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Dig IN, A Taste of Indiana, Aug. 17

Dig In, A Taste of Indiana, Aug. 17, 2014.

Dig In, A Taste of Indiana, Aug. 17, 2014.
Photo provided by the event organizers and used with written permission.

By Jen Schmits Thomas
On behalf of Dig IN

High-quality, locally produced products are the hallmark of Indiana’s favorite food festival, Dig IN, a Taste of Indiana 2014, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, from 12 to 5 pm, at White River State Park in Indianapolis.

More than 35 Indiana chefs, brewers, vintners and food artisans will showcase a bevy of prepared dishes and beverages. The single-price admission includes all the samples and live performances by Indiana-based musical groups.

New participating restaurants in 2014 include Rook, Peterson’s and Barn Brasserie, as well as food trucks, Serendipity and Hashtruck. Chefs will demonstrate cooking skills and techniques at a new demo kitchen.

For a list of chefs, producers, wineries and breweries, as well as other event information, go to

Dig IN, a Taste of Indiana 2014

Aug. 17, noon to 5 p.m., with early admission for Ultimate VIP Experience ticket holders at 11 a.m.

White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Tickets available at and at the gate
$35 for General Admission ($45 after Aug. 13)
$55 for Early Admission at 11 a.m. ($65 after Aug. 13)
$99 for the Ultimate VIP Experience ($115 after Aug. 13), which includes:

• 4 James Beard Award-nominated chefs (from Bluebeard, Libertine, R Bistro and Recess) providing dishes
• Climate-controlled luxury restrooms
• Designated VIP-only parking and entrance
• Air-cooled tent
• Rare and reserve beers and wines available exclusive for VIPs
• Bistro table seating
• Swag bag


Editor’s Acknowledgement: JTPR, Inc.