"This highly-anticipated festival is a true celebration of Minnesota culture and cuisine, from the classic dishes that have become our signature to the bold and innovative flavors that are putting MN on the map as a legit foodie destination. – tasteofmn.com"

A massive two-day food and music festival starts on Sunday, July 2nd and organizers are expecting a large crowd for the free event. Below you find all of the important info you need to know including the band lineup and the list of food vendors.

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Taste of Minnesota Information

Taste of Minnesota is a family-friendly event scheduled for July 2nd and 3rd with delicious food and numerous acts and activities like face painting, magic, balloon art, and professional wrestling to keep everyone entertained while they eat.

The impressive live-music lineup features acts like Big Boi, Third Eye Blind, and Uncle Kracker.

Tickets to this event are free. Find out how to get yours and learn more about the festivities below.

What Kind of Food Is Available at Taste of Minnesota?

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You'll find Chef Andrew Zimmern and some of Minnesota’s top chefs from Animales BBQ Co, Soul Bowl, Red Wagon Pizza Company, Nixta, and The Oceanaire in a specially designed dining area along 4th Street.

The following food trucks and vendors will also be onsite: Parlour Burger, Krazd, Tamu Grill, KCM Egg Rolls, Hockey Mom Brownies, Rusty Taco, Doc E’s BBQ, Anchor Fish and Chips, Taste the Real Nawlins, G-Spot, MN Nice Cream, Philly Station, Peiorgi2Gogi, Tom Thumb Donuts, The Purple People Feeder, Nikkolette’s Macarons and Mocha Momma's Coffee.

Surly Brewing will be there to quench your thirst with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Where Is Taste of Minnesota?

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Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will host this giant food and music festival. Organizers say all guests must enter and exit the event from one of two points:

North Entry: Washington Ave S / Nicollet Mall
South Entry: 5th Street S / Nicollet Mall

Learn more and claim a free ticket here.

18 Food Trucks You Can Find Around the Rochester, Minnesota Area

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