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» What is Taste of Atlanta?

TOA is 3 day food, craft beer, wine and cocktail event held at Tech Square in Midtown, Atlanta. More than 90 restaurants offer two or three sample-size (and larger!) food items from their menus, which are purchased with Taste Points. There are professional chef presentations, hands-on cooking demonstrations, the Barcraft bartending competition, and events for the kids. Taste of Atlanta caters to everyone who appreciates good food, and is an excellent event for singles or couples, bringing friends, a date, or the entire family.

» What are the Festival hours?

Friday Night Kick-Off Party

Friday, October 21 (Separate ticket required)
General Admission: 7:30 - 11:00pm
VIP Entry: 6:30 - 11:00pm

Taste of Atlanta Festival

Saturday, October 22: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Sunday, October 23: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

VIP Grand Tasting Experience

Saturday, October 22: 12:30pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, October 23: 12:30pm - 5:00pm

» Where is the Festival site?

Taste of Atlanta is in the heart of Midtown Atlanta at Tech Square. The event site encompasses 5th Street from Techwood Drive to West Peachtree Street and Spring Street from Biltmore Place to Armstead Avenue

» How does the Taste Point system work?

"Taste Points" are the official currency at Taste of Atlanta. One Taste Point = $1. When you purchase your ticket, you will receive a wristband in the mail that is pre-loaded with 10 Taste Points as part of your ticket package.

» Are kids free?

Kids 13 & under receive free admission when accompanied by a paid adult. Adult pays for child's Taste Points that are needed to purchase food items.

» Where do I purchase advance tickets?

Purchase advance tickets here. Tickets can also be purchased at: The Cooks Warehouse Ansley Mall, Decatur and East Cobb Hop City Beer and Wine Marietta Street and Krog Street Market

» I pre-purchased tickets to the event, my wristbands have been delivered and I have registered them. Where do I go to get into the event?

There are four main gates to enter the festival.

  • West Peachtree and 5th Street
  • Spring Street at Biltmore Place
  • Spring and 4th Street
  • 5th Street and Techwood

A map of the event site will be available soon.

» Are there ATMS at Taste of Atlanta?

Your wristband will have your Taste Points already loaded. You may add more Taste Points from your computer at home, by mobile phone or at the on-site Taste Point Top Up tents with debit card, or credit card or cash. ATMs will be located near the Taste Point Top Up tents.

» Are pets permitted at Taste of Atlanta?

While we love our pets as much as anyone, per City of Atlanta ordinance, pets are not allowed onto the festival site. Service animals are permitted.

» My restaurant is interested in participating in Taste of Atlanta. Who do I contact?

2016 applications are no longer available. For more information, please e mail (Please enable JavaScript) for more information.

» What MARTA station is closest to the festival?

Take MARTA to the North Avenue Station.

» Where do I park?

To make parking easy and stress free, we have partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations. View real-time availability and pricing near Taste of Atlanta.

Simply compare parking options, reserve, and use your confirmation to access the facility. We strongly recommend that you purchase your parking in advance, if driving.

Reserve Georgia Tech Convention Center Parking

» I'm coming from out of town. Is there a hotel near the event?

Hotel and travel information including special rates at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center. More information here.

» If my company is interested in sponsorship, who do I contact?

If you are interested in sponsorship or marketing opportunities with Taste of Atlanta, email (Please enable JavaScript).

» Does Taste of Atlanta have a volunteer program and if so, how can I get involved?

The Taste of Atlanta ambassador program is an exciting way to get involved in supporting the event. If you are interested in becoming an ambassador, please email (Please enable JavaScript)

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