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May 1, 2019
5:30 - 8:30PM

40 restaurants. One street.
The best of Downtown, all at once.

Taste Walk Glendale is presented by Glendale Arts in partnership with Downtown Glendale Association.

treat yourself to a 30-course meal.

On May 1, 2019, come explore the culinary delights of Downtown Glendale, with samples from over 40 restaurants, live music, wine and beer stations. Discover Glendale's exciting new restaurants as well as its signature staples.

Proceeds benefit Glendale Arts and the Alex Theatre, with a portion of the proceeds going to support youth arts programs.

Taste Walk Glendale is the ultimate package in food festivals. Not only are you tasting the best of Downtown Glendale’s food scene, but you’re doing so right at the restaurants themselves. Taste Walk Glendale takes a traditional food festival and turns it on its head in the best of ways…if you’re a foodie looking for an insider experience, best to get in the know before this annual event blows up in LA.

— -- Benjamin Brown, restaurant writer & hospitality consultant
 

2019 sponsors and partners

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About GLENDALE ARTS

Glendale Arts is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts organization, and was formed by the City of Glendale to manage the operations of the Alex Theatre. Since its beginning, Glendale Arts’ mission has evolved into one that works to grow the cultural identity of Glendale through the arts. Glendale Arts currently employs 16 full-time and up to 50 part-time staff members who are employed as stage technicians, house managers, custodians, security guards, box office ticket agents and administrative staff.

The mission of Glendale Arts is to integrate the arts into the identity, growth and economic vitality of the City of Glendale by presenting programming and creating partnerships that benefit youth, patrons, artists, organizations and businesses in the community and at the Alex Theatre.

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GET INVOLVED - BECOME A SPONSOR

When you participate as a Taste Walk Glendale sponsor, you engage a highly diverse audience from Glendale and beyond. You educate guests about your brand, and align your values with the important mission of Glendale Arts. When you support Glendale Arts, you support great, surprising, amazing, and wonderful art, and you support youth arts education. By supporting Glendale Arts, you understand that the arts bind us together as a community.

GET INVOLVED - VOLUNTEER WITH US

Volunteering for the event is a great way to get involved, support your community, and support the arts at the same time! Volunteers assist with greeting, checking people in, setting up/tearing down, and generally being amazing event ambassadors. We offer fun perks like a free T-Shirt, a meal wristband, a letter of recommendation, and volunteer/school credits. 

GET INVOLVED - CALL FOR MUSICIANS

We are seeking musicians who can animate the event route, connecting participants and restaurants with lively musical entertainment. We are looking for a wide variety of musical styles including jazz, pop, folk, rock, alt, indie, salsa and classical. There are no application fees and an artist stipend will be provided to successful candidates.

GET INVOLVED - FEATURE YOUR FOOD

If you are a Glendale restaurant owner or chef eager to become a part of Taste Walk Glendale, let us know! Click below to join us at this year’s event.

GET INVOLVED - FEATURE YOUR BEVERAGE

Guests sample beers and wines, and assorted specialty cocktails in the exclusive VIP lounge, which means that we’re always looking for the finest merchants to help our guests sip and savor local creations.

 

GLENDALE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION - MUSIC MATteRS

The Glendale Educational Foundation is a community of individuals that have come together for a common goal: to provide outstanding schools for the children in the Glendale Unified School District. The “Music Matters” campaign helps Glendale students make music and realize their full potential by supporting music education at Glendale Unified School District middle schools and high schools.

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YWCA GLENDALE - SUMMER CAMP Rosie

Camp Rosie is a no-cost girls empowerment camp for 7th-9th grade girls. YWCA Glendale will partner with Glendale Arts’ dance and theater program to expand the services and instructors available for the Summer Camp participants. The program encourages the participants to explore the arts and expand their knowledge of skills such as singing, dancing and acting. The Camp ends with a final performance at the end of the eight week session.