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Downtown Digest – May 2017


Downtown Atlanta is the place to be for fun, food and entertainment for the whole family. Whether you’re a native Atlantan or visiting for the weekend, there’s no shortage of things to see, do and experience in the heart of the city. Need help making plans? We’ve got you covered. Check out these fun events in and around Peachtree Center happening this month.

Food Truck Fridays

Everyone’s favorite Friday tradition is back! Rejuvenate your lunch hour with a walk to the Broad Street Plaza at Five Points MARTA Station for Food Truck Fridays, featuring up to eight local food truck vendors. Savor the city’s most sumptuous street food from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. every Friday throughout spring and summer.

Visit the event page for more details.

Georgia Aquarium’s Me & Mommy

Make this Mother’s Day one to remember at the Georgia Aquarium with discounted admission for one adult and up to four children through May 25! Thanks to the Me & Mommy special, you’ll receive an adult General Admission ticket and up to four children’s General Admission tickets (ages 5 and under) for only $44.95 plus tax. The offer is only valid on Monday through Thursday, perfect for an educational morning with Mom for the little ones.

Visit Georgia Aquarium’s website for more details.

Taste of Home LIVE in Atlanta

Taste of Home LIVE is a new live culinary show, brought to you by the country’s number one cooking magazine! Their interactive experiences feature Taste of Home recipes and tips for  food decorating, entertaining and tabletop landscaping tips for at-home entertainers. To make the event even sweeter, Taste of Home LIVE will support the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The 90-minute show will teach guests how to host an unforgettable brunch, and every attendee will sample the showstopping dessert. The event will be on Saturday, May 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and tickets cost $25 – $80.

Bring a non-perishable food item for the food drive and be entered into a raffle to sit at the Chef’s Table on stage, sampling recipes throughout the show! Also, shop for your favorite gadgets from the show, Taste of Home cookbooks and other merchandise while donating 10% of all purchases at the event to Atlanta Community Food Bank.

Visit the event’s website for more information.