Annual Taste of Parker County Fundraiser Returns April 20

Over 20 local vendors set to offer sample-sized tastings to benefit the Weatherford College Foundation

Photo by Mike Fox / Unsplash

The annual Taste of Parker County is returning for its 14th year on Thursday, April 20, at Weatherford's Heritage Park. The food-tasting event will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will serve as a fundraiser for the Weatherford College Foundation.

Over 20 vendors, including local restaurants, caterers, bakeries, coffee shops, and breweries, will offer sample-sized tastings of their most popular offerings in an “all-you-can-eat” format. The vendors will be competing for awards in multiple categories, including Best Food, Best Drink, and Best Presentation.

“It’s a chance to try some items that you haven’t tried before, and the vendors always impress,” said Jaci Edwards, event organizer for the WC Foundation.

According to the Weatherford Democrat, this year's vendors include Aaron’s Catering, Antebellum Ale House, Back Home Bakery, Beckoning Events, Ben E. Keith Beverages, Cafe Yvonne by Salt Horse Culinary, Caitlyn's Catering, Chicken Express, CookseysCupcakes, Danibelle's Lebanese Cuisine LLC, Edgewise Eight Brewing, Firefly Grilling Co., Flavor on 51, Great Harvest Weatherford, Grove Brewing Co., LLC, HTeaO, Ironworks Coffee, Major Perk Coffee, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, Sweet Emilia's, Tailgaters BBQ, and Yesterday's Sandwich Shop.

Individual tickets are priced at $40 until April 19, and $45 on April 20. The event will also feature live music performances by musicians from the WC Jazz Studies Department on two stages.

The fundraiser is made possible with the support of sponsors, including Gilchrist Automotive, H-E-B, Mike’s Westside Rental, First Bank Texas, the Parker County Hospital District, and Plains Capital Bank.

Tickets are available for purchase online at For more information on the event, contact Jaci Edwards at or 817-598-6272.

The Taste of Parker County offers an opportunity for community members to try new food and drink items while supporting a good cause. Don't miss out on the chance to sample some of the best local offerings in Parker County.