Georgia Food + Wine Festival

The Georgia Food + Wine Festival at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta is the event of the season for food lovers and chefs! From March 23 to 26, 2023, this year’s festival will feature live music, celebrity chef appearances, demonstrations, tastings and more!

In the festival’s inaugural year, there is excitement “for all tastebuds!” From live music and a Georgia Celebrity Chef Stage to unlimited beer, spirits and wine, the three-day event will be one to remember.

Best of Cobb

Thursday, March 23, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Cobb Life Magazine and the Marietta Daily Journal present the “Best of Cobb,” a showcase of Cobb County, Georgia’s best. More than 1,000 people gather to eat, drink and recognize the county’s favorite businesses and service providers. Cobb Life Magazine and the Marietta Daily Journal’s Best of Cobb 2022 celebration recognized winners of a reader-decided contest that had more than 460,000 votes. Tickets are sold directly by the event and will be on sale soon.

Fired-Up Friday

From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on March 24, 2022, barbecue lovers will enjoy a showcase of the southeast’s most celebrated pitmasters and grill masters with wine, beer and spirits, live music and more. Enjoy unlimited beverage tastings in a souvenir glass, along with delicious grilled, smoked and roasted gourmet BBQ bites – all included in the ticket price. Tickets: $75 Winter Rate (Jan/Feb), $85 March/Gate. *FREE parking, 21 & older only event, no pets allowed.

Savor Saturday: Georgia Food + Wine Festival

On March 25, 2022, from 1 to 4 p.m., enjoy a fun afternoon of culinary and beverage tastings, live music, celebrity chef demonstrations, and interactive stations from
several world-renowned beverage experts. Tickets start at $79 per person ($99 at the gate) and include a souvenir glass for unlimited beverage tastings from hundreds of
wines, beer and spirits exhibitors, and each guest will receive $10 in Tasting Credits, which can be used to purchase additional credits throughout the festival. Savor will also feature a variety of exhibitors, from an artisan market and farmers to live music stages. Some of the local area and South’s best restaurants will offer a wide variety of culinary options.


To finish out the weekend, the Sunday/Funday event features a lineup of artisans, food trucks, farmers and beverage stations to help chase away the Monday blues! Featuring a Bloody Mary Bar, Frosé, mimosas and champagne, each attendee will receive a souvenir cup to keep the good times (and flavors) flowing. Tickets for this event start at $20 (Jan/Feb) or $25 per person at the gate. A family-friendly event with something for everybody in the family, including a free Kids Zone. There will be a variety of beverages available for purchase for 21 and older – including beer, wine and cocktails.  Each ticket includes 10 Tasting Credits. Children 12 & under are FREE, free parking, and no pets are allowed.


The festival is actively seeking volunteers for every event. Each volunteer must be 21 years of age and will receive a commemorative festival apron, wine glass and free admission to the event.

Purchase your tickets on the website to begin planning an eventful and tasty weekend! The complete list of restaurant and beverage participants is available on the event website.

For more information about the inaugural event, visit Follow along on FacebookInstagram and Twitter for regular event updates and extra delicious content!

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  1. My tastebuds and I are quite excited for this festival especially Fried Up Friday! How can I get tickets online at the $79 price tag? Trying to avoid the additional expense at the gate.

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