Trip Ideas

5 Georgia Festivals Where You'll Want to be a VIP

Go on. You deserve to be treated to Georgia's ultimate festival experiences!

  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

At these Georgia festivals, you'll feel like a star when you spring for the VIP treatment. When you decide you’re going to go, get your tickets ASAP! Quantities of VIP tickets are limited and usually sell out fast.

  • Atlanta Steeplechase, Rome, April

    Why go for general admission when you can enjoy the splendor of one of Georgia’s most beloved events in the ultimate VIP way? Exactly. Plus, the Atlanta Steeplechase benefits Bert’s Big Adventure, so you’re making a donation to charity in the process. There are a number of ticketing options that go from an elevated tailgating experience to a full-blown party. Ladies, don’t forget to wear your big hats!
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, June

    If you love food, wine or spirits (or all of the above), you really won’t want to pass up shelling out the money for a VIP experience at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Seminars, tasting tents, sampling events and dining experiences round out a full weekend of indulgent fun. Diet? What diet?!

  • Shrimp & Grits Festival, Jekyll Island, September

    The Shrimp & Grits Festival on Jekyll Island is one of the state’s signature festivals, and getting to be a VIP means you’ll get more than your fair share of the food and drinks. Being a VIP usually gets event goers a tented retreat space during the event, open bar and catered food. Tickets can be purchased for an individual day or for the length of the event.
  • Imagine Music Festival, Hampton, September

    How does front row pit access, elevated viewing area, VIP access, air conditioned chill lounge, bottle service, cocktail service, complimentary champagne toasts, private security, clean trailer bathrooms with running water and air conditioning, giveaways, and the opportunity to meet celebrities sound to you? That’s what you get with your Imagine Music Festival VIP ticket. 

  • Taste of Atlanta, October

    Sure, you can wait in line on the streets of Midtown Atlanta with the rest of the crowd, but why do that when you can get into the Taste of Atlanta VIP area? Covered tents offer samples from some of Atlanta’s most premier restaurants along with numerous alcoholic drinks to sample. It’s pretty much a no-brainer.
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  • Eileen is Georgia’s official Festival Explorer and the editor of Occupy My Family, the Atlanta area’s most comprehensive resource for family fun. Click here for more festival content from Eileen.