The Fourth Annual Taste of Bessemer and Business Expo will return to the Bessemer Civic Center on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The event, organized by the Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce, features live entertainment, food and business display vendors and fun for the entire family. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the event will last until 8p.m. The Taste of Bessemer started in 2015 and has grown in size each year. Attending vendors last year included local favorites such as Bob Sykes BBQ, the Bright Star and up-and-coming establishments, caterers and local businesses . Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce president Latasha Cook said the Taste of Bessemer allows restaurants and other businesses in the city an opportunity to showcase their products to potential customers. “This event gives attendees an opportunity to come and see some of the businesses that make Bessemer great,” Cook said. Tickets are $16 through Wednesday, April 25, but will be $25 the day of the event. For more information, contact the Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce at 205-425-3253.