29th Annual Taste of Alpharetta

WHAT: 29th Annual Taste of Alpharetta 

WHEN: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019; 5pm – 10pm 

WHERE: Downtown Alpharetta 

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



Now Accepting Online Restaurant Applications! Deadline is March 7th!

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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 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 $1-4 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.

This year's event will feature multiple music vignettes throughout the streets of Downtown and feature a variety of music genres. A 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 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Vote for the People’s Choice Award at the Culinary Competition Stage prior to 7:00 p.m. Come out and enjoy Alpharetta’s premier dining experience!




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 To Be Announced!