The 12th Annual Taste Of Soul Family Festival 2017

Dubbed Los Angeles’ largest street festival, The Taste of Soul Family Festival takes place October 21st and features a taste of all things “soulful” including food from local restaurants, live entertainment, displays from local artists, and exhibits from local businesses and organizations.

Founded by Danny Bakewell Sr., now in its 12th year, the Taste of Soul is presented by the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and benefiting the South L.A. non-profit organizations Mothers in Action and the Brotherhood Crusade, the Taste of Soul Los Angeles is a free family-friendly event hosted in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, 94.7 The WAVE, The LA Sentinel, and KJLH present. The Taste of Soul takes place in the 8th and 10th council districts represented by Councilmembers Bernard Parks Sr. and Herb Wesson Jr.

The Taste of Soul is free and takes place on Crenshaw Boulevard between Stocker Boulevard and Rodeo Road in Los Angeles and attracts over 350,000 attendees.

Follow the Taste of Soul on Twitter @tasteofsoulla and by using the hashtag #tasteofsoul, #TOS17, #TasteofSoul2017, #947theWave, @947theWave

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Visit our sponsors online: Urban Movie Channel, LA County Public Health – Division of HIV and STD ProgramsFOX 11BudweiserPrevent Cancer Foundation, Masterbuilt, LATTCNHSJacob Emraniand the all new Jeep Compass.

There are many opportunities for your business to be part of LA’s largest street festival. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with thousands of potential new customers. To inquire how your business can be part of this year’s Taste of Soul Family Festival, contact John Bassanelli by emailing

Download the Taste of Soul Mobile App For the Chance to win a CAR!

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Taste of Soul is FREE!


  • Bring plenty of cash for all the great food!
  • Make new friends
  • Be kind to everyone
  • Be courteous
  • Visit with all the vendors & sponsors
  • Take lots of selfies
  • Tweet and share pics & messages #tasteofsoulla #TOS17 #TasteofSoul2017 #tasteofsoul #947theWave @947theWave
  • Eat, Eat, Eat
  • Dance, sing and have fun!
  • Fold up stand back chairs ONLY


  • No snakes
  • No hoverboards
  • No pop ups (tents)
  • No coolers
  • No barbecue pits/grills
  • No dogs/cats (only service animals allowed)
  • No tables/chairs (only sand back fold up chairs allowed)
  • No umbrellas
  • No wagons
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No glass or metal containers
  • No metal utensils
  • No misc. sharp objects
  • No blow up furniture of any kind
  • No littering – use trash cans
  • No disrespect of others
  • No hate or negative speech

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