28th Annual Taste of Alpharetta

WHAT: 28th Annual Taste of Alpharetta 

WHEN: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018; 5pm – 10pm 

WHERE: Historic Downtown Alpharetta 

SOCIAL MEDIA: www.facebook.com/tasteofalpharetta | @TasteAlpharetta  

Taste of Alpharetta Is A Rain or Shine Event - Come Join Us!

Taste of Alpharetta has become an annual tradition for festival goers, families and food connoisseurs. Mark your calendars to dine in Historic Downtown Alpharetta at over 60 restaurants in one fun night. Sample delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top chefs in town. Enjoy culinary demonstrations, activities for all ages and entertainment to please every palate. Admission is free, you may purchase food tickets on site at our ticket booths for $.50 each. Restaurants participating in the Taste of Alpharetta will not accept cash (tickets only). Restaurants charge $1-3 per food sample.

2018 Taste of Alpharetta Award Winners

Best Presentation – Atlantic Seafood  


People's Choice Award - M Thai Street food


Best Appetizer - Bite Bistro and Bar 


Best Fast Casual - M Thai Street Food 


Best Fine Dining - Secreto Kitchen and Bar 


Best Dessert - Wildflour

Best Booth – Southern Baked Pie Company

For more information, contact braymond@alpharetta.ga.us or 678-297-6048.


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The Music Stage will have harmonic rock/folk/R&B bands. A separate Culinary Competition Stage will pair top area chefs against one another in five categories – Best Appetizer/Salad, Best Fast Casual, Best Fine Dining, Best Presentation and Best Dessert. Award winners are presented on the Main Stage at approximately 8:30 p.m. Vote for the People’s Choice Award at the Culinary Competition Stage prior to 7:00 p.m. Party with Metro Atlanta radio stations. Play at the fun zones. Come out and enjoy Alpharetta’s premier dining experience!




5:30 pm – Georgia Flood

7:15 pm – Mayor & City Council and Sponsor Recognition

7:30 pm – Randall Bramblett

8:30 pm – Culinary Competition Awards

8:50 pm – Randall Bramblett


(Located in the Old Roswell parking lot):


From 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. culinary competitions will heat up in the Old Roswell Street parking lot. A separate Culinary Stage, in the back corner of the parking lot, will pair top area chefs against one another in contests for Best Salad/Appetizer, Best Fast Casual Entree, Best Fine Dining Entrée, Best Dessert, Best Presentation and Best Booth. You won't want to miss the demonstrations by our top chefs.


(Located in the Old Roswell parking lot at the Culinary Stage):


Ballots will be available at the Culinary Stage through 7:00 p.m. The restaurant with the most votes wins the People’s Choice Award, so stop by the stage!



(Located on Old Roswell and Old Canton Streets):


  • Henna Works, Cliff Climb & Slide, Ferris Wheel, Field Goal Challenge, Boot Camp Obstacle, Rocky Island Dual Slide, Saber Tooth Tiger Slide, School House Obstacle Course, Xtreme Dance Party, Human Hamster Balls, Sports Arena Fusion, Euro Bungie Quad Jump, Spec. Ops Obstacle Course.


Superior Plumbing


Publix Super Markets Charities


Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau
Appen Media Group
Delta Community Credit Union
Georgia Power
The Providence Group


AMLI Residential
Amorance Apartments
Arrow Exterminators
Autobell Car Wash
Farmer’s Insurance – The Hathaway Agency
First Data
Green View Remodeling 
Harden Real Estate Group – Keller Williams
Harry Norman, Realtors
Meer Electric
One On One Matchmaking
Pete’s Plumbing
Power Home Remodeling Group
Roswell Smiles Dentistry
SafeGuard Security
Teasley Place
US Marines


The Taste of Alpharetta is located in Historic Downtown across from Alpharetta City Hall (2 Park Plaza). Free parking and shuttle system available. Please see the event map for more details.



City Hall Parking Deck (2 Park Plaza)

If you are traveling south on Highway 9, turn left onto Academy Street, followed by a right onto Park Plaza. If you are traveling west on Old Milton Pkwy, take a right onto Haynes Bridge Rd, followed by a left onto Park Plaza.



Arriving and leaving the event, shuttles drop off and/or pick up on the corner of Roswell and Marietta Street approximately every 20 minutes from 5-10 pm.

Parking locations with shuttle service include the following:

1- Wills Park at Wacky World (on Old Milton Parkway to the right of the Alpharetta City Pool)

2- Wills Park Equestrian Center (at 11915 Wills Road, Alpharetta, GA 30009)




1- Park & Walk: 90 Milton Ave, Alpharetta, GA 30009 next to the Alpharetta Animal Hospital. Traveling north on Wills Road, take a right onto Milton Ave. The parking lot will be on your right and a handicap sign will be visible from the street. Alternately, you may access this lot via Canton Street and School Drive.

2- Park & Ride (Shuttle Service):
All shuttle routes will have a handicap accessible bus rotating for pick-up and/or drop-off approximately every 20 minutes from 5-10pm. If you would like to park with close and level access directly on the event site, please use the reserved handicap parking lot at 90 Milton Ave, Alpharetta, GA 30009 next to the Animal Hospital.


For general information regarding current downtown parking locations, click HERE.


Participating Restaurants: