ABILENE, Texas -

Local restaurants are gearing up for Taste of Abilene 2013.

Anthony Crespo from Buffalo Wild Wings visited KTXS This Morning to give a preview of this year's event.

The Taste of Abilene will run from 6 - 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at the Abilene Civic Center. It is organized by the Abilene Rotary Club and the Abilene Restaurant Association.

Tickets cost $30. They can be purchased at the north location of Chick-fil-A, In Focus Digital, Star Dodge, or online.

The event raises money for local organizations, including Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Meals on Wheels, Noah Project, and many more.

Last year over $20,000 was raised.

Some of the restaurants participating this year include Cattle Baron Cafe, Jimmy John's, Lytle Land and Cattle, Perini Ranch, Sharon's Barbeque, plus many more.

For more information, visit the Taste of Abilene on Facebook or at their website.