Per Montgomery County:
The Taste of Wheaton will return after a two-year hiatus with a full day of food, music and activities for all ages from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Marian Fryer Plaza in Downtown Wheaton. Kids rides and activities are free, with food and drinks available for purchase from local Wheaton restaurants. Marian Fryer Plaza is located at 2424 Reedie Plaza adjacent to the Wheaton Triangle Business District. Participating Wheaton restaurants in the Taste of Wheaton will include Frank’s Burger Place, Green Plate Catering, Hollywood East Café, IHOP, Los Cobanos, Methi Indian Restaurant, Nando’s Peri Peri, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Nut House Pizza and Terra Mare Restaurant.
Attendees can expect a full day of music and dance, rides, video games and children’s activities including face painting, caricature drawing, creation of balloon animals and arts and crafts.
Scheduled musical performances at the stage will include:
- 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Rollex
- 1-2 p.m.: Chopteeth
- 2:30-3:30 p.m.: I&I Riddim
- 4-5 p.m. Rafael Ortiz and El Tumbao with Y2Salsa Production Dancers
Scheduled dance performances at the stage will include:
- 12:30-1 p.m.: Wheaton Studio of Dance
- 2-2:30 p.m.: Ameanspinn
- 3:30-4 p.m.: Urban Artistry
The festival will feature a beer and wine garden with 100 percent of the proceeds donated to the local food pantry Mid-County United Ministries.
Free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations will be available with no appointment required.
More information about Taste of Wheaton is available at www.wheatonmd.org.