13 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 14th, 2017.

We’ve compiled a list of the best ways to treat Mom this year.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Food That Rocks: A Celebration of Sandy Springs

logoScaledv2Back by popular demand, Food That Rocks – A Celebration of Sandy Springs returns for its second year. Come out to the big tent in Hammond Park to eat, drink, and party with a purpose!

WHEN
Saturday · May 6th, 2017

ADMISSION
General Admission · $50 | 7:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m
VIP First Taster · $65 | 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

More than 20 of Sandy Springs’ favorite restaurants join together for one night only to offer food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists. Live music will fill the air throughout the evening, featuring performances from DJ Brettski and The Biffs!

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Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

We have you covered with the Top Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, April 20th – Sunday, April 23rd, 2017.

It’s sunny skies ahead, and Atlanta is in the spirit all throughout town!

With so many great events all over town, this weekend is the perfect opportunity to take in all the beauty of the city with our list of the Top Atlanta Happenings This Weekend!

Enjoy tasting flavors from new food trucks, explore a home tour (or two!), find some classic festival fun, and explore new music & art across several venues.

Whether you are looking for some time without the kids – or even some family fun for all ages – this weekend has it all!

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Taste of Alpharetta

An an annual tradition for families and food connoisseurs alike, Taste of Alpharetta returns for its 27th year as one of the largest food tasting events in the southeast.

WHEN
Thursday | May 4th, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE
Historic Downtown Alpharetta
Miton Avenue & Roswell Street

Admission is free, and food tickets are available for $.50 each. Participating restaurants will charge $1-$3 per sample.

In addition to sampling the top menus in town, Taste of Alpharetta provides entertainment for all ages! We have you covered with all of the highlights!

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Taste of East Cobb

Taste-of-East-Cobb1Eat, play, and enjoy the tastiest Saturday of the year at the Taste of East Cobb!

WHEN
Saturday | May 6th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church
South Parking Lot
955 Johnson Ferry Road
Marietta, GA 30068

The 11th annual celebration returns for a day filled with family fun and tastes from the best local restaurants. Packed with fun and food, the premier outdoor festival is a great community event – and a favorite annual tradition among local residents!

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ATL Burger Week

Creative Loafing is bringing back ATL Burger Week for another year of mouthwatering burgers! Over 50 restaurants across Atlanta will be serving up $5 burgers all week long as they will compete to win your vote for ATL’s Best Burger.

WHEN
Sunday – Saturday | April 23rd – 29th, 2017

In addition to all the beef you can handle throughout the week, the Georgia beef Board will be offering up a KUDU Safari Braai Grill to giveaway, as well as a bunch of awesome rubs from Geogia Based Lane’s BBQ. ATL Burger Week is presented by Georgia Beef Board​, Red Brick Brewing Co.​ and Creative Loafing Atlanta!

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Taste of Marietta

The 23rd annual Taste of Marietta is the longest-running food festival in Cobb County, and it returns this Spring!

WHEN
April 30th, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE
Historic Marietta square
4 Depot Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Enjoy a day filled with family entertainment and food sampling! The annual festival is a favorite tradition among Cobb County residents as it showcases the area’s top restaurants and caterers each year. Spring serves as the perfect backdrop against the beautiful, scenic festival where guests will sample unique dishes from 75 of Cobb’s best chefs. In addition to food, festival-goers will enjoy Marietta’s history and culture among its unique shops and museums.

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Smyrna Crawfish Boil

Enjoy two days of fresh food, live music, and fun at the 15th Annual Smyrna Crawfish Boil!

WHEN
April 29th – 30th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

WHERE
Atkins Park Smyrna

Get pinched in Smyrna! Atkins Park Partner & Zac Brown’s Executive Chef, Rusty Hamlin will boil your crawfish to perfection. Crawfish & Cajuns are all shipped directly from New Orleans!

And don’t forget to quench your thirst Abita beer – THE New Orleans Beer. Thousands of pitchers will be flowing and pouring all weekend long!

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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley

Kick off the weekend early with the Alpharetta community while enjoying dinner, music, and fun at Alpharetta Food Truck Alley!

WHEN
Thursdays | 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
April 13th – October 19th, 2017

WHERE
Old Roswell Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009

The first Food Truck Alley of the season will feature 11 of Atlanta’s premier food trucks, local shopping, a live band, bouncy fun for the kids – and of course beverages for the adults! Invite your friends to taste some of your favorite foods and meet the newest trucks on the block!

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Taste of the Nation Atlanta

The 29th Annual Taste of the Nation Atlanta is the city’s preeminent culinary benefit supporting the fight to end hunger. An elegant evening of gourmet food and wine, Taste of the Nation features chefs and gourmet cuisine from Atlanta’s top restaurants, wine tastings, live entertainment along with live, silent, and wine auctions.

WHEN
Thursday | April 20th, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE
Southern Exchange at 200 Peachtree
200 Peachtree Street NW, #206
Atlanta, GA 30303

The 2017 event will showcase more restaurants, chefs, and surprises than ever before! Live Auction items will include exclusive trips, private dinners, cooking classes, experiences, and more.

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