WHEN AND WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?
Festival - vinoTOSA & artTOSA Friday (6:30pm-10pm) | Outdoor Festival Saturday, Sept 1st & 2nd 2018 (11:30am-9pm)
Location - Across from the Mercedes Benz Stadium:
Atlanta's West Downtown - @ 10 Northside Dr. & N. MLK Jr. Dr. Atlanta GA 30314; in the heart of the nation's Soul Food capital.
Check out the other festival events -> Do More @ TOSA
DO I NEED TICKETS?
No, this is a FREE CITYWIDE FESTIVAL, if you want to enjoy the music you should bring a lounge chair. If you really want to have a good time you should get seats for the VIP section to get the best view and seats at a nice table.
* Reserve Seats for an Amazing VIP Experience
WHY SHOULD I GET VIP PASSES (TICKETS)?
With a VIP Pass you will get all-day (11:30 - 9PM) access, on the days for your pass, to the VIP area with table clothed tables in front of the Glady's Knight Stage where all top artist perform. Sit down and relax and enjoy the show all day. VIP guests will receive one (1) cocktails bar voucher and the best seats in the house. Also our VIP have access to private bathrooms. You will have a blast!
I'M VIP WHAT DO I DO?
Your Pass gives you all day access (11:30 - 9PM), so show up early and get the best seat in VIP. Then eat, drink and be carefree all day; make it an event to remember .
Go to Will Call (anytime from 12:00PM to 8PM--find the Will Call tent at the corner of Maple & MLK Jr. Dr. ) and pick up your VIP Package, we have your wrist band and free drink tickets. You can Sit in the VIP Area before the concert starts. Remember VIP is General Seating, so come early and get the best spots in VIP; just make sure you check into Will Call first.
DO I HAVE TO BE CERTAIN AGE TO ATTEND?
No, this is a family friendly event, all ages are welcome. We even have kid zone where the kids will have a blast!
CAN I BRING MY DOG?
Sorry, pets are not allowed.
WHAT IS TASTE OF SOUL ATLANTA ABOUT?
Saturday & Sunday - TOSA Festival is a citywide FREE festival that takes place in one of Atlanta’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods. Located in the Heart of America’s Soul Food Capital, TOSA is the largest festival in West of Peachtree. This family festival celebrates Soul and Southern food, live music (national artist headliner), art, kid events, and Atlanta’s best people watching.
Saturday - Soul Rise 5K is a citywide Run & Walk that benefits early childhood development.
Friday - artTOSA | Beyond is a citywide art exhibition that celebrates the soul of art. This is a curated event features international contemporary artist in a premier art experience. Guests enjoy artists representing a broad range of cultures, generations, and approaches to include painting, photography and live artworks with the tastemakers of Atlanta.
Friday - vinoTOSA is a wine tasting like you have never experienced. Sip and learn about wines from the most prestigious African American Vineyards at the mansion of the first African American Millionaire; yes it's right in the heart of Atlanta.
Sunday - brunchTOSA is a citywide all you can eat brunch buffet with live soul and R&B music in an open outdoor festive environment. It doesn't get any more fun than this.
IS THE EVENT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE?
Yes, all entrances to the event, vendor area, food area and main concert area are wheelchair accessible.
ARE THERE ATM’S ON SITE?
Vendors offer a mixture of cash and credit transactions. However, ATMs are available at the event.
WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO GET TO TASTE OF SOUL?
We encourage concert goers to ride MARTA! - 2 min walk from Vine City Marta Station (West line) or a 15 min walk from Ashby Marta Station
Parking is available around the festival but you will have to walk. For drivers, please carpool and park only in clearly marked areas, being respectful to our Vine City neighbors.
WILL YOU HAVE A BIKE VALET?
Not this year.
WHERE’S THE BEST PLACE TO STAY?
Glenn Hotel - Autograph Collection (Marriott) - Book
Double Tree Hotel (Hilton) - Book
WHAT’S PROVIDED AT THE FESTIVAL?
The best festival music lineup in the city!
Food Trucks + Arts & Crafts Vendors
Trash & recycling stations
Food and beverage sales
Lost & found services
Safety and medical services
A Bar for Grown Folks
WHAT AM I ALLOWED TO BRING IN?
Aluminum Foil, you're going to want to take a plate home :)
Fold Out Chairs (Lawn Chairs)
(1) sealed, plastic bottle of water per person
Personal soft backpack or bag (subject to search for prohibited items)
Point-and-shoot digital cameras (with no detachable lens)
WHAT AM I NOT ALLOWED TO BRING IN?
Framed backpacks or bags
Food or Beverages
Coolers or picnic baskets
VENDING: HOW CAN I SELL SOME OF MY FAMOUS AMAZING FOOD?
VENDING: HOW CAN I SHOWCASE OR SELL IN THE ARTIST MARKET?
WHAT IS A PRIME VENDOR?
PRIME Vendors will have the opportunity to select their location at the festival. In Early July we will notify all PRIME Vendors of the selection date. On the selection date all PRIME vendors will be notified at the same time of the space options. Each Vendor will then select their location in our application and spaces will be locked in first come first serve (Prime Vendors Only). After All PRIME Vendors have chosen their spaces, in August the Taste of Soul Fest staff will use our process to identify spaces for all other vendors.