Take a Food Festival Road Trip
October is a fun month all around Georgia. If Oktoberfest and Halloween are not your thing, there are still plenty of festivals and fun to enjoy during October. Here are some food focused festivals around Georgia.
Chili cook off October 13, 2018
Buy a wristband to taste chili (spicy, mild, chicken, beef, vegetarian) and stew from 75 teams, and then vote for your favorite at Atlanta Chili Cook Off [formerly Brookhaven Chili Cook Off], with live music and beer & wine for sale at Brookhaven Park.
Taste of Acworth October 13, 2018
Join the crowds buying samples from 25 restaurants and 100 food booths at Taste of Acworth, with a dog show, entertainment, and children’s activities. Free.
Apple festival October 13 – 14 and 20 – 21, 2018
Ok so apples are food. And there is no better time than October to enjoy locally grown apples. See 300 vendors of food and handmade items, plus craft demonstrations, an antique car show, a 5K race, and a parade at Georgia Apple Festival in Ellijay. No pets.
Taste of California October 14, 2018 (3 to 5 p.m.)
A ticket to Discover Napa Valley includes unlimited tastes of wine from Napa Valley plus gourmet food during a walk-around style event at Vino Venue in Dunwoody.
Taste of Atlanta October 19 – 21, 2018
Try samples from 100 of Atlanta’s best restaurants, taste beer and wine, and watch celebrity-chef demos at Taste of Atlanta at Historic Fourth Ward Park.
Decatur Beer Festival October 20, 2018
Decatur Craft Beer Festival features 80 breweries, live music, and food for sale in downtown Decatur for age 21+.
Country Living Fair October 26 – 28, 2018
The Country Living Fair has 200 booths of antiques, crafts, and gourmet foods, plus demonstrations of cooking, painting & pottery at Stone Mountain Park. It’s more than food but that’s ok so make a day or weekend out of it