MARCH 27, 2025

(presented by Barnes Crossing Auto)



This event always sells out so make sure you get your tickets for 2025.

Join us for the 2025 Taste of Tupelo March 27, 2025.

Exclusive CDF Members only sale will start February 3, 2025.

Tickets will go on sale to the public shortly after that.


Mark your calendars for the Taste of Tupelo presented by Barnes Crossing Auto Group! This business expo features almost 100 businesses providing demonstrations, complimentary samples, and information.  In addition to local restaurants, caterers, and bakeries, the Taste of Tupelo will feature exhibitors from various industries including healthcare, banking, manufacturing, retail, educational institutions, and more!


Can I buy my ticket online?


If you are a CDF member, and we have your email in our membership system, you can purchase your ticket online starting February 3, 2025, right here. If you are a CDF member, or work for a CDF member, and we do not have your email in our system, you will have to call us so we can add you, then you can buy your ticket online. Call Zandra at 662-842-4521.

If you are a Non-Member, you can still purchase your ticket online shortly after that time. Scroll down to see a screenshot showing how to register.

Can I pay with cash for my ticket?

YES! In order to purchase your ticket with cash, you will need to come into our office at 398 E Main St. in downtown Tupelo.  

How much are tickets?

CDF Members:  $25

Non-Members: $35

(ticket prices are subject to change for the 2025 event)


How can I be a vendor and get a booth?

Please email Gina Black at

What businesses and restaurants will be there?

We are constantly adding new vendors during this time and will post a final list of registered vendors the week of Taste of Tupelo.

How much does it cost for a booth?

Prices for a business vendor booth and/or non-profit vendor booth will be determined around mid-January, 2025. There is no booth fee for food/beverage vendors. Booths are exclusive to CDF members. For more information about joining CDF, please contact Amy Speck at 662-842-4521 or email

The 2025 Taste of Tupelo is Tupelo's premier networking event hosted by the Community Development Foundation and held at the Cadence Bank Arena Thursday, March 27, 2025.

For CDF Members and Non-Members (starting February 3, 2025), you can purchase tickets here.


PLEASE NOTE: This year's Taste of Tupelo will use digital tickets only. Make sure to only buy your ticket from CDF. If you purchase tickets from a third party, you run the risk of being scammed and will not be admitted.