The Georgia Food + Wine Festival is a spectacular four-day event that takes place at Jim R. Miller Park each March. Enthusiasts will be treated to an array of culinary delights, with local celebrities and chefs showcasing their skills. With a roster of events designed to tantalize the senses, attendees can look forward to evenings such as “Best of Cobb” and “Fired Up,” and the signature “Savor” tasting event.

Each day is packed with unique experiences. Thursday’s event celebrates Cobb’s finest, while Friday turns up the heat with barbecue mastery. Saturday unfolds as the main event, offering a VIP Lounge and over 300 beverage varietals to sample. Sunday caps off the festivities with a family-friendly atmosphere, as well as a whiskey cocktail challenge and an oyster roast.

Not only does the festival indulge your palate, but it also serves a noble cause. The partnership with SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center ensures that enjoyment at the festival translates into support for the community.

Events:

“Best of Cobb”
A showcase of Cobb County’s favorite businesses and service providers.

“Fired-Up”
BBQ Extravaganza showcasing some of the South’s most celebrated Pitmasters and grill masters with wine, beer and spirits, live music, and more. Unlimited beverage tastings in a souvenir glass, along with delicious grilled, smoked and roasted gourmet BBQ bites.

“Savor, Georgia Food + Wine Festival”
An afternoon of culinary and beverage tastings, with live music, celebrity chef demonstrations, interactive stations from world-renowned beverage experts. Tickets include a souvenir glass for unlimited beverage tastings from hundreds of wines, beer and spirts exhibitors, and each guest will receive $10 in Tasting Credits, additional credits will be available for purchase throughout the festival. Savor will also feature restaurants from around Georgia and the South with a variety of culinary options, along with artisans from all over the region. Guests will enjoy the Georgia Celebrity Chef Stage, featuring cooking demonstrations from Georgia’s most celebrated chefs.

“VIP Lounge, at Savor”
VIP Lounge tickets include early access to the festival, VIP Parking and crystal souvenir tasting wine glass. The VIP Lounge is an exclusive, fully catered VIP Lounge experience with special SWAG bags, restrooms, open bars with cocktails, live music, and more.

“Sunday/Funday”
Featuring live music and a variety of delectable restaurants, farmers, artisans, and food trucks, and a variety of beverages for purchase. A family friendly event with something for everybody in the family, including a free Kids Zone with kids activities. There will be a variety of official festival beverages available for purchase for 21 and older – including beer, wine and cocktails. The Sunday/Funday Lounge will feature specialty drink stations for purchase: Mimosas, Sparkling Wines, Bloody Mary Bar and Frose’ (Frozen Rose’) with a souvenir cup.

“Oyster Roast, VIP Lounge”
Enjoy sipping and shucking the afternoon away while listening to live music and enjoying unlimited wine, beer and spirits tasting stations with unlimited buckets of oysters and BBQ. Oyster Roast, VIP Lounge tickets include admission to Sunday/Funday and VIP Lounge parking. Each ticket includes 10 Tasting Credits. Children 12 & under are FREE, free parking, no pets allowed.

Schedule:

Thursday, March 21, 2024

  • Best of Cobb 5:30 – 8:30pm
  • 21 & older only

Friday, March 22, 2024

  • Fired Up 7:30 – 9:30pm.
  • 21 & older only

Saturday, March 23, 2024

  • 1 pm to 4 pm Savor, Georgia Food + Wine Festival
  • Noon to 4 pm VIP Lounge, at Savor
  • 21 & older only

Sunday, March 24, 2024

  • Noon to 5 pm Sunday/Funday
  • Noon to 3 pm Oyster Roast, VIP Lounge
  • Family friendly

Please note that all events are for adults 21 & older except Sunday events which are family-friendly.  No dogs or pets are allowed at any event venues.  All events are rain or shine & event programs are subject to change.

Address:

Jim R. Miller Park
2245 Callaway Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30008

For more information, please contact Missy Miller at
missy@georgiafoodandwinefestival.com.

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