Aug 30th - Sept 2nd 2018
2018 Festival & Conference
Conference - Thursday & friday, Aug 3oth - 31st - 9:00Am
Taste of Tech (Atlanta's Black Tech Week) is a national tech & business conference that focuses on improving brining people together to discover, grow, explore and inspire techies from around the country. Listen and learn from the folks who figured it out and are thriving. Before you launch your business come to our free flash accelerator and get one-on-one advice from industry experts and meet onsite resources to help you launch or grow. Walk away with real world tools to help you success, attend some of the workshops and improve your business real time.
5K - Saturday, Sept 1st - 7:30Am
Soul Rise Classic - Labor Day Weekend (5K) is a citywide run/walk across from the Mercedes Benz stadium for a run through the historic heartbeat of Atlanta. Get your heart pumping and muscles moving and take to the streets in a run/walk for the souls of our children. Proceeds from your registration help support early childhood development at the YMCA and local community non-profits.
Bring your family because after the race you’ll be at the start of one of Atlanta’s largest festivals. You don’t want to miss this experience, its fun for all.
Check In: 10 Northside Dr. Atl Ga 30314 - Across from the GA Dome & Mercedes Benz Stadium starting at 6:30AM
Festival - SaT & SUN, Sept 1st-2nd - 11:30Am - 9pm
Taste of Soul Atlanta (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.
FREE (No Entry Charge) . Stand or bring lawn chairs, hang out all day
Address: 10 Northside Dr. Atl Ga 30314 - Across from the GA Dome & Mercedes Benz Stadium
FESTIVAL - SAT & SUN, SEPT 1ST-2ND - 11:30AM - 9PM
Kid Zone @ TOSA Festival it's a citywide FREE festival that takes place in one of Atlanta’s downtown area. Get all day kid zone passes for just a few bucks. Ride the train, have fun on the slides and swings. Its a blast!
FREE Festival (No Entry Charge) . Stand or bring lawn chairs, hang out all day
Brunch - Sunday, sept 2nd - 11:30Am - 3PM
BrunchTOSA is a citywide all you can eat outdoor brunch concert with live soul and R&B music. Its an amazing experience.
Wine tasting - FRIDAY, AUG 31st - 6:30pm - 10:30PM
VinoTOSA is a curated wine tasting with the nation's top African American owned vinyards from around the country. Hosted at KAI LIN ART 999 BRADY AVENUE NW SUITE 7 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30318.
Art Party - FRIDAY, AUG 31st - 6:30pm - 10:30PM
ArtTOSA Beyond features international contemporary artist in a premier art experience. Hosted at the Westside Arts Center (760 10th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318), an exhibit featuring contemporary artworks by several established and newly emerging artists. Enjoy artists representing a wide range of cultures, generations, and artistic approaches inlcuding painting, photography and live artworks with the tastemakers of Atlanta.
FREE Cocktails & Wine from 6:30 - 7:30pm | Featuring live DJ performances | Meet the Artist & Celebrities
Transportation & Lodging
TRANSPORTATION: WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO GET TO TASTE OF SOUL?
We encourage you to ride MARTA! - 1 min walk from Vine City Marta Station (West line) or a 15 min walk from Ashby Marta Station
We also think riding your BIKE is a great idea! - We will have a bike valet during the festival, so you can eat to your hearts content and then ride the calories off
If you DRIVE, parking is available around the festival but you will have to walk a block. For drivers, please carpool and park only in clearly marked areas, being respectful to our Vine City neighbors.
HOTELS: WHERE’S THE BEST PLACE TO STAY?