FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Taste Addison

 

ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

DATES, HOURS & PRICES

Friday, May 17, 2013            6 PM - Midnight              $15

Saturday, May 18, 2013        Noon - 5PM                    $5

                                           5PM - Midnight               $15

Sunday, May 19, 2013          Noon - 5PM                    $5

 

25% off evening tickets are sold at all DFW area Albertsons Market Stores while supplies last ($11.25 each).

 

Please have your tickets ready for display, exact cash or credit card in hand to expedite the entry process.

 

ADMISSION POLICIES & PROCEDURES

NEW -- All bags will be searched.  If possible, please leave these items at home to avoid delayed entry. 

 

A limited supply of complimentary sunscreen and bug spray is available to patrons at the Festival Command Post. Additional necessities can be purchased at the Albertsons Market store located on the Festival grounds near the information booth.

 

Patrons may get their hand stamped upon exit and return free of charge on the same day.  Normal admission policy applies for re-entry.

 

Alcoholic beverage sales end thirty minutes prior to event closing.  No alcoholic beverages may enter or leave the festival grounds.

 

Animals, coolers, lawn chairs, laser pointers, illegal weapons, bicycles, rollerblades, or skateboards may not be brought on to the festival grounds.  Strollers, child's wagon, and wheelchairs are allowed.

 

Taste Addison is a rain or shine event. Music acts may be postponed due to inclement weather, but will not be rescheduled for an alternative weekend.  Refunds are not provided.

 

VIDEO AND PHOTORAPHY

Video surveillance cameras are used in Addison Circle Park.

 

An official photographer will be taking photos throughout the festival grounds so patrons attending the event may be pictured in event marketing materials.

 

Patrons may not photograph or videotape the headline musical acts on the Dos Equis Main Stage.

 

FESTIVAL COUPONS AND AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES

Participating restaurants accept cash for food and beverage items so festival coupons are not required.  Several Automated Teller Machines (ATM's) are available throughout the festival grounds. Please look in the event brochure for specific locations.  Nominal service charge fees apply.

 

LOCATION

Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive. Click here for a map. The main entrance is located at the corner of Quorum Drive at Addison Circle near the large Blueprints sculpture.  The exit gate is located on Festival Way at Quorum Drive.  Caution:  Temporary fence is used on the festival grounds and is subject to collapse in high winds.

 

PARKING

FREE parking is located in the parking garages located on Arapaho Road at the Dallas Parkway and Addison Circle Drive at Dallas Parkway.  Handicap parking is available at the DART Transit Center, 4925 Arapaho Road. Click here for a parking map

 

ACCESSIBILITY

Festival grounds are accessible with paved pathways throughout Addison Circle Park.   Ample seating is available for festival patrons; however, guests who require special accommodations may contact the event staff at the Information Booth for assistance.   Wheelchairs, electric carts and baby strollers are not available for rent.

 

CONCERTS ON THE DOS EQUIS MAIN STAGE AND OTHER STAGES

All concerts on the Dos Equis Main stage and other stages are presented free of charge to festival patrons.  It is standing room only, so come early for the best viewing.

 

ROAD CLOSURES


Thursday, May 9 to Tuesday, May 21

- Festival Way from Addison Rd to Quorum Dr

 

Tuesday, May 14 to Tuesday, May 21

- Addison Circle Dr from Addison Rd to Witt Place

 

Friday, May 17 from 3PM to Sunday, May 19 at Mid

- Quorum Dr  from Arapaho Rd to Morris Ave

- Addison Circle Dr from Witt Place just west of Lewis Place

- Witt Place (south of the parking garage entrance/exit) to Addison Circle Dr

- Spectrum Dr from Arapaho Rd to McEntire Place

 

Saturday, May 18 from 7AM - Noon (For Tasty Run 5K and Fun Run)

- Addison Rd from Morris Rd to Arapaho Rd

- Arapaho Rd from Addison Rd to Surveyor Ave

 

PLACES TO STAY

Click here for more information about our special event hotel packages.

 

HAD FUN AT TASTE ADDISON AND WANT MORE?

There's always something fun happening at the Town of Addison.  Check out our calendar of events at www.addison2013.com.

 

A complete listing of our restaurants, hotels, theatres, museums and more is found at www.addisontexas.net

 

WHO TO CONTACT

Vendors may contact the Special Event office at (972) 450-6251 or to be placed on the vendor list. Only Addison restaurants are eligible to be concessionaires at Taste Addison.

 

Contact Stacy Love at 972-450-2874 or for volunteer opportunities.

 

Lost something at the event?  Contact the personnel at the Command Post located near the Addison water tower or call the Addison Police Department at 972-450-7156.

 

THANKS TO OUR GREAT SPONSORS