Guide to Taste of Joliet
Judy Salman (left) and Denise Bertucci assemble the booth for Cupcakes for a Cause on Thursday, June 23, 2011, during setup for the Taste of Joliet at Memorial Stadium in Joliet, Ill. | Sun-Times Media file photo
Taste of Joliet performers
5 p.m.: Toy
6 p.m.: 7th Heaven
9 p.m.: REO Speedwagon
2:30 p.m.: Lockdown
4 p.m.: MisEducation
5 p.m.: Time Machine
7 p.m.: Ann Marie
9 p.m.: Josh Turner
11:30 a.m.: Radio Disney Road Crew
Noon: Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing On Tour
12:30 p.m.: Radio Disney’s
1 p.m.: Shane Harper
3:45 p.m.: Petty Cash
5 p.m.: Little Big Town
Taste of Joliet opens at noon Friday on ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium, at Infantry Drive and Jefferson Street.
It will be open from noon to midnight Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Free parking is available near the stadium and south of the Harlow Lockwood softball fields.
Besides the live music scheduled each night, there will be carnival rides and amusements to help you digest the treats from the more than 20 food vendors slotted for the event.
There also will be kid-specific attractions, such as a bounce house, face painting and a balloon artist.
Admission costs range from $5 to $30, depending on the type of ticket you buy.
Senior citizens can get in for $5, while general admission is $10. Seats near the front of the stage will cost you $30.
And from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, admission is free.
The Taste of Joliet has turned a profit for the park district over the last five years, For more information about the event, visit tasteofjoliet.com.