Join us for the 39th annual TASTE of Tippecanoe on Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 6 pm until midnight. Downtown Lafayette will come alive with the best food, music, and art our region has to offer! Enjoy engaging and interactive make-and-take activities, live music performances from your favorite local and regional acts, and a spectacular fireworks show at 10:30 pm!

Tickets go on sale March 2!
Get excited for the TASTE before you even enter! This year, we’re giving guests who enter on the West Lafayette side of the Pedestrian Bridge a “taste” of the event before they join the fun. Enjoy live, acoustic performances from the following acts:

  • 6 - 8 pm: Bluegrass Jammers
  • 8:15 - 8:45 pm: Brian & Avery Hanrahan
  • 9 - 9:30 pm: Lauren Grace
  • 10 - 10:30 pm: Sandy Pickett
Create, engage, and interact with these live art activities for all ages!

  • 6 - 9 pm: Make-and-take activities including acrylic pour and art garden by Flourish Studio & Classroom, stencil art by Hector Del Campo, temporary tattoos by Evil Genius Tattoo Club, and live custom screenprinting
  • 6:15 pm: Kids Cold Treat Eating Contest
  • 7 - 7:30 pm: Adzooks Puppet Show
  • 8:30 - 9 pm: Snack Demo by Kirsten Serrano
Check out live art throughout the entire footprint!

  • 6 pm - midnight: Selfie stations created specifically for visitors to put themselves in a work of art and capture the beautiful city scape!
  • 9 pm - midnight: Lighting and projection mapping created by Petronio Bendito. Interact with the light, make requests, and have fun with this live art exhibition!
  • 6:30 pm on John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge, 7 pm in front of Depot Plaza, 7:30 pm at 5th & Main, 8 pm at the Jumbotron, 8:30 pm at 4th & Main, and 9 pm at Bridge, Depot, Jumbotron, 5th & Main: Tippecanoe County Dance Mob
Enjoy a variety of performances at 2nd and Ferry Streets!

  • 6 - 7 pm: Jeffrey Bowen
  • 7:30 - 8:30 pm: The Mound Builders
  • 9 - 10 pm: Abercorn
  • 11 pm - midnight: Drag Show featuring Avery Leigh, Bella Shade, Jessika Savage, Mahogany Charlotte, Siniya Omni Hall, and Veronica Fox
Grab a brew, sit down, and enjoy these acts on 4th Street.

  • 6:10 - 7:10 pm: rebel noire
  • 7:40 - 8:40 pm: One Size Fits All
  • 9:10 - 10:10 pm: The Velocity District
  • 10:40 - 11:40 pm: Green Room Rockers
Visit some hometown favorites at 5th and Ferry Streets.

  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm: Summer Belt
  • 8 - 9 pm: Scott Greeson and the Trouble with Monday
  • 9:30 - 10:30 pm: Big Swing Band
  • 11 pm - midnight: Ebony & The Ruckus
About the TASTE of Tippecanoe
The TASTE of Tippecanoe is the major fundraising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF). Proceeds from the TASTE provide support for TAF's programming and outreach to over 500,000 Hoosiers. With a mission to grow the arts, TAF provides artistic content, education opportunities, and support to underserved communities and at-risk youth to fourteen counties in northcentral Indiana.

About the Tippecanoe Arts Federation
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is the umbrella organization and arts council for 14 counties. TAF provides educational opportunities in the visual, performing, and literary arts, outreach programs for both underserved and at-risk youth, and funding for capital and operational expenses to fellow arts organizations region wide. Established in 1976, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation serves as a model for arts advocacy by promoting the role of the arts within our region. More information is available at  TippecanoeArts.org.