Taste of Santa Ana



Prepare your taste buds to sample unlimited bites & sips from 30+ local restaurants, craft breweries, wineries & distilleries.

Santa Ana and Central Orange County’s favorite all-you-can-eat-and-drink fest is back! MainPlace Mall, a three-story super-regional shopping center in Santa Ana, California (www.shopmainplacemall.com), will host the seventh annual Taste of Santa Ana event on Saturday, October 14, 2023 together with the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce and the Power of One Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting hunger and poverty among individuals and vulnerable communities in Orange County and beyond. Event attendees will sample unlimited bites and sips from over 30 of the area’s top restaurants, food trucks, cafes, and breweries..The event will also feature live music from Flashpants, America’s No. 1 ‘80s party dance band.

This is a family-friendly event with live music, a kid’s zone, a photo booth, lawn games, a charity raffle, and more! There’s no end to the fun. Proceeds from the event’s raffle will benefit the Power of One Foundation.

How Much Are Tickets?

General admission prices are as follows:

  • $40 (Early Bird) Regularly $69
  • $60 (Early Bird – VIP (21 and older only) Regularly $99
    The VIP experience at Taste of Santa Ana is an exclusive opportunity to indulge in the festival. This 21 and over ticket grants you access to the VIP lounge with premium amenities: -Full open bar service – Enjoy beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails not available to the general public -Gourmet bites – Savor chef-curated hors d’oeuvres and small plates with wine pairings -Relaxed seating – Unwind in a lounge area with shade, and seating. The VIP experience lets you taste the festival in style and comfort. Upgrade your access for a memorable day of indulgence!
  • $150 (Early Bird – Friends Bundle (4 tickets) Regularly $240
    Grab your friends and save with the Early- Bird Friends 4-pack! This bundle gets you 4 general admission tickets for just $37.50 each – a 45% savings off individual ticket prices. The more the merrier at Taste of Santa Ana! Gather your fellow foodie friends, co-workers, or relatives for a fantastic day enjoying all the festival has to offer. With the Early Bird- Friends 4-Pack you’ll each receive: -General admission -Access to all food vendor booths -Live music and entertainment Create lasting memories and experience all the flavors together! Split the cost and make it a fun affordable outing with the Early Bird – Friends 4-Pack bundle.
  • $220 (Early Bird – VIP Friends Bundle (4 tickets) Regularly $360
    Early Bird VIP Friends 4-Pack ($220 total, purchase by September 24) Take advantage of early bird pricing and experience Taste of Santa Ana VIP with your friends! Purchase the VIP Friends 4-Pack by September 24 for just $55 per ticket – a $45 savings off regular individual VIP admission. The Early Bird VIP Friends 4-Pack grants you all the same exclusive amenities: Full open bar with premium drinks Gourmet chef-curated appetizers and small plates Relaxed lounge seating and upgraded restrooms Lock in savings before prices increase! Gather your favorite foodie companions and purchase the Early Bird VIP Friends 4-Pack by September 24. With live entertainment, generous tastings, and drinks, it’s a 21+ VIP experience you won’t want to miss. Buy early to secure your group’s spot at a discounted rate!
Visit The Taste Of Santa Ana to purchase tickets.  *VIP tickets include early access to the event at 5 p.m., an open bar, exclusive taste-tantalizing bites, a great view of the stage and entertainment, and comfortable lounge seating (21+ only).

Hours and Location

What restaurants are participating?

This is a work in progress and additional people restaurants will be added:

  • 4th Street Market
  • Barrel and Stave
  • Casa Ramos Cocina Mexicana
  • Fresh Off the Boat Fish Grill
  • Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
  • Maz Café Con Leche
  • Mezzo Calzones
  • Mia’s Catering Events
  • Mr. Waffle
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes Orange
  • Our Santa Ana
  • Perla Mexican Cuisine
  • Polly’s Pies
  • Starbucks
  • The Chocolate Cake Shop
  • The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill

For more information on the taste of Santa Ana please visit them on Facebook and on Instagram.

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