29th Annual Taste of Alpharetta Simmers With New Flavors & Attractions

Released February 14, 2019 01:36 PM
WHAT: 29th Annual Taste of Alpharetta
WHEN: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019; 5pm – 10pm
WHERE: Downtown Alpharetta 
WEBSITE: www.alpharetta.ga.us
SOCIAL MEDIA: www.facebook.com/tasteofalpharetta @TasteAlpharetta

The longest running food festival in the South returns on Thursday, May 2, 2019 as Taste of Alpharetta celebrates its 29th year serving up the city’s best tastes from more than 60 restaurants, a culinary competition, live music and more. This year the city is adding a few new features to the event, including a beer garden full of local brews, and a “Locally Grown” area of local, food-focused, agricultural and educational organizations, always keeping food the main focus of this popular event. 

Taste of Alpharetta attracts more than 35,000 patrons between 5-10 pm, and takes place in Downtown Alpharetta, encompassing Milton Avenue, Roswell Street, Old Roswell Street, Canton Street and Old Canton Street. 

Local chefs will compete in the Taste of Alpharetta Culinary Competition from 5pm – 7pm, with select chefs conducting cooking demonstrations on the Culinary Competition Stage. The Taste of Alpharetta Culinary Competition Awards will be presented at 8:30pm for the top chefs in each category.  

The event offers free admission, parking, shuttles and is open to all ages. Event attendees can purchase food and activity tickets, priced at ten tickets for $5, and redeemable at the event’s restaurant and activity booths. Over 60 of Alpharetta’s best loved restaurants will serve up their signature dishes including appetizers, entrees and desserts. The diverse menu of taste options will range from one to eight tickets ($.50 - $4) per sample. Tickets can also be redeemed in the family friendly “Locally Grown” and “Fun Zone” areas for a variety of activities including engaging educational experiences, face painting, inflatable’s, and a variety of children’s activities. 

For more event information and details on Taste of Alpharetta sponsorship, visit www.alpharetta.ga.us.