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Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

Eat, drink and celebrate the South

Get a little taste of the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival Experience in 2021.

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is an entire weekend on the fall dedicated to Southern cuisine. From great down-home delicacies to the freshest fusion dishes, the most sought-after wines to hot new bar favorites, this festival aims to please even the most finicky foodie.

On September 15-18, attendees have the chance to participate in exclusive wine and food tastings featuring hundreds of restaurants, artisans, chefs and producers. Guests can explore regional flavors and traditions and get educated and entertained by their favorite chefs.

Some of the proceeds benefit organizations that aim to promote Southern culture and history, create opportunities for women in culinary arts and increase access to locally grown foods.

Tasting Tents

Bites for every palatte at AF&WF. (📷: Rafterman Photograpy)

Enjoy unlimited bites and sips from the top chefs from the South. This delicious journey through the South’s finest flavors takes place in tasting tents at Historic Fourth Ward Park. Each ticket includes unlimited food, wine, beer and cocktails, all day entertainment and Yelp curators.

When: September 16-18
Where: Historic Old Fourth Ward Park

Other Experiences

Cluck’d: A Chicken & Cocktail Soireé

Chicken steals the show at Cluck’d. (📷: Rafterman Photograpy)

You can’t have a Southern food festival without the star of the show – chicken. Whether served roasted, battered, baked, barbecued, grilled, sautéed, braised or fried, prepare to indulge in a variety of the South’s best birds by 15 of the top chefs of the South paired with signature Southern cocktails. Tickets include unlimited dishes, sips and entertainment.

When: September 16
Where: Guardian Works

Sliced: A Cut of Atlanta’s Best Bites

Slices for all at Sliced. (📷: Rafterman Photography)

When: September 15
Where: Guardian Works

Sweet, savory & everything in between, because we all know the filling is the best part. Sliced is the first-ever partyby the slice at AF&WF. Every creation you can think of will be served by the slice – from pizza, pie and quiche to brisket, bread and good ole chicken pot pie. Tickets include unlimited bites, sips and entertainment.

Intimate Dinners

Intimate dinner at Lazy Betty’s during Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. (📷: Chris Aluka Berry/Raftermen Photography)

AF&WF is hosting a series of live intimate dinners to celebrate our homegrown talent here in Atlanta, and feature other chefs from the South. Intimate dinner options include: Chef Mashup at Talat Market, Annual dinner at Lazy Betty with Chef Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips, American Cusine with a Spanish Lense at Iberian Pig, Straight From the Source: A Veggie Forward Soireé at Redbird, A Taste of Israel at Aziza and Hattie B’s Elevated: A Fried Chicken Fine Dining Experience and A Night at the Americano.

When: September 14-18
Where: Various locations throughout Atlanta

Publix Demo Stage

Learn a thing or two at the Publix Demo Stage. (📷: Rafterman Photograpy)

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is bringing live culinary demonstrations to the signature tasting tents. Spend time with your favorite culinary personalities and celebrity chefs who will be educating and entertaining festival guests throughout the weekend.

The Talent

Palo Santo
Chef Santiago Gomez of Palo Santo is one of the uprising chefs in Atlanta.

The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is the perfect opportunity to try the creations of some of the best chefs. The festival is hosting some of the best chefs who come to cook in Atlanta. With impressive awards and experience under their belt, they bring new and exciting flavors to the city.

Also, local chefs have the opportunity to showcase their culinary creations. AF&W festival is home to the Top Chefs to Watch Out For in Atlanta. Make sure to stop by and check them out.

Eat Your Way Around Atlanta

Grab your friends and jump into Atlanta’s culinary experience. (📷: Rafterman Photograpy)

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the Most-try restaurants in Atlanta. You’ll find global flavors around every corner, and hospitable hosts. Book your stay around the corner from Atlanta Food & Wine Festival at one of our hotels in Midtown Atlanta.

Know Before You Go

Sip and dine your way through the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. (📷: Rafterman Photograpy)

Where do I get tickets to the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival? 

Event pricing is dependent upon which activities and days patrons choose to participate. Click here to view ticket options.

Are AF&WF events 21+?

Yes, all AF&WF events are 21 and older.  A Valid ID is required for admission at all events. If event security cannot verify your age, you will not be admitted into the event. 

Are pets allowed?

While we love your furry friends, no pets are allowed at any AF&WF event. This does NOT include emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals. Only service animals are permitted.

For more information, VISIT THE ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL WEBSITE.

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