The Crusader’s Erick Johnson will be at The Taste of WVON as Perri Small’s guest during a live broadcast on Saturday, July 15th at Lorraine Dixon Park, 87th Ingleside. Perri’s show will broadcast from 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Johnson will talk about his role as a journalist during a lively, fun conversation before party-goers.
TASTE OF WVON 2017 LINE-UP
The Detroit native El Debarge headlines the Taste of WVON with your favorite songs including heart breaking ballads from the group Switch
Kinsmen formerly known as Youth Edition Love will give you a little bit of R&B, soul, and gospel all in one as this year’s gospel attraction
King Marching Band will take to the streets and capture your hearts with their breathtaking performance
Take a trip down memory lane with Rose Royce as they serenade you with their classics including the theme from the movie Car Wash
Silk & Nightwind will take the stage to commemorate the late Al Jarreau with a tribute of his greatest hits
WVON’s very own Sonya Esco and Insane Wayne with the B sides will be on the 1s and 2s with the hottest Old school vs. New school DJ Battle
TASTE OF WVON 2017 LINE-UP (PAVILION & ACTIVITIES)
Children’s Pavilion– from petting zoos, to pony rides, face painting, and even a carnival the children’s pavilion caters to your child’s every wish
University of Chicago Children’s Pavilion
10a.m –Noon Jewelry making Parlor/ Arts & Crafts/Face Painting
Noon – 2p.m. Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
2p.m. to 3p.m. This time can be reserve for U of C to address something any activations, giveaways, or handouts
3:00p.m. to 4p.m. Kiddie Olympics Super Hero characters Wonder Woman/ Black Panther/ Spiderman
Hosted By Wonder Woman
- Water Ballon Pass
- Potato Sac Race
- Tug Of War
4p.m. to 6p.m. Carnival and Games – Free Cotton Candy Snow Cones & Popcorn
- Petting zoo– goats and llamas and rabbits oh my! Don’t miss the chance to meet our furry little friends
- Pony ride– get a chance to ride the one animal you’ve always wanted as a pet
- Face painting– want to transform into your favorite super hero or animal come out to the face painting tent to get the job done
- Carnival – games, prizes, cotton candy, and popcorn… who doesn’t love a good carnival?
Miller beer tent –try new and exciting or your domestic flavors at the miller beer tent but remember must be 21 and older
New at the Taste of WVON…
Hyde park cigars– Making its first debut at the taste… come sit back and relax while enjoying a tasteful cigar with Hyde Park Cigars
Broken Arrow Riding club– whether you love horses or have always wanted to meet a black cowboy in an old western, the Broken arrow riding club has it all
White Castles– premiering for the first time at the Taste… White Castles, what you crave all day every day. Don’t forget to stop by the crave tent.
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