City’s most popular food festival returns to Midtown at Tech Square October 24-26
ATLANTA (July 8, 2014) – The best bites from Buckhead, Inman Park, Decatur, Roswell, Westside and beyond will all be served up in Midtown at Tech Square this fall! Taste of Atlanta, the city’s premier food, wine, beer and cocktail event, returns Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2014, and tickets will go on sale Friday, July 11.
Now in its 13th year, the famed three-day festival attracts tens of thousands of food lovers to experience what makes Atlanta the Food Capital of the South. With a smorgasbord of culinary creations, live entertainment, specialty food and beverage tents and four live cooking stages--including The Chef’s Table, The Kitchen Workshop, The Big Green Egg Grilling Experience and The Family Food Zone--festival-goers will receive a truly authentic taste of Atlanta.
This year’s festival will spice things up with a new format, which highlights Atlanta’s individual neighborhoods and the restaurants that call them home. With esteemed eateries from both inside and outside of the perimeter, attendees will sample a variety of flavors, discover new dining treasures and root for their favorite local spots!
For food lovers hungry for the latest festival news and updates, Taste of Atlanta has officially launched its 2014 website (www.TasteofAtlanta.com
). Serving as the ultimate resource for festival fans, the site provides guests with helpful content, event programming, participating restaurants, community partners, pre-event schedules, social media links, photos and videos to offer a detailed overview of what visitors can expect at the 13th annual, three-day food festival.
Guests are encouraged to visit the site for the most recent festival news, as event organizers will continue to update the site and dish out the details leading up to the festival.
13th Annual Taste of Atlanta Tickets on Sale July 11, 2014
Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2014
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Friday Night Festival Kickoff Party
VIP Entry begins at 6:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Festival, Saturday
VIP Experience is open from 12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Festival, Sunday
VIP Experience is open from 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Midtown at Tech Square
The street festival will span eight acres and 10 city blocks in Midtown, including Spring Street and 5th Street
Festival tickets will go on sale Friday, July 11, 2014
Festival General Admission: $25 in advance, $35 at event
Includes 10 taste coupons; additional taste coupons are $1 each
Festival VIP tickets: $75 in advance, $85 at the event
Includes 10 taste coupons, souvenir tasting glass, exclusive access to the Wine+Beer+Cocktail Experience
**Pricing for the Friday night kickoff party will be announced soon
About Taste of Atlanta:
Taste of Atlanta packs the bold flavors, colorful personalities and vibrant energy of an entire city into 10 blocks in Midtown Atlanta. The three-day festival explores the city's unique neighborhoods by sampling tastes from the chefs and bartenders that give each area its own creative energy. Since its inception in 2002, Taste of Atlanta has become an annual pilgrimage for thousands of food, wine, beer and cocktail lovers from across the country. Festival attendees bring their adventurous appetites and experience a full range of flavors, from time-honored Southern classics to innovative dishes that are destined to be the next culinary trend. Patrons also enjoy interactive cooking demonstrations on four main stages, live entertainment and family-friendly activities for food lovers of all ages. Taste of Atlanta supports several Atlanta non-profit groups, including Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters, Atlanta’s Table, Georgia Organics and Hospitality Education Foundation of Georgia and ProStart®. Indulge in the city’s flavors Friday through Sunday, October 24-26 in Midtown at Tech Square to truly savor what makes Atlanta the food capital of the South. For more information, visit www.tasteofatlanta.com
Stay connected to Taste of Atlanta 2014:
• Sign up for the Taste of Atlanta newsletter: www.tasteofatlanta.com
• Follow Taste on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tasteofatlanta
• Like Taste on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/tasteofatlanta
• Follow Taste on Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/tasteofatlanta
• Follow Taste on Instagram: http://instagram.com/tasteofatlanta
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Jennifer Walker/ Shannon King
BRAVE Public Relations