The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival is Back!
Updated: Jul 7, 2021
ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL RETURNS IN ITS TRUEST FORM CELEBRATING SOUTHERN CULINARY TRADITIONS AND BENEFITING TWO GREAT CAUSES
Tasting Tent Tickets on Sale NOW!
The Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AFWF) returns to Historic Fourth Ward Park this year with its beloved Tasting Tents on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12. Honoring the rich tradition of Southern sustenance, attendees can savor the flavors of the South’s favorite chefs and mixologists as well as wine pop-up stations, a cocktail garden, live music, and an interactive food and beverage pairing area. A percent of proceeds from this year’s curated dinners, lunches and brunches supports local charities.
"We’re happy to be back, doing what we love, which is creating and executing first class events for our consumers, chefs and partners,” says Brett Friedman, Partner & CEO of Agency 21, which owns and operates Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. “This year especially, we are looking forward to showcasing creative cuisine with talented chefs from all 13 Southern states, as a tribute to returning to normalcy.”
After a pandemic pause, when the festival commenced in a virtual capacity, attendees can once again connect live and in-person in the Tasting Tents to indulge in the South’s finest flavors, featuring the up-and-coming as well as some favorite destinations and memorable brands.
New this year, the Tasting Tents will have a curated Yelp Atlanta spotlight section featuring a variety of their favorite local Atlanta spots.
In effort to curb hunger and reduce food waste in the Metro Atlanta area, AFWF will be partnering with Second Helpings Atlanta to collect fresh, surplus food from each of AFWF’s activations to donate to hunger relief agencies. In addition, AFWF will also be supporting Children of Conservation, with proceeds dedicated to the conservation of endangered species through education, habitat preservation and wildlife sanctuary.
In 2019, Agency 21 acquired the AFWF with the intention of making last year’s 10th anniversary celebration the best yet. The pandemic changed everything, but not the spirit of Southern hospitality. The AF&WF will stay true to its origins, offering a celebration of the South.
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival prides itself on having an extensive weekend of programming and events where guests can eat, drink and explore the South’s rich culinary traditions from the best talent in the
Southeast. Tasting Tent tickets are now on sale with early bird pricing available until July 23. The festival’s lineup of intimate dinners, lunches and brunches taking place from September 9 through September 12 will be announced in the coming weeks.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com.
About Atlanta Food & Wine Festival:
Launched in 2010, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival spotlights the rich food and beverage traditions of the South, from Texas to the District of Columbia. This year, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival returns to Historic Fourth Ward Park on Thursday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11, 2021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.atlfoodandwinefestival.com. Follow Atlanta Food & Wine Festival on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. #AFWF2021
About Agency 21:
Agency 21 is a dynamic, full-service events and marketing agency, specializing in event production and management, corporate sales and fulfillment, brand activations and experiences. Founded in 2006, the agency is headquartered in Miami with offices in New York, Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas. Agency 21’s portfolio includes nationally recognized culinary events and festivals across the country ranging from Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach & New York Wine & Food Festivals, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, Cochon555/ Heritage Fire Tour, Nirvana Food & Wine Festival, Whiskies of the World Tour, and more.