival offering some of the best and most diverse tastes from the food scene of the Eastside neighborhoods of Silver Lake, Echo Park, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Los Feliz, Atwater Village and beyond. Around 30 Eastside restaurants, breweries, and artisans will invite guests to sample their dishes and drinks. View the full list of participants here.
Festivities take place from 4 – 8 p.m. on April 28. VIP Early Access ($85/ticket pre-sale; $95/ticket day of the event) begins at 3 p.m. and includes unlimited food tastes, three drink tickets, VIP demos, exclusive VIP gift bag, front row demo seating, and priority parking (2:45 to 4 p.m.). General Admission Access, from 4 to 8 p.m., includes unlimited food tastings and wine/beer/alcohol for purchase. General Admission tickets are $50 pre-sale, or $60 on the day of the event. Tickets for kids ages 2-12 are $15 and children under 2 are free. All proceeds from Taste of the Eastside will be donated to local organizations, including Rose Scharlin Cooperative Nursery School, The Pablove Foundation, and FOLAR, Friends of the LA River.