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Experience the Taste of Marietta 2024

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This year’s Taste of Marietta, a long-cherished community tradition, promises to be an unforgettable experience for both seasoned attendees and newcomers alike. Scheduled for April 28th, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Glover Square Park, the festival offers a broad array of culinary delights that cater to every palate. With over 50 local vendors participating, including favorites like Dave Poe’s BBQ and Piastra, festival-goers can indulge in everything from gourmet twists to classic Southern comfort foods.

The event, now in its twenty-sixth year, has perfected the recipe for a lively community gathering. It combines the best of local cuisine with entertainment, including live music from bands like Mildly Aggressive Folk and Forever Young. Additionally, various chefs will showcase their skills with live cooking demonstrations at the NEW Theatre in the Square, adding an educational flavor to the feast.

For families, the kids’ alley provides a host of activities that are sure to entertain, while adults can enjoy an array of beverages from local booths. Practical tips for attendees include arriving early to avoid crowds, bringing cash for purchases, and considering a walk through the picturesque M2R Trail for parking. Remember, with food as diverse and plentiful as what’s offered, pacing and exploring new tastes are key to making the most of your Taste of Marietta experience.