Saturday, October 26
12:30PM - 4:00PM
Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201

This fall marks the fifth annual premier food and wine festival, Park & Palate, presented by Republic National Distributing Company, with Dinner in the Park on Saturday, October 5, and Grand Taste on Saturday, October 26. Kent Rathbun will serve as host chef and Drew Hendricks as host master sommelier for this event, which highlights the city’s nationally-recognized culinary scene, along with wineries, breweries, spirits, and entertainment—all while raising funds for Klyde Warren Park. Premier Sponsors are Kathy and Greg Nelson, Peggy and Carl Sewell, Jacquelin and William Atkinson, Josie and Carl Sewell III, and VisitDallas.

On October 5, Dinner in the Park will treat guests to a three-course seated dinner under the stars with sommelier-curated wine selections and live music and dancing. For information about Dinner in the Park on Friday, October 5, or if you are interested in sponsoring Park & Palate, please visit

On October 26, Grand Taste will feature more than 30 wine and spirit brands, 40 of Dallas’ favorite chefs, and a beer garden to complement offerings from the always-popular BBQ Alley. A VIP lounge, music, pop-up shops, cookbook signings, lawn games and some of the Park’s favorite daily entertainment make this ticketed party unlike any other in the city. Grand Taste is open from 12:30-4 PM on Saturday, October 26, with GA tickets for $75 and VIP tickets for $125. VIP ticket holders will receive early access at noon, as well as complimentary self-parking and access to the VIP lounge Presented by Tessa and Lucinda Briggs Freeman Sothebys /IBERIBANK Mortgage.

Park & Palate provides community-minded corporations, philanthropists and individuals the opportunity to experience Klyde Warren Park in a unique way. Proceeds from pay for the Park’s daily maintenance and hundreds of free programs and educational events throughout the year.

Ticket purchasers will receive additional event details and instructions in early October. For more information, please visit

All guests must be 21 or over to attend Park & Palate (children, babies/infants, strollers are not permitted). Event is rain or shine. Under extreme weather circumstances, the event will be canceled. All purchases are non-refundable.

Dinner in the Park will take place from 7-11 PM on Saturday, October 5, with tables from $3,500. Grand Taste will be held from 12:30-4 PM on Saturday, October 26, with general admission tickets for $75 and VIP tickets for $125. VIP ticket holders will receive early access at noon, as well as complimentary self-parking and open bar at the VIP Lounge in Savor.