If food is what you love then put this date on your calendar - Saturday, October 22nd, 2011. That will be the start of Taste of Atlanta's 10th anniversary event. If you have been to the taste of Marietta, which features a wide variety of food in the Marietta area, then your next stop should be Taste of Atlanta. Check out the website to find out updates about vendors.
These food festivals are worth going to because it gives you a chance to experience a wide variety of food on one day and in one place. Normally trying all these foods would mean driving to each restaurant, parking, waiting for seating, etc. At Taste of Atlanta you get to drive to one place. Basically the restaurants are in a way coming to you. Foodies mark your calendars!
Here is the official press release from Brave Public Relations...
TASTE OF ATLANTA ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY!
Premier Southeastern Food Festival Returns to Tech Square in October 2011
ATLANTA (March 2, 2011) –After a decade of bringing together the city’s best restaurants for Atlanta’s premier foodie event,Taste of Atlanta announces its return to Tech Square in MidtownonSaturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2011. Taste of Atlanta will continue to feature a diverse selection of the finest fare from the food capital of the South; and this year, in honor of its 10-year milestone, the festival will also serve up several new additions to its event line-up. Hungry for more information? Event organizers will dish on the details soon.
Throughout the weekend, guests of all ages and levels of culinary expertise will enjoy an extensive selection of the best offerings in food, wine, beer and cocktails – along with engaging chef demos, specialty food and beverage tents and other family-friendly activities.
WHAT: 10th Annual Taste of Atlanta
WHEN: Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23, 2011
TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday
VIP Experience: 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday
WHERE: Tech Square
The street festival will span eight acres and 10 city blocks in Midtown, including Spring Street and 5th Street.
COST: General admission: $25 in advance, $35 at event
Includes 10 taste coupons. Additional taste coupons are $1 each.
VIP tickets: $75 in advance, $85 at the event
Includes 15 taste coupons and entry into Wine+Beer+Cocktail Tasting Tents and Seminars.
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