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Here’s Your Chance to Perform at the 2019 TASTE of Tippecanoe!

The TASTE Entertainment Committee is currently seeking performers and artists for the 38th Annual TASTE of Tippecanoe on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Downtown Lafayette. This year’s organizers hope to expand the entertainment lineup with both performing and visual artists featuring:

  • Dance and other performing arts
  • Cooking & eating competitions
  • Visual arts demonstrations
  • Multi-media and interactive displays
  • Musical acts


Individuals and groups who wish to perform their musical, performance, or visual art live at TASTE 2019 are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates are performers of original content who are from the Tippecanoe Arts Federation’s service area of Tippecanoe, Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tipton, Warren, and White counties. The deadline to apply is October 31, 2018.

Click here to make your entertainment submission for TASTE 2019.

Submissions will only be accepted using the link above. All submissions will be reviewed by a panel comprised of individuals from the local art scene with diverse backgrounds, expertise, and education. Notification to applicants will occur by November 30, 2018.

Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors!

Another fantastic year at the TASTE of Tippecanoe has passed, and we could not be more grateful for our sponsors! The TASTE of Tippecanoe takes a lot of hard work from many committed team members, and none of it would be possible without the support of our Platinum sponsors, Evonik and The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette. We would also like to thank the following sponsors and our TASTE committee:

Major Sponsors

  • Cook Medical
  • Purdue Federal Credit Union
  • D&R Market & Catering
  • Bob Rohrman Subaru









Entertainment Sponsors

  • Digby’s Pub & Patio
  • Centier Bank
  • Lafayette Bank & Trust
  • Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette
  • Meijer
  • Old National Bank









Gates, Booths, & Bike Zone Sponsors

  • Alorica
  • Friends of Downtown
  • GS Creative
  • Meijer
  • Mid-America Beverage
  • Old National Bank
  • Regions Bank
  • Wabash National
  • Walmart
  • Unity Healthcare









Media Sponsors

  • Journal & Courier
  • Maximumedia
  • ShopSmart
  • Star City Media
  • WLFI-TV18
  • Pay Less Super Markets
  • Coca-Cola
  • Hungry Boiler
  • Ivy Tech Community College










  • Alexander Tree Service
  • AMG Alerts
  • City of Lafayette
  • City of West Lafayette
  • Freckles Graphics
  • Greater Lafayette Commerce
  • Haley’s Lock, Safe, and Key
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Home City Ice
  • Huston Electric
  • IBEW Local 668
  • Lafayette Printing
  • Midwest Rentals
  • Service Sanitation
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • Tippecanoe County
  • Trash Kans
  • Wiese USA









TASTE Committee

  • Scott Freeman, Event Director
  • Kathy Atwell, Hospitality Coordinator
  • Kat Braz, Restaurant Coordinator
  • Becky Chapman, Design Assistant
  • Bryan Dilden, Electrical
  • Iris Goldfeder, Live Art Coordinator
  • Andrea Hatch, Live Art Coordinator
  • Erich Heubner, Logistics Team
  • Ryan Hodge, Marketing Team
  • Matt Huston, Electrical
  • James Holsclaw, Logistics Team
  • Chris Johnson, Beverage Coordinator
  • Grant Morris, Beverage Coordinator
  • B.J. Moyars, TAF Board Member
  • Kevin Ness, TAF Board Member
  • Jason Smith, Logistics Team
  • Jodi Taylor, Volunteer Coordinator
  • Brenton Van Dame, Electrical
  • Steve Klink & Charlie Hoovler, TASTE Co-Founders


Tippecanoe Arts Federation

  • Tetia Lee, TAF Executive Director
  • Mark Latta, TAF Board President
  • Ann Fields Monical, TAF Chief Operating Officer
  • Kyra Clark, TAF Marketing & Events Director
  • Cathryn English, TAF Office Manager
  • Mark Latta, President
  • Kelly Boebinger, VP of Sustainability
  • Brian Yost, VP of Education
  • B.J. Moyars, VP of Engagement
  • Nick Schenkel, Treasurer
  • Lindsay Zimmerman, Secretary
  • Florence Adibu
  • Jim Bodenmiller
  • Marlo David
  • Natasha Duncan
  • Mel Gruver
  • David Huhnke
  • Cameron Mann
  • William McInerney
  • Kevin Ness
  • Kathryn Winters
  • Sheila Klinker
  • Tony Roswarski
  • John Dennis
  • Tom Murtaugh


The TASTE is an annual fundraiser presented by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. The funds raised by the TASTE support TAF’s mission to grow the arts in 14 counties in North Central Indiana through programs like the After School Arts Program and the ARTreach Instrument Lending Program. With each restaurant, sponsor, volunteer, and attendee who supports the TASTE, a member of our community gains the opportunity to experience art—possibly for the first time. Thank you for helping us grow the arts—your support is changing lives!

TAF Announces 2018 TASTE of Tippecanoe Advance Discount Tickets, Performers, & Volunteer Sign Up

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Volunteer for the TASTE of Tippecanoe!

TASTE Volunteers

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Grow the Arts by volunteering for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation at the 2018 TASTE of Tippecanoe on Saturday, June 16th!

Volunteers are crucial for the success of the event and needed for a variety of duties throughout the day including ticket sales, admissions, and setup.

Enjoy free admission to the TASTE and an official T-shirt in exchange for volunteering two hours of your time. Volunteer assignments and times (first-come, first-served) will be scheduled during training sessions held at TAF temporary offices located at 522 Columbia Street the week before the event. All volunteers MUST complete the form at and attend one of the offered sessions.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

Volunteer assignments and times (first-come, first-served) will be scheduled during training sessions held at TAF’s temporary offices (522 Columbia Street, Lafayette, IN) the week before the event. All volunteers MUST attend one of the offered sessions.

  • Volunteer Sessions are TBA


Cook Medical presents 2018 TASTE Fireworks

Saturday, June 16th, Cook Medical presents the 2018 TASTE of Tippecanoe Fireworks at 11:00pm!

Sit back, relax and enjoy Lafayette’s largest summer firework show!

Cook Medical

FREE Safety Alerts + Twitter to Keep TASTE-goers Informed

Thanks to AMG Alerts, TASTE organizers will use a color coded text alert system to keep attendees informed if the weather gets hairy.

The TASTE of Tippecanoe is a rain or shine event, but operations have had to be suspended in the past because of lightning or wind. However, operations have also safely resumed after these occurrences. You’re using your hard-earned money to gain admission to the TASTE and help the Tippecanoe Arts Federation Grow the Arts. We want to make it more-than-worth your while.

Whether you’re at the TASTE, on your way to the TASTE, or on the fence about attending… STAY INFORMED.

Sign up for FREE text/email alerts on the SAFETY Page. (Pssst: we don’t keep your information. The list is cleared after the TASTE)

Also, alert messaging will be shared via @TASTETippecanoe on Twitter. How about a follow? #ItsALLGood!


Safety Alerts

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Text Safety Alerts!