Eat, Drink, and Celebrate The Fenway
Join us for the 2019 Taste of The Fenway
- This outdoor street festival will feature celebrity chefs and Fenway’s renowned restaurants, food and drink tastings, live music, and art.
- Chef Tiffani Faison From: Sweet Cheeks Q, Tiger Mama, and Fool's Errand Chef Jody Adams From: Saloniki Greek Chef Tim Cushman From: Hojoko And over 30 restaurants and businesses
We thank these restaurants and businesses for providing food, drinks, and services in 2018. Live music and interactive art will be provided by Berklee College of Music and Fenway Studios. Please check back for our 2019 updates.
We thank our 2018 event sponsors.
Fenway CDC thanks MASCO for championing our cause through Massachusetts Community Investment Tax Credit Program. Check out their new website www.Longwoodarea.org. It includes information where to eat, play, visit, and learn in the Fenway.
Special thanks to our 2018 in-kind sponsors. Please check back for 2019 updates.
ABout The Fenway
The Fenway is one of Boston's most lively and distinguished neighborhoods.
Rich in history, culture and diversity, the neighborhood is surrounded by an array of renowned cultural, educational, and medical institutions. More than 33,000 people live in its 1.24 square miles.
Become an event sponsor for Taste of The Fenway! For participation opportunities Download 2019 event sponsorship form and impact. To be included in our publicity materials, sponsors must confirm by September 7, 2019. After that date, sponsors will be featured at our on-site event signage. If you have any questions,
BUY A TICKET$50 (under BUY A TICKET)
Enjoy tastings of food, drinks, and entertainment.
Each ticket purchase will enter you into a raffle prize and 4 seats to a 2019 Boston Red Sox game.*
Fenway Community Development Corporation and Samuels & Associates partnered to revive the Taste of The Fenway in 2016. Our goal for this neighborhood event is to showcase and share the best of The Fenway, and help businesses, residents, and institutions thrive together! Taste of The Fenway supports the programs and services of Fenway CDC.
Fenway CDC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Every year, Fenway CDC serves over 1,000 low and moderate-income people by helping them to access affordable housing, job skills training, employment opportunities, social services, financial education, fresh produce, and civic engagement programs. In the 1990s, Fenway CDC had organized the Taste of The Fenway event for 10 years.
Samuels & Associates is an innovator in place-making, residential real estate development, leasing, and property management, and has been invested in making The Fenway Boston's most dynamic neighborhood for two decades. Samuels & Associates is grateful for meaningful partnerships with neighborhood organizations and tenants alike. These relationships foster a sense of transparency that helps its team to create authentic, innovative and sustainable places to live, work and play.
Taste of The Fenway is open to all ages. $50 (under EVENT INFORMATION) and children under 10 are admitted free. Tickets are non- refundable and are only available at this link. On-site ticket purchase is available till sold out.
Taste of The Fenway takes place on Van Ness Street between Kilmarnock Street and Richard B Ross Way. This portion of the street will be closed to public traffic, only ticketed guests will be able to access the area.
You can follow all the Taste of The Fenway happenings at #TasteOfTheFenway. Post your pictures at the event and tag us!
As residents of The Fenway know, parking is very limited! There is metered parking in the area, but public transport is highly recommended.
Both the entrance to and exit from the event will be wheelchair accessible. A handicapped accessible bathroom will also be on site. For any additional questions regarding accessibility, please contact Iris Tan at firstname.lastname@example.org .
IDs will be checked at the event entrance. Those over 21 will receive wristbands allowing them to visit the table booths serving alcoholic tastings. Please drink responsibly! There is a zero tolerance policy for underage drinking or for anyone procuring alcohol for underage persons. A Boston Police Department Detail will be on site and notified of any incidents.
Service animals and well-behaved leashed dogs are welcome.
A site map of the 2018 Taste of The Fenway can be viewed by clicking here. (Please check back for our map of 2019 Taste of The Fenway.)
We want everyone to be able to move around with ease, so bicycles are not allowed inside Taste of The Fenway. Guests who bicycle to the event (good for you!) can lock and leave their bicycles on Van Ness Street. For security reasons, bicycles cannot be chained to the barriers designating the event.
Families are welcome at Taste of The Fenway! Although strollers are allowed inside the event, we hope parents will opt for utilizing infant carriers where feasible.