Taste of Wisconsin Kenosha 2023 Guide

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A Taste of Wisconsin brings the flavors, tastes and cultures of Wisconsin together in a three day celebration on Kenosha’s beautiful lakeshore.

There will be more than 30 food and drinks vendors. More than 80 performers and groups can be seen on four stages.

Admission is free and so is parking.

Taste of Wisconsin is presented by the Kiwanis Club of Western Kenosha. This is their major fundraiser and proceeds will support the club’s charitable activities, which include youth programs, scholarships and donations to local charities.

Taste of Wisconsin Hours

  • Thursday, July 27 – 3 pm to 10 pm
  • Friday, July 28 – 11 am to 11 pm
  • Saturday, July 29 – 11 am to 11 pm

At Taste of Wisconsin, you can eat like a local and get a look into Kenosha’s personality. In 1848, the German philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach said “We are what we eat.”

2023 Food Vendors

  • BBQ’d Productions
  • Tastefully Simple
  • The Brat Shop
  • Bistro Italiana
  • Dionigi’s Concessions
  • Pedro’s Authentic Mexican Cuisine
  • DeRango’s Pizza
  • El Poblanito
  • Elsie Mae’s Canning & Pies
  • Twisted Cuisine
  • Fizz Bizz
  • Firewise Bbq
  • Tom’s Straw Hat
  • Fry Daddy
  • Wisconsin Fried Cheese Curds
  • Mama Jerk N Tings
  • Jr. European Cuisine
  • Fwc Cornstars
  • Wisconsin Style Barbecue
  • On The Fritz Concessions
  • Jester Juice/Donut Jesters/Jester Concessions
  • Two Fat Guys Gourmet Sauces
  • Kona Ice
  • We Are Nuts
  • Jerry Smith Farms
  • Magpies Den & Pen
  • Scout Troop 533 Lemonade
  • Trolley Dogs/Marvelous Snax
  • Lamoureux Concessions
  • Rockitacos
  • Waffle Blox, Gluten Free
  • Shelby’s Concessions
  • Nectar of the Vine
  • Prp International
  • T&N’s Eggroll House
  • Wen’s Thai Cuisine
  • Nothing But Bundt Cake
  • The Lumpia Lady

With four stages, you’ll see a lot of live entertainment in three days. Performers include

  • Zaido Cruz
  • Nicole Kelley
  • Matt Mifflin
  • Brittany Lumley
  • King, Johnson & St. John
  • Ghost In Color
  • Flat Creek Highway
  • Liggett & Dell
  • Copeacabana
  • K-9 Demo
  • The StanDard Jazz Band
  • Evening Breeze
  • Twang Shui
  • Gold Label
  • Flynn & Flores
  • Celtic Gypsies
  • Yves Francois
  • Meeker
  • Impulse 66
  • Patch of Blues
  • Another Shade of Gray
  • Electric Haze
  • Mitch The Lip & Side Hustle
  • Conviction
  • Betsy Ade & The Well Known Strangers
  • Ivy Ford
  • Wood You Kindly
  • Boys & Toys
  • 89 Mojo
  • You’ll Love Me Tomorrow
  • Loud Library
  • HindSight
  • Floral Gin
  • The First Rule
  • Passion & Fury
  • Cash & Carrie
  • Boxie Beane
  • Pierce Vendetta & Rick
  • Swing House Big Band
  • Jim Yorgan Sextet
  • Jazz Wave Big Band
  • Backwater Duo
  • Acoustic Soul
  • TRIP
  • Nuke Plant Chickens
  • Rat Fink
  • Project X

and many more.

There will be inflatable bounce houses and obstacle courses for kids.

Wisconsin Cuisine

If you enjoy the food at Taste of Wisconsin and you want to learn more about Wisconsin cuisine, try these cookbooks. And you can use our links to see how you can save money on each one.

Kenosha Travel

Taste of Wisconsin is a family friendly and budget friendly destination for a summer getaway. While you’re in Kenosha, explore the city and see all it has to offer, including

  • Civil War Museum
  • Kenosha Sculpture Walk
  • Petrifying Springs Park
  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center
  • Dinosaur Discovery Museum
  • Anderson Arts Center
  • Kenosha North Pier Light
  • Veterans Memorial Park

If you’d like to visit Kenosha for Taste of Wisconsin, you should consider the following hotels. They are all offering discounted rates which can save you money on your stay.

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Kenosha
  • Clarion Point Racine – Mount Pleasant
  • Comfort Inn Mount Pleasant Racine
  • Comfort Inn near Six Flags