Be sure to mark your calendar for this year’s Taste in Fenton. The popular event will be held on the grounds of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center in downtown Fenton, from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

 Summertime boasts the perfect time of year for people to go outside and indulge in what so many people love — food and drink.

 The Taste in Fenton brings restaurants from the Fenton regional area together to serve some of the most delectable samplings of their menus to the public.

 A free shuttle service for parking also allows Taste-goers easier access to the event, as well as the food, patrons can enjoy the beer and wine tent, live music and a pie-eating contest.

 Children can play and have fun at the Kids Zone and take part in a doughnut-on-a-string eating contest.

 Matt Sherrow, co-owner of Fenton Winery and Brewery and chair of Taste in Fenton, is excited about this year’s event.

Lee Mitchell, events coordinator for the Chamber said, “There are also a couple of exciting, new things for the event. We will have a 50/50 Raffle (sponsored by LaFontaine), to sponsor the Chamber’s scholarship program.

“And, our liquor license this year allows us to accommodate Relief & Resource Co. to share some of their signature cocktails for the first time.”

Taste of Fenton tickets will be available for purchase at the Chamber office as well as other venues. Visit for more information.

Taste In Fenton Restaurants that have signed up so far are:

• Beale St. Smokehouse BBQ

• Fenton House

• Hungry Howie’s

• Tropical Smoothie

• Ciao Italian Bistro

• Andiamo of Fenton

• CRUST – a baking company

• The Laundry

• Wellbridge of Fenton

Tickets will be available for purchase online or at the following locations:

• Fenton Chamber of Commerce

• The State Bank

• VG’s (Silver Parkway and LeRoy Street locations)

• Fenton Winery & Brewery

• Beale Street Smokehouse BBQ 

 Pricing is $10 per strip of 10 tickets before Aug. 7 and $15 on the day of the event. Tickets purchased online can be picked up at the Chamber Office (104 S. Adelaide St., Fenton) or picked up at the Will Call Ticket Booth at the event. Tickets will be available for purchase in person at the Chamber office as well as other venues.

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