There will be activities for everyone in the family, including an amazing TASTE cooking competition, a fantastic Wet N’ Wild Kids Country (wear your water shoes, and bathing suits), the LIVE Talent competition and so much more!
BathFitter and 95.5NashIcon are bringing back The Talent of Tennessee singing competition! The finals of this competition will be held on the Main Stage at 3 pm…be sure to come out and cheer for your favorite!
Of course, what would a Taste of Country USA be without lots of good, old-fashioned, country cooking. So, we’re pulling out the stops to showcase Robertson County’s TOP CHEFS at the TASTE of Robertson County cooking competition. The first round will begin at 10 am when competitors from the Robertson County Sheriff’s Department, Springfield Police Department, Springfield Fire Department and Robertson County EMS will go head to head for the title of CHIEF CHEF! At 11:30 a.m. the JUNIOR CHEFS will throw down; and at 1:00 pm ELECTROLUX employee’s will show us who is the “Top Chef on Shift!” This LIVE cooking competition will take place under the 638 Building awning in four custom kitchens created by Electrolux! For just $5 per round, you can taste all four of the competitors creations and vote for your favorite! But don’t delay, only 50 tickets per round will be sold.
This you’ll also have a chance to eat at some of the BEST food trucks in Nashville! The Nashville Food Truck Association is coming to Robertson County. Pig N Pit, Dawg Days, Van’s Gourmet Mac and Cheese, Brother’s Burgers, Blue Monkey Shaved Ice, Moovers and Shakers, and The Love Bus will join local favorites Whitt’s BBQ and Cracker Boy Cook Shack to serve up their mouth-watering specialties and tasty treats with plenty of small town Southern charm!
Kids’ Country is the place to be for Wet N’ Wild Fun! Water slides, water inflatables, wading pools, and slip and slides. Not to mention water guns and balloons and kid size tasty treats!
There will be two stages of music running all day, the Budweiser Beer Garden, lots of arts and crafts and other vendor booths to visit, a classic car Cruise -In sponsored by Wilks Automotive Detailing, plus all of our Springfield Downtown Merchants will be open for business, many with special sales and merchandise just for our Taste of Country patrons!