» What is Taste of Atlanta?
TOA is 3 day food, craft beer, wine and cocktail event held at Historic Fourth Ward Park, 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 2018 Festival hours?
Friday, October 19th 6:30-11pm
Saturday, October 20th 12-6pm
Sunday, October 21st 12-6pm
VIP Entry hours 12:30-5pm Saturday & Sunday
VIP GUESTS: No infants, strollers or children under the age of 21 allowed in the VIP area.
IDs will be checked at the VIP gate.
Taste of Atlanta is a rain or shine event. No refunds or exchanges.
» Where is the Festival site?
The 2018 event will be held at Historic Fourth Ward Park.
» 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 (General Admission) or 20 Taste Points (VIP) as part of your ticket package.
» Tell me about the Wristbands
Activate your wristband before you arrive! Detailed information about your wristband, including how to activate, may be found here.
» Are kids free?
Kids 13 & under receive free General Admission when accompanied by a paid adult. Adult pays for child's Taste Points that are needed to purchase food items.
VIP GUESTS: No infants, strollers or children under the age of 21 allowed in the VIP area. IDs will be checked at the VIP gate.
» Where do I purchase advance tickets?
Purchase advance tickets here. Tickets will be available in early September at The Cook’s Warehouse Ansley Mall, Chamblee and East Cobb.
» I pre-purchased tickets to the event, my wristbands have been delivered and I have activated them. Where do I go to get into the event?
There are 3 gates for General Admission: North Avenue, Rankin St, and N Angier via the Beltline.
The VIP gate is located at Garden Park and Ralph McGill.
See the Gate Map here.
» 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, however, per City of Atlanta ordinance pets are not allowed onto the festival site. Service animals are permitted.
» May I bring a lawn chair?
Please, NO Lawn or folding chairs on the event grounds.
» My restaurant is interested in participating in Taste of Atlanta. Who do I contact?
» Where do I park?
Parking and directions may be found here.
» If my company is interested in sponsorship, who do I contact?
» 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 fill out the Volunteer Form here »