Get Involved

Looking for a fun way to give of your time to your community? GET A “TASTE” OF TASTE OF HUDSON: There are numerous ways for your company, organization or for you individually to get involved with Taste of Hudson.

VOLUNTEER: Click Here to register as a volunteer

Volunteers for the 2015 Taste are needed to assist with various event elements to include but not limited to:

• Event Set Up/Tear Down – beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1. Lots of fun!
• Registration
• Dining Card Sales
• Event Hosts/Hostesses for: Registration, Children’s Pavilion, VIP Tent, Tend to needs of Sponsors and Restaurants
• Entertainment, Stage Hands, Production Assistants
• Security/Traffic
• Clean Up – During and after event
• Wine & Beer Garden
• Contact Matt Gilbertson, Volunteers Coordinator at

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SPONSORSHIPS: Taste of Hudson offers several levels of sponsorships including Co-Promoting, In-Association With, Friends of The Taste and Hudson Club. Each level provides promotional and advance advertising opportunities and on-site festival presence. Sponsorships for 2015 are SOLD OUT. For more information on the 12th Annual Taste of Hudson, Sept. 4-5, 2016, contact Andy Malitz, Executive Director at

RESTAURANTS: The Taste is a Hudson area culinary showcase. Through your 10’ x 10’ tent, located on the Windstream Communications Culinary Green at First & Main, you will be permitted to sell sample and full-sized portions and expose your restaurant, food and chef to thousands of area residents. All restaurant tents are SOLD OUT for 2015. If you are interested in being placed on the wait list for 2016, please contact Stephanie Lallement, Restaurant Coordinator.

CORPORATE EXHIBITOR AND VENDOR TENTS: A cost effective way for your company or organization to meet and greet the thousands of Taste of Hudson attendees. You may sample or sell product from your Corporate Exhibit Tent. However ready to eat food items or beverages are not permitted to be sold from exhibitor tents. Click here for exhibitor application. DEADLINE IS JULY 31

toh-3HUDSON NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: As a recognized non-profit organization that calls Hudson its home, you are welcome to participate in Taste of Hudson as an exhibitor at non-profit exhibitor rates. Click here for to download the exhibitor application.

ARTISANS AND CRAFTERS: Are you an artist or crafter who sells your creations? Want to market your art and crafts to an upscale audience? Click here for application. DEADLINE FOR ARTIST APPLICATIONS IS JULY 31

ENTERTAINERS/MUSICIANS: The 2015 entertainment line-up is complete! If you are interested in performing at the 2016 Taste of Hudson, please send CD’s, tape, photos and bios to Bob Liskiewicz, Taste of Hudson Entertainment Manager, PO Box 312, Hudson, Ohio 44236 or email Bob at

CHILDREN’S & FAMILY ACTIVITIES: We are also looking for interactive stilt walkers, poetry readers and story tellers, face painters, hair braiders and character artists. Please contact Jana Massary at jmassary@promisehudson.comDeadline to participate is July 31.

MEDIA: Let us know how you would like to become a Media or Advertising Partner. Please contact Andy Malitz, Executive Director at

IN-KIND SERVICES: Taste of Hudson would like to work with local suppliers and service companies in exchange for promotional considerations. The services we seek include electrical supplies, trash disposal, propane supply, ice, generators, golf carts and office supplies please contact Rhonda Eddy, Production Manager at

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