Barbecue Anyone?



New Atlanta Dogwood Festival VIP Offers Backyard Barbcue & Brews

This spring, Atlanta Dogwood Festival visitors will get a chance to visit the festival’s backyard during a VIP tasting event highlighting one of the South’s best culinary traditions. Backyard Barbecue & Brews will take place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the 78th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival and feature local chef versions of the outdoor picnic.

Backyard Barbecue & Brews VIP Experience

This all-inclusive outdoor tasting event will take place in a spacious tented area overlooking the Main Stage. Backyard Barbecue & Brews will showcase local craft beers, wine, moonshine and barbecue and picnic fare from some of the city’s favorite restaurants and chefs. Guests will enjoy picnic-style seating, activities like corn hole and lawn bowling and access to private bathrooms. 

Restaurant and beverage participants coming soon! Interested restaurants and chefs can contact to find out how to participate.

Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13;  1 to 5 p.m.

$20 per day if purchased by March 15, 2014
$25 per day in advance beginning March 16, 2014
$35 at the door
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At the 78th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival in Piedmont Park in a tented area overlooking the Main Stage.


The city’s longest-running festival, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing the annual springtime celebration of arts and entertainment. The festival has earned significant recognition for the overwhelming success of its Green Festival Initiative, which in 2011, 2012 and 2013 received a Gold Award for Best Festival Environmental Program from the International Festivals & Events Association. The Society of American Travel Writers named the Atlanta Dogwood Festival as one of the Top 10 Spring Festivals in 2012 and Sunshine Artist magazine named the festival the 40th best in the country in 2013. The Art Fair Sourcebook ranked the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in its list of Top 25 Fine Art Festivals in the country for 2013.


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