The weather is warmer and it is time to get up, get out, and get eating. Celebrate the coming of Spring with these food and beverage events.
Atlanta Brunch Festival
Saturday, MARCH 5TH | Historic 4th Ward Park
This long awaited and much talked about event is finally here. Atlanta loves brunch and food festivals so it was about time someone mixed the two together. This event will host some of the best restaurants in the brunch game like Ration and Dram, The Nook, Ladybird & others. And don’t worry you know your favorite brunch beverages like bloody marys, mimosas, beer and wine will also be attending. Tickets have already SOLD OUT - so it’s better luck next year unless you can find someone selling tickets on their Facebook page here: Atlanta Brunch Facebook.
First Annual ATL Booze SCHMooze
Monday, MARCH 7TH | Monday Night Brewing
Nosh Talks is hosting it’s first ATL Booze Schmooze. Hear from a panel of Atlanta’s most well-known beverage kings and queens on how to launch an awesome beverage program, the ins and outs of what they do (and why), and an all-around fun conversation. The panel is filled with the minds behind The Painted Pin, The Porter, Aria, American Spirit Whiskey and others. The team behind Nosh Talks truly knows how to host a party. So come mix with industry movers and shakers while drinking from the tap of their knowledge. More info: Nosh Talks Events.
Uncorked & Untapped Atlanta
FriDAY, MARCH 11TH | Georgia Freight Depot
Enjoy unlimited wine and craft beer tastings while live music from Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics fills the air of the beautiful Freight Room. Food will be available for purchase but your souvenir tasting glass is complimentary. Purchase tickets here: Uncorked Atlanta.
Sunday, MARCH 13TH | Turner Field
The Hunger Walk/Run raises funds and awareness for hunger relief. Come join thousands to support our neighbors in need. The festival atmosphere before and after the Walk/Run includes great food, fun games, and live music. There is even entertainment stationed throughout the route. Can’t make it on the 13th? Dine at any of these locations before the 10th and add a donation to your tab! More info here: Hunger Walk/Run.
Que & Brew for a Cause
SUNDAY, MARCH 20TH | SweetWater Brewing
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and SweetWater Brewing are hosting a fundraiser for Cynthia Montoya, a long time Fox Bros. employee and current GM who was diagnosed with Stage II pancreatic cancer. Some of the best pitmasters and chefs in the country are gathering together to put on this fundraiser and help with Cyndi’s medical expenses. Expect to taste food from Peg Leg Porker, Ford Fry, Chris Hall, Todd Mussman, Pat Martin, Fox Bros (of course), and many others while sipping on six 6 oz. pours of SweetWater. Live music and a silent auction with prizes like tickets to Shaky Knees and the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. More info and tickets here: Que Brew for a Cause.
13th Annual Sham Jam Shuckfest
Saturday, MARCH 26TH | Tin Roof Cantina
Come get your jam on at Tin Roof’s 13th Annual Oyster Festival! So much live music will be played at their indoor and outdoor stages while you play games like flip cup, beer pong, and giant jenga. Oh and did we mention all of the oysters? It’s gonna be one bad motha-shuka. Show your Split App at the door and receive a free bucket of oysters on us! More details here: Shuckfest.
March 26TH | Dad's Garage Theatre Company
BaconFest is back and better than ever. The 16th annual outdoor fundraiser for Dad’s Garage will host beer, entertainment, games, and of course, 2,250 lbs of bacon. You won’t want to miss the hobo wine tasting, flip cup tourney, or naughty face painting. And if that isn’t enough, Blast off Burlesque and Live Honkytonk Karaoke will keep you fully entertained. So come and pig out at Atlanta’s best and only BaconFest. It sells out every year, so get your tickets while you still can here: BaconFestATL.com.
Split is a mobile app for diners and bar-goers that allows them to pre-order takeout and pay and split their bills from their smartphones; allowing them to dine on their own time. A portion of all proceeds payed through Split will be donated directly to Open Hand Atlanta.
Download Split: payandsplit.com/appdownload