5 Can’t-Miss Food and Drink Events In and Around Grant Park this Spring

Grant Park Events

Between the warmer weather and budding blooms, something’s in the air at Burnett Grant Park. We’re gearing up for another glorious spring in Atlanta, and our residents are ready to get outside and enjoy everything the local scene has to offer. To help you wine and dine all season long, we pulled together the top five local food and drink events to add to your calendar.

Spring Opening Day at Grant Park Farmers Market

When: April 8, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Where: The Grant Park Farmers Market
What: Oh, just the BEST farmers market in Atlanta opening their doors for another spring season. Whether you’re craving locally sourced fruits, veggies, pastries, coffee, eggs, or flowers, this walkable weekend hangout has it all. Be sure to take a look at all the awesome local vendors participating this year in the event details linked above!


When: April 7, 11:00am – 7:00pm
Where: Historic Fourth Ward Park
What: Prefer your food to be served from four wheels? This spring food truck event is for you! Featuring 35 of the top food vendors in the Southeast, Food-o-Rama promises to serve up the tastiest treats for you and your carnivore and vegetarian friends to enjoy. With Old Fourth Distillery, ASW, and New Realm Brewing Company as main sponsors, you know the craft beer and creative cocktails will be flowing.

Brew At the Zoo

When: May 26
Where: Zoo Atlanta
What: Take a quick stroll to Zoo Atlanta to connect with your wild side at the annual “Brew at the Zoo” event. You’ll get to sip on local beers and fine wines as you explore the 1,000+ animals from around the world. The best part? Your ticket supports wildlife conservation initiatives in Atlanta and around the globe. Early bird tickets are available through April 30th, so don’t wait to snag yours!

CSA Fair and Farmer Mixer

When: April 5, 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Where: Monday Night Brewery Garage
What: Want to make history? Join the first annual CSA Fair and Farmer Mixer just across 85 at Monday Night Brewing Garage. Don’t know about CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)? That’s okay. This event aims to educate by giving Atlanta a unique opportunity to meet the local farmers growing their food. If you’re a fan of fresh, you won’t want to miss this event presented by the Atlanta Farmers Coalition.

Atlanta Spring Wine Festival

When: April 14, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Historic Fourth Ward Park
What: Stop and smell the tannins at the Spring Wine Festival just up the block in Old Fourth Ward. Choose to sip on over fifty selections of wine as you soak up the spring sun with your friends. Not a wine guy/gal? Beer and cider is also available. You’ll walk away with a new appreciation for vino and a wine glass souvenir to remember the tipsy time you had.

Still hungry for more? Check out the best local restaurants and other spring events in and around Grant Park.