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Taste of Hoover

Thursday, October 7, 2021
5:00 pm8:00 pm


Taste of Hoover celebrates the variety of culinary styles found throughout the city.

As always, you can expect to enjoy an autumn evening with us strolling through the Gardens and sampling delicious dishes from some of Hoover's best restaurants, caterers, and more. Plus you can taste distilled spirits, international wines, and soft drinks while listening to live entertainment by The Lori Rayne Group.

Tickets are $45 for Aldridge Gardens members and $50 for the public.
In the past, children 12 and under have been free.
Only a limited number of tickets will be available. This event has sold out many times in the past.

Please note, there are no physical paper tickets. Upon registration, your name(s) will be added to our "will call" list and you will simply need to check in when arriving at the event. No refunds will be available.

Please be aware that this is a special event and we will not offer free admission to the Gardens during Taste of Hoover.

Here's our list of area restaurants and Aldridge Gardens' preferred vendors who will be serving up tasty samples from their menus this year.

2021 Restaurants and Caterers
Big Whiskey
Bruno's Hospitality
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Chicken Salad Chick
Customs Cafe
Emily's Heirloom Poundcakes
Eugene's Hot Chicken
GRK Street
Jefferson State Culinary
Jefferson's Restaurant
Jimmy Johns
Jubilee Joe's
Merks Tavern & Kitchen at the Hyatt
Newks Eatery
Nothing Bundt Cakes
R&S Catering
Rock N Roll Sushi
Savoie Catering
Saw's BBQ
Sprouts Farmers Market
Super Chix
The Happy Catering Company
The Whole Scoop Ice Cream
Tre Luna Catering; Tre Luna Bar and Kitchen

2021 Concessionaires
Back Forty Beer
Chattanooga Whiskey
Coca Cola
Dread River Distillery
International Wines
Red Diamond Coffee and Tea

We are no longer accepting applications from interested vendors for our 2021 event. To learn more about our 2022 event, please contact Jennifer Gowers at 205-918-7670 or Our vendor application form is available for download under "related links" at the bottom of this page.

Taste of Hoover is sponsored by the Hoover Sun and BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama.

We also want to give a special thank you to our Volunteers and the Hoover School Foundation! We couldn't do it all without you.