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Inaugural TASTE Leesburg Event Comes to Downtown Leesburg on Saturday, August 11

Come experience the flavor of Leesburg’s food, beverages, arts, and entertainment.

Post Date:08/03/2018 10:19 AM

Taste LogoLeesburg, VA (August 3, 2018) – Head to Leesburg on Saturday, August 11, when food vendors, breweries, wineries, businesses, artisans, and entertainment will fill four blocks of the historic downtown for an evening of fun. Come experience the flavor of Leesburg with over 50 booths showcasing a taste of all that Leesburg has to offer. Stroll the streets and sample food from on-street food vendors or stop into one of the local restaurants for a bite to eat. Enjoy samples of beer and wine from local breweries and wineries while listening to entertainment on one of three stages. TASTE Leesburg begins at 5:00 p.m. and runs until 10:00 p.m.
Admission to TASTE Leesburg is free. Food vendors will offer $3, $4, and $5 tasting menus. Try them all and pay the vendors directly. A wristband is required to purchase tickets for wine and beer samples. Wristbands, sampling glasses, and beverage tickets will be available at ticket tents located throughout the event footprint (ID required).   

Plenty of entertainment will be on hand with the Center Stage located on the corner of Market and King featuring three different performances beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The Town Green Stage will have live music from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  A Demonstration Stage at the corner of North King and Cornwall will feature demonstrations, live performances, and karaoke.

Parking will be available downtown at the Town Hall Parking Garage, the Liberty Street Parking Lot, the Church Street Parking Lot, and the Loudoun County Parking Garage, or at Ida Lee Park’s festival parking field.  Free shuttle service will be provided from Ida Lee Park to the downtown event.

Downtown street closures will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Streets are expected to reopen at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018.

TASTE is the place to be this August! For more information about the event, visit or call Ida Lee Park Recreation Center at 703-777-1368.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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