Bites, Brews and Tunes
Food, and beer, and music, OH MY! Located just 22 miles north of Atlanta, Alpharetta, Georgia is quickly becoming one of the top destinations in the Southeast for that precise trifecta, adding up to one AWESOME, LIP SMACKIN’, SOUL SOOTHIN’ weekend getaway.
With over 200 dining options, from chef-driven restaurants to locally-owned eateries, Alpharetta does not disappoint the palate. From savory pork at BBQ locales to mouth-watering burgers, delicious pizza dishes to delightful brunches, there is something to choose from in just about every imaginable type of cuisine. A sugary craving never goes unsatisfied with an array of sweet shops to choose from in the city. Want to sharpen your culinary skills in the kitchen? Alpharetta has four hands-on cooking experiences that offer one-time workshops and classes that let you do just that!
Calling all craft beer connoisseurs! Alpharetta has an array of brew selections to choose from during your getaway. Check out Alpharetta’s first brewery, Jekyll Brewing, for a plethora of hoppy brews that will even make the pickiest beer aficionados smile. Hit Currahee Brewing Company next for the best in German and Belgium-style beers including a crisp Belgium golden ale, hoppy German lager and a rich coffee stout.
Want to try a flight of beers? Stop by Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar at Avalon where they have over 60 rotating beers on tap. Located in the heart of Downtown Alpharetta, Truck & Tap offers a rotating lineup of brews and food trucks, so every day is a new experience – and flavor! Prefer vino? Wine tastings at Cru, Vino 100 and Fermented are always a hit with the locals.
Craving cocktails? Whether it is spring or autumn, Alpharetta’s restaurants are quite creative with their adult concoctions. Any of the three beverage varieties are great for a night out on the town in Alpharetta!
Alpharetta has quite the blossoming music scene! Cozy up and be entertained in a private acoustic “living room” setting at The Velvet Note. Want an outdoor performance? Catch a show from today’s leading artists at the 12,000-capacity Ameris Bank Amphitheatre. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy free, live, family-friendly performances at Brooke Street Park’s Summer Concert Series from May to September. Unwind at Avalon Nights Live featuring free live music in The Plaza every Friday beginning in April and running until October. Kick back and relax with tunes and your own personal picnic at Matilda’s. Enjoy an incredible night of live music at Chukkar Farm with some of the best performing songwriters in the country.
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