Inaugural Atlanta Taco Festival

Date:  Sunday, May 1st
Time: 1pm

About: On Sunday, May 1st, The 1st Atlanta Taco Festival will take place at Candler Park from 1pm until 7pm. This is the largest taco competition and taco celebration on the East Coast. There will be local bands, Gringo Bingo, Salsa Dancing, Lucha Libre Wrestling and huge bar experiences by some of your favorite local establishments. Restaurants include Pure, Tin Lizzy’s, El Myriachi, Superica, and so much more. A donation will be made to CHRIS Kids with proceeds from the festival. CHRIS Kids has a mission to heal children, strengthen families and build community. CHRIS is an acronym that stands for our core values: Creativity, Honor, Respect, Integrity, and Safety. For more information, visit their website at Tickets are $27 for tacos, $37 for tacos and beer, and VIP is $77. See website for more ticket information. No tickets are sold day of the festival.

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Yacht Rock Revue Performs Purple Rain at Legacy Fountain

Date:  Friday, April 29th
Time: Gates 6:30pm & Music 7:30pm

About:  Prince tribute alert! On Friday, April 29th, Yacht Rock Revue is bringing Prince’s Purple Rain back to Piedmont Park. The concert will take place at the beautiful Legacy Fountain on April 29th (not at Park Tavern). The concert area will be protected by a Garden Tent. People may bring blankets to sit on however, no chairs or coolers will be allowed in the concert area. The Nectar food truck will be on site, and the Park Tavern will have plenty of beverage options to quench your thirst. Gates open at 6:30pm and music starts at 7:30pm. General Admission tickets are $20. VIP tickets include seating and are $50. Proceeds go to benefit the Piedmont Park Conservancy Green Market.

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