The Times Square Alliance's annual outdoor festival Taste of Times Square celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The annual event, held June 4 from 5PM to 9PM on 46th Street between Broadway and Ninth Avenue, will host over 35 different restaurants and performances by musical talents.
Admission is free, but tickets for "tastes" are $1 per ticket. Dishes range from 1-6 tickets per booth. Tickets are currently on sale here until June 4 at 3PM and will also be available in-person during the event.
Participating restaurants include Applebee's, Barbetta, Bareburger, Becco, Blue Fin, Bond 45, Bourbon Street Bar & Grille, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Buca di Beppo, Burger & Lobster, Chevys, Dim Sum Palace, Fashion Bar & Restaurant, Friedman’s, Hard Rock Cafe, Havana Central, Heartland Brewery and Chophouse, Hourglass Tavern, Joe Allen, Junior's, La Pulperia, Le Rivage, Lillie's Victorian Establishment, Meson Sevilla, Orso, Patzeria Perfect Pizza, Planet Hollywood, Pure Ktchn, Sake Bar Hagi 46, The House of Brews, The Palm West Side, The View Restaurant & Lounge, Toloache, TSQ MKT: Ice & Vice, Nuchas, SnackBox, TSQ Taqueria, and Wafels & Dinges.
Musicians, presented by the Hard Rock Café Times Square, will include Anthony Carrera, Baby Soda Jazz Band, Cajun Cellist, The Ebony Hillbillies, Mariachi Citlalli, Paul Mueller, StreetMule, and Yut and the Hot Four.
“For 25 years, Taste of Times Square has been our way to celebrate the great food, fun music, unique culture and the variety of businesses here in the neighborhood,” President of the Times Square Alliance Tim Tompkins said. “As the heart of New York City, we embrace the different cultural backgrounds of the people of our community and welcome visitors to come enjoy the array of food and music that Taste of Times Square has to offer.”
The Times Square Alliance works to improve and promote Times Square. Founded in 1992, the Alliance keeps the neighborhood clean and safe, promotes local businesses, manages area improvements, and produces major annual events with partners including New Year's Eve and Solstice in Times Square.