Spring has just about sprung in Atlanta, which means it’s time for our city dwellers to make their way outside to enjoy the beautiful weather. In our opinion, there are few things more glorious than food, friends and fun – and there’s plenty to go around this March. From bottomless bacon to BeltLine brews, here are the 8 can’t-miss Atlanta food festivals this March:
Mark your calendars, foodies! Don’t miss these Atlanta food festivals.
When: March 4, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: The Atlanta Beltline
The AtlantaBeltline boasts a few of the best bars in the city – now’s your chance to enjoy them all. Depending on your ticket, the crawl kicks off at either Krog Street Market, Ponce City Market or Piedmont Park. Check in on social media for updates on participating bars and restaurants.
When: March 11, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Where: Midtown Atlanta
Soak up the green goodness of one of Atlanta’s strongest traditions – the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Bringing in its 135th year, this is our city’s longest running event. Be sure to stick around for the post-parade at Luck of the Square with plenty of beer and fare to go around.
When: March 11, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Atlantic Station
Having trouble choosing your favorite Atlanta brunch spot? Why not enjoy them all? Atlanta Beer Festivals and Atlanta Wine Party are teaming up to bring you an afternoon of the best restaurants in the Atlanta brunch game. On top of all the delicious food, there will also be a brunch beverage bar – mimosas, bloody marys, and beer, oh my! For those opting for the VIP experience, don’t forget to arrive an hour before start time for exclusive pre-noon noms.
When: March 18 – March 26
Where: College Park & East Point
Formerly known as the College Park Restaurant Week, this year’s event is expanding to include a few of the best restaurants in the College Park and East Point communities. Participating restaurants will offer prix fixe menus for $9, $19 and $29 as well as discounts on specialty dishes. Pig and the Pint, Cecilia’s Southern Table and The Corner Grille are on this growing list.
When: March 18 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Town Center Park
Recognized three years in a row as Gwinnett’s best festival and gaining national recognition as one of the biggest and best beer festivals in the Southeast, this epic Atlanta festival is not to be missed. Join event goers from across the country to share unlimited tastings of over 350 craft beers, St. Patty’s-inspired activities and entertainment, food truck fare and more. Think you can brew the best? Enter Brew Depot’s 2017 Home Brew Competition for your chance to shine.
When: March 25, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Dad’s Garage in Old Fourth Ward
We recommend opting for Christophe’s vegan meal delivery the week leading up to this event so you can enjoy bottomless bacon, guilt free.
When: March 25
Where: Downtown Roswell
Want to throw back some brews and feel great afterwards? 100% of Roswell Beer Festival proceeds go to Star House Foundation, a charity that services over 250 at-risk youth in North Fulton County. On top of the 300+ beers to choose from, Roux on Canton, Peach & The Porkchop and other Roswell dining favorites will be representing.
When: March 26 – April 1
This inaugural annual event is the cherry on our Atlanta foodie cake. Their goal? To help Atlanta foodies dine at a discount and try new restaurants. Atlanta Restaurant Week partner restaurants will offer prix fixe menus – you pick either $35 per person or $35 per couple.