Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta, GA

March 23 - 26, 2023

Sponsored by Atlanta News First

Sunday, March 26

• 12:00 - 5:00 pm

A fantastic festival finale sponsored by Atlanta News First, with live music and a variety of delectable restaurants, farmers, artisans, and food trucks. There will be a variety of beverages for purchase, stroll the Georgia Grown Member Village, check out the Audi Marietta display, see what’s cooking on the Georgia Grown and Celebrity Chef stages AND the Georgia’s Best Whiskey Cocktail Challenge! A family friendly event with something for everybody in the family, including a free Kids Zone. There will be a variety of adult beverages available for purchase, including beer, wine and cocktails. Adult tickets also include 10 tasting credits (5 Tokens).

Tickets per person:  $20 Winter Rate (Jan/Feb) | $25 March/Gate
Children 12 and Under Free
Event Type: Indoor/Outdoor, Rain or shine.
Attire & Info: Casual attire, family friendly.

Georgia’s Best Whiskey Cocktail Challenge
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Eight of the area’s best bartenders and mixologists will be competing for the title of “Georgia’s Best Whiskey Cocktail!” Chosen bartenders must create a signature cocktail featuring either Basil Hayden or Knob Creek as the primary spirit ingredient, and no other whiskey brand. Participants will be provided with product to create their beverage.

Eight (8) contestants will be selected on Friday, March 17, 2023 and will be notified via email. The competition will be professionally judged.

1st Place: $1,500.00 AND a write up in the April issue of Cobb Life Magazine

2nd Place: $500.00

3rd Place: Prize Package                                                                                                                  

Registration is now open, click here to sign up.

Official Super Market
“Georgia Celebrity Chef Stage”

Sponsored by Publix

Georgia’s most celebrated chefs will present cooking demonstrations throughout the day, with demo recipe tasting bites for the first 50 people in attendance.

Chef/Authors will be immediately signing their cookbooks at the adjacent, Celebrity Author’s Signing Table 


Demo: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm  ~ Chef Z, Redtop Brewhouse

Live Music Stage Presented by
Superior Plumbing

Main Stage, 12:00 – 2:00  Acoustic, J. Scott Thompson

J. Scott Thompson is an audience favorite endearing himself to crowds nationwide (and quite a few in England!) with his warm, easy going personality, powerful voice, and fresh style of Americana songwriting. Pulling from his Southern roots, Thompson writes from the heart and speaks to the soul with songs influenced by his Dad’s record collection of James Brown, Sam Cooke, The Beatles, and Otis Redding. A prolific songwriter and captivating performer, Thompson combines a southerner’s knack for storytelling with a dose of southern charm making lifelong friends and loyal fans wherever he goes.

Official Grocer

Official Beef of the GF+WF


(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as they confirm their participation)

Beverage Participants

(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as they confirm their participation)

Sunday/Funday will feature several Cash Bars and The Sunday/Funday Lounge.

Official Bourbon
Official Wine
Official Tequila
Official Vodka
Official Sparkling
Official Scotch