Get A ‘Taste Of Smyrna’ At Festival

Taste of Smyrna “Festival of Delectable” presented by Superior Plumbing is coming to satisfy palates, quench your thirst, fulfill your need for music & entertainment and please the kids, all in one day. You will be able to sample all Smyrna restaurants have to offer on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on the beautiful Village Green and Market Village in downtown Smyrna.

Admission is FREE and samples may be purchased from $1 up to $4. More than 30 restaurants are participating, including: Atkins Park, Fuddruckers, Copeland’s of New Orleans, Zucca, Meehan’s Public House, Jock’s and Jill’s, Wing Zone, Cold Stone Creamery, Hungry Howie’s, Williamson Bros. BBQ, Bruster’s Ice Cream, and more to tempt your taste buds and fill your senses.

There will be acoustic music from Scott Thompson entertaining patrons from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. adjacent to the Veteran’s Memorial. The evening will be topped off with a live concert from 7 -9 p.m. featuring The Unusual Suspects.

The Unusual Suspects have a combined 140 years of professional experience and are a musical force to be reckoned with. With deep roots in the blues and rock & roll, the band excels at house rocking’ music from the likes of B.B. King, Elmore James, and Stevie Ray Vaughn, to classic rock standards from the Allman Bros, ZZ Top, and Tom Petty. Stellar musicianship, powerful vocals and great songwriting also help to make The Unusual Suspects one of the most in-demand bands on the festival circuit.

There will be an enormous Kids Zone with interactive inflatables featuring the 33’ Shark Slide, Euro Bungee Quad Jump, 24’ Rockwall, 120’ Roller Coaster Obstacle Course, and much more.

The anticipated attendance, weather permitting, is expected to be more than 20,000 people. The Smyrna Education Foundation will be handling and benefit from water and soft drink sales. Plan to sample all Smyrna’s finest restaurants, visit the beer garden and wine tasting, and listen to music all day long all on the beautiful Village Green and Market Village award winning properties.

For more information about the 2015 Taste of Smyrna Festival of Delectable, please contact Bill Watson or Peter Jezerinac at JRM Management Services, Inc. at 770-423-1330 or

From the September 2015 issue of The Bright Side, Cobb County Georgia’s Newspaper covering Smyrna, Vinings, Mableton, Powder Springs and Austell, GA.