Weekend food events, June 22-24: Celebration of southern food culture, a cocktail class, and more

Atlanta's weekend food events, including a bacon eating contest, celebration of southern culture, and an ice cream social.


  • beerandbourbon.com
  • D.B.A. Barbeque hosts a bacon-eating and margarita drinkingcontest

D.B.A. Barbecue Fri., June 22, 9 p.m. Bacon Eating and Margarita Drinking Contest Starting at 9 p.m. you can put your skills to the test in D.B.A.'s bacon eating and margarita chugging contest. Participants have five minutes to consume as much Habanero Bacon and Sinless Jalapeno Margaritas as possible. Details

Canoe Fri., June 22, Sat., June 23 Southern Grown Bonjour from Sea Island Weekend Join Canoe for a weekend of celebrating the food and beverage culture of the South. Special events for the weekend include a five-course dinner, country fair, bourbon tasting, and cooking class.Details

Peachtree Road Farmers Market Sat., June 23, 12:30-2 p.m. Ice Cream Social Slow Food Atlanta will host its annual Ice Cream Social. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample homemade and "not necessarily traditional" ice cream from local chefs and amateurs alike and then vote for their favorite flavor. Details

Sprig Sat., June 23, 4 p.m. Craft Cocktail Class with Marc Caballero Mixologist Marc Caballero will demonstrate the preparation of four cocktails featuring Don Julio tequila. Each participant will sample the cocktails along with paired appetizers. Details

Meehan's Public House Sat., June 23, 1 p.m. Smallest Beer and Wing Festival Get thirsty for Meehan's first annual Smallest Beer and Wing Festival. Guests can mix and match various craft beers with Meehan's mouth-watering wings. Details

Googie Burger Sat., June 23, 2 p.m. Fried Pickle Eating Contest If you think you have what it takes to eat as many fried pickles in five minutes, you could earn the rights to two Falcons football tickets, free burger and pickle combos for the month of July and other Googie Burger merchandise. Details

Where to Eat
Food Events