Crowds of people converged on Tom Davis Drive in the center of Annandale Saturday, Oct 15, for the third annual Taste of Annandale. People of all ages enjoyed live shows, food, and fun at the street festival on a perfect fall day.
|Monarca in Flight.|
An event planner at the festival estimated the Taste of Annandale drew at least 4,000 people. More than 75 people took part in the Taste of Annandale 5K Race.
|The start of the Taste of Annandale 5K Race.|
Hungry festival-goers has 17 food vendors to choose among, including restaurants, food trucks, and a farmers market.
|The Honey Pig restaurant tries out its new "Honey Cup" concept.|
|Baja Bistro Fresh Mex Grille offers a healthy lunch to Taste of Annandale crowds.|
|Members of the audience get a hula lesson from Tamure Ataata.|
The Annandale Volunteer Fire Department won the chili contest for the second year in a row, beating the Mason Police District. Members of the public tried samples from both pots of chili and voted for their favorite.
|From the left: Taste of Annandale MC Brett Thorson and Taste of Annandale Commmittee Chair Bob Kahane, with chili champions from the Annandale Fire Station.|
The Taste of Annandale Committee thanks Title Sponsors BB&T Bank and Bill Page Toyota/Page Chevrolet for their generous support. The Taste of Annandale couldn’t have happened without them – and support from the 17 other sponsors. Dozens of vendors also contributed to the success of the Taste of Annandale.
|Bill Page brought three brand-new vehicles to the Taste of Annandale.|
ACCA Child Development Center organized by the center’s director Maria-Isabel Ballivian.
|Paw Patrol characters and friends greet children at the Taste of Annandale.|
Lucky, a puppy belonging to Jefferson Soto, won the “best overall” prize in the pet contest hosted by Chico’s Natural Pet Market, a sponsor of the Taste of Annandale.
|Dogs and their owners in the pet contest.|
|Emcee Brett Thorson presents a Best Restaurant Award to Jennifer Keeler, manager of Silverado.|