October's Best Food and Beverage Events In Atlanta


LEGOs & Brew

Thursday October 1st at Ponce City Market

This months LEGOs & Brew is extra special as it is being hosted in the recently opened Ponce City Market Food Hall. The event will start at 6 PM and while ticket prices stay the same, participants are invited to try beers from Food Hall itself.

Purchase tickets: Museumofdesign.org


Georgia Craft Beer Festival

Saturday October 3rd next to Red Brick Brewing Company

The Georgia Craft Beer Festival will feature over 30 breweries from all around Georgia and showcase their signature beers. The festival will include an afternoon of games, live entertainment, a variety of food selections from Atlanta's best food trucks, and local craft beers to sample.

Purchase tickets here: Georgiacraftbeerfestival.com


3rd Annual Atlanta Cheese Festival

Friday October 9th at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

A night of cheese, specialty food, wine, bourbon, and beer all under the beautiful backdrop of the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Atlanta Cheese Festival was established to celebrate and promote artisan cheese and specialty food producers from across the globe. They excel beyond the standard, are the best in the industry and take pride in giving their customers the best culinary experience with each and every cheese and food product they make. 

Purchase tickets here: Atlantacheesefestival.com


Party at Ponce

Saturday October 10th at Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market announces the return of Party at Ponce. With chefs and bars in the market hall and courtyard and a stage under the glow of the big neon sign it will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. Atlanta’s finest chefs, will be on display with tastings from from 5-8p. In addition, the Indigo Girls, Shawn Mullins, and David Ryan Harris will all be taking the stage for rockin' performances at 8 PM. This year's event will raise funds to benefit the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Georgia Organics, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, MODA, and other initiatives of the Jamestown Charitable Foundation. 

Purchase tickets here: Partyatponce.net


Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off

Saturday October 10th at Brookhaven Park

The Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off is more than just chili. It will also feature live music, food from Atlanta food trucks, restaurants, the UGA game, and more. Check out the restaurant and amateur division chili stew teams as they battle it out in front of the many celebrity judges. A portion of proceeds benefit Releash Atlanta.

Purchase your spoon here: Brookhavenchilicookoff.com


Atlanta Eats + Sweetwater Tailgate Tasting

Sunday October 11th at the Sweetwater Brewery

Atlanta Eats will be giving out all of the great grub that was featured on their "Elevate Your Tailgate" episode while Sweetwater passes out all of your favorite local brews. The event will benefit The Giving Kitchen, a local non-profit that provides emergency assistance grants to the restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship. 

Purchase tickets here: Sweetwater/atlanta-eats


2nd Annual Fall Atlanta Ramen Fest

Wednesday October 14th at Monday Night Brewing

Praised Chefs from around Atlanta will make their culinary interpretations of the classic dish. Noodles will be donated by Sun Noodles and beer will flowing right from the Monday Night brewery. Proceeds will go to benefit The Giving Kitchen, a local non profit that provides emergency assistance grants to the restaurant community facing unanticipated hardship. Tickets induce unlimited Ramen tastings and 6 beer tastings.

Purchase tickets here: Atlramenfest


Split and Aisle 5 Support Open Hand Atlanta

Wednesday October 28th at Aisle 5

Aisle 5, Little 5 Points newest music venue, will be hosting Split for a night to benefit Open Hand Atlanta, a local non-profit that provides meals for our friends and neighbors living with or disabled by chronic disease, homebound seniors, and at-risk youth and families. Yamn and Oddiopilot will be performing and the night will kick-off Split's newest initiative to donate a portion of every dollar spent through the app directly to Open Hand. Aisle 5 will be donating a portion of ticket sales as-well. Purchase tickets here: Aisle5atl.com


Boos and Brews

Saturday October 31st at The Masquerade

Stop worrying about what you're going to do on Halloween. Boos and Brews will host live music, DJ's, a Chamber of Horrors, and of course a costume contest. Spring for the Beer Lovers Ticket, because I know you are one, and receive beer samples from 8 PM - 1 AM.

Purchase tickets here: Atlantabeerfestivals.com

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