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Frequently Asked Questions for the 4th Annual Best Taste of Santa Ana

What is the Best Taste of Santa Ana?

The Best Taste of Santa Ana is an annual food festival featuring tasty samples from some of the most popular restaurants, cafes and bakeries in Santa Ana, CA. It is presented by Assistance League of Santa Ana, a philanthropic organization serving children, families and seniors in Santa Ana for nearly 80 years.


When will the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana take place?

The 4th Annual Best Taste of Santa Ana will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.


Where is the venue for the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

The 4th Annual Best Taste of Santa Ana is held in downtown Santa Ana at the 2nd Street Promenade – 3rd and Sycamore Streets.


Where can I park during the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

Several city and private parking lots are close by, as well as metered street parking.


Is there an Uber drop-off and pick-up at the event?

Uber drivers are able to drop-off and pick-up attendees at the Sycamore entrance to the event.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

ID is required to purchase alcohol.


What does it cost to attend the 4th Annual Best Taste of Santa Ana?

Prior to May 1, 2017, you can purchase a ticket to the Best Taste of Santa Ana at a $5.00 discount, or $25/per ticket. After May 1, 2017, the cost is $30/per ticket.   ($13 of the ticket price is tax deductible.) Tickets for children four to twelve years of age can be purchased at the event for $13/each. Children three years of age, and under, are free.


How can I buy tickets for the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

Tickets for the Best Taste of Santa Ana can be purchased here. Tickets can also be purchased at the event. A ticket allows you to indulge in all the tasty food samples offered by local eateries.


What happens when I buy tickets online?

If you purchase your tickets online, please bring a printed receipt to the event, or have your receipt available on your smartphone. You will check-in at the entrance and your name will on a list. You will receive your wristband, which allows you to enter the event. There is no electronic/digital check-in at the event.


Is my registration or ticket transferrable?

If you are unable to attend the event, you are welcome to give your ticket to a friend.  Your friend must have the name on the ticket, so we can find the correct ticket(s).


What’s the refund policy?

No refunds.


Will alcohol be sold at the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

Adults over 21 years of age can purchase wine and beer at the event. ID required. Attendees may not bring alcohol, other beverages, or outside food into the event.


What else happens at the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

There will be a wonderful silent auction and opportunity drawings during the event. On the Best Taste stage, Acoustic Monday will entertain you with classic rock songs from the 60s, 70s and beyond.


Will there be seating at the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

There will tables and chairs available at the venue.


Can I bring my pet to the 2017 Best Taste of Santa Ana?

No animals, with the exception of service dogs, are permitted at the event.


How can I contact the organizers with any questions?

Please call Assistance League of Santa Ana at 714-664-0547, or email admin@assistkids.org.