Taste of Downriver presented by PNC Bank
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Taste of Downriver presented by PNC Bank
August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Purchase tickets at the bottom of this page! Wristbands and menus will be available for pickup 2 weeks prior to the event. See more info on wristband pickup below.
Downriver’s premier tasting event! Sample signature items from the best eateries of Southern Wayne County! Enjoy a relaxing summer night while indulging in the delights of Downriver with your closest friends and colleagues! Come as a group, or enjoy a night out with your sweetie! Walk from eatery to eatery, enjoying the best of our region.
This year’s event will be located in Downtown Trenton!
Attendees will get a wristband as their “ticket” into each restaurant, along with a menu showing each participating restaurant and what they are serving. You will have the opportunity to sample signature items from each participating eatery. Attendees can purchase tickets online below, or call 734-284-6000. Early bird admission is $25, until July 9. Ticket price increases after that date.
Wristband and Menu Pickup
On the event day, attendees can park in Downtown Trenton, and enjoy the offerings of the participating eateries between 6 and 9 PM using the provided menu as a guide.
The SWCRC requires that guests pickup wristbands and menus prior to the event date, and attendees must schedule a time to stop by the Chamber’s office, located at 20904 Northline in Taylor 2 weeks prior to the event. Please call Randy to schedule an appointment for pickup at 734-284-6000 x 28. Deadline for early pickup is Monday, August 9 at 4 PM.
For late comers, event day check-in to collect wristbands and menus for pre-registered guests will be very limited, and tentatively located outside of Trenton City Hall, 2800 3rd St. in Downtown Trenton from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. This is subject to change depending on restrictions at the time of the event.
Health & Safety Measures
*As we prepare for the event this August, the SWCRC is working closely with the City of Trenton to plan according to the current situation, and will execute the event based on government regulations and guidelines at the time. Please abide by CDC and State guidelines. All SWCRC events are subject to change based on federal, state and local guidelines.View Health & Safety Plan
Taste of Downriver will include precautionary measures to ensure a safe and enjoyable event. These measures are subject to change, and include but are not limited to:
- The SWCRC will abide by any MDHHS guidance at the time. Currently, there are no capacity restrictions for outdoor events per the rescission of the MDHHS Public Health Order.
- The MDHHS recommends attendees to wear a face covering while in outdoor crowded areas. We ask all participants to practice social distancing by maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet from other groups at all times, and utilize the appropriate PPE and safety precautions to protect themselves and others based on CDC guidance.
- Hand sanitizer bottles will be provided to attendees to use at the event when picking up wristbands and menus.
- The MDHHS recommends that attendees conduct self-screening for COVID-19 symptoms and close contact before attending Taste of Downriver. The free MI Symptoms tool can be used to complete self-screening for COVID-19 symptoms. According to MDHHS, individuals should not attend any types of gatherings while symptomatic (even with a negative COVID-19 test or fully-vaccinated against COVID-19). 1-3 days prior to attendee the event, the MDHHS encourages unvaccinated attendees to seek a COVID-19 test. You can find a list of MDHHS COVID-19 testing sites here.
- The SWCRC will reduce the need for event day check-in by requiring early pickup of wristbands and menus at the SWCRC office. Advanced registration for the event is required. For late comers, the SWCRC may choose to provide limited event day check-in to distribute wristbands and menus outside of Trenton City Hall (weather permitting).
- Trash receptacles will be spread out and placed throughout Downtown Trenton to allow for social distancing. Trash receptacles will be emptied throughout the evening.
- Eateries located in Downtown Trenton are required to abide by federal OSHA and CDC Guidelines for restaurants/bars.
- Participating restaurants located outside of Downtown Trenton will be setup outdoors on Jefferson/West Rd. and Jefferson/Elm St., or in another designated area as indicated on the event menu, and spread out to allow social distancing.
- Restaurants will be asked to distribute samples safely, and not sharing utensils. Self-serving of food among attendees is not permitted.
- The MDHHS recommends that food should be consumed while seated in a designated area. The MDHHS further recommends that groups of attendees not be more than 6 while seated together, and maintain at least 6 feet of distance between other groups at all times. MDHHS recommends that groups should not intermingle. (Subject to change with changing orders)
- Seating for consumption of food: Picnic tables will be provided to abide by this recommendation, spaced at least 6 feet apart at the areas indicated by the “picnic table” icon on the following map.
*Measures are subject to change
- A Serendipity Cakery
- Beyond Juicery + Eatery
- The Big Salad Woodhaven
- Bubba’s 33
- Custard Corner
- Elliott’s Bakery and Coffee Shop
- Mr. Nick’s
- Round House BBQ
- Sibley Gardens
- Texas Roadhouse
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