A limited number of paid opportunities may be available for work during the week leading up to the Metro Detroit Taste Fest Event, during the event itself, and/or following the event. Please contact us if you are interested.

ABSOLUTELY! Interested volunteers can submit a simple application to work at the Metro Detroit Taste Fest Event. Please look to the left and click on the volunteer tab to sign up.

Working media will be admitted by presenting proper credentials at the Box Office. Please sign up on the left under the media tab. Media admission will not include beer tickets.

We have alerted the local cab companies that our event is taking place and they will be on hand as available. If a cab is not immediately available we will assist you in securing a cab. We have provided a list for your convenience in the transportation tab.

Yes, if you need to leave your car overnight it is okay. Better safe than sorry!

There is plenty of FREE parking at the Farmers Market.

Yes. There will be at least one ATM on-site. It is located in the area convenient to the food booths and beer serving tents.

Yes. We accept Mastercard and Visa.

Vendor applications are available by mail, email, fax or download from the website. Click on the Vendors tab and look for the link to the Vendors applications. If you have trouble, email your request to specialevents@thesocialconnection.com or call (248)543-1000.

Tickets can be purchased at in advance at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. They can also be purchased online here.

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The Royal Oak Farmer Market
316 East 11 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067
248-246-3276

What are the dates & times for Metro Detroit Taste Fest Event?

General Admission
Includes Unlimited Food Samples +10 Cocktail/Beverage Samples
Keepsake Photo and Commemorative Glass

VIP Admission
Includes Unlimited Food Samples +15 Cocktail/Beverage Samples
Keepsake Photo and Commemorative Glass

As the event gets closer it gets harder to quickly answer everyone’s e-mails so for you benefit and ours please read the below frequently asked questions before e-mailing. Your questions will probably be answered, but if it’s not feel free to e-mail us and we’ll try to get back to you quickly. specialevents@thesocialconnection.com